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Missionary echo of the Methodist Church

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Title:
Missionary echo of the Methodist Church
Abbreviated Title:
Missionary echo
Creator:
Methodist Church (Great Britain) ( Author, Primary )
Place of Publication:
London
Publisher:
Andrew Crombie
Henry Hooks
Language:
English
Physical Description:
volume ; 31 cm

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Subjects / Keywords:
Methodist Church (Great Britain) -- Missions -- Periodicals ( LCSH )
Methodist Church (Great Britain) ( LCNAF )
Missions, British -- Periodicals ( LCSH )
Missions, British ( LCSH )
Missions -- Periodicals ( LCSH )
衛理公會(英國) -- 宣教 -- 期刊
衛理公會(英國)
英國傳教士 -- 期刊
傳教士,英國
任務 -- 期刊
卫理公会(英国) -- 宣教 -- 期刊
卫理公会(英国)
英国传教士 -- 期刊
传教士,英国
任务 -- 期刊
Genre:
serial ( sobekcm )
Temporal Coverage:
1893 -
Spatial Coverage:
Europe -- United Kingdom -- England -- Greater London -- London
Asia -- China
Asia -- India
Africa -- British Africa
North America -- Caribbean
歐洲 -- 英國 -- 英格蘭 -- 大倫敦 -- 倫敦
亞洲 -- 中國
亞洲 -- 印度
非洲 -- 英屬非洲
北美 -- 加勒比海
欧洲 -- 英国 -- 英格兰 -- 大伦敦 -- 伦敦
亚洲 -- 中国
亚洲 -- 印度
非洲 -- 英属非洲
北美 -- 加勒比海
Coordinates:
51.507222 x -0.1275
35 x 103
21 x 78
18.18 x -77.4
-8.7832 x 34.5085

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Catalogued from volumes 3 (1896) and 31 (1924)
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Title from cover and index
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VIAF (name authority) : Methodist Church (Great Britain) : URI http://viaf.org/viaf/158324772

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i i NORTH CHINA. The Student Movement. H. Martin... 82 |
|| \| i The Famine Boe eas oe Bb Glaseow MUAL eee ee Uk 20
ik eae The Famine appeal. W. Eddon . 45 The Demerara Martyr, J. E. 5. + 49
HM S x D. V. Godfrey... 92 Is the world better? G. J. ... wina DL
a Life and parable. Dr. G. P. Smith ... 118 Dicky. J. Smallwood... es D2 :
eit eee In Memoriam, Dr. Smith nu. 184,146 Rice Christians.’ H. M. White ea 88
ma Annual district meeting. _D. V. God- The Prayer Union. J. E. S. 8, 38, f
aie ee ee ee ae 45, 71, 85, 112, 157, 175, 183, 210, 222
Te a ches Viaihente «Thank vou. Dave Students’ Demonstration. S, Morton 62
=| | il Godfrey... ae i eo -. 491. Observatory. J. E. S. 16, 45, 78, 112,
‘ Hl Wy Far Eastern review oe oy a2 A196 133, 174, 188, 212 3
=| | i \ Empty houses. D. V. Godfrey ... 209 fo cea Saat Tank 5 7 i Ba ee ee
ee | | |i is ‘lave you found Jesus: Bo Bulls. 57
i) i NINGPO. Christian statesmanship. J. E. SS. ... 72
: SE is f f 7oqj ar “ - ES
mt Bee Gallego andthe famine? =. SPAT A resolute missionary church. Cc. H. ke
yi) | lh Buxton... a es Sh Se 16
é H Wh The College. us = foe GH 86 An open letter to a boy 81
: AM 3 . G. Hornby ... ee BI ase E a a ¢
| Ghee Rey Wee Biles Ge ee
|) i Wee” : ‘i Y The appeal of the Missionary box Se aels)
i ee Christ with a Chinese face. G. W. Richti i
Sf a Shecuaed 14 Fighting against odds (J. G. Paton).
‘ i | i} | it PP: ae ee see i ee 7 ae Netherwood ... as its 89, 115
me WV i : Resolutions of Committee. The late J.
i Hy WN District meeting. W. R. Stobie edd Briggs and J. Godfrey ... Se e 107 gi
Se || | | i 4 * Mrs. Heywood .; 122 Our London meetings. J. E.S. srl OL
. i A s Missionary bookshelves... ie se 109
| | | SOUTH-WEST CHINA. Sun Yat-sen. G. W. Sheppard ee dOD
mii) | |i Fo An old custom. F.R. Craddock ... 50 ,Sagacious guide. F. Jones ... «187
Wy LAI 1 i Stephen Lee aK Se BS eee 108 Financial Statements — ... 152, 170, 220
ee oe Parewell! “Co N= Myloe Oe 914 Missionary Chronology. F. G. Stafford 156
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HAM se WHE Hudspeth. Jit A parable. Safed ... ab Be “eek OO
x 1 || | i cH _ A regrettable incident i fs Sed Missions at Conference. S. Arnold ... 161
me Burial customs. W: H. Hudsepth ... 181 (0d’s mindfulness. E. F. H. Capey ... 167
| fl L f Sursum corda. C. N. Mylne ... EO TA The Altar of Heaven. | Parallel prayers 176
me a Christmas at Chaotong. J. F. Dymond 221 he Wise beasts of Hindustan ... -- 193
We My Call to the Mission Field. R. Heber The Ministry and the field: J. E.
i i BS Goldsworthy... bee oe .. 225 _ Mackintosh... ee a +» 207
' aa : Christmas among the Nosu. C. E. The Parochial mind. R. H. Kipling ... 211
aM ee Hicks oo 8 ss oe 984 Ecumenical Conference and Missions... 214
| aM / Heart-soil. J. M. Blake ie Mis 218.
| ul | he: EAST AFRICA. Progress. in Uganda. Bishop Welldon 219
me ee wiics [Rae ee, A :
ae c Pokomo (German) Mission. Dr. Snape 181 Pa Sete NT cee emcee Pate eea)
, | By 3 NjukiNjin. | R. e Worthinston: Yo 171) British Christian Missions in the Far
I \: ieee Ribé. B. J. Ratcliffe... igs Bee 20E eae BEN Ie NATORS: 2 ae oo
Wad , { Christmas at Meru. R. T. Worthington 229 ‘The Missionary’s Christmas. Cows
il \ ae : WEST AFRICA. ‘ Sheppard ... os ae es ee OOD '
He | a My voyage thereto. W.S. Micklethwaite 33 POETRY.
i Ih Wee HOME AND GENERAL. The year and the world. S.G. Ford’... . 2 I
We Fae dee : Go ye therefore’... os ee es 290) |
WE TR de The President’s message. H. Smith ... 1 Conquest ... ail am: Sees te, AO. i
| I tee: The Secretary’s notes.- C. Stedeford The burden of the wind. S. G. Ford.... 48 \
Wp 3, 26, 42, 63, 83, 104, 124, 143, 164 Children of the sun is me eel a
We se dee" : 184, 204 God’s Messengers. Matthew Arnold... 80 |
i MIE Rae Annual.Report. D. Watkins ... is 6 A May song of Peace. S. G. Ford ... 82 |
ill) We ‘To the churches at home 2 .. 18 The true reward. Holmes see er LO) j
We Famous parable in Chinese... .. 15 The fourth of July. S. G. Ford i. 182 '
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Ni geet! | aie Women’s Auxiliary 17, 35, 57, 77, 97, His grave. Eoin Glen ... ie Secale de
ie ie _ 118, 138, 158, 177, 197, 216, 283 Ireland. H. P. H. Deen es she
of | it ee; poen Missions: their appeal. W. H. The Kingdom of Heaven. Francis
: i | Ae fa fildon ... #6 see ize see ea Thompson ae Aa eae oy, 2196
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Death is birth. Francis Thompson ... 206 Children’s meeting Se Toe Sse. {i
Towards disarmament. S. G, Ford... 210 The coming of the bands oe fred |
Christmas. E. Hilton Young ... ... 228 Empty houses os a i ie 209 ii
The Babe of Bethlehem. Robert South- Mrs. G. Purves Smith and Chu Chia iH
well ee et oes we 26228 famine folls ae s ee ORL 1
O Li’? Lamb! Paul Lawrence Dun- WW A
bar 35% Sos i fi s0ee-236 SOUTH-EAST CHINA. |
Boe aa Blind man’s buff ... a a oS ieee HHI
REVIEWS. Model of Ningpo College sie Seo
Records of Missionary Secretaries ee g District meeting at Wenchow ... eae We
Life of Pollard. J. E. S. ee ...9, 95 Marriage of Rev. W. P. Bates, M.A. .... 126 Ah
Talks on China ... ee ae ... 12 Courtyard of Temple, Wenchow sora:
Hindi Literature. E. F. H. C. .. 29 Ancient temple, now U.M.C. ... w. =144 WH
In Unknown China. C. N. Mylne ... 30 Courtyard of Temple, Ningpo ... ... 149 HH}
International Review 40, 98, 180, 196, 213 : i
Jonah and League of Nations ... 4b SOUTH-WEST CHINA. HI
‘The’ Chamars: :-B: PAG. ee 768 cen pei ll
Livingstone. H.J.S. 0... 54 Hears ae bee HH
Pearl’s secret, etc. ots aap Sra D0 sean eS ae aie au an a
Christ and Human need. J. E. S. ... 74 AEE alnee ae ses ee ae a eee | |i
The Backward Peoples. J. E. S. Seiret OOS . oe sof aye" ane ese a |
: P Miao home ... ae oe a ieey ie
The Highway of God... ae Sed DOSS A HAT Soad 30 AL I &
U.C.M.E. publications ... es SOLOS oN ae eacp aa RS Ah soe A eT he
China and medicine. Dr. A. E. Cope... 189 Ghuan (White) Miao ee ee See iA WE
White man and his rivals. J. E. S.... 192 Kopu men ae 8 ES ey WH
Moulton of Tonga. JisBe Sas Ss DLO Rice-ear valley Bes ce ees es 105 | ‘ |
| The Quest of Nations. J.-E. S. sree 218 ‘Teriple in clett of Pacleee se 447 i} |
% Rich man’s-grave .... ae Ba Posed ret aay |
PORTRAITS. Interior of great cave... ce ww 154 SWE
Rev. Henry Smith (President) ... eS 7 Yunnan Lake aie se oe eels L at | if
Dr. H. E. Bolton, Yunnan ... as 4 South gate of Yunnan Fu ts sein 182 A Fj
Rev. T. Sunderland ws ae 5 7 » Temple on western hills ... Boe ices EZ || 4
T. Gill, Esq., J.P. Pa ci ue 7 A busy street in Yunnan Fu... ae cols Wh si
Mrs. T. Butler = aS ee ... 17. Bunty at school with her dolls ... 8852280 : A
Miss Raine ... ee Soe tyes PLO ai) |
- Miss Barwick ss a 2 ee BO EAST ‘AFRICA. | y
Miss Jennings Re ee mg ict: EBD ey cutting on Uganda railway ... Dp ee Wy i
Miss Taylor Se Bes oa ar 39 Our staff. 1920 e 26 wy | i
Mr. M. T. Tchou, B.Sc. Sart vere ALP ONie SEATS 1001. GS ee fe <= Opt aE
see: : ;: Se Be ae Raed, ay
ae aw Eddon 35 ee Ge ae Rev. B. J. Ratcliffe and family aT AS it i
bas aps SS Mes SaE Tes" +“ Swahili Testaments Si Gps coe ate HTH
ev. H. Parsons... +) ++ 48 School children at Ribé’... 9... SL WIT | Be
Miss Parkinson... ae is te tOU: NT GUNE Kenya ie es 2 480 Hit
Students, 192 Bl aer aes > OL Opening day at Njuki ©... a sti eae i He
Rev. W. ¢: Stobie and family sins 64 Daudi (Teacher) and elders 3 173 dt} if)
Rev. A. and Mrs. Evans fy CG ROO ne NERY adi cneneA Meru 5 485 i
Ald. J. H. Turner ... ou ae gine LOU Sear ee shee ay? eee aaNet aoe Hee nh:
‘ i New mission house at Meru... soeeO2 | h| 5
Councillor Greke Rich? a eal Olesen ae old ncn anS One at Crimes - 903 | ie
Pen ide tree Palaver at Thee Mert oa ee Sa
Reve WH Hudesei BA aT Kindergarten at Meru... A RA ONT His
Dr. G. Purves Smith (the late) ... .. 1384 WEST AFRICA Wi ;
James Maclaurin, Esq. ... ~ ... eared Od: as Seta A
Rev. Reginald Heber Goldsworthy ... 225 Landing stage at Freetown... ... 33 yl
: Keeping market ... ae ea ye AaG MT PE
: OTHER ILLUSTRATIONS: Our church at Bo ... aay Dee ve. 156 - i
NORTH CHINA. HOME AND GENERAL. ; yt i
Christmas at Chang Fuh Fow ... ... .59. Battersea Park group... ie tee LO ae ol} |
Chinese wives and mothers acs ... 59 Japanese waterfall Rie es S90 Te Ht
Chinese children ... ee me ... 59 Method of carrying in China ... is Oe WAT
‘Two Bible-women aS S ... 99 A Chinaman’s load et Th uxt y }
Dr. Smith’s patient ee in ... 113. Missionary box... We re .. 124 WT HL
“The Desire of All Nations”... ... 227 The Altar of Heaven, Peking ... hee bAG: | Wade:
People outside a church ... = ... 142 School of medicine, Tsin&n Be ... 189 oP ii
Women’s meeting group wed .. 179 -“The Desire of All Nations”. ... hse 1 |
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N dial and loving greeting to our. the spirit of warm, enthusiastic love- TLE
missionaries and to the wives. for our Lord and those for whom. We
and children of our missionaries. You He died that would lead scores of our Wa
are often in our thoughts and prayers, young men and women to say to our Mis- WE
brethren and sisters. We think of your sionary Committee: “Here am _ I, send: AY
isolation from the old country and. its me,” is the very spirit which would make: Wit I
associations, some of them of the ten- the raising of money comparatively easy. He
derest kind; of your loneliness in your We all rejoice in the offers of service Bt | |
work ;' of your joys and of your disap- which have been made and accepted, andi “Ta
pointment, and we pray that to the | s
fullest you and yours may know the Wa
fulfilment of the all-sufficing’ pro- ee it 1]
mise, “Lo, I am with you alway, : | ||
‘even unto the.end of the world.” \ Be ea 1 il
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“OUR NEED OF WORKERS. ae Shark 1 il
God has given to our Church a ; — ll wl l| i
vast sphere of work’ in Africa, in ~ ais ii ne | 1 we
: Ningpo and Wenchow, in North Peecgeae VTS pees “4 1 |
China, and especially in Yunnan. — eet WELT TB
Open ddprs are everywhere. It ae ; AE
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if we attempted to pass through oe | ee WE
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all the doors open to us in Yunnan " Pe Woe Wa ee
: alone our whole staff in every field | Fao eins ae ae WLAN) i
would be. required. “We need NE cal : j MY
| workers,” is. the cry from every ; ae | one eS f TT EE
field. Let anyone study carefully i )) i | |
the diagram recently published : - ea cree) ME iE
’ showing in one column our present a : | | |
staffs in the respective fields and in . AE
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We require to carry on the ' work Wise : =: | HH
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need at the moment. I know z ees) (A)
that there is great need of Rey. Henry Smith, President. : i Ti
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I swe shall follow with our prayers the little who not only loves us but loves all the
eel fe 7\ band which even while some of us read _ world also.
Ri these words are journeying ‘to Yunnan Ec
WE | 3 a) ? OUR NEED OF PRAYER.
an beloved Sam Pollard’s ‘‘roof of the ick So St ee Gea eee oe tie
it ie world.” But their number needs multiply- ae Ne steal ¢ ae nee oe ea |
WY ing at least ten times, and then all the ae ae Soe OA ate eae et :
ef field allotted to us would not be covered or OM ae Ree Cee na nee
yi nor would all the modern Macedonian ‘S102. ‘R prays i Fee me nC Hee
Ih Rnd which, cone to us , be answered. We nee cae Ss a oe only can a
i How proud I should be if one young heart the supp et hoes eae eEnuee gate ae
| beh heard the call as this ‘brief message is the true missionary spirit, our need oO
fe) | i i read! We need ministerial missionaries, consecrated men and women, our need of
| } i | - - yomen missionaries, doctors and. teach- the funds to pret) the great work. For
k HI . ers, and we need them in every field. prayer brings us into oe Oe Or witht
ea) | i Somebody has said that our Lord’s “Go Him who can supply every need of ours,
ee | i ye” is so much a command to everyone according to His riches in glory by Christ
. Hi lil of us that it is not enough to consider Jesus. = aoe a come to think of it
ee | i bye why we should go, but rather why we See deeply, our first ster aegee aie 2
l| | should ot go. We ought to go unless ae Pas ae Spee a bas
oe | | | Mega vist a iclean reason: why we - should, Piayer, ONL CONG eee ee ay ely
ae) i not go. That, I think, puts the matter need always and all the time more prayer.
ie) We - jn a new light and gives it a new Seca Lhe United Methodist Church on its
iil i periousness.. Why should you not go, knees this year would indeed be a Church
= || | a reader? The answer to that question more than conqueror, not only in its
i| ete must be such as can be given on our foreign field but in its field at home.
mei | il : knees and in the presence of our Lord HENRY SMITH.
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Wi} THE WORLD. THE YEAR.
HE aN | New Year that com’st not as the olden, I see the slow accumulations \
me | i Rie What hope has crowned thee; what new Of linked streams gathering in a flood;
| | star? I see a bond that binds all nations.
i I Why is thy lifted head all golden O, great the Vision! great and good!
ey With some great light arisen afar ?
| Sn | & g THE WORLD.
|| or THE YEAR. ; And will the Vision come, nor tarry ?
We : : A Tell, tell! and Ww ake it true?
i O I have seen my Sun—Salvation’s ! \, See on 1
} We 4 5 ‘ 5 Has ONE sent words that we may carry, |
: Meas Seen, on lost lands, ‘the light increase. Nec West CGne iankine all thiage-new?
f Pi i ; Yea, the Desire of all the nations, i " & £
rtd ‘ The doom of war, the dawn of peace! THE YEAR. |
We Wee : In His Name speed! The stars theif stations |
it i 3 i THE WORLD. Take one by one; the red storms cease.
i | AH He is Yet here, O Year, are wars and rumours See, a great light—the LEAGUE OF
t | Wee 5 Of wars: what hope then? where and NATIONS! NESE
| i oe how? “What hope, what end?” The end is
WE a The old ilis reign, the old dark humours : Peace,
= Pte N Heir of new dawn, what seest thou? " §. GERTRUDE FORD.
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The New Year The opening of a New | fore, must fall upon other*churches, of ) |
Outlook. Year provokes reflection England and America chiefly, to 5ustain I |
and anticipation. With . these orphanéd missions, and to do that Ie
gratitude we review the past with its re- it is estimated that £1,000,000 annually |) |
cord of difficulties overcome, crises will be required. This is only one phase I]
passed, mercies multiplied. These memo- of the immeasurable !oss the war has in- ee
ries awaken hope and confidence as we flicted upon Christian missions, one of the H
face the future. We still have many wounds inflicted upon the body of Christ HHT
problems to solve, and much progress which cannot be healed without an out- — I K
must be made before we shall see our mis- pouring. of grace and sympathy. ie
sions satisfactorily staffed and sustained, He
but the wzy is not blocked to-day as it More about Last month I gave Mr. | ! |
was a year ago by an almost prohibitive the Typhoon — Stobie’s account of the Hd
exchange. It was then twice as high as at Wenchow. havoc wrought by the Hl id
it is now, and now it is twice as high as typhoon in Wenchow, HT
it was before the war. A steady decline , wherein he described individual sufferers ie
in the price of silver will offer, a most who had come to him, the ruined crops, ; |
welcome solution to many missionary the devastated villages, and the loss of H-
problems. We have the satisfaction that hundreds of lives in the terrible floods. Wee |:
the feverish condition in finance caused Since then I have received’ a letter from WL
by the war is abating, and we may expect the Chairman of the District, Rev. J. W. Wy
a more reliable basis for future calcula- Heywood, in which he makes an appeal | in
tions. One of the brightest features of which will touch the hearts of many of eee ee |
our Church life is seen in the spirit with our people. He says: “T have been care- |
which our people are responding to the fully investigating conditions in four dis- Wa
present missionary financial needs, the in- tricts during the past three weeks, and ie fl
terest. they are taking in our missions, have paid visits to three of them. As.a qe
1 and their determination to be loyal topast result of my investigations there cannot | |
traditions and the present remarkable op- be any doubt that the typhoon and conse- Wee
portunities. In these days we seem to quent floods have lessened the prospects WL
| hear the voice of our Lord speaking of the second harvest of rice from 30 to ea al:
through His Church, and saying, “Be of 50 per cent. The second crop of rice is ie
good cheer!” the more valuable, as it is the one upon LA
Throughout the world missions are which the people rely to carry them over a LA
still suffering from the dislocations caused to the mid-summer crop of the following | i
by the war. Before the war, German year. The potato crops throughout the THA
Protestant Missions were carrying on a Wenchow-fu have suffered to the extent i |
: very extensive work. They had 2,400 of 50 to 70 per cent. Houses have been ee ee ii
missionaries, 9,000 native workers, and washed away, and the number of those = HE ¥
850,000 Christians in missionary lands. whose walls have been blown down—the a.
_ Eager efforts are being made’to enable wooden framework alone standing—is WA
: them to‘resume the work, they have been considerable. When this is taken into a Tn
compelled to abandon, by bringing all account, it is evident that very littlaaid = i S
_ Governments to grant freedom, to the can be rendered by our own people in re- oft i
whole Church of Christ to carry the Gos- pairing and rebuilding chapel property. | Hi
a pel throughout all the world. Probably Still, I have done all I can to help our TAL
that freedom will be granted before very people to realize, even in the midst of of Hl
long, but even when it is granted there their own misfortune and distress, the °, jj||)
‘remains the very high barrier of exchange duty of helping the Church in her time of | Nh
; to prevent German churches from doing need. Two churches have promised to | i
Be much in foreign lands. ' Until such time bear half cost of repairs, and in most | iii
| as a restored national credit will make cases I hopea few dollars will be collected WLU
a working rate of money exchange pos- for repairs. Three churches have been WHE
sible, the Germans are practically ex- destroyed. At the present rate of ex- oe Hh
i _ cluded from the mission field. It, there- change 2. will cost £350 to rebuild these Digit)
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Sac aN
me aa | f es
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ine - From the Mission House
ad i i
mn churches. J have the hope that when tion for the same purpose.’ Any sums
Wi i the above facts are known in England, | received will be duly acknowledged in the |
Hy three families, or three individuals, will Ecuo.
MAE dei offer to rebuild them. If this hope is : oe : i
Wi realized, I will see to a tablet being put Mr. Mickle- I have received enthusias-
| ae in each church recording the restoration thwaite’s Wel- tic accounts of the recep- a
Ve by such individuals or families. In addi-| come to Sierra tion accorded to the new
Be | | | tion, the back walls of four churches have Leone. General Superintendent
Wye been completely blown down, and ten from Rev. J. B. Nicholls,
i | | ee others have suffered damage. Our pro- Rev. J. E. Leigh, and from Mr. Mickle-
ma | | eal perty in Wenchow city caught the full thwaite himself. Their letters pulsate
Hy blast of the storm, and repairs have had with the joy of a great occasion. I blend
: i | Hi i to be done immediately to our big city and condense these various reports in the
| ai! E church; the hospital, college, schools and following summary. Revs. J. B. Nicholls
BS) | | ‘ foreign residences. I have given instruc- and J. E. Leigh took boat and boarded
; iH i { tions for the four churches with wall down « the “Albinsi ” to greet the new Superin-
Wh |) i : ills? to be repaired as early as possible, for tendent. As soon as he landed there was
a) | | || i another gale of wind would otherwise do. a large company to welcome him, When
a greater damage.” they arrived at the Mission House the
aa | | i, | Mr. and Mrs. Heywood contribute’ first thing was to unite in prayer... Suc-
ce | | Hl! ‘ £20 to the special fund for the restora- ceeding days brought numerous callers to |
a tion of our damaged property and the express their welcome. The official and
| i | relief of the worst sufferers from the public reception was held in Samaria ‘}
a | il VaeaNt typhoon. Our friends who are able todo Church on November 3rd. . Brief ad- ee
' | Mee ei so are asked to make a special contribu- dresses were given by the circuit repre-
a) et sentatives. Rev. J. E. Leigh
We | | erie pS Snes says: “It would have thrilled
me your soul, as I believe it
Hi. We Bs | mii ; did Mr. . Micklethwaite’s, to
: i i Piet ee a a | hear the singing of the hymn,
me Pe § ‘ We. bid thee welcome in the :
AE hy Bee —— name of Jesus our exalted
: | ms eae ei ae Head.’ ’’ A dignified and stir-
i Mi tee aha itl ie | a ring address followed, worthy a
| A f ee ee ; ae 5 ; : of the man as well as of i
We 2 oe # the occasion. It called forth
{ ; 4 t pa Sen Sew *, aati Sor j 7 < |
CM pene eee Sa : loud applause, when the speaker
WME ee ee Be aia se aoe said that he was a “Sierra
TE See re aan a ee Leone Englishman anda Creole
WS iy : ey Sees §=6boy.” The general impression !
| gee! é aes ; was very favourable and largely
eS Ne Rae Z BB eens accounted for the -crowded con- |
{| Meat.’ One ee |= ‘, | gregation of Sunday evening
| ae Mae A : ; following, when not less than
WA AWB ee OC es | Fig ane oe 800 souls had a grand spiritual
AN A ee S feast on “Life, abundant. life ’’
EB : Ses A : Bees (John x. 10). The same enthu-
i PR ee is siasm greeted Mr, Micklethwaite
i faa hi ae Pe as he visited. the various
Ht il Mea ite churches. Many of the older
ih i Nee members greeted him’ most al
Ae oe warmly for his father’s sake. .
We Lae One, who when a boy served in’
Pde | ht By g : 5 the mission house in the days of
a ae Mr. Micklethwaite’s father, was
i I i} ' er eB t Dr. H.JE. Bolton, L.R.C.P. and S. (Edin.), : Oveneyed g pear ene ee
: | i ‘ i} Wea, i newly-appointed Medical Missionary‘to Yunnan. — Saying, I am iVEEY, glad to see. |
We | : 4 \ |
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you. I was with your father before you ‘is a member of our Foreign Missions |
3 vere born, and I thank God that I live to Committee, and joyously shares the sacri- i)
see you come back to Africa as a minister fice of her service with his daughter. A a
of Jesus Christ and. as our General ‘brighter. spirit never left-our shores to } z
Superintendent.” carry the Light of Life to darkened i ;
We pray and believe that a ministry lands.* |
which has opened with such rich promise Miss Ac“ Accs! Barwick tis“ kenowmnee | 8
may bear many seals of the Divine favour —qeaconess Sister Amelia. While training ||
and blessing. as a deaconess her heart was set on work I
in China, and the way opened for her to te
Our New Our first party of new go much more suddenly than was antici- i
.. Missionaries. missionaries to leave’ pated. Nurse Nicholas, who was. desig- | Wl
since the termination of nated to accompany Nurse Raine, was HY A a
the war took their departure from London obliged, though with deepest regret, to I i
on December 13th. relinquish the hope of serving abroad, as Ai
I take this opportunity of giving them _ her physical strength was judged unequal WY
a brief introduction to our readers. to the demand. A sudden summons. to } I i
: Dr. H. E. Bolton.is going to take up Miss» Barwick brought an immediate and Ap |
the work at Chao Tong which fell from glad response. She was interviewed by
the hands of the lamented Dr. Savin. the Committee, and accepted most hear- AMEE z
We see in his appointment indications of tily as one possessing the clearest call to | i
| the gracious Providence so often mani- the mission field. She comes from South “ae
fested in missionary affairs, He previously Molton, in North Devon, where for many j |
rendered service in the neighbouring pro- years it was a question whether our : |
vince of Kueicheo, has been in touch. church there could be sustained, and it is | iT
with the work among the aboriginals, and an illustration of the incalculable results |
is acquainted with Chinese as spoken in of Christian work that this centre should aE iM
that part of China. “These are rare quali- now send out one of our most promising | 1
fications which we could hardly hope to missionary candidates.* i
find in a new missionary. Then it We believe that God has sent forth |
is a pleasure to know that his heart these messengers of the Cross, They HU
is in missionary work. He was a mis- testify to the impelling power of His Wea
i sionary before he became a medical man, Spirit. It behoves the Church to follow AE
and took up his medical qualification in them in prayer and sympathy, and to re- Wh !
order that he might be the better equipped member that the success of their work ee ed ial
for missionary service. He took his dip- will depend largely’ upon the Church’s ii
loma in Edinburgh in 1905. His evan- fervent intercession. ih H i
pe fervour As assured by the fact that They travel by the Frénch boat s.s.
he received training in Chicago under Mr. « Amand oBehic Deen led tok Ny
Moody and Dr. Torrey. He leaves his M ee Lee eee vps ee ta
5 ; ? 3 ‘ arseilles on December 15th, and they onl ie
wife and son in England, who will reside Suara ; i TAR
5 ; ‘ 2 nnan by the end of Le
at Harrogate, while the son receives his deur ih:
education at our Ashville College. They ~~ ~ a : lh 1 2
share Dr. Bolton’s spirit, and consent to f Wil Hl
endure. the separation in order that he : : 5 Hat
may serve the wie of Christ abroad. Poneratilarions: Niet Ofer _ out 2 hearty t
Nurse N. B. Raine, another of the mis- is congratulations to Dr. RLY ii
‘s Seton ) A E. ‘T. A. Stedeford who, during his fur- LT Thy:
sionary trio, is the first trained nurse to eter Hoth M Tye eee ei
enter the service of our mission in Yun- (OUS3) Das secured t ue eRe ae ‘ WT LTE
| nan. We havehad abundant evidence of the Edin burn University (alsa tochey, RET iy
3 W. H. Hudspeth, B.A., who has. been : Ni
the great need for the special form of ser- Spe) , | |
, 28 ; made a Scholar of Queen’s College, Cam- it
| vice she can render in caring for the pera ad or Hi
bodies as well as the souls of the people eee et : REL THIE
; in that district. Her roots strike deeply ‘ Rt
into United Methodist soil.» Her father * See also pp. 19, 20.— Ep, BE
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i | ' : issionary Report, Rane ae a |
1 : Harvest.” 1920 DAVID WATKINS. |
Ht] arvest. 1920. :
} i . . . ~ ae re
Hi] | 45,970. 777. sustained enthusiasm. In his final report
if { “No less than 3,121 ae been Bane tO the Rev. John Moore aie an array
ea oh membership on our Foreign Stations, a ner increds Euan 2 5 roe rruly amazing.
Hy i of 1045. Our adult membership in China is now 19,392, of facts and figur es that aret ys é 5 a
a | OM Miers apace ta Abtoceth eee reports ‘A less optimistic nature must have been
iB i e t ; Afra ‘ ogether these J : ts
| | UNE Or. i000" souls directly and closely overwhelmed by the outlook, but by en- :
ah | : nnected with our foreign missions. Eleven new ,. geen Hae Sith hope he accom-
hy f Chapels have been opened during the oh. mak ng thusing everyone V A Te iorek:
| t 703 chapels and preaching haces wn Cha gee TE plished the almost impossible. de ledv :
mai | | |i : Africa, a total of 777 stations where the ood. S el pears Rea Sana euice tit
Sea! | | |i : is regularly proclaimed.” ‘ C. Stedeford. office after sixteen yea See ‘
| | (Retort eb: #7) finances sound, the oS ae
: aI tory basis, the Young
a a £33,326.—£30,588. placed on a satisfactory basis, 1g
3 | ; “We began the year with £656 in hand, we closed People’s Department well on. the way in
i { a it with a deficit of £1,656. It was alarming to see the arrestin’ decline in Sunday Schools, and
Ra || | | i price, of silver mount up to four times its pre-war e Be ae Sear at Soa pee Any
em) | q value. Ob OT A our ae Ts oe ee the Kent Mission spiritua y coe
oi i thankfulness to God for bringing us through the yec 3 ced oh Sat the
= esticout disaster. Both income and. expenditure rose free from the incubus of s debt, Be
> i } ae about 25%. The Expenditure was £33,326, an digaee Rev. James Ellis appointed as irst
may) | VU i i tt £6,714; the income was £30,588 an increase 0, SOAs : ra
¢ | | | i a is estimated that the work this peer. FNS ts Moderator. We pray our a
| | utlay of £32,51'. But to accomplish e larger x 3 o live to enjoy his well-
5 4 ; } ; risvamme set out in a previous paragraph (p. 4) we brother may long lve to JOS
= i 4 ~ ‘must aim at an income of £50,000. C. Stedeford. earnest rest.
ae i. (Report, b. 5.)
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i i West China. Our Foreign Work.
R | ie yay \ { *, The death of An Kun, of Tseh Chioh, leaves a blank Pe He seneral survey the Rev. on Stede-
min} |) East | that no one will ever fill. But the biggest blow of alk aan z i f esmaububle ore:
5 i Ba tal was the death, by accident, Of Meee, Bee sane ford presents a record ot re J rol
. Lt hristian. His sermon on “Ttles’’ translate ele site rane erable
a | | | Silt GC for the ‘Echo’’ will be remembered by gress in the face of almost insup' ab)
; Bae miuny.* I parted shh PT on ee 17th ee eins difficulties consequent upon increase - in
Sty ifi silt d f a Nosu landowner's house where we had sper z Sapa i ‘ is eats eS
mea | ii the neght\ ‘He had gone about a mile when an un- price of silver, and reduction in mission
> || atiended mule rnshed into the road and attacked his Bee etath Yet there is an increase of
a ¢ horse. Mr. Fu was killed by falling and, probably, y = 1 f tt Weyer
ee | i i \ from being ryeneae Loe or the Loyal io she Cp 2,147 souls as the resu to a y d : ,
Se } ; he was too outspoken to be greatly belovea yo 2 5) r nden
: ' + ; Brethren, a man of sterling worth and victorious work. There are 45,970 souls epe is
WW | ey life, having conquered wine and opium. God's church on and solely connected with our Foreign
Se | |, is built upon such foundation stones as he, and we Tr y f ala ke pauba det nang
me bray for many more. a Missions in China and s\irica, b 3 3
me Pees Le Re ee F.R. Craddock. 93 Furopean missionaries to superintend
iN Wo Se te ete Ee ~ the work. | With one-fifth of our church |
ia, | Sue _. membership abroad, more WOES ae |
q | 5 Early in the year we lost by death James Benjamin rt te she herd the floc os
: | Luke, of the Tabernacle Church, a remarkable person- urgently needed i ; Sas
j iW | ality in our Sapte eons Clee Gi He se ee and respond to urgent calls from dis 1 <
ae d layman of tremendous activity; wealthy as . f z ena
i See rbee of our churches, and generous beyond most. contiguous” to those alr eady occup: 4
HI Ha eae (lee gels Se, CUE OUTE PTET Oe junds, but or xPo meet this demand Conference resolve
4 mY) 1 ‘ communions shared in his benefacttons. e was ( ane os
4 4 : if prominent in every good joonkne mies ces to ask for a further eee of thir eis |
i } : j amportant commniittec, an earnest local preacher, : igh Ailing an increase | O
ES 4 a sep of exceptional foresight and ability. He new workers, entat ing For
Ha f maintained a worker ee eel rae, aE Tess owt peer ' approximately £15,000 per Ses
— | ) entative to the sdanchester Con- Rca ‘ SNe ;
AME 4: Hace orgie _. the first time four circuits in the Ningpo |
OL GRebort, #-.31.) ALE Greensmith, — District are supporting their native minis- |
yi } { * See ‘‘ Echo” 1911, p. 198, for his portrait. Ed. es This development augurs well, nad
4 Hj \ / A ‘ ‘ |
} ih ey LL United Methodists in need of inspires hope that soon an clecve ae
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ma inspiration and encouragement | capable self-supporting native ee Be |

A ML YA should read the Missionary Report. may be established: This: doubt oS i :

i in : : : mie : :

Wea Although in an abridged form, its 156 China’s hope, and there are sien oO ee |

Wa | Bt pages are full of life and vigour. As realization. The watchword, ‘China oF |

. 4) hs . . . si . s ”» H

ne po frontispiece we have admirable portraits Christ, has fired the en oe He .

i ed of our newly appointed Home Mission native Christians, who increasing’ y Agere

i | Bg te officers—the Rev. T. Sunderland, Secre- that their country's spine nen ie

: Bei tary, and Mr. Thomas Gill, J.P., Trea- rests upon tts acceptance ce) ce ae a
NE A gest) surer. These brethren are esteemed for Hence the need of supporting the Scholar-
ei i i , . . . . ’

S|) I Be their character and worth, and will bring ships Endowment Fund, whose object is

A Le ee to their task statesmanlike judgment and the training of native ministers. Persist- |

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“White unto Harvest”
: ent efforts are being made to evangelise loyalty to their country, Whilst the | :
the people by preaching the Gospel in methods adopted are questionable, their i |
i towns and hamlets, the distribution of patriotism removed suspicions entertained | 4
Bibles, the holding of classes for religious | by the Chinese against Christians. Direct Ht >
instruction, and prayer-meetings An in- evangelism and educational work have | |
teresting development is the teaching of: been effectively helped by our medical i |
illiterate men and women is the Phonetic missions. Many thousands of patients i}
Chinese script, thus enabling them to read have been treated during the year, and aT
portions of the gospels. This innovation the-requests for admssion into hospitals. | |
aroused hostility among’ certain Chinese, | far exceeds accommodation. ;
but it was of short duration. Educational Cholera and other epidemics due to in- ? :
work; has been well sustained. The stan- sanitation have carried off whole families. I ip
dard of efficiency attained compares \ Our doctors issued placards in many in- i |
favourably with Government schools of fected districts giving instructions for WT Is
the same grade, and everywhere these in- combating’ disease. It is significant that HT
stitutions are highly spoken of. In addi- deaths among Chinese children aré not HL
tion to sound education, the students are ‘registered. Yunnan District has suffered WN
i surrounded by an essentially Christian terribly from famine and_ pestilence. ae
atmosphere. By winning them for Christ Thousands of lives were saved through Hi
a great advance is made in changing the the generous gifts of the Famine Relief Hee |
habits and customs, of the whole. com- Fund. Some who had sold themselves HT ei
munity. Recent events have proved into slavery to avoid starvation were re- HS
Christianity is not antagonistic to patriot- deemed by our missionaries. The help | Tk
ism. In common with others, Christian rendered by our people at home did much WH Ae
fs students strenuously protested against the in breaking down prejudice, ‘and although At
Japanese occupation of Shantung, which the work of preaching and teaching was WS
was formerly held by the Germans. They temporarily arrested, many hundreds Hil
also joined the strikers who desired to’ joined the Church. Hy ‘i
boycott the importation of Japanese Our African missions report a year of - TALE
goods, and compelled certain statesmen to great activity and corresponding success. |
resign office because of suspected dis- - Heathen practices retain a terrible hold \ | WP
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Wi Bookland :
| | upon the native Christians, and their faith The Prayer Union |
| Ws is severely tested during certain native ; 3 Rae eine eR fouls i
mali festivals, when strenuous. efforts are. Then He said to His disciples, The harvest
i: i Ree rade + in th back to hedthe ts rich, but the labourers are few; so pray the i
Baril of pas Wace POSE ama LO nea nets Lord of the harvest to send labourers to gather ;
hy i dom. We are glad to. know , the Rev. His narvest.—Matt. 9, 38. i
Ve A. J. Hopkins health is good after two “Do what you can: pray for what you
ae years’ work in East Africa. The Tana Qannot do.?—St. Aucustine
HF Mission, part of which belonged to the pyymne: z
my % i ea x im : I ES he oS hag Spe ST - ree e 4 9
ME ae sane are great vitality, al “At Thy feet, O God our. Father.
H o ; ¢ VT c S 4 me ® op ” ‘
|| thoug 2 without a European mussionary “For Thy mercy and Thy grace. |
ny for five years. Should the rains prove UN Be ee trust the day is breaking.”
: i / } favourable, industrial and agricultural Jan 5 ophesigule- fon 1991. Reg c
ee i) i ‘ . r os all, ma iy work will report progress. We rejoice to gyadefor Bek é > k
Pant) £ Se : tedeford. P. 3 in Report. Psalms
- I | know the Rev. B. J. Ratclifie, F.R.G.S., jos 196 y |
Beil) | ih r is returning to East Africa, after an in- jan O22 Rh Cicki oRae hi J. Hop-
ai) | i terval of fourteen years in the home SS pis ae j
peat | (il ste Spaetents kins PP. 45:3 sRom 119;
me i ministry. He will fill the vacancy caused Jan. 16.—Wenchow District. Eastern
ui | | i by the lamented death of the Rev. W. U. section, with special remembrance of
aa || il fo Bassett. After a splendid record of cufterers from the typhoon. See Mr..
me | | i i twenty years’ service, the Rev. A. E. Shad etord d Notes p 3 Rev. J. W
ee ih) | ee “. Sis . 3 - e 0 . + Bt oe ° : bale) t
= || i pee has resigned the superintend Heywood. Pp. 26, 27. 1 Chron. 29:
na ency of the West African Mission. He 619
a is succeeded by the Rev. W. S. Mickle- ms r ‘Hess
WT Tl HAN is succeeded by the Rev. See eee Jan. 23.—Women and girls in North
vn : temo 5 ri oS Reel : Meee as :
ma i @hwaite; who returns for service to the China. ‘Miss’ Lily Armitt. Pp. 58,59.
Sa) | || a Place of his birth, Our West African y., 43. 4.13
HH | | ik church desires a larger measure of self- Jans 30; Chinesoaseate:- Specially Sup.
if j government, and is prepared to raise a ported. “P. 85. John 17
Hh pmo: corresponding increase of revenue. ‘ 5
i] 3 Pa f
RW bo! Of the thirty-two separate reports it is mM impossible to present all the salient
; | Te eae features. They reveal much self-sacrifice Bookland.
eS i . and devotion. The heathen are being won Missi Siertapiee
ay i} SA al for Christ, and our missionaries are %ecords o 4 Nea ee Sa aa
il MB) dat worthy of our highest. confidence, loyal Phe supe oy this pool stares Us. oat
at i es as et: and Peete ere aRia tee ore Account of the Celebration of the Centenary |
Nt : Be ee Roe or ee : of the London Secretaries’ Association.”
| il i \F among women and girls provokes admira- “The men of the past ” is the title of the
Hi | ie aN tion. Our sisters have nobly borne their © first chapter, and it is written by the doyen
A vA Hi part in meeting the unexampled difficulties of Missionary Secretaries, “Dr... Eugene
ae! 6 Hie created by famine and disease. The Stock. Dr. J. H. Ritson writes the fore:
Wh W.M.A. Reports show steady. and persist- — ord, and he also deals with The Things |
; Wea thes SES DLOC TESS [Rarer ane tcredcer ake They Talked About. The outlook in co-
WES I / i ‘ Pp eveey ‘ 2 1 o4 SaaS operation ” is from the pen of Mr. J. H.
| TUBS i Ase twenty-two branches and es 3 members, Oldham, editor of the International Re-
WE Wee! with a total income of £6,867. With such view of Missions. The Rey. W. Y. Fuller-
iH Hee devotion the work of God is bound to - ton brings up the rear with a chapter on
WNT 4 WE: ‘succeed, “Abounding in Hope.” In a very earnest and i
Biase beautiful prayer which finishes the little
We Fae R64, ii Ra oe ; : happy sentence,—
i pI ee THE war has left us in a kind of fog. Nog gee © Gertie! we tay bering
i Be arya nsdit : ; ped , pate ae 4 > 3 i zi é f ° : :
i H 7 as ‘The force job A had to. do and, thank in faith, and vet not raw in wit and intel-
We as ee God, we did it—had left us looking to lect. Help us to gird up the loins of |
ite ts force as the remedy for evils only ideas our mind.’ Keep us from vagrant thought
| Dey could conquer. If we take Kaiserism and and foolish speech. Let us possess that
NH | pei i ‘Tsarism into our hands to deal with eco- hidden austerity which shall make strong
iT ane) ah eee nomic problems, we have not won the our gentleness, and that burning ardour of
NEP eee We hae Tost at heart snare give glow and warmth |
A ae tag ee a 18 : S Ss to our faith. men, |
Si! i ee a Raymont Robins, at the World Bupa cater eet .
: felt it beat Congregational Council. “United Council for Missionary Education. l/6net. . |
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y Ol Jesus. Pioneer Missionary in West China.”* ‘jj I
| : HIS book is eminently calculated to do, and could do had we the means; but as : Ht
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conduce to the arousal and deepen- the doors open, the cold ecle story irom Wb dS
4 ing of two affections or mental ome becomes more insistent and chilling. ' |
: ; ws No resources, no means available to ente |
states, each saturated by the spiritual—to 7° ae availa le ee 1s We
: the many openings.
{ give the smaller, money: to offer the % : .
larger, self! It is inconceivable that Why, oh why, should this be the | | :
anyone can read it without consecrating paralysing barrier to evangelization, ex- i
y ; : 5 sy if }
one or the other. The fear is that only. cept at home. In this land, if we have :
' those that are already enthused will buy not the needful, we secure it by hard Le
the book, for we grow by what we feed work: we ought similarly to meet the Wh |
on. One could wish that some people embarrassments of our success abroad. a | a
| might be in the position of a distinguished _ We are wholehearted in our commenda- |
| civil prisoner of years ago, who had only — tfon of the book. We commend Mr, Hi
| the Bible and Shakespeare as literature. Grist. He has done his work con amore, rH
We should not fear the result of a fort- and with equal ability. He has revealed — ii |
night’s imprisonment for some of those his subject, even to those who knew him HW
strangely indifferent to what is the real well : he has acknowledged Pollard’s col- IB
object of the Church if they had only the leagues, and the great help they rendered Wa
Bible and “Samuel Pollard.” him ; except in one case, and that himself. Wit ip
Two adroit phrases have seized us in We have to remind ourselves that the © i ig
the perusal of this book. One by the author was on the field with Pollard for He
, author, and it has given us our title (P. S€ven_ years from 1896 ; yet his self-sup- ee |
316): the other is by Pollard, and is Pression is such that we have to search | WE
italicised in the next sentence. other records to discover this. It is alto- eee
‘ a together beautiful, but we could not have |
There are many things we would like to 5. dis ; : 4
; aoe ch ee N oD a as PR ASE had such a book without this personal / zi
* By the Rev, W. A. Grist. Henry Hooks, United Meth- touch and close relationship with the Hi
5 vp ee House, and Cassell, & Company, London. great little man in kindred toil. A fel- , f i
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in Pe “wondrous kind,” as Garrick puts it, but pp. 248-50.
| We ~ wondrous helpful in the understanding What an eye he had for the beautiful,
HT | | -. -_ asd appreciation of work and worker. and how he could express his thoughts.
ii We Meh Thete are’ many, sentences or para- “ The scene to-night is one of great peace |
MAR = ea graphs which might be chosen to illus- and glory. Oh, the wonderful harmony of |
it Hi trate the author’s dexterity. We should it all, The sun set with his disc clear and i
a Hide like to quote the one on pp. 105, 106, bright as if smiling) a last smile on a scene a
a where a parallel to West China is found it would soon see again. A little later the
A Po on the sea-shore of Jersey, where he mee Nees ake ig deep blue mun a |
ean i ministered for six years, from: 1907; {but Hane Stats tune, ake lamps in the peanen F
Bey) 1h es 1 fialipetinet th There is nothing to which one can compare t
ai go mote sencrayy user we justange rc them.) Venus‘in-the /Bull/‘to the right, of
ee) | iii) tee One dealing with Chinese medicos on p. Aldebaran, and on level with it, outshone the
all | | ik | at (1. In twenty lines we have a technical _ red light of the latter by the brilliance of its
Wy bh deliverance, the quintessence of many golden fire: it almost made the Pleiades in- i
: ii | | ' Hy : books and of years of experience. visible. There was no moonlight at al bear, ;
ee) | it 1 ' Turning to Pollard, and thinking over There are many trials, and hard toil by day
me ee Gaeniy nite Weare sold kenviee ja and hard boards for a bed at night, but the
A es W Chon Soe iL es : sunshine and the stars, the cool breezes and
WW a est China, and all that has been said qj fresco meals with jolly companions are
“ a He i Ki) and felt in the four years since his rich compensations. Happy and right ae
| lamented death, we are utterly at a loss merry are we as God’s own troubadours, and
A Ht ee: to express our admiration for his conse- in our conversation we ‘swiftly glide from
eat | | ot crated life, his tireless service, his re- jocund sallies to grave discourse on God’s
= | A pee sourceful courage. But the bool declares !ove and goodness.””. [
a Bet him, for it allows him’to speak for him- In another paragraph he speaks of the I
: Ht fy tae le self, or, rather, his works speak for him. glory of nature and mentions twenty-one
WW fee And when we remember what he has him-. different kinds of flowers and fifteen sorts
Be self written in his great book, “In Un- of trees (277.) \
Hi i |. known China ” (which will be reviewed in But he also saw the tragedy. |
ma i by ~ these pages next month by the Rev. C. N
Re Me te it) e 5 c ” 3 i 5 \ f
mW Mylne) we are amazed at the manifest O Gon, | ep ays) 3 ep us in Our Hine
| We ees bili Bat ahi of need. Remember these thousands who }
S i Eee | ability and prodigious toil which marked want to know the story of Thy love, but who
180 eae his life. : : are still in darkness. Send forth many of i
il AR dee How many-sided he was. Read his the labourers who can and who ought to |
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come. Teach them to come from love to And the same clear altitude is revealed |
Thee and for no other reason, Amen.” in what we may calla Miao canon of \|
This was after the Miao awakening. conduct, “This good news*is too good |
They came literally in their thousands, to keep to ourselves: let us send the | 4
| and one night message on io the next village.’ (205.) | :
' “ Away in the far East brilliant light- It was this spirit which took Pollard and i
ning flashed fitfully all the time of the ser- his glorious clan to West China, |
vice. The tiles only covered part. of ee ‘Yet what reverses the Yunnan work has ee) |b
roof: in the. middle there was an opening had. As far back as 1893 he wrote: HH
where one could look up into God’s beautiful
d heaven. In this dim light we questioned “ The Vanstones left on Tuesday : how our Hy}
the candidates and baptised them. Oh, the ranks are thinning out. Samuel Thorne has HH I
joy of it all. Why am ZI allowed to see it?”? died. Tremberth is alone at Tung Chuan.

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which surely means,\ “Why should I be | OF the misery of our poor Yunnan.
the human channel through which the: It was while in this mood he felt most Hf

Divine gift passes?” Not only had acutely what he termed “the cold, cold OEY
he this “one crowded hour of glorious story from home.” | Ht
life,” but literally hundreds. He became We shall never be able adequately to ! LW

_ obsessed with passion for the Miao, and express our sense of gratitude for the i b ‘
they were his for the winning! labour involved in the interpretation and

, ’ © A beautiful place indeed! There werea. translation of the New Testament. It is HT

| ; lot of people to see us off. My Galatians and quite an oversight surely that the life Hee
Philippians! God bless them! ”” contains no illustration of the Pollard - BE |
And they responded to him, or, he would: script, with which our readers are quite : | 8:
say—‘to Christ.” Reada Miao woman’s familiar. (See pp. 9, 1908 and 39, 1916.) | ip
prayer on p. 267. Some. will remember the incident at ae iT

Consider a man’s prayer on p. 333. Conference when Mr. Hudspéth held up lh 1
Someone says there is a time in a ‘the complete New Testament in Miao, NT dl
man’s life when he determines .no one and gracefully asknowledged the fact that ‘|
shall wrong’ him: there is another time it was mainly Pollard’s work. Transla- Waa
when he determines he will not wrong tion always produces inspirations, unfor- ql
anyone. This Christian of the first gettable incidents, triumph over diffi- AE |

| generation had reached that stage already. culties. HY A

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| Hf ' “ Occasionally we were at a loss to find — province, and he has the language as not one |
ra proper Miao equivalents. In our version of ‘ missionary in fifty has it. He has the ear |
Re the Lord’s prayer we have ‘Thy kingdom of the people; and he is keen for the work.
| * come.’ (We had to put ‘Thy Heavenly The people would like him. . . I do not think
Wy 1 Home come,’ for none of the Miao ever re- that Wenchow, Ningpo, Tientsin, Tongshan,
AoE | ee membered the time when it had a kingdom. | Chao Tong or Tung Chuan can present such
H | 1 We were baffled by the word Comforter— a great fascinating, yet terrible opportunity as
WM Paraclete. At last one day Yah-koh came Yunnan Fu does!
ei | |i to me and said he would not be able to study 3 Se red reade iets HOP one
RE that day, as,in a village over the hills a This review is already too long tor our
A ee woman had lost her little child and he was space, though not for the book reviewed ;
| going to her home to’ get the heart of the ‘but we cannot conclude without express-
oe | pila woman round the corners.’ So I found out ing the fervent hope that our people will
S| ||| | | from my Miao friend that the word ‘“com- make it certain that the number for which
s: i H | | Bt ee ce to get the heart Guy Publishing House has ‘made itself
ei Pe: ‘ responsible will be sold out at once, and
oe || | | j He showed’ the same aptness, and that with the sale through Cassell’s (to
|| | ees: alertness in his preaching. which firm we are greatly indebted for an
it {| t | 5 .
; i it Hal At the gates of a temple there hung two excellent presentation of a great life)
: ‘| Cj large tablets dating from the eighteenth cen- there will immediately be a demand for a
aa ti | tury with the following inscription : second impression. The price is even less
f | 3 ea i: You look and cannot see Him: than what would well accord with the
: e || Heol He answers when you entreat Him : times. To have influence it must be |
pal i | . eee ae eS ne sound, a read, and we have great confidence in it
Se |) | i 1 ec Ho es cu Vouscny, LOne atm as an incentive to deeper consecration. —
ie il} | | Pollard made these words a text and set © Of our dear friend, so tragically lost to
ol i fH forth Jesus Christ as the revelation of the us, as we think, we may still say |
WW iit invisible, omnipotent God.” isis ‘ 5 Eo
i) | : ; | Othtiice gee ee easy eAiices “ Fis a4 his voice, ‘his locks, and honest !
Se |! |. } | ’
me | Having stated his reasons for protesting Speak. all $0 movingly on his behalf, eS
pee || i fs he against the marriage (a Christian to an idola- I dare not trust myself to hear him speak.”’
me ter) he lifted a foreign plate which he had (Aga
We a brought into the chapel and said “ Mr. L. is : : ; : :
SS | | L about to treat his daughter as I treat this (We enrich this review with three of Mr. |
oy ||| eBid plate,’? and he dashed the plate on the floor Pollard’s own photographs referred to in
i alll each with such force that it broke into fragments. the book : other than, those which appear |
a | ih | eg i j there as illustrations).
Two more sayings of his may be per-
| | di mitted : | ee :
oH tae a, “ Formerly mien kotowed to the idols:
ee |; ; | now the idols are kotowing to men,”’
| iperieas . “ Men think they eat opium : it is really the “Talks on, a Chinese City.” By F. |
| | Ree opium that eats men.”’ Deaville Walker, editor of “The Foreign - |
PG eee We cannot close without reference to Field,” (4.). A marvellous compendium
WES his undying friendship for his old com- ©f information, skilfully arranged. The
Woe rade, the Rev. F. J. Dymond, with whom, text-book essays six things: to help the
ae) oe A in 1886, he embarked on,the great work lass to understand why old China is so |
‘ee in West China. He is affectionately proud, why she tried to keep the foreign-
i Lect ich termed “ Frank ” in Pollard’s letters, We ¢tS out, how Christ’s servants won.their |
f baie have just re-entered the capital city of | Way and overcame prejudice, to see China |
Hl \ Bone Yunnan province, and Alfred Evans has adapting herself to new ideas, how many
Pt charge. Back in 1912 he was advocating bright hopes have been disappointed, and }
|| 4 this, and he wrote | to discover that Jesus Christ is the leader
h i CA “The opportunity here at Yunnan Fu peu ate ey ee elves
il ies Wien seems more exciting, fascinating, and im- . CS and OMe Or cOl Palys
HS PRBS te: perative than ever. Frank ought to be (8 and completing’ pictures, and the
Hl I pe stationed here. .. O that you could send whole book reflects great credit upon the
ge us the longed-for word: Frank knows the author in both material and presentation. ' —
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EAR BRETHREN, is a simple plea for the restoration in your | |
ld I am venturing to write this minds of a sense of the primary purpose Wie
Epistle to the Churches out of for which the Churches exist. I will use WL
a passionate love for you, with a the word “Foreign” in this letter, but HHL}
feeling of pride-in your. heroism, and only as a distinguishing and not.as a divi- i
with some knowledge of the tremen- sive term. In a sense, the word has no | | &
dous problems with which you are faced meaning for the Christian. The Church ! ei
in these latter days. It is not my pur- exists, then, solely for the purpose of a Hs
pose to add one more perplexity to your missionary enterprise. It has no other | |
already grave modern problem. Iam not excuse for existence. Having banished ae
an outsider; it is but yesterday since I from our minds any divisive content in the Wl
left home after ten years’ work. in the word “Foreign,” it at once becomes « Hl |
home circuits, patiently. borne by several obvious that the missionary work under- | It
long-suffering churches which, I trust, taken in other lands by any Church isa | IF ‘
survive to this day. It is true, however, vital charge upon every member of that He
that a change in geographical situation Church. It must also be equally obvious | | f
results in an altered perspective. To see that every effort, of whatever kind, made Ae
the coast you must view it from the sea. by any congregation in the carrying on ! yi
From afar, I have been looking home- of its work must be vitally related to the i |
ward and trying to set the missionary missionary enterprise. I venture to think } if
situation in its true perspective in rela- that it is this principle which has not yet HI | |
tion to the present conditions at home. been fully recognised and put into practice Hise
Obsessed as you must needs be by the by the home churches. ie )
thronging problems which clamour_ for Apply the principle and. see how it - Hie i
solution, it may well be that the efforts works. The Editor of the Missionary | {|
which are being made to help you tocom- —Ecuo in a recent issue recorded the action | |
prehend the present tragic position of our of a church in setting aside for mission- ULB
‘ missions in China and Africa have not ary work a part of the proceeds of a sale | 1
found you with ‘a mind at leisure from of work.* We rejoiced in that. But, HER
itself.” You have not yet had time and brethren, do you frankly think that such |
opportunity, perhaps, to face the situation . an act should be regarded as singular? — i} i
squarely. Your wonderful response to Should it not be, after all, the universal | iB
appeals, resulting in a constantly-growing principle that every effort, of whatever mee aie |
income available for foreign missionary kind, should be related to the whole | } i
work, is testimony to the fact that your missionary enterprise of the Church? It BH
heart is right. It is to your head that I should be impossible for anything: to take } | ®
would now appeal. For the time has place in the Churches, from a children’s THe
come when the work of the Church in entertainment, up through a grand I Hie
other lands must. find more vital relation bazaar, on to a great revival, except such | Hi ie
to your many other activities than has yet’ event be vitally linked to the whole mis- } Hh iS
been granted to it. sionary enterprise. I am looking forward : HY}

\ Without wasting words, let me state to reading of a huge poster outside one of | i
quite frankly here that, ‘among quite a our big‘ churches beginning : : |
large proportion of our members at home, A GRAND BAZAAR
“Foreign” Missionary work is still but a settee '
sige show, and cemipies « place 9 Se Trp REDUCTION OF OUR DEBT Ill
ties of the Churches. It is to many still TO THE WORLD. : | HHI
largely a matter of an annual collection. What an opportunity that will give to TH
Well, brethren, either missionary work is the minister, because he will be under THEE
THE WORK OF THE CuurRCcH, or else one necessity to explain that the large scheme | AT

has gravely misunderstood the spirit and includes reduction of the debt on _ the fit
words of the Master. This-letter, then, *Battersea Park Road, London.—Ep. | Hh
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aaa ; premises, and equally includes the reduc- _ a United Methodist superintendent, whom |
eat ee tion of our debt to the barbarian, Scy- you would never dream of asking to serve
i | | thian, bondman, freeman, Greek, Jew, alone more than ten churches at home, .
WM ‘Chinaman, African. That effort will be should be expected to serve 150 because
a ae the biggest success’ in the history of that he isin China? If the superintendent of
Ve | Church. (say) one of the Manchester Circuits were
ay ii | y -It remains to be. asked however, suddenly informed by the Conference that
mat whether the time has not arrived when all the other ministers in the whole of the
: i | feo ‘even the most generous extensions along Manchester District would be removed,
a | | | the lines of the old methods of supporting aid: that he would be expected to take
— missions will fail to meet the present oversight of the whole 108 churches in
| | / situation. Brethren, when you read that the District, the esteemed stewards of all
ce | statesmanlike appeal by the Wenchow the circuits involved would come dan: ;
Si | i i pes District, published in the Ecuo,* did you gerously near to apoplexy, and the es- |
| | call a special prayer-meeting in all ‘the feos spre ondet ne ne
< i i churches to find out how to meet that Ptobably move to another ‘sphere "tor
aa) | | il situation? When you read that wonder- ©4SOMS of health, ee |
iS | oy ful, soul-stirring report from Mr. Parsons ae is too ridiculous for words,” you
a I on the awakening of the Chuan Miao, did S@): Lfas: 7; But 4s) 1b any Tess ON |
|| A you ask yourselves how the United ! Wenchow than it is in Manchester:
| | i Methodist Church dare face God if it de- Would the policy be any EOE: idiouc 1p
|) | | clines to provide resources to deal with Yorkshire than it is in Yunnan? }
mf that movement? Have you realized that I would, therefore, seriously suggest
ae i | i we pledged our word as a Denomination that the time has come for a redistribution
ma | to the Government of British East Africa of forces and resources between the home I
1) 1 ia to. provide certain defined missionary and foreign spheres of the Churches’ one |
“Ta activities—particularly medical—in Meru ™ussionary enterprise. The present un-
| | ae eight years ago, and that our failure to equai distribution can no longer be main- h
me te ‘ maintain our word has come near to tained except by deliberately refusing to
: Bes making us a byword in the Protectorate? face the leading of the Holy Spirit. Those
Sa | aos . Ask Mr. Stedeford to tell you privately words are not too strong when we con- |
ST ee the actual facts of the present situation; Sider the significance of our statistical
“ Vt te oc to tell you some of the things which he Teturns. During the past twelve years
i eee ie ~ cannot tell to a public meeting, and which OUr home membership (including proba-
A oct weigh on his heart until the burden can tioners) has decreased by about 8 per cent. |
| Mi ‘scarce be borne. Consider that one During the same period our foreign mem- @
mM minister has the oversight of 152 bership has increased by about 45 per
ay i Hi churches, and then read again that sen- Cent. It will be objected that statistics
| i | i tence in Mr. Parsons’ report, a sentence are no measure of the manifold activities |
WW written. with extreme delicacy and cour- of the Churches. Very true. The same
irs i {iterate tesy, but going right to the heart of the 5 true, but in enhanced degree, of the
WA matter: “The present arrangement is Statistics from the mission field, if you -
i eine | really too ridiculous for words.” It will but consider that the single mission- :
AN Pe Pe really is! ary needs to be doctor, schoolmaster,
\ Met The problem has reached such an acute ees ae end Lae a
We | Mp stage that the limits of the old methods =u) ie gene er Ee) Con
Be le | 5 firmation of the direction in which the !
We He are nearly reached. We need'now to wes .
Wh WB be einer austere : Holy Spirit is leading the thoughts of
i i ring imagination to bear afresh upon
me : : : a, men, I beg you deeply to ponder the
Se this great subject, and to exploit entirely .-..? s eh,
AE : . 2 — significance of the fact reported in “The
i | i § ae new lines of development. Has the signi- Lad +t at ae
Hak | 4a 5 Army and Religion,” viz., that, while the
ieee) A ficance appealed to you of the fact that : 1 ind}
Mh es 5 Pk dake ss men at the Front showed general indiffer-
Ni ee in England there is one minister to about potharGhiuceh h
i i} ——™”~*~“—s~S every 500 cof the population, while in Se, aed . ae vi eo a ig ae
I Pt | China there is one for each 136,000 of the ee ee fue nee
AE ea opulation? Is i ie Beecratr et ten :
| | poke iD s it your settled view that «)jen waited in long queues to attend |
ae |: *And issued as a booklet. — Ep. these meetings, and even concert and
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cinema were forsaken in their favour.” abounding vigour, its supreme sacrifice | :
Surely, that fact has far-reaching signi- will call into its fold the men who have |
ficance if we believe in the activity of the learned in these tragic years that sacrifice |
Bes Holy Spirit in the minds of men in every is the measure of the quality of our life, il |
age. Brethren, dare we any longer refuse and the Church will enter upon a career WE
His obvious leadings? Obedience to the of conquest comparable only with the first. | |
Holy Spirit has notsseldom entailed the Pentecost. il i
scrapping of well-loved machinery and Is there an alternative? ‘‘It may well We
the abandonment of well-laid plans. 1 pe that there is now no other issue for the ee
submit that a moment has come in the Church unless it deliberately resolves to Vee
history of the Churches for another such 9 down one of the by-paths of history. I |e
: vast readjustment as was involved when The sesue to-day is “-World-power ot WE
Paul recognised the Holy Spirit’s callin downfall.” | io
: his vision of the man from Macedonia. With affectionate regards, 1 subscribe A
What is demanded by the present myself somewhat lengthily as a humble WG
: situation is a tremendous act of self- follower of a great man who declared i |
| abnegation on, the part of the home “The World is my Parish.” a
| churches. The time has come for a 5 pees |
supreme act of faith in the truth of | : Christ’s words, ‘‘He that loseth his life } WE
for My sake shall find it.” China and i a f | 5
| Africa are an integral part of every church The Chinese Reading HHI al
and circuit in United Methodism, and the i Whe
hour has arrived which calls for a greater of a Famous Parable. \ Hf {
i sacrifice than has ever yet been demanded i .
- of the Churches. I seriously suggest that In the Chinese “Recorder” there is a | a
the circuits should consider the redistribu- capital article by the Rev. A. G. Adams, i
b tion of their forces. By a great rally to B.A., B.D., entitled “itching a hobby Hitt ha
4 sacrificial call a circuit engaging (say) . to the Gospel wagon.” We refer to it to | It
_ four ministers could work with three. The commend his alertness in using a happy Hie
| fourth could either himself come out to auxiliary for Gospel preaching ; but Wea
the wider field or take the place of chiefly to reveal how the parables are i)
| another who felt the call. The circuit read and understood by the Chinese or any hee
oe would still continue to pay the salary of people, for the interpretation must be on A
| four ministers, the fourth being still en- the lines most familiar to their own mind. 1
| gaged in the missionary enterprise for In Grist’s Life of Pollard we have several ! ni
which the circuit exists. Smaller circuits’ ‘rich illustrations of this. (See p. 294:) ae
f would combine and reorganise to achieve Pollard’s “In Unknown China” ‘also i fF
| the same object. I believe that the circuit shows, us how the Lolo, e.g., attribute | |
he which will first make its splendid gesture dark deeds to the Chinese as, their chief HE
Bh of renunciation will not lose in the long enemies: and the Chinese reverse this. ~
run. Even if, for a time it be crippled in Here is the parable of the Good Samaritan iI} HIR
some of its activities, there are words of as Mr. Adams showed it on the screen, OPE Eg
Christ preserved for us in Matthew 18:8 with suitable pictures. Compare it with , - 1 83
4 and Mark 10: 29 which suggest a general Luke 10: 30. |
principle that sacrifice for the Kingdom A Chinese traveller fell among robbers who q |
cannot result in ultimate loss. — both stripped me and beat him and departed : |
. leaving him half dead. By chance a certain wid}
The salvation of the home churches, (Buddhist) priest was Bole down that way Wait
not less than those on the other mission 4nd when he saw him he passed by on the TLE
fields, lies in a supreme act of spiritual side. And in like manner a Taoist priest also, vi
magnanimity equivalent to the demands Buta certain Lolo, an aborigine with whom HI
of the hour. Brethren, I honestly believe. the Chinese have little or no dealings, as he }
that you wil allow the Christ spirit that ana a eae rang |
cm ee United Methodism to lead you came to him and bound up his wounds, and :
_ to this high issue, our beloved Church will set him on his own beast and brought him to BU
f thrill in every part with a -new and an inn and took care of him. HE
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a ae er ID et cl * bringing 119 men safely to the surface.
Ha The Past Decac € im Special arrangements have been meds oH
en & the identification of the bodies, for: reli-
| | | the World Ol Islam. gious services at the burial of the victims,
i} Fei ie _A prssimist has been defined as one 2d for compensation of. the families and
| who puts out his candle to see how dark relatives. We tender our deepest sym-
Vil it is. There are many in the church at Pathy with all concerned.
S| | home and on the mission-field abroad who 5
BM ee are pessimists regarding the evangeliza- : ey
a! | |i tion of Moslems. An easy cure for their
oe | || | malady would be to read carefully the The Observatory.
aS | | | current number of the “Moslem World.” A. Side-light.
“ ie eis This review interprets Moslem thought ECENTLY Mr. McKenna, Chair-
a and life from the Christian standpoint. R man of the London Joint City and
: Ht ! The leading article is by Professor J. Midland Bank, delivered an ad-
< HI i du Plessis, and deals effectively with dress before the University of Manches-
| | | || the question of European governments in ter on the subject’ of International
|| : relation to Islam in Africa. His facts are Exchange. We know how this has vexed
pet | lil i startling, and his conclusions give, occa- and perturbed all missionary societies.
me i sion for serious thought and call for*® One of the chief points in his admirable
| eS es earnest prayer. Other valuable articles speech was that the stabilizing of ex-
ee | | \\ Hees deal with Africa, Persia, Morocco, the changes depended directly upon the adop-
a a Philippine Islands and Western China. tion of the principle of the League of
: ll 1 ae Rev. H. C. Schuler, of Persia, writes on Nations. He told us that eleven out of
et | I methods of evangelism in a very sugges- twelve European nations last year had a
WW tive and helpful way. Professor O. Gar- deficit, and in most cases, if disarmament
eh) | iit ( field Jones contributes an important were decided upon, they would have a
mu ed article on the American Mandate over surplus instead of a deficit. The huge
me iW Moroland, in the Philippines, and a’ cost of armaments—20 per cent. of the
: i Bplay Morocco resident lifts the veil of Moslem world’s expenditure—was not only ex-
ih A women’s life in a Moorish harem. hausting the world but destroying’ it.
S Me | Sasa The usual notes on Current Events, We who are missionary enthusiasts must
i ee and Book Reviews are very valuable in strenuously labour for the League of
ee keeping the reader up to date inthe know- Nations, and talk it up not merely asa
| | bent ledge of events and publications relating happy possibility, but an actual necessity.
| ME bee to Mohammedans.. One of the-book re- Conditions in China:
Wee views by Dr. C. T. Paul deals at length “China’s Milli fac ESeRk fee
See : 3 4 ina’s Millions”? for December for
aa be with a German work on Islam published it Cre iifctextan: showed thes Gree
ae iy just before the War. Na or cep leaan nalts ae : F
Wi (Published by the Missionary Review 2fSanized ‘sports for boys and girls 0
| eal Publishi e y Government schools, which were held at
He ine He ublishing Company, and may be ob- Terae Shane. Tine ie Betanal
| Boe seas tained at our Publishing House.) Sheen ae PUL eae o art
Mel ee 2 progress towards a better realization of
Wee Ives We ! time ago missions were the only institu- :
\ MP | I Lx Mine Explosion in North China. tions which had aus oes : A little
We | de Tue Rey. J. Hinds sends the sad news leave et ee
ME ee dS of a disaster which has taken place at Errata.
WR ee Tong Shan. The death-roll is about 465, Through oversight or haste mistakes
| i tes ip and four or five of our people are among are made and not discovered till too late.
ti} Gab) Ge eee the dead: one of the men having left a When trivial or simply against taste it is
l Mr i widow and four children in poor circum- taken as among the all things. But two
! Peek stances. The Davy lamp is used, and the. last month are so unfortunate they must
We Me directors repudiate the suggestion that be corrected. P. 222, par. 2, line 9, read
NU EE tee tes one of the lamps was opened to light a ‘“‘decades’* for “days”; and p. 234 at
ee -cigarette. Rescuers penetrated into every foot read “Mr. and Mrs. Craddock at
| | i corner of the mine, and were fortunate in Hong-Kong.
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Our President and: her Work. she has been present to stimulate and Ht | |e
RS. BUTLER’S ‘early training ¢ncourage. Hee
Vi was of the best. Brought up to Her power of leadership was quickly
master every branch of house- recognized, and her co-operation was Ht a
hold management, in a home where scught by the Bristol societies engaged in TG
“open house” was the rule, and in which Rescue work. Hl | i
a deeply religious atmosphere prevailed, It was as a member of tha Elm House |
. it is easy to see how there emerged this Committee that cher imaginative sym- AER
capable, business-like, gay, genial, pathy, innate justice and discerning com- | Le
earnest personality, whose stimulating mon sense found full scope, and with that ae
power, we of the W.M.A. in particular, judgment so characteristic ; of her, she | te
so gratefully recognize. was among the foremost in advocating Ny {|
These qualities have made her a central methods of Prevention, before those of i) i
figure, both in her own home and in the Rescue. As a further development of ! ' |
-various spheres of public activity which this work, she took an active part in i iy ,
she has gradually undertaken, radiating starting and afterwards in working a i
not only the sunshine of human Be
sympathy and the fulness of) a HT ey
generous nature, but also the ! ae
fire of her own will to progress Ler He
and development. : ae a ‘ hin
It is this rare combination of car ak & ‘ 5 | |
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gifts, so nicely balanced, which : ee ae eh ane) ws A
have made of her a pioneer ‘in a ge ea RL Hea
the woman’s cause of the very % se oo i
best type. Inspired in her early BR oe eae ABA IRL:
youth with missionary zeal a e ae ae fame i
through contact with Wakefield, ay eae) oe a i i
Galpin and New, all visitors AN cnc W ak ae : | ie
under her parents’ hospitable - — ae Hy : 4 l 5
roof, she has carried it into : a Be : ee (aan at ig
every department of her life. Vo eA ys ae:
This passion to save, caught oA ke cae pec Re eee Re ie
from those great men, combined oF (ae ae. iI HH S
with rare insight and swiftest paste ey ee ay : |
intuition, has given that vital a Pepe ica WE
force characterizing all her work, ites a be e : i :
and. made of her a_ living : es oe Par yi
example of what is the power i: See Pi
for good, of oxe good woman. Laer Wi HAE
Her public work was begun in Bl ie We} al
connection with the Redland ORE
. Grove Church, Bristol, when’ she ; Seas Vis TEL
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1895. Week by week ever since, : : Pe
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i Guild Home in connection with the Bristol these various branches of public service
| Free Church Council. In this hostel are she has gradually developed that telling
Wt boarded a number of business girls and power of speaking in public, which has so
1 a others who find themselves stranded in’ widely diffused the stimulus of her uplift-
i) | ' the city, and there are many to-day who ing influence. Her advocacy is more than
Hy testify to the boon that this home has persuasive, it scintillates with the spark
| | been to them. of her own religious fervour and fires with
ee | |i) - Her reputation and her work drew the the zeal indispensable for aggression and
Wh | attention of the leaders of the National extension.
i I te Free Church Council, and she was invited This world.needs women of this type
i i 3 to join the Women’s Central Committee. —to-day—women, who, while living on the
Hl i After a few years, she became the trea- higher plane of thought and taking an
aS | | surer of the National Auxiliary, and had active part in reconstruction, as well as in
ea} | | |i I a large share in framing its programme. the wider missionary extension of Christ’s
SS | | She only resigned this office when the Kingdom, are yet as faithful as ever to
| ii claims of our Denominational Missionary the manifold ties of home and friendship,
Sy I | i Auxiliary, of which she had accepted the and to the detailed duties of home
‘ i if i Presidency in 1914, became so exacting as management . such women in whom
|| ‘ to demand all her spare time and energy. exuberant gifts, as in Mrs. Butler’s case,
; H Ai _ Her deep life-long interest in missions have been reacted upon and received their
i is shared by her husband, for he also adjusted balance from the wisely restrain-
|| |i) comes of a good old Nonconformist mis- jing, unselfish love of a devoted husband.
a sion-loving family, so it is not surprising’ These are the women who show us how
ma that they both regard this office as a great to pass gracefully over the great transi-
a | he L opportunity for service. It is to his rare tion periods of life, to harmonize the best
Be} | |i) unselfishness in forgoing her loved pres- of the past with the good of the present,
I VW fe ence, quite as much as to her thorough- and while retaining a lovely womanliness,
ey | ness, her grasp and her magnetic power to share with vigour in the great changes
a a to infuse her faith and her spirit, that the all around us. ;
Rea | ij tegatana extraordinary advance in the scope of the [Srrciatty Conrrieutrp.)
i a eat work has been made in the seven years of ~
a i her Presidency, 1914-1921. At last two more of our lady workers
ae ie It is not only that the actual contribu- are on their way to China! Nurse Nora
| d -tions to the Fund, which in 1914 Raine and Sister Amelia Barwick sailed
: A tag amounted to £2,737, have now reached for China in the s.s. “Armand Behic,”’ on
4 A close upon £7,000, but the indirect results December 15th. — Our constant earnest
| Mee have been even greater. prayers will go with them to the journey’s
| i st The eee activities of an ever- end. The waiting time has been long and
ee) | iil by ' growing body of W.M.A. members have trying to all eager spirits, but we know
i ! Il i : contributed to bring the women of our that the Lord’s hand has been revealed in
We churches into closer relations, and, stimu- the strange sequence of events which hin-
AM es lated by the President’s enthusiasm, a dered their embarkation, The strange
We Es gaa eae strong’ corporate feeling has been en- delays were Divinely ordained. Nurse
s i be gendered, which has had no small share Raine, in the waiting-time, has seen her
Wm in the consolidation of the three Churches delicate mother laid in the quiet grave
{ ee cea into one. The growing strength of the where the body rests while the soul rises
WM ps Auxiliary has been connexionally' recog- into the fulness of eternal life. The wait-
WM nized by the inclusion of its representa- mg-time was not in vain.
ee a tives on the Foreign Missionary Com- Sister Amelia has cheerfully accelerated
ih | Robe mittee, in the District meeting, and, last her departure, for China, because of the
Ati | (Aes of all, in the Conference itself. sad breakdown of Nurse Nicholas. Medi-
\ | Wo ali) Mrs. Butler has had in this field scope cal advice forbids her going’, and she has
i Met for her marked organizing abilty, as well to abandon a hope cherished for many
t | | ; male as for that rarer gift of leadership, which years. She is the daughter of the Rey.
Le | ; enables her to gather up the full energy T. Nicholas, and was educated at Edge-
Rae of her workers together with her own, hill. She owes much to the influence and ~
mi) | a ie ih be and*focus it upon some desired end. In care of the late Mrs.’W. B. Reed and
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much to the prayers and influence of which, while a greater tax upon her) phy- |
: her parents: Her mother died when sical and spiritual life, will be far-reach- Wh
Kathleen was three and a half years ing enough to react upon the church she | i j
old, but a good mother’s prayers are never has served, for it will forge a living link | |
lost; she passed on her missionary between Sunderland and Yunnan. _ yl
spirit to her daughter. A loving and wise “The poor sick suffering Miao will see MA
step-mother has also helped to form her God afresh in these women,” said Mrs. t |
character. After seven years of training Pollard at the Bristol Conference. iH! |
Nurse Kathleen Nicholas must still abide So, well equipped by years of careful — it |
| at home, trusting in .God and calmly ‘training, and supported by the thought of. tl :
waiting for further developments in the our prayerful sympathy and practical aid, i | | se
unfolding of His will. our two beloved sisters have set out to- AN |
Dy Nurse Nora Raine has equally won all gether, and Christ walks with them as He I
our hearts... Her years of training are did with the disciples long ago. I | |
not long, but she ’.is well equipped Lo, I am with you all the ways,: even I |
for the work to which she has given her- unto the end. f Wy | i
self. Rev. J. A. Bedward, her pastor in Each has heen asked to give the story ~ WILE
our Hartlepool church, writes of her and of her consecration, and these follow. AL
her work with much appreciation. Her WA Ge
eager personality, the ideal of young “2 NER
womanhood, impresses itself upon all who “ Why I go to China!” . Sa |
meet her. She is not just.a nurse, her Miss Nora Raine. | i
womanliness reveals itself in every action, I have no doubt that I should go to en 1
| and so we love her, we cannot help it. China, but when it comes to say why, I | |
_. Miss Barwick is one of our deaconesses, find myself in a difficulty. The greater © | . ;
and has for some time past been in har- things in life are beyond reason, and I am A |
ness at the South Durham Street Mis- convinced that my offer has been entirely we
sion, Sunderland. Here she has endeared under Divine compulsion. Things which Ta
herself to the people, and it is to their in my early life appeared to be common- | Esl
regret that her period of service is closed. place have suddenly sprung into promin- Wee
But she is entering upon a sphere of work ence when I relate them to China. I have, | hie
I therefore, to go back to the early days of WE
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CN Me oe to become a nurse. Perhaps this was 1 [
| pe oe ae only natural; as my mother was a nurse ‘i
: ee pe ae before her marriage. 1 e
{ee _ My environment has always been dis- a
| | - ae ge o ae tinctively Christian, and consequently my HE
eo relationship to the Church, and all that it a
pee ~~... Stands for, a vital influence in my life Ha a
Mee oe oS Regular attendance at missionary meet- iy ths ee
| ee ———S—=~—sSSsiingss created in me a keen interest in mis- TT
! : nd ait >. sions in general and China in particular. ~ He
| Ma, SES ‘The stories I heard of that country early Al | eS
a captured my imagination. Later, as I I
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ee ok at we ©~=—SC—t*t<‘ Soe ; / interest became a longing to serve my —_——‘jj| |
| ig ae vo ee ee «Master, by doing’ what I could to relieve WH
| ie asic UR Lge _. @. the suffering of my brothers and sisters in WT HH
Cee Cte _ § ‘China, and at the same time to tell them’ TE
i eo ae pee the story of Jesus. ne oF ad
+ Seine ase ee: I commenced my professional training Tt
mee ee - in 1915. The war made it imperative for Ti
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to postpone my offer. Before my train- Himself known as a personal Saviour.
Hil ing was completed, however, the way be- When He did so, I found great joy and
YN came clear for me to offer myself to the sought to serve Him. There was little 7
iH | Foreign Missions Committee, and it was could do, but at times God worked won-
Nt | a great joy to me when I was accepted. derfully, using me as His instrument.
HT i The unavoidable time of * waiting has The vision of China came again and :
i} been very trying, but subsequent events again, and I waited for God to open the ¥
ati) have revealed the wisdom of God, in con- way-—my work would come later. I tried
et verting what I foolishly thought at first to prepare myself for that work and
yo to be a disappointment into a wonderful looked forward to the time when China
Sa opportunity of taking my share in the would become my home.
ie | l TN tee stress and strain falling on those very My faith never wavered that this would
= RM dear to me.* be so, though often there came much
au be It has been my privilege to meet many struggle and wrestling. I found it diffi-
Se i of the prominent and obscure members of cult to say,
I | the Church during my time of waiting ; “The dearest idol I have known
ei) |i) and in going out to take up what I hope Whate’er that idol be
|| | | i will be my life’s work, it is with the added Help me to tear it from Thy throne
=| tl 3 knowledge that there are many in the And worship only Thee.”
| ||| mother church who count it a joy to give Through the waiting years God
& al Wes] of their time and substance to the infant , strengthened me until I knew the mean-
a churches abroad. This knowledge and ing of true consecration, and, as step by
a their prayers will stand me in good stead step, I was brought along this line, I
Be in days to come. knew that China came nearer. Not untif
me Ve I could lay a// on the altar would’ He open
ei) | i § Why I go to China. the door. Six years have passed since
it} We ears Miss Amelia Barwick, the first vision of China. The Lord has
Ss i} i Mic ae How wonderful it is that in the darkest " gue’ pe HOO ,
Hh hours of our life God often flashes a glory as ahaa auc will be
SS | WM: aes ce! which changes our outlook. The spell of PED ae eae
ey the ideal is set upon us, and the will of We regret, that when too late to be rectified the
mu God concerning us is made known by feferted to next month, We ‘we sony to disturb the
oe | i S04 a means of Vision, His way of educating the symmetry of this issue, for Miss. Raine and Miss Barwick
) ; i La ae 4 ne onl: are travelling together and will work together in Oe
| Pi ic eee The vision that we see is Sus
a TM ik “Not of the sunlight 66 | ‘ ay
Wy i Wee a7 Not of the Se ooaels , “Go ae therefore.
ee Byres ils Not of the starlight.” His lamps are we,
a ee It comes out of the great spaces of the To shine where He shall say,
We Infinite, it has its home in the Eternal. And lamps are not for sunny rooms,
Rei Sa lege In such manner did God make known His Nor for the light of day,
he Ni | will for me at the age of seventeen. But for the dark places of the earth,
Web Aces Be 2S Thrown into the darkness of : doubt Where shame and wrong and crime
Wh ; through the perusal of agnostic and have birth; ‘ ;
( ey atheistical works, life seemed to hold Or for the murky twilight gray,
yee || “i ; pe ee eood im store, ai ben ze wae tat Where wandering sheep have gone astray ;
ae le at Tuckey-mill, a beautiful spot near my OF Where the 1AiE oC inte ooo welding
Wa ae i ee home, my soul garden, my sanctum, that ee wee :
Wee) the great Artist painted-a picture of a, ‘nd souls are groping after'Him.
A de spot in China. There I sat surrounded Andas sometimes a flame we find,
He PA ot _ by those little yellow-skinned children. I Clear shining through the night—
} | i wes: | wel hey marvelled, yet there was nothing uncer- So bright we do not see the lamp,
sy i: Beans te tain. about this picture, it was definite, - But only see the light.
t Bie clear. At that time (Christ ‘had hot made So we may shine—His light the flame,
i | ey i * See p, 18.—Ep. That men may glorify His name,
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fy HE appeal of. Foreign Missions to meant retreat but a fresh challenge to WEE
the Home Churches has ever been advance. The small beginnings -in India Hil | ;
| imperative. Since the day when _ resulting’ in slow and silent leavening, : ABET dee
| Carey was rebuked for his missionary ° the first precarious stations in the South WT
ardour by old John Ryland at the Baptist Seas, the twenty years of unfruitful toil HL
Assembly more than a century and a in West China—under the blessing of i a
quarter ago, and since Coke importuned God—have made tremendous demands | Vy
the Wesleyan Conference with such upon the home churches. For the daring = SG
= wealth of generosity and sacrifice, the and success of her sacrificial sons are use- | | il
home churches have “suffered violence” less without the backing of the home HY
| before the appeal of foreign missions. church. How many a missionary on the Hl |
The modern missionary. movement “has _ field with the vision of glorious harvests Hy |
been the most romantic and soul-stirring for the Kingdom has been straitened in | li
work of recent times. “It has meant a service and anguished in heart because OSA AD
return to the heroic age of the church.” of inadequate help from home! As a aol
The cannibalism and savagery of the | United Methodist missionary wrote in last My Pa,
| South Seas, the lone- =e as Poke ee 2 Hh Ny -
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liness of Mongolia, . ee ot
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_ courage and faith of | 394 et ee oa Ss ae Wn
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| _ the nineteenth century [i 0 7 Bo See i | s
. missionaries of: the #7. | 3 seadee = i | |
Cross. The death of | (ity ten es Were bs | |
Coke on the threshold [iii saa seetr Quer AMA ee |
| of his toil, the falling’ [ae : nue wen ie Pv Se cg hg ck 1 Hi
' of Melville B. Cox, [iaiaae oe Oe ees eae BOs TWAT
after only three [i lls sd swe cto ‘ a
months’ work in [ mee a foe <8 yee re Saat WN ee ee a PELL
Africa, ‘the butchery [es 3) Sees oe ee og Re Oe ‘ ; Wa PE:
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of John Williams and [RgpRe gest cs i, Po a ; RET
James Chalmers never ieee te Re ee PU eg
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‘ only See. Peoeterenge Mine Miao Village, at Mountains of (Rev. H. Parsons. — > EEE
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ia - year’s’ report: “I suppose the S.W. flow into the souls of men. It is not a
HI ‘China Mission never has been able to defensive body, not a company of her-
i avail itself of an opening which occurred mits, but a fighting fellowship of re-
i | . a suddenly.” It is most urgent, therefore, deemed and conquering’ spirits. Love to
Ht that the home churches should be closely Christ always expresses itself in love. to
Mf | allied in sympathy and help «with her men. “Freely ye have received, freely
Hl - valiant sons on outpost work. give.”
i : | Fe I. Foreign Missions are a Challenge to Teach me the lesson Thou hast taught,
HY if) the reality of the Stewardship of Christians. To feel for those Thy blood hath bought,
= ; Our Lord’s parting words were, ‘Go That avery word and deed and thought
Hh 3 : May work a work for Thee.
a) i ye, therefore, and teach all nations, bap- : ee j :
: i | tizing them in the name of the Father Il. Foreign Missions are an Essential
at a ay and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost, Fruit of the Gospel.
: | 2) teaching them to observe all things what- The Gospel is a living thing, it is not
We soever | have commanded you” (Matt. a creed, a dogma; it lives in human
: i i xxviii. 18-20). The disciples were com- hearts. Like every living thing, it must
me missioned to go and teach all nations. either grow or die. That is a law of
| i IB 4 They had been with Jesus and learned the biology—propagate or perish: . The seed
~ truth and therefore they were to go and planted in the ground must either grow
ee) ii give it out. For three years they had or rot. Since the gospel is a dynamic,
eat! | |i) followed Jesus, seeing His miracles, lis- beating and throbbing in human hearts,
i ' tening to His words, beholding His life, it is essential for its very existence that |
es || il Tee ae but at length their pupilage was over and it spread and grow. The Master told
me they were to go and be prophets. They His disciples about this growth; He —
ma) fa had been received into discipleship that likened it to the action of leaven in meal,
We foo they might make disciples. This method to the rapid growth of the mustard plant.
it Bc : is the master method in the spiritual edu- When they were on the eve of their work
Wd ok cation of the race. We find it inthe Old He told them to begin at Jerusalem and
Re fe Testament. From the elect man there work out unto the uttermost parts of the —
: | WS es sprang thie elect family in Jacob’s sons, earth. | Any attempt to localise Chris- —
Sh | Rees and from the elect family the elect nation. tianity is to strike at the heart of its
| ie ca These were called, not for privilege but being. And so it is necessary to the life
4 Bn) des tee 8 for service. They were to be educated in of the home churches that they propagate
Wi Hee spiritual things, not as a monopoly for foreign missions. Nochurchcan keepits |
A | Be themselves but as an examplé and light life by conserving itself, only by giving
Ne MS de aie to them that sat in darkness and in the itself away.
Hl Belts | shadow of death. The note of the New Ill. Foreign. Missions are a Challenge to
aa ied Testament is likewise “saved to serve,” the Home Churches to be loyal to History.
WA bee -enriched in order to share riches, blessed History must not be wasted upon us. I
We oe to bless others. That is ever the mean- We must cherish its gains, not ignore |
Ae Hs ing of Christian discipleship—never for them. Paul, St. Francis, Wesley, Carey,
| te - monopoly, always for mankind; never to Moffatt, Gilmour, Pollard, have all striven
We i be conserved, always to be exhausted. jn the travail of time. They have been
Hy i Hie : a “Whosoever shall save his life shall lose builders of the race. Slowly and pain-
poo it, but whosoever shall lose his life for fully through blood and tears these men, |
Ae AWG my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall and such as these, have pushed forward
Hi \ ai save it.” the empire of God. For the home.
We ee What is the application of this method churches to decline to aid their achieve-
We: | Bele, of salvation to the home churches? It is ment would be apostasy to the golden
Nae Gi coal ie ag that they are saved to serve. A Church chain of endeavour. It would be to shift
i i Wey i He is a society of spiritual people, con- our tents from the banks of that stream
} I | oe os strained by the redeeming fact of Christ of service that has flowed down through
A MB cats for the purpose of bringing’ in the King- the centuries from the hill called Calvary. |
it Heal ob dom of God. Itis a repository of spiri- There is always present responsibility to
He Wot tual truth, a demonstration of saving the toilers of the past and present duty —
SW. ih tae grace. It is a channel through which for the inheritors of to-morrow. Heir- |
fie é = the grace and life of the Lord Jesus can ship property expects of each heir to
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administer well and to hand on to coming now its responsibility rests heavily upon ts
generations an inheritance enriched, not them. What kind of character and life Hi
dissipated. So with the hard-won gains are they going to manifest to awakening | od
in the age-long battle for the Kingdom of Africa and the East? The home churches, We
God. The slowly-won accumulation of by their faith and hope and charity ; by |
achievement has to be jealously guarded the nobility of the character they rear, Wy
and enriched by every generation of by the brotherhood and Christlikeness of We
; toilers. their life, by these and other such charac- | BS
Let us think, then, of the toilers of teristics they must show that Christianity Hit
history and of their work ; of Carey work- is worth while. The heathen nations are 1
ing wonders in India, of David Hill jour- not blind and their representatives are in ie
neying quietly through the villages in our midst.. The war was a terrible blow AW A
S. China, of James Calvert and David to the prestige of Christianity among the |
Cargill who evangelised Fiji; of John heathen. They heard the missionary WH A
| Williams, the pioneer missionary to the preaching a gospel of peace, urging them Ay
Samoan islands murdered on the shore of to relinquish strife and bloodshed, and H |
Erromanga, and Gordon, who followed then the Great War broke out in 1914, } | |
him and who met with a like fate; of and the missionary’s own nation was a I i
| J. G. Paton toiling amid. despair and found to be fighting with a neighbour. Ae
~ defeat on Tanna; of James Chalmers, Furthermore, the heathen himself, Hindu AL AE |
who lived and died for New Guinea; of warrior, African carrier and Chinese Hie |
Sam Pollard, with the glow of the Re- coolie, who had been exhorted to abandon Ee
deemer’s victory upon his face. These his own quarrels, was invited to come and | | q
voices of the past urge us forward to help in the great fight in the West. As Hy ae
heroic sacrifice. Who falls, so long as Principal Redfern said in his address at | |
: the Gospel lives! We will trim the lamp Rochdale Conference, “This was very ig |
of missionary service at the shrine of mis- baffling and perplexing to the native a I
| sionary sacrifice, and the Lord our God, mind.” We do not wonder; and no Mt A
| even their God, be with us and endue us amount of plausible reasoning about the Hy
with glorious faith and valorous effort ! immediate causes of the war was an Hy | |
: IV. Foreign Missions are a Challenge to adequate explanation. For war, whether Wt i
the Elome Churches to be loyal to it be an inter-tribal scrap or an interna- TA
Christianity. tional conflict, is always devilry. : HL Ea
| The home churches have long enjoyed The heathen expects to find in the poli- i
: the privileges of the Christian revelation; tical life of the West the charity and WHET |
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Ht character that the, missionary preaches. them. Others undertook war-work as in-
} Again, in his dealings with Western terpreters with the Chinese Labour Corps
Wh ' merchants he looks for honesty and in France. All this meant that the mis-

| straightforwardness. May he not be dis- sion field was considerably understaffed
WM appointed! Once more, the missionary and that the work suffered.

H | | * proclaims the Gospel to be the greatest (2) The War has entailed a considerable
i} thing in life. Yet when the heathen pays depreciation in the value of the English
Hy) a visit to England he finds that English- sterling. The Chinese tael, which before
| ei tad men seem to care little for this faith. He the war could be exchanged for 2s. 7d.,

“| sees her given over to selfishness and rose to 9s. This, of course, has meant a

| pleasure-seeking. Foreign missions are straitening and limiting of foreign mis-
a a challenge, then, to the reality of the sion work because the home contribu-

‘ | i Christian life of the home churches. tions, though on the increase, have not

ae) | | Ii) Further, foreign missions. demand that increased accordingly. But when the

| every church shall be a missionary church nations can pour out money like water

| | in order that the heathen may find indeed for war, surely, as a factor contributing

: i il ia a Christian England. towards the world’s peace, a few extra

S| i oi millions can. be raised for’ missions, But

: | ik V. The War has urgently challenged the if the home churches do not pay, our mis-

cae) : Home Churches to come to-the aid of Foreign sions will perish.

: 5 || iW Missions. (c) Again, mission work has suffered

|| (1) Foreign Missions as a Principle of from a series of epidemics. Nearly all

ae World Politics. We have long been mission areas, in common with the rest

tee) i ic i aware of the danger to the world of of the world, felt the destroying breath
ei) | | BT civilisinge the heathen nations without the of influenza. In China famine has deci-
HIM aid of Christianity. This has been mated Yunnan, and cholera is raging in
ha ee greatly accentuated by the war. The arts parts of East, Middle and North China.
me | of civilisation, adopted by the heathen ;
ei bt nations without the guidance and re- ~ VI. The Modern Pact of W orld-W hole-

SS i Be Ht straint of the gospel would be a terrible ness* makes an increasing challenge to the
| : thing. ake Japan. Here is a nation Home Churches to assist Foreign Missions.

ae realising itself, becoming conscious of its The conception of the wholeness of the
i i strength, iridustrious, clever and alert. world is being increasingly borne home to

i i oe Christianity has only just touched the US. More and more the march of science -

iN | ples fringe of her life. Japan stands to-day, and progress works toward the fruition

RY ii ‘ie hard in war, unscrupulous in. commerce. of this idea. When we read in our morn-
| ii ie She is out for empire and power. She is ing newspapers of something that hap-
f Be alas a danger in the East. Of course; it is a pened the previous afternoon in New
| | i fact that nations that have.been familiar York, Berlin, or Constantinople ; When
We gs with the truths of Christianity for cen- We remember the chain of wireless -
A : turies, have demonstrated all too mani- stations round the world that can flash
a ee fei festly similar charactetistics: Yet even the doings of one continent to another ;

- i if more terrible would be the tragedy if when time has been conquered and dis-
NMP China, e.g., became possessed of a lust tances eliminated, the day of frontiers
i } fe for military glory. It is perhaps God’s and isolation is over. The world has
i We |. ; t ee : providential economy of progress that been brought closer together. Interna-
Wi ih ( i : civilisation was only just beginning to in- tionalism re-echoes over the world. On
We ee fluence China and Africa before the the battlefields of France contingents
Hh ae tse a modern missionary movement placed the from all sections of the race were

i ns missionary in the vanguard. gathered. In our universities are repre-
: Wy i EO) Sivcsd cnidiled! by Re Wok on sentatives of every nationality, We can
iy il te Wiscivns. no longer live to ourselves. We can no
Pile hs ~ (a) The war has brought about a great ee ee the Chinese think and
i ey wee ih i depletion of the staff on the mission field. ae ee ee cven OL ea
Wd Bi Missionaries on furlough found difficulty aoe th e wars Es been ae brought to-

|| We. a in returning, and in many cases their Soe ees AS ee eee UB Oren
i Ke i Hs wives were not allowed to accompany. bie ton e here in the sense, not of heat

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the Parsee, the Bolshevik, or the Jap is who eliminated artificial barriers and Hy
thinking. We have recently had such a_ segregation and taught the brotherhood led
tremendous and terrible demonstration of | and wholeness of the race. It was Paul, Webs
the organic unity of the world—the His daring missionary lieutenant,. who
assassination of an archduke, in an un- crossed and recrossed frontiers, saying Hy
heard-of town of what we thought to be as he did so, “I am debtor both to the HAV AS:
an insignificant country, speedily led to _ Greeks and to the Barbarians.” And on Hes
a world-wide conflagration. It is clear, Foreign Missions to-day rests the burden 4) |)
then, that all the world has become our of bringing in amongst our neighbours a | be
neighbourhood. It is urgent for our spirit of neighbourliness. Without it, 1)
peace and life that the Chinaman shall commerce is not safe; without it, war |
be honest, the Jap straight in business, may break forth at any moment ; with- I Ta
the Bolshevik restrained, the Hindu out it, we shall be the victims of the un- at
righteous, that the negro shall inherit his restrained and selfish passions of men. We
manhood, and that Christ shall rule the For the sake then of the peace of our we
world, All nations have become neigh- own hearths, for the sake of a- steady HG
bours. It is a matter of vital moment to industrial and political world, for the sake Lt
all of them that each shall be a desirable above all of the Cross and Glory of Jesus, We
neighbour. We have arrived at neigh- the home churches must strenuously help OE
bourhood, our necessity now is neighbour- forward the cause of Foreign Missions. } aa:
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AI ' Recent In less than one month we sionary interest which their service.
wa Departures. have sent forth nine per- abroad will awaken in the Church which
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Hy mt sons to our foreign sta- sends them forth. It was not a time of
i | tions. We reported in January that Dr. dejection but of exultation.
Hi ty Bolton, Nurse Raine and Miss Barwick The departure of these young women is.
aay left for Yunnan on December 13th. Ten of special interest, because it is the first
| | eee days later (December 23rd) Nurse Ivy — time unmarried ladies have been sent to.
ea) |i) Jennings and Miss Violet Taylor em- labour in our East Africa Mission. It —
et) | 1a) ‘at barked on the “Guildford Castle” for marks a new development, and that de-
| i East Africa. These new workers are velopment largely results from the
3 | worthy of a word of introduction. They changed conditions of the country, The
ea} |) | |i! at both come from our Shernhall Street more healthy region Wwe occupy in Meru
; i Church, Walthamstow, and, remember- justifies our establishing a section of our
A ing that Rev. James Ellis is the pastor of | work which will be conducted entirely by
| || | tea al ‘that church, it will be understood that lady missionaries. How necessary this is
|| a } their Christian life has been fostered to give strength and efliciency to a mis-
: i i under missionary influences. Through sion needs no argument. We rejoice that
& il Woe years of preparation their call to the mis- this new and important step can now be
: a) fi sion field has controlled all their thought |. taken, and the credit of it must be given
a and activity. With this one object in to the inestimable service rendered to our
Wet k yes eo) nou
ae it | view, Miss Taylor has qualified as a missions by the members of the Women’s
ch | We Ae ae teacher and Miss Jennings as a nurse. Missionary Auxiliary.
ei i idk When they took their departure from St. Early on the morning of December
Nt ii fee e Pancras Station, the number of young 30th, Rey. B. J. Ratcliffe left London and
at Wee, people who assembled to bid them ‘“‘God- travelled overland to Marseilles, there to
me Md speed ” demonstrated both the esteem in meet our young lady missionaries on
re | \ | -which they are held, and the deeper mis- board the “ Guildford Castle,” travel with
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|| | H bes, in i Mr. Ratcliffe, Nurse Jennings and Miss Taylor. See above, .
a ae He poll by) Rey. A. J. Hopkins, Rev. J, B. Griffiths, Rev. R. T. Worthington, Mrs. Worthington and Bunty.
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: them to Mombasa, and thence escort them: may be imagined, their arrival is awaited 1 |
to Meru. Mr. Ratcliffe needs no intro- eagerly in these respective fields, es- If t
duction. His powerful addresses on _ pecially as it is many months later than ee
Africa will be long remembered, and those they would have started if passages had i| | :
who heard them will rejoice in his return been obtainable. The name “Dymond” y |
to the work he loves best. He will assist will be written large upon the foundation
Rev. J. B. Griffiths in the: superintend- of our mission in Yunnan. Miss Cathie Hy
ence of the extended field of our opera- Dymond intends to assist her parents in
tons in Mast: 0s sk re et ee ee CY SM ISS TOL Nea aay WAT |
| Africa, now work, two Hi) a
eeiclae WHICH DO YOU VOTE FOR?) |i)
; Meru and the "} taking the Wd
sion on the is course ‘at the Wil i
Tana, and in- : St Bristol Uni- We
Saivine mote An increase Arrest development, ean ae He
travelling and of 60 per Leave Workers : paration for ‘|
‘i r esponsibility § underpaid, | medical mis- LH Ee
b than one man | cent 1n Dishearten sionary ser- | Te
: should be Missi . vice in Yun- et ei
asked*to un- | OUF Annual Ae SOnaES nan,and other Ee
| *--dertake.- “He Sieees f réen members of Bey
will cover the Missionary Renee teen Abney the family are i |
| for the Gospel, | © ) Wh
whole fie! d, | Income likely to fol- » BE
| residing for a 2 Let the Harvest perish, | low, in their eae
time in each | to make it 5 Stati train. So the iad
centre as need £50,000 tarve every Station, | Gicie widens. HS
: may require, ’ ; Dishonour past heroes, | through the tl pa
and promote and : 2 passing years. i
| the policy Miss unique ae HT |
which aims at | adequately opportunities, | The Famine im Hy
weaving the 5 3 North China. i Wik
| whole mission | Maintain Leave ee ; A widespread’ WL
into a real atin illiterate, | appeal is WW
unity. We are | SUF Missions beiae made: ay
happy to say | in this Leave Workers sed in ‘connection H| We
| that the lines untrained, | ith the | Ht
have been laid New Age, Disappoint our Lord. © famine i in: ; i Hi s
down for the North China if
; constitution which threat- Wh 3
and. adminis- We appeal to all our Members and | ens _ millions Ai
tration of our Saas een ee RE Aad Te a eat ee OL PEOPLE wi tin i WS
Mission in| Churches to give a_ decisive vote in| starvation. It |i)
East -Africa Cue : : is hoped that WaBaliey
= alons which i larger Missionary Contributions. this Bice } HE
poe ah ae cae J. WARD, F.. M. Treasurer. world Fe mT
pected to ad- : give another Hy | LH
. wanGe steadily ie C. STEDEFORD, Secretary. SOR TEAtiOhe ny il
| ine.stabi lilt.) oer ae ea a ae ne A eae een Ot cena thie i 5
and influence. tic spirit of Christianity, and on such HT PATE
i Another missionary trio left London on. a’scale as will make a profound im- ny
January 8rd to travel through France to pression upon all the people of China. ee 0a
Marseilles, and there take the s.s. As. in previous, visitations of the 7 SRE
t “Porthos” to China; Mrs. F. J. Dymond -same kind; the missionaries will prove WE
and her daughter Cathie going to Yun- an invaluable medium for the administra- ae
nan, and Miss E. Smith, the fianceé of tion of relief funds, and our own repre-~ i AVA
Rey. W. P, Bates, M.A., to Ningpo. As sentatives in North China are glad to take Ten
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al, their full share in the work. As might. courages religious services among his
Veet) be expected, Mr. Turner, whose organ- officers and soldiers and himself takes a
| a ' izing skill and practical wisdom won very prominent part in them. At the ;
| | golden opinions in relieving the distress same time he is a strict disciplinarian, |
te «4 «caused by the flood a few years ago, has and will not. permit any breaches of good
i -been enlisted for an important post in order in his camp. A missionary who
Wf connection with the schemes for famine visited his camp says: “I have visited |
HY relief. He has been appointed the vice- other camps. In these the usual thing is |
i chairman of the Distribution Board. He to see wine-drinking, card-playing and |
| tM : has issued a long report giving carefully brawling, but in General Feng’s camp |
| | i ollected statistics of the various /siens these are absent. During my two months’ |
‘ Ht iW throughout the: Northern provinces in residence there I never once saw wine-
. a China, and showing precisely where the drinking or card-playing, neither did J
| | distress is most acute. The two pro- hear a curse or a lewd song. The sol-
Sf vinces where our mission is operating, diers sang hymns, and their favourite one
Bi | Chihli and Shantung, are badly affected. when marching was ‘Onward, Christian
$ | Hy In the particular parts of Chihli where soldiers,! ”’ :
aa | yes -our Circuits are situated, it is stated that General Feng has 3,000 Christians in |
| 70 per cent. of the people are in distress. his army, including many officers of high
; | In the area of Shantung, where we are rank.
SM : ‘labouring, it is stated that the number In November last General Feng with
||| | | of the population affected ranges from 30 his troops was passing’ the city of Pao-
| \\ | per cent. in some more fortunate dis- tingfu, in North China. On the Sunday
ma if ‘tricts, to 60 per cent. in others. Weare evening he occupied the pulpit of the
ee || i] ale -.glad to learn that the American Red Presbyterian church in that city. He |
aS Hl a Cross has undertaken the direct work of bore a very remarkable testimony and
a a ‘relief in the northern portion of the pro- declared that his conversion to Chris-
mm | vince of Shantung, where much of our tianity was due to what took place in Pao- |
ai | work is carried on, a region embracing tingfu twenty years ago. At that time he |
RS / i : - 2,500 square miles. was a private soldier, and was sent with |
| : Areas have been delimited for the pur- others to the city, supposedly to protect
Be | -pose of relief administration. Concluding foreigners, when the Boxers went to burn |
ay | ae his report, Mr.. Turner says concerning mission buildings and to massacre Chris-
i We) Hed BME aces the area in which he is largely directing tians. At that time he was opposed to
il) H| Hy operations: “For the four millions of the Church. In the American Mission
: | | Hee destitute people within our area we ap- compound he saw one of the missionary
q eS peal to the charity of the world. Already ladies who was killed by the Boxers plead _
i ! mee we have a number of local schemes of that her life might be a ransom for the
Wl | -relief in operation, and have made grants lives of the Chinese Christians. Her re-
We lt _to them of money and grain to the extent quest was not granted, but General Weng
i | Ween of some $120,000, but it will need forty could not forget that scene, his conscience
ie i i million dollars to keep all these people was stirred and ultimately he became a
mi |) i it i ’ above starvation point till the wheat har- Christian. That lady missionary fulfilled
:) Aue vest next June.” her mission in a way she could not
i Wee Bi Wee We hope many of our people will desire imagine, in that her fidelity unto death
AN Ms ie to share in this Christ-like work of feed- brought to the Saviour one who has be-
He ae ti ‘ing the hungry. Any contributions re- come a great evangelist among his own
| i aN -ceived for this purpose We shall be glad people.
Hh ee He ites ‘to forward immediately. (See p.35.—Eb.) General Feng‘ in his discourse declared
EPPS St ec : _ that Christ alone could produce men of
I | Me ah General Feng. Probably many of our the highest virtue, that other religions
I i \ Hh i ft readers have read some had failed to develop the noblest charac-
t hi ‘i Wee account of the Chinese General Feng. He ter, and he showed that the hope of China
i | Ee As is an outstanding instance of the trans- was in the Christianity which could make
ole ae i ; forming’ power of the Gospel of Christ, the best of men. He named three men
e Peak and he holds a position which makes his who were examples of Chinese Christians
Te! Vee _ influence almost immeasurable. He en- being true to’ their high principles.
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| The first of these was Wu T’ing Fang, could choose between obeying the com-
| who was commanded by Chang Hsun to mand or forfeiting his position. He chose }
dissolve the Chinese Parliament, but re- to forfeit his position. HAL
fused to sign the edict. Chang Hsun then The other Christian cited was C. T. |
told him that he had a knife, and if he Wang: and his fearless fight for China at te
didn’t sign he was going to kill him. the Peace conference. Hy
- “Well,” replied Wu T’ing Fang’, ‘you General Feng’ did not include himself in Ht
know that I am a Christian, and hope to this category, but he Yightly belongs to WH
go to heaven when I die; this is a good it. While taking’ a cup of tea after the ee
opportunity for me to get there. Please address someone remarked to him that if He
kill me.” ever he ‘were without a position. the i Te
| Li Ho, of the Navy Board, was the Church would welcome him as a preacher. 4 ee
second Christian he mentioned. He was He replied that he would first like to go HY
Eau one of the ministers whom Yuan Shih to America and come back to~ preach 1 }
es K’ai ordered to go to the temples to wor- © Christianity in China. | De
ship in Chinese style. When Li refused Who cannot see in these signs that a ay
to go, Yuan Shih K’ai told him that he new day has dawned for China? j | y
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HE latest volume of the ‘Heritage It is difficult to realize that one is read- : ay
| 7 of India Series” is Mr. Keay’s ing’ heathen poetry when we stumble in Eee
| “History of Hindi Literature,’ Nanak’s writings (1469-1538) upon lines | |
and deals with the literatures of the four such as these: = ry
chief languages of North India, between There is no limit to God’s praises; to those i | hal
| the Punjab and Sindh on the West, and who repeat them there is no limit. : a
| Bengal on the East. The outstanding There is no limit to His mercy, and to His | | \
P name associated with Hindi learning is gifts there is no limit. sak i ae
| z that of the Mohammedan weaver Kabir shee eee God seeth, no limit | in
I) eas founder Of ce aoe The limit of the secret of His heart cannot be — A
| movement_in India. The following ex- now? é En
| tract is given in illustration of the poetical : ray,
| MARE PO abiie WeLeer Perhaps even greater surprises “come ee
e :; when we read the hymns of Tulsi Das Aa
No one knew the mystery of that weaver : 1539-1624) : 3 i ALI
Bees who came into the world and spread the ( ee ) x : Ny tH
: < warp. z i To the king of heaven be all glory given, ii | !
t The earth and sky are the two beams: the refuge of creation in distress and care,. . . Heeain
| sun and moon are two filled shuttles. Heaven and earth’s upholder, who, than all if ! ig
Taking a thousand threads he spreads them men bolder, dares to scan the secret of thy He is
lengthways: to-day he weaveth still, but strange mysterious way? . iH Ce
hard to reach is the far-off end, Ever kind and loving, humble souls approv- i Ht
Says Kabir, joining Karma with Karma, ing, may thy gracious favour reach now to I Suns
woven with unwoven threads, splendidly me, I pray.” : i LE q
ee Be oe Of course, everything depends upon — i an
! The Hindi poets of 500 years ago HAs Shae ia imennt by “God,” “the King of hi Ti
| their playful moods. Here is a riddle pro- eaven,” etc. Tulsi Das identified God Ne
pounded by Bihari Lal Chaube: with the incarnation Rama, Is not the a
| a even came the rogue, and with my reat missionary text still Acts xvii. 23, fi | Hi
resses 7 . ‘ ; ea
ee Toyed ‘with a sweet audace—with ne’er a Whom ye ignorantly worship, Him : Ra the
« please ” declare I unto yout ; rt | i
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3 y of the rac
< a2 ; ies B.C. to the eae tribal
H China. the Euro- turies ‘of great treks; 0 endettas ;_ of
i : m : : ic § thirsty vend
Hh NKNOWN oe te without A oe and See re ; of cruel oe |
et cise. in m si warte d repuls ) 1 this
| l | SURO, about one ial impact an dence; al |
iH | : pean tion include jour- —racia rdy indepen , grown a
1 ai exaggeral. Empire. The j d, dom and sturdy hich has now
ai = : w. : the un-
i f the Chinese Em book is based, much more, ssing’ of the | |
1 i i * fourth oO : is romantic 5 om- and d by the pa 5 hints }
t ° 2 .
i hich this : ry which c and blurre y nly vague
1 ey on Ww h territory lored dim leaving o may
f | a hroug nexplor rded years by we
a taken t of ur ° corded y Eire whereby
a a : was . vastness ith. Bt h the va ; ares W ay indi , of the p ;
Bh wit hire, comp: : and stray f the story : :
Him bs pares. Lancashire, this un- what o ially if one is
| il say, Tost of eS ‘lean some’ % eCially t
oe a China, as land. Mo alled gle : sible, esp les I
a) | | f England. ll be ¢ is still pos jith these peoples,
ee 1 Ta he rest oO % S ight we It 1S a ntact wi . of i
| er blosed Farr tory. 1 afiinities afford ee in sympathetic Sees, the Se
ny i cia ro: PPTs i e 7 t
ai Nosu-land, ae ae journeys eee dif- to see Haines movements, Tae
a a iI va : leas tain his . we fin :
“A i test. On 7e met with at ; astes cer ke China as China =
a -1915, we m - f various c Iped to ma d we call
Hy 1909 Tee Nosu o e help he lan
oa o ibes - whos xo, t é oples.
i | - ferent Miao aes other fF pespeone Given Tongs Ged be DOR ea - fie Veo
Sel) | | 1G roups, 4 ° determined. : vas inhabite erseies t, live :
Wh | 4) a and g is still unde : with was ous West, 7, is
all | || en ial status is : tigators, he mountainou f them now,
uh | racial s ined investig: f In the left o ;
1 aine (0) at is : the
ay He a band of tr leisure. a volum eople. All th -e-mound, in which y.
it a mple means and like to the student as : occasional grav ae interred with some
ma a sunsets t ali ded to’ an to be i fforts
aM ng‘ interes be adde osed . Our e
ee || | i aes eet Sp a record were a oicchald Beene have so far
a if to the Ce Bough. back many cen- of thei pat sce these mount apace
i i ne Id be, taking us bac 3 to get a been foiled by aie tactfully
ed i} Tahiti . ’ ,
me a - this wou Service & Co. 25):. fa factor to ‘
Bai) |i) It 2 zm ice carom ria ye ter.
| Bie. nena em | fea dled, to avoid disas ame
| i a ee we | han : regions ce
ii | os ae Hae ao ee Rese Ne Into these haps pushed
iH MW rai : Beers a eae ee ee he Miao, perhaps ins by
a. Lit umes oats tales ori Be Es the the plain
me | Besse cae eae ee oe ee © back from : What- :
Ha | 24) Batt oe ea BS eet, 3a pea e Boe oe like tribes.
ai Bedi Rae acting aed eM Pag eee: oe OR Bags etal re war esult
Ae he : pee Sp ae ae Berrie ta Gas ea ane ause, the r
Ta) oa ee ee aS oo ever the cz al was the ex-
Se HA Fay oY ee a a ee ai Sia = ieee Bi ° Aarriv
WAM be ee a i ieee pay of their f the Yao. Later
mi |. Aik ; a oe Pe oS FR tinction o 1 inva'sion,
Hei eee be ee a” el came the ee ayes into
SY AM dee DHF sie Lee Bre ie ae Fee ni ms at oe EN 1 5 j :
i bl ot Ee tled SP be. Mg 2 st a driving a so ad pushing
We Bee Se Gare ok a oe the country, a ibesmen
| Be : wer eee fc pA bono Soe isciplined tri
He}. it ple E a ay Pee sis Po api oe : the undisc E fives sea, and
We ey 4 i et 4 rn br, hake MEN FS eaten ; d to 5 i
Hp H - ay Natok ts i OO Get. Lee See wat ns. ;
LMS Te I ies, ; a‘ BB feo eee Raa” es ce Fi Sar yard to the mountai
a ie Pm, eo... un Sipe, tae westwar t to. the
Me | Ai rae ' By ge eS Nini gece a 4 hose who wen h
at ij WAG NE ee : hee zante aa peo. bsorbed by the
Wl j Wl \ eh i Mie eee. % 4 5 3 ee ees ep Cae ets sea were a but have left |
We ae 2 ede eran is re Lith ae nae rors, eosee rat ise
i a ae Tees SS, (PEA: ee Soo en eis Lege ac conque : nd linguis: "
Ae i th ; SS AS ae EN a sist hc ee traces, physical ett survive :
} Waihi HA ABSA Ode Se git is Bh a HN Pe ee - which s ; of |
- Mee ile aS tee ee rare es Be tic, h opulations :
a ie he Ae She Boe ee eae
} Hee age eb ep re NE Sei ate a Sra aes faa oard. ees ;
i Me ies Pee A gone: ay Balt 3.3 oa ie a : the sea d. the tribesmen,
ME a ie a nee. a eee F wanes oe ea operate in
wile | R Ni X 5 Oe wr BS ae Gs. Bye fea oe Mie os e oO \—
ft Yt i \ oS a 2: spteofibs Pile ye ‘ now fore ommon enemy,
WM ee ra tae aa a ee face of the c lute defence,
Htia) e AN tls ree 1 Trees ti made a reso fo aati
i a te HB a i RS! pent re SNE ante eA) re i ei : ire ey thus fa
Li) . ~ Re ise a oe and have i-independent _
Wh ean Ve 4 pre, Mae Se ee tat La ae CEP Ee 2 ined a semi-
Ha He ‘ : ae Saeki sae ie as ani Pees ne 3 the
Wi eee Br ee the
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} i } ta i a Ph a Bie ine =i ae c tribes. driven
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fertile plains to the mountains: were The immediate effect of this propaganda Ay ;
the Nosu. They immediately tried was anything -but palatable to the Nosu, Af
to serve the Miao as the Miao had _ who saw the serfs acquiring new status tg
served the Yao, but found them too and dignity, and throwing off oppressive | u 3
tough. Unable to exterminate them, the conditions endured without question for | |
Nosu reduced them to serfdom, and this centuries, and in this. process Mr. Pol- Hae
has been the status of the Flowery Miao lard was again to the fore. if
ever sifce. The result was that on the Chinese side ‘ ie |
The Chinese would gladly have wiped they felt towards him as Sinn Feiners Hi Ne
the slate clean of all the tribespeople, but would feel towards an agent of Dublin 1} ae
found the Nosu'too brave and warlike to Castle, and on the side of the serfs he iI ie
be subdued by force of arms. They have was regarded by the Nosu as a twelfth ql :
: therefore trusted to their usual policy of century baron would regard a modern H 3 i
"penetrating the tribal defences, by more :’ Socialist agitator. It is amusing to re- Hi if
or less peaceful methods, in which policy call many an hour spent with angry Nosu 11 | t
they have achieved considerable success. chieftains, while we tried to convince I
The persistent encroachments of the them Mr. Pollard was not working Sie
Chinese upon Nosu rights and liberties against their interests. Speaking of one Hs HH y ;
have provoked the prompt and often of these chieftains (p. 150) she says: “I Pd
drastic retaliation of the tribesmen, and do not know for the life of me, why the iy | i
bequeathed a legacy of hatred and sus- man was so bitter in his opposition!” Wale i:
picion, not easily put away, and which The marvel is that they allowed him in My :
: is a rock on which many schemes, reli- the gates. But, like Livingstone, he had nn i
; gious and otherwise, may founder. The jn an unusual degree the art of ingratia- NY I |
long and plucky fight of the Nosu David ting himself, even with those who had nye
against the colossal Chinese Goliath pro- cause to fear or dislike him. : |
- vokes one to admiration, Most of his information as to Nosu i iq ‘
These are but vague hints of the stir- customs, religion, etc., comes from the iy hg
ring’ history which might be sifted out’ district east of that marked Nosu-landon i
were the means and the leisure obtain-- ‘the map. The tribal chieftains mentioned hy
able. It is necessary to have this his- (pp. 137-169), also live in the same dis- van
torical and racial situation in view, in ¢¢ict. For several years we have pitched an
‘ - order to appreciate the book before us. our tent within’a day’s journey of several | i
It is from one corner of this racial medley of their “castles,” and desired no nearer LUTE
that our gifted author lifts the veil, and acquaintanée. Yet there are fine men Wie
gives us a glimpse of a world which is among them, who would compare favour- ANE
nearly as far B.C. as we are A.D. It is ably with the landed aristocracy of more Wi Al
no small achievement to have invested enlightened lands. | Their chief defects ' Te
such material and such an environment — are common to those who wield unlimited Wal |
: with so vivid a colouring. Mr. Pollard powers, yet are not educated to use such WTAE
has done for this bit of Nosu land what ; i Ue i
Lafcadio Hearn has done for Japan and) > Sores Sees oN it HR
ee: R. L. Stevenson for Samoa. | i ee Sse Wn.
This achievement is further enhanced | | ~ See DO eee / j At
: by the fact that he had to meet with an | 2:9 27 2:0 22 9 at wT
| opposition from the Nosu which, | FAR ie Gury - Ley eat Oo HL th
| ng | Pia Sy ie LLP halk, Sa a Be Ea
| strangely enough, arose from successful ; i 4 ey ee eine a hae eat
\ work elsewhere. His ready fluency in ay ApS 2 ss Ba j Ps eh . ve ae Hy i
: Chinese colloquial which won the admira- | # hy. oe es al ae tH
: a sig ant et NS tn) Teal
| tion of the Chinese themselves, and the [Mp Jy SÂ¥I ree iy ri 3) tl TW
many years spent in their service before PAGE ie PEG a 4 aft an ht
the tribal work began, seemed ta the [Ray fom day} a} es Paddy
~ Nosu to mark him off as the friend of (R47 (ip cs A i pe a et
their hereditary enemies. Then when iS RAS) EDD th Be oo ag eae ti ey He
: Christian propaganda began to reach the RB@iiiigg: > te ee : i Te
tribespeople, it commenced, not among [aes =aa= eins le ee i 5 Lo A
the Nosu, but among the despised serfs. Nosu Students and Schoolboys. [Rev. C. N. Mylne. 4 i] il
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ti powers with discretion. The caste sys- “Miao Girls, and not ‘“Nosu Girls.” 4
Hy tem, too, by limiting the circle of mar- We can heartily commend this book as
iH | riage “possibles”? has helped to produce a delightfully picturesque introduction to
Ht : a degenerate strain, a hitherto unexplored territory, and to a
| | saath a) ; The written language of the Nosu is to people whose racial traditions bring them
an a large extent a dead language, because into closer touch with us in Europe than |
i |. it has become the monopoly of those who . with their Mongol neighbours. :
ee | | deal with the religious: life of the tribes. Our chief criticism, on which we feel
aa What is familiay to all ceases to be mys- we cannot lay too much emphasis, refers
ae terious, and the priests-cum-wizards have to the price of the book. Students may
ea | | {il maintained their authority by investing be willing to pay 25s. for a book which
|| | their books with mystery, and by strictly gives a scientific presentation of the sub-
ea | | |i limiting the initiates. In this way they _ ject, but this is most certainly not a t
t } Hi ke have kept the people in ignorance, and the, student’s book. Rather is it written for k
SS i books have fallen into disuse. The great that multitude of friends whose loving
: i difficulty in obtaining any reliable trans- admiration was a constant joy and in-
el | || i lation lies in the atmosphere of suspicion spiration to the author, as his life and \4
ii I He that surrounds a people which has been work were to them. We are convinced,
. | | standing “on guard” for hundreds of by a comparison with other books just
| years. This can only be thawed by kind- published, that if issued at a third of the
a | Wee sila ness and courtesy—but we fear that ere present price, the salés would be more
i long we shall see the total extinction of than trebled.
a) | || the few remaining scholars who could, if We cannot conceive of anything which
mW they would, open the doors of Nosu would so delight the author, as the know-
mim literature. ledge that the thousands of his loyal :
a) | ts It appears as though one or two of the _ friends in humble Methodist homes should
i | ie many excellent photos have secured the have within their means this product of
el | Pa wrong’ titles. We believe that the one his devoted gifts and his eager
! | facing p. 232 should be christened enthusiasm.
wt | Ai a Y oes,
| | Bae The Student Christian Movement HUGH MARTIN, M.A.,
| te i and the Missionary Enterprise. Assistant Secretary, S.C.M. 2g
a edt WENTY-FIVE years ago the possibilities and achievements of the
: aly Wy World’s Student Christian Federa- Movement in regard to the Kingdom of
| i if tion was born by the linking to- God in our own land, and in making’ for
| Had ‘gether of 599 branches, with 33,000 international peace and understanding,
awa Wee _ members. During the years ithas grown but perhaps it is most fitting in THE
il it a steadily in size and influence, and to-day Musstonary Ecuo to mention in barest
We it girdles the globe with 200,000 mem- outline what the Movement is doing and
‘| q Hb bers, in 2,500 branches, in the universities _ might do for the foreign missionary |
| || i}, ‘ and colleges of more than 40 lands. It is cause. The Student Movement arose
| ia the largest and most representative of all originally out of a missionary campaign
Wh student organizations. It was-born and in the colleges, and it has always had
i mii) | nurtured in prayer, and eéver since its the missionary enterprise very near to its
a foundation its leaders have appealed to . heart.
ee the Christian Church throughout the First, and perhaps most important in
i | A a world to set apart each year the last this respect is the fact that the Student
Ne etn Sunday in February as’a Universal Day Christian Movement is the recruiting :
HH | i | of Prayer for Students. By the ¢ourtesy agency in the colleges for the missionary |
i | Wi i i of the Editor, I am permitted to voice this societies. It does not itself send out
it i ‘| Mh i appeal once again, and to urge that cor- missionaries, but it leads men and women
ce ae 2] i porately and privately prayer may be to offer themselves to the societies of
iy | ea ce offered on that day for the winning of the. their own church. Since the formation
\ | We i students of the world for Christ. of the movement, 5,285 students have
my Much might be written concerning the signed the declaration: “It is my pur- |
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. pose, if God permit, to devote my life to in this country, and now a professor in | h
‘missionary service abroad.” Of these, Calcutta, himself a Christian, has set i |
~ 9,322 have actually sailed to the foreign down the impressions left upon most if |
field, and ‘the bulk of the others are in Indian students by their time in this Hy
| preparation at home. During recent country. It is painful and humiliating | i 1
; months there has been a great awakening reading. For the average Indian, he He
of missionary interests. Offers of service. says, “All that is worst is exposed to his Ae
: inevitably fell off during the war, and in eyes, and what is best is so effectually Ne
the college year, 1918-19, the smallest screened as to defy anything but a kindly We
number on record,. 60, signed the Declara- chance or untiring persistence.” “The Ht) | Oe
| tion. In 1919-20, however, 214 signed, a ends of the world come to you, and you i)
) number which was almost up to the give them not bread but astone. . . . Ha ey
highest standard of pre-war years. This If there were a large body of people in He
change was no automatic result of the England who know and love the Lord ee
d return of students to the colleges ; it is Jesus, and are not afraid to show it, the | He |
due to persistent and widespread mission- very atmosphere of the place would work HARE
ary advocacy and_ education by the with a tremendous force on the visitor. | H |
. Student Movement. Very few students He would not long be able to blind him- A
come up to college with any missionary © self to the claims of Christ nor to retreat } | lk
interest and knowledge whatever, and from the Valley of Decision. At present, } |
great obstacles of prejudice and apathy Indians do not find any challenge to their a
have to be surmounted. own faith (or lack of it) in’ the conditions el
Only second in importance to the of England. They are never seriously H Va) |
supply of missionaries—if it be really tempted to consider Christianity, much i ql | &
, second—is the creation of a missionary less accept it. Individuals do not worry Hh e
: church at home. By its work in the theo- | about them, the Church is too busy safe- Aina
: logical colleges the movement is seeking’ guarding its own position, society at | i] | ¥
to help in the creation of a missionary large is simply non-Christian.” eS
hearted ministry, and in all the col- In all this there is much room for = ae
e ~leges its work is making for the produc- - thought and prayer. Brethren, pray for _ |) | [Hii
tion of a laity that is on fire for the win- us, and in your prayers do not forget to a
ning of the world for Christ. -To name ask that the funds urgently needed for’ — i a
only one class, all thé teachers pass the carrying’ on of our work may be 4 me inl
5 through the colleges, and no class is so forthcoming. ray al
influential as they in guiding the lives of the children, the makers of to-morrow. 4 ‘ Tat en
From the colleges, again, large num- The Prayer Union. x ; i}
: bers 0 out ea cer to commercial, Yes, and people will come from, cast and : i } §
educational and Civil Service posts in . west and north and south to their places at* Hh | \@
Africa and the East. By their lives, no the feast within the Realm of God. St. f i CE
less than by that of the missionary, is the Lwke73: 29. (Moffatt.) : Way i" g
religion of Jesus Christ judged by the “ There are two things that they need to i Ban:
a ; : people of the country. The Student Move- be possessed with who go on pilgrimage s Hs a, i
ment seeks to send them out actuated by — (¢:8- to preach Christ in other Jands)—cour- | Hs
F the Gamer ideae ann notin ee oe inspire ee and. an unspotted life. Bunyan. i] 4 é
the missionary. sans Teal
Last, but ee no means least, is the in- : EeRs ace shake off ay, leater a i a
for ever here my rest shall be. A AP
fluence of the Movement upon the thou- “ The heavens declare Thy glory.” i i
: sands of foreign students in the British Feb. 6. The financial situation. Rev.C. ~ # |4/ii}
Isles. No fewer than 60 different nations Stedeford. P. 5 in Report. Hab. 1. — A) Sa
“4 are represented in our colleges. These Feb. 13. Our W.M.A. The President and i i vy
men and women brine. the missionary ae. eae Pee ee i ie
: epee n 5 E feb. 20. xi be 1 Te
: ooo We Dae Bacs eS. ao students there. Dr. Candlin, P. li. Mal. Gt TL
occupy positions of great influence among Ao and 8 eo. : A AE
: __ their own people. In a remarkable article ‘Feb. 27.. Universal prayer for our students Page
: in a recent number of “The Student jin Manchester and all others. See p. 82 ae
Movement,” an Indian, recently a student — of this issue. Joel 2: 22—382.. A
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| 14 0“ Wednesday, October 20th, the a coloured Bishop returning .to Lagos,
Rie as s.s. “‘Abinsi” left the Prince’s was also on board. As we expected to
i | ! Hees.) Landing Stage, Liverpool, for land in Freetown before the next Sunday,
aa West Africa, with a full complement of . I was asked to take the sermon, and the |
We passengers on board, amongst whom was other brethren took the prayers, etc. A
‘| i | the writer of this article. The voyage to good number of the passengers attended,
Hl | Hey Freetown was. pleasant and the pas- the music saloon being full and some
An i sengers very agreeable. Captain Wright standing outside. At the close a collection )
eel | did all he could to make the passage en- was taken in aid.of the Marine Charities,
| | i joyable. The table was a liberal one, and the result being £10. During the week )
t a he we enjoyed every meal. Day by day we aconcert realized £50 for the same object.
S| | : received wireless messages from the At daybreak on Sunday, October 31st, st
: i i: homeland. We were glad to learn that we steamed slowly into the harbour of ae
a) | i - the Coal Strike, which had just com-. Freetown. We had been lying about five
: is ea menced when we left England, was being’ miles out all night. I was on deck early,
= || ie brought to a close, though the informa- » and greatly enjoyed once more the magni- |
; i ] a tion supplied was so scanty that we could ficent view of Freetown from the ship.
¥ | Hl Tec not be sure whether the settlement was ‘The first person's to come on board) after
a i quite satisfactory or not. Sports were the Government officials, were Revs. J. B.
|| | arranged, and were greatly enjoyed by Nichols and J. E. Leigh, who came to bid
mW | those taking’ part and the spectators. me welcome. Soon afterwards Rev.
Pe! Amongst the passengers was Rev. — C. W.L. Coker and Mr. Ashley came to
ae il tah Griffen, Wesleyan superintendent of the greet me. As early as possible we got
MM Po Lagos District. He is an old coaster, ashore, and J had scarcely put my feet on
Be | as he came out for the first time twenty- the landing’ steps when several persons .
| F i a a three years ago. He made arrangements . came to shake hands and to say “Akabo
Bebe for Divine service to be held on the first Sir,” (i.e., Welcome). On our arrival at
: i | aa i Sunday we were at sea. Rev. — Howells, _ the mission house the first thing: we did |
WA) (ode a
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Py arid ft EL - Me CO EN, Oe pe ae EPS a eo |
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Wy 1 ee i a, Phe Departure of the Governor of the Colony. ae [Rev. A. B. Greensmith /
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| was to offer praise and thanksgiving to also the fact that I was born here, and I} |
God for journeying mercies and pray that . am therefore. a Sierra Leone “Creole | Va
grace and health might be vouchsafed to Boy,” has gone a long way with our Wi
gaging in prayer. During the morn- people here, and caused them to welcome He
ing and throughout the day friends came _ me so heartily. a
to greet me and bid me welcome to the I cannot. speak too highly of the kind- i |
land of my birth. In the evening I ness I have received from my brethren in wa
attended service at our Samaria Church the ministry. The Rev. J. B. Nichols, :
and heard one of our local preachers con- who has been the Acting General Super- Ae
duct the service. At the closé there were intendent during the absence of a Euro- |
| many handshakes and greetings. pean, has done all in his power to make UE
On Wednesday, November 3rd, a re- me comfortable, and during my _ first He
ception service was held in the Samaria week’s residence he stayed with me in the HB
Church. The church was well filled. Rev. mission house. I have been ‘delighted to | ;
| J. B. Nichols occupied the chair. The hear my friend and immediate predeces- HY Ae
devotional exercises were conducted by sor, Rev. A. E. Greensmith, so highly bay |
Rev. R. A. Williams; Wesleyan superin- spoken of, not only by our own people but wn |
tendent. Representatives spoke on behalf by the white people in the colony. All ET |
of the various circuits, the education de- the-white men in connection with the . al ee
partment, the ministers and the-~com- business houses that I have met speak At
munity. A very cordial feeling pervaded most affectionately of “Pa” Greensmith. / i ot
the gathering; it was a great meeting, Already I have experienced ‘the “light Lae
and one that I shall long remember.* and shadow” of life out here in connec- Hale |
I have conducted services in our Taber- tion with the work. One of-our leading Wee |
nacle, Samaria, Murray Town, Wilber- members belonging to our Tabernacle ~ | | |
force and Bethesda churches, and have Church passed away on Friday night, | a a
spoken at the juvenile missionary meeting, November 18th, and was interred the ] 4 |
the annual missionary meeting and the following’. afternoon. |Our brother had it aa
womens’ missionary meetings in the been an energetic worker, and had been | ie a
Bethel church. The time for the mission- the circuit missionary treasurer for some H
ary anniversaries is now-upon us. Our years.. Of late he has been confined to his i 1
' people here realize the benefits of the bed, and only a few days prior to his a)
Gospel and subscribe willingly to the decease I had visited him and’ adminis- . i i
cause of missions. tered the Sacrament. He was trusting in i REL
‘After the service at Tabernacle Church, his Saviour and was conscious of the ae RE:
I was invited to luncheon with several of — presence of his Lord. ay a
the leading men of the church. After On Thursday, November 26th, our Ta
lunch, words of welcome were addressed. Samaria Church was crowded with i Bet
to me and the hearty co-operation of the friends and well-wishers to. witness a ) WY
brethren assured. The services at Murray marriage ceremony. The contracting A
Town and Wilberforce were held on a_ parties were Rev. J. M. Johnson, M.A., ee
week evening, and the friends at both and Miss B.. E. E. Leigh, daughter of i TH
: these places provided a tea in honour of . Rey. J. E. Leigh. The bridegroom, as is ~ ‘ HR
{ my visit. After tea I was given a very well known, is tutor of our Collegiate U1 i
hearty reception; and the meeting was School. A reception was held after the Weestit
turned into a social gathering. ceremony in Samaria schoolroom, | LT:

: It has filled. my heart with gladness” Iam. thankful to say that,-so far, I f vn
and gratitude to hear how lovingly my .am enjoying’ the best of health. TI st all ema
honoured father is remembered in the be as careful as I can, and am looking By vey

. churches. His work is not forgotten out forward with hopefulness to the future. Wa
here, and there are those who gratefully Pray for us, that grace may be given, Vt al
speak of him as their “Father in God.” that the work of God may prosper in the © || | |/|))
My dear mother is also spoken uf very West Africa District, and that the new — |) | ||
affectionately by many who came under superintendent may be a worthy successor ae
her saintly influence. I ‘think that be-. of that noble line of men from Joseph New f | He
cause I am the son of my father, and to A. E. Greensmith.* li HAE
! eae described in last month’s issue (p, 4) by Mr. - . Genre nn I : j :
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| | | China Famine SG An appeal from an influential
: F d Committee. (See also p. 28.)
HY und.
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i L |, E shall be very grateful for your has undertaken to keep the members of
a) i) help in drawing attention to the the Committee supplied with information,
i | tragic situation which has de- and further statements concerning the
ee | |i veloped over a large area of North China famine situation will be made from time
| i | k in consequence of the failure of both the to time.
am | |i summer and autumn harvests due to pro- We remain,
, 4 il jJonged drought. It would appear that Yours faithfully,
|| ||) parts of the five provinces are seriously J. N. Jorpan, H.B.M. Minister, 2
Be | affected, namely, Chihli, Shantung, Plenipotentiary at Peking 1906-20.
‘ ! i Shensi, Shansi and Honan. Various Sao-Ki AtFrep Szz, Chinese Minis-— -
atl) | |i) figures as to the numbers affected, rang- ter to Great Britain.
| i | ing from 40 to 60 millions, have been E. M. Satow, H.B.M. Minister,
< | il _ given. It is certain, however, that very Plenipotentiary at Peking’, 1900-6.
|| HE many millions are either immediately or CuHartes S. Appis, Manager, Hong
S | {i will speedily be on the verge of starva- Kong and Shanghai Banking: Cor-
ea) | | | tion, and already an enormous exodus, poration.
ee ah! a chiefly westward and northward, is taking F. P. ANDERSON, Chairman of the
|| | place from the stricken areas. The China Association.
et i average Chinese family has no resources RicHarD DaNnr, Commissioner China
mi | and no margin between bare existence and Salt Gabelle.
Sd || Hel absolute starvation. FRANK Norris, Bishop of North
|i 2, There are many people in this country China, S.P.G.
|) ee deeply interested in the welfare of China, W. NeEtson Birron, Home Secre-
| i who will, we believe, be glad to contribute tary, L.M.S.
\ la) dea +o the relief of these starving millions of R. Kireour, Secretary of the Asso-
ee iI ; if ‘Chinese people. ciation of Missionary Secretaries
| i By the courtesy of the Manager of the in London.
iS Hong-Kong and Shanghai Bank,9 Grace- | *We represented the Secretary at the meet-
my church Street, London, E.C.3, a China ing held in London, which originated the
ae Ae Famine Relief Fund has been opened tee ae poe in the five provinces
ae I there, and contributions may be sent to eee ete aoe LE oo eee
4 i iid the Manager, marked for the purpose. We t ‘ ee Se aa
i | lt ; se, Saas) oe : _ We have work in Chihli and Shantung, as
Wyle ee Supporters of missionary societies which is well known. Contributions may be’sent to
‘ : erik - have interests in China may, if they the Rev. C. Stedeford, that all from our chur-
WT | desire, send their contributions for this oes a - passed to the Bank through one
no i fund, earmarked, through their mission- ee ae ee : : E
WE | aevsocites. eee oes
| 2 \ he We The fund will be administered by a jive tiga; Hand to mouth that any aceonne
Wey by representative committee of Chinese and cutting off their local source of supply at once .
! ae foreigners working in Peking, and the plunges them into misery. _It is said to in-
My ie -committee will be largely identical with volve thirty million people. Steps are already
i |: if the Flood Relief Committee of 1917-1919, - being taken to organise relief measures. Re-
Pip] hich rendered such good ‘service, pare Tel of aflering people ie a form of sei
i Wee Hes Pee ELS relief works under ticipate therefore that all Christiad churches
| ato NG Cie teeUpcrvision. : : will be in the lead in helping in this great
We eae Most of the signatories of this appeal crisis. Here is a most practical opportunity
! Ct i have first-hand acquaintance with China ‘to prove the Christian spirit of brotherhood.
Pt ii i - and its people, and -can in consequence Two committees—one in Shanghai with
il i We 1 ie speak with assurance regarding the Tang Shao.Yi as chairman, and one in {
time cco) area nature of the need. Representatives of Egere with Mr. R. H. Clive in that position
SEL it _ China in this country are gratefully co- 4, pee crea ee le ORE caer ee
my operating in the appeal. Bishop Norris, the meotine ¢ oo
me: Beecese Who be justice tortchina
| | u : : ° §, who has just ielt tor ina, Chinese Recorder.”’ t
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AST month we retorded the cheerful Miss IVY HOPE JENNINGS. | Hi i i
L departure of Nurse Raine and Sister Ce
Amelia Barwick for work in Yun- She has sailed for the great work in HH ioe
. nan. This month we have a similar joy Meru upon which all her aspirations and | ie
as in the hearty farewell given to Nurse hopes are centred. A member of a large qi De
Jennings and Miss Taylor, who left Lon- family, she had aided the sweetness and i i k (
don, en route for East Africa, on the joy of her home and is giving up what aE
es morning of December 23rd, thus being might have been a useful and happy life i} i
deprived of the joy of spending Christmas in the old country only in obedience to a a | ie
with their dear ones at home. But they distinct Divine call. I have known her ; i ie P
left in great good spirits, and the many closely for the last ten years and have ER
friends at the station’ from Shernhall ‘watched the unfolding of her character “ Hl ya
Street Church and School testified to the and concern for the best things, with un- Ae
esteem in which they were held, where failing interest. She was just a girl when Hl ale a
hitherto their work has been done. May she made life’s great decision as a scholar 3 if ee
this be prophetic of blessed results from in Shernhall Street school. al 1 |
work in an untried field. There has been no looking back since, / ag
The Rev. B. J. Ratcliffe is also pro- no faltering by the way. Longing for TE al
ceeding to East Africa, and he joined the some definite sphere to occupy, she filled i | Lary
boat, the “Guildford Castle,” at Mar- up the years with work that was to hand a
seilles, on January Ist. in home, school, church, and sick-room, fo i } ‘i
A patiently waiting until the Divine plan Waal i
. aa ee should be unfolded. I well remember that _ fi a
er Oi Re eee Be ae eee 2 ee SC Vice seemed to be insistent. .We talked wee i
ee ee Sit over.. The gap created in the home | mein:
ee ee ee ~=~>Ss would have been so wide, and I wanted ee
oe cere | = _—S_siher to move with caution, so I advised : | AA
2 ae ee Ss that God could use her at home and 2 Ny i i
ba aa — = ~—s would. She went into commercial work. 1 HAL
coat eae ee | ~—CCeée-‘ tried together with others in a We Tle
: Be ee ee Ne Re "missionary circle, the call was still loud i 4} ‘
. | ees a SO eee and distinct. Then Principal Chapman, a AR
| bie ere of x Regehr ae ~ BAER a tae eet z gery nalod ig
ee le of Wenchow, paid a visit to our church, s i | is
ee gee 6S sand that night the final decision was i HA:
poste tees ee ge taken. Rev. James Ellis introduced her A TN:
ee ee = ~=Ssétco. ‘the Foreign Missionary Committee, - i | |
: oe We and also arranged the interview with the | ( 1
ae -.— “se... matron of the local infirmary where she iB j
: EE “was trained. Of Mr. Ellis Nurse Jen- Hay A
~~ . nings says: “His interest throughout my 1p Se
as oo training has been very keen, a source of wa |
: i stimulus and strength to me, for which I ve a
eee — Ja thank him; and thank God for bringing Pe LHL
rs : of him into my life.” 5 3 3 i THEE
: : Three years of hard work followed, with i Ha
i Miss Barwick. (See January, page 20.) study thrown in, under conditions not Te | Mi]
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i | easy, but accepted without complaint or easily to win her way with younger folk.
i | shirking. The battles were fought with She was educated at the Girls’ High
Ht | | the settled determination of getting’ School and Clarke’s College, and obtained
| | through for Christ and His work, and she a good position in an office, but when
2 came out triumphant. accepted for missionary work, she sacri-
| ie Her splendid home training, her work ficed this post and became an assistant
i i here for Christ and the Church, her love _ teacher in a local school, to prepare her-
i | i for her fellows, her adaptability and self for her destined work. She was then
Hi sound common sense, have made her “a sent by the Missionary Committee to the |
Ht workman that needeth not to be Kingsmead Training Centre, where she
j i ti | ashamed”? on the mission field any- further fitted herself for the work she . |
My ih where. To-day she is equipped and desired. She has a great love of children,
. i ready. They will miss her at home; her and, above all, a passion to win souls for
| | { Church will feel the loss keenly ; but to her Master. ‘“‘Shernhall” is losing one
Ben) | ' parents, church and close circle of friends of its best and most faithful workers, but
WE | there comes the joy that follows through she is given ungrudgingly, feeling that a |
al | | ie participation in the so-called “sacrifice of great future lies before her.
a) | | f service.” We give her to her Master Rapa ees ON
| . With gratitude Phe piddees “conedent (Abridged from contribution by N.O.) |
eel | mas that the work to which she goes is His pee |
Re et | choice, and pray that He will crown her ; gs ot PR pees
: it} i tet labours in distant Meru with His blessing. Why I go to Africa. By Miss Fexlor
mei) |i i F. Martin, My call to work on the foreign mission |
ee Shernhall Street Church, Walthamstow. field seems to me to have followed quite
oe} | | |i ee naturally my decision for Christ, which.
ee || li ay Thinking of her expected .departure. W28 due to the influence of my Bible class |
ae) eh reel ih s b a det - Nuree leader, Mrs. Osborne. At that time I was
ma | ee .. a cen muen delayed, Nurse not a bit interested in foreign missions.
iit ie depnings SS =ote ; : My interest was, however, aroused by |
= \ Ee _ What glorious news of a hospital Rey, J. Ellis, minister of our church, and
| a being erected! It fairly makes my heart my subsequent offer in answer to the call
hh a leap within me. I do pray and trust a J] felt I had received, was due entirely to
mm doctor will be forthcoming. Sometimes, his influence. We were told:in a simple, |
a OM et when I think of that vast area with no straighforward -way the conditions of the
WY A ie doctor, and I only an ordinary trained fielq, and many times in a talk to the chil-
Hi nurse, I feel the responsibility that is dren, a sermon, or a week evening ad-
a i being placed on me ; but I don’t fear, for dress, the needs of the foreign field were
mm with God all things are possible. Going prought home to us; but it was always
ae i out firmly under the conviction that it is the children and Africa that appealed to
WM at: the Divine leading, why should I fear? me mast. Gradually I found myself
Nee a i God, who has chosen me, and led me so thinking more and more of those black
Hee | ‘| i far, will continue to guide and protect me x jddies. My heart went out to them, and |
WT | By all the way through. I longed to do something: for them. I re-
i a member how I wished, for the first time
WM Ms Miss VIOLET TAYLOR. in my life, that I had been rich, that I
WM ee : ; might be able to help with money. But
iN i he Up to the age of ten our friend lived at I could not give financial assistance, and
i i Hz il ae Victoria. Park, East London, where she this troubled me.
it i i ae attended a Wesleyan Church and School. What can I do? How can I help?
a tale Her family then removed to Leyton, and These questions returned again and again.
| i Hl she joined our Shernhall Street School, I prayed about it, and, suddenly, in a
Ae Be Walthamstow, and after passing through way that amazed me, the answer came.
} Pe: the school to the Bible class she was re- _ I could not offer silver or gold, but I could
i | I i is ceived as a member of the Church. : She offer myself for service. Yet the idea
qe hoa became a busy worker : teaching, training seemed absurd to me, a mere girl of 22—
Wty. iil A children to sing‘ and serving as pianist. who was I, to think I-could be of use on
t | eel ‘pe Her frank, open, sunny nature enabledher the foreign field? But God was speak-
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ing. He made me listen, and I got no “I yield my flickering : 1 /
rest from the thought. The more I torch to Thee.” Ve i}
Pelee? ne, more I oe sae Ae AHR. A young church member was aware of ie
i ee ne SAGE: ine Bie ae Mr. the urgent claims of the mission field, and 1 | ae
| fi as : me e a a ith ie contemplated responding to a call if she | ll,
| fe a oe 3 feed fe Af Reseve 1916 received one from God. She frequented qT
Seg : ae 4 ices oe 4 has A C oe missionary meetings, and heard the ee
I was en y eee i Tia ela earnest plea for more workers, but. still A
eee om |] met in nee ae ie ‘ he wwaitedsfor thecealk: at i |
| not then ee me; or eel oby a ; One day when visiting a friend the sub- | es 1
| pe css0nses ut piey, SP oe ee ae ject of missions arose, and the friend Wap
was pes determined than ever to oller 2 -ked her if she had ever thought of be- ee
| reais eae coming’ a missionary. ‘I have,” said i ie
Many things have happened between _ she, “but I am waiting for the call.” EE
then and my acceptance last year. The ‘Why, how presumptuous you are!” t i '
road has not always been easy nor the said the friend. Do you expect the wah
path plain ; but, looking back, I feel sure Almighty to send an angel to give you a i NAS
that God’s hand was guiding me all the — special call from heaven ?” Hy i .
| time. I felt that He pointed to Africa, The girl saw her mistake, accepted the i| ee
although at one time Africa seemed hope- call which had been sounding in her ears “A
| less. It is surely His will, and He who for some time, and becamé an earnest 41 ne
| called me, and Who has led me so far, worfer for Christ in Africa. Hi il 1 |
will never forsake me, I am_ sure, but This story is told in “The Supreme ae
will give me strength to follow whither- Crusade,”’ by Constance Morison, B.A. Hy ee |
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| | The International. Review of Missions
ii A Letter from the Twins at Stone The International Review of
| aN} Gateway tothe boys and girls at home Missions.”
ih Me Dear Jack and Mollie, First and most valuable comes. the
PM i ; We live on the roof of the world, you Survey of the year 1920—62 pages of
| know, at least that is what Mr. Pollard. useful material for the missionary student
1) used to say. Father says it means that and speaker. The Editor grasps the
| | we are 6,000 feet higher up than the sea, world in his mind, and concludes wisely
HY but it is very jolly up here, unless you are with the Home Base. The battle for the
| sick. ‘Kingdom is fought at home. May we
5 | | | Elsie has been ill for weeks with fever. never tire therein. “The light that shines
ai) i Mother did want a doctor so much. We the farthest shines the brightest near
: i aa haven’t had a doctor here since Dr. Savin. home.’’ May we never cease to shed that
Ht ' died. (1918.—A. E. D.) We were afraid — light.
; i | Elsie might get worse and die too, but we The Editor also gives us an excellent
Rel) | | asked God to make her better, and now article on “A Philosophical Interpretation — -
: i I ia she is getting’ well again, though she of the Missionary Idea,’ founded on an
ey! |i) can’t run about and play yet. able book by Dr. W. E. Hocking’, of Har-
: li We’ve had a great excitement lately. A vard. Professor Hocking’ approaches the
: | We Veins tiger is about! They say he has made his great subject from a new angle, and this
S é | il | den quite near here. Last Wednesday a we will not reveal, as the purpose of a
my. party of men went out to shoot him. We _ review is to induce people to buy. Ger- ,
|| | it would like to have gone too, but mother many and Japan are both in this number.
| ee said we must stay home and take care.of Two African articles appear together :
: lj i ih Elsie. The men went through the snow, “An Africa for the Africans,” by the Rev.
“S | mile and when they saw the tiger’s huge foot- A. S. Cripps, of Rhodesia; and “The
Wh haa prints on the white track, they were afraid’ Church and Games in Africa,” by the
We single arrow or gun. Why, we could We have a further instalment of “Acts
. i Skt ae have done as much as that!) We would and Public Documents bearing on Chris-
| i face have shot some little arrows out some-_ tian Missions,” thus made available for
a ij Die _ where, anyhow. Perhaps one day wecan _ the general reader. Here, e.g., we have
Ww * tell you more about the tiger. excerpts from the Treaty of Peace be-
te With love from Keith and Kenneth tween the Allied Powers and Turkey in as
Wish Parsons. far as they relate to Missions. A’ glance
i al A ae [The Rev. H. Parsons, Mrs. Parsons, and at Education in the Cape of Good Hope,
| | \ ne Bs Elsie, Keith and Kenneth arrived on furlough on Reviews, and Bibliography, complete a
a | pot January 18th.—Ep, J — : thoroughly interesting and useful number.
| || i 23 It is the first of part of vol. 10.
i i | Ei Conquest. We aes ' Aun, which shall claim triumphant fate «« ee %
WME mid the battle-faps infurled? ye
wa ; F Shall he who ‘seeks to dominate “Working Girls of Chinal 16 Het
i i AA ed Or he who seeks to save the-world? These two further books are to hand
Ha || iN se ROT ats from the same society. The output of the
| We th a ; eae’ eee rally to His'side, ' Council is simply marvellous, a every
Wee So Gk ee a ene d issue reveals not only. careful choice of
ee | | ee WEES 4 en ee ‘ ieee ae ae ee subject but thorough work done, coz
ea i i Bee ee ee OW sca Seu Don. GTC These two are excellent compila-
He SB eh : i tions,’ the first for a primary depart-
| i | : oe ne Ae hor Ie pee foe ment, and the second for senior ae
An Meee = tis already claims the day t The former is uniform with “The Book
! I A a Arm swift and let the proud fool know of Babies,” and the latter is in The
i i a 1 They best can fight who best can pray. reroines series.
Hy ] |. : iI # Wit Foster. From “Isabella Se eh oll WA Oe
: i i | fad a and other poems.” " be opained'st our Publishing House, Bee ee
a i - (Grant Richards.) + U.C.M.E.
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: oe) ar a sundae to God one step through FFI S : i Ba
wy J 25) ) 3 od will advance a mile in blazing light to QE i he
him.” A Le
E i Col : | THE
' Ningpo College, and Wi
| the Famine. Tn
Re. SPRINGIPAL REDFERN. North. . We expect to raise several thous- il i |
: NM sends us an account of the ap- and dollars. To-day is our flag-day. I i He
pointment of a noted Chinaman enclose a flag, and also copy of one of the . TE
as one of the assistant-masters at our leaflets we are using. (These shall be ~ TEA AE
College. ‘ : sent post free to the first applicant.—ED.) i | ie H
Mr. M. T. Tchou was brought up “JT may add that Mr. Tchou is a member EE
almost from childhood in England, and. of the Wesleyan Church and a friend of S| k Hl |
| married an English lady some time ago. | China’s most famous Christian General— 1G 4
Trained in a British public school and Mr. Fung Yu-shiang. Such men are the ea 4 ig
university, he. is yet a patriotic Chinese hope of China.” j a nl
| and spends all his leisure time in public Ree a a
: movements for the amelioration of the ; ny Yn
condition of his countrymen. in nT
Among the many growing institutions ; : i ee if
' that are doing permanent good in China, Bu 4 iy Van
. the Y.M.C.A. in Ningpo may be men- FT ii eats na i}
tioned as one of the most promising, It ee i Uh,
| came into existence four or five years ago a am ae
as the result of a series of strenuous me 6 fou a ae
| efforts of the local Christians, scholars : Fi meme : Wy We
| 5 . Salo ' " ae X a AT Hie
and business people. Great impetus was ae ae i ay
| given by the second membership campaign : ia Ta a
| last April, led by Dr. C. T. Wang. A \ i i Ana
new board of directors was formed with i | Ni Lay ee ) es i ik
‘Mr. Tchou as president. He and his col- | a ‘ : ve TH
leagues, together with the general secre- : nes one Se | .
tary, Mr. Y. C., Hu, a graduate of the RMR Sonik ae : Oe Hi
- English Methodist and Shanghai Col- Lae Savas | ! i
leges, at once set to work to gain recog- : EAU ie SoS ch md tk
nition of the association by the National o : ae i i 1] | |
Committee in Shanghai, which a fortnight i en: ry
ago, to the great satisfaction of all the Peace Siew moet a Ha
well-wishers of the young association, sent San GHG PN tae . Vt ! i
them the certificate, which recognized it Pee SL EReRRY Hh WEE
| -4ag the 23rd city V.M.C.A. in China: es ea
Mr. Redfern then says : is j Dak \ ne | Hi
| “At present he, and all the rest of us, ; K Wh mei.
are engaged in a Famine Relief Cam- En AL |
| paign for raising ‘money for the distress Mr. M T. Tchou, B.Se., Assistant Master, i i | 1
: caused in Wenchow, Taichow, and the eeuea TO pits nes tena eddies M.Sc. at | |
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Pi F rom the By the Rev.

i | erie y
i | Mission House. C. STEDEFORD. |
th a4 }
| | The World It was my privilege to ment challenges students to recognize the

Pa ‘Students’ represent our Missions at urgent need of the whole world for Christ,

i | i Conference. the World Conference in without limit of race or nation, and to
HF | connection with the Stu- respond by dedicating their lives to His |

Sa | | dent Christian Movement, held at Glas- service as He may guide them.” The
ql : gow during the first week of January. In claims of ‘China, Africa and India were

He lai 2 ee : aise eels : 3
HY normal times such a Conference is held vividly presented by experienced labour-

ea!) | | |i | once in four years, but the war has made ers in those fields. The missionary fer-

i} ] etc os y 2 Taye y

ae) |i it impossible for such a gathering to as- vour of the Conference was often power- :
a) | |) semble since the one held in Liverpool in fully manifest and probably marked the |
| 1912. A more hopeful and inspiring as- turning-point in many young’ lives.
i] sembly it would be difficult to imagine. A very valuable contribution to the :
Re) |) | ; Three thousand of the brightest and most Gonference was given by the new Bishop |
‘: Hi ley eager students were drawn together to of Manchester in a series of four lectures |

. consider the problems of their time in the on “The Universality of Jesus.” His

| Va light of Christian truth. Thirty-eight audiences crowded the building and drank

Re different countries were represented, m- in his words as thirsty ground’ receives

pea | | cluding nearly every country 1p Europe. / the rain. His theme and its. treatment
| i : The opening address of the Conference inet a real need in the throngs of enquir- |
et) | il ' Was most fitly given by Viscount Grey on ing youth. Lucid, both in thought and
Bim ii ik. \ international relationships. Those rela- jy expression, Bishop Temple presented a
S| | | Lee ; tionships abe perhaps the last to be sub- most illuminating statement of the }
Hy fe jected to Christian principles, and it was philosophical basis of the Christian faith,
| ea refreshing and invigorating to hear a anq'that such a faith was for man as man
| great. statesman lay them down as the without distinction of race or time.
el \ eel: only lines along’ which the nations may Those Conference days, were days of
. See ‘hope oe ee Le eee vision, of lofty ideals, of noble aims, of :
prosperity. Many times during the Con- JV? hope, and one could not look |
SH My fo et ference there came the vision of a new 2 ° 59 {
vie Pelee a: } Mano nies. Vowne hedste are. Upon the thousands of earnest and

| a eee Ba RRaR aneee Se ee oe thoughtful faces without rejoicing in the

I fired with the resolve to make any sacri- tape RU

a al if } : ae brighter hope for the race which is born

ae ite ia fice in order to advance the Kingdom of GATKEv eRe DERG ARbACe
I i Ve God. There was a clear discrimination “a7 8 . :

i 0 hae between essentials and non-essentials, Flood Tn: py ables fOr aaa |
mM in a ‘ ; ) any ae
{ ij and it became very UP eee Digikees an lireported ihe erenn cas:
ta | essential matters there was a possibility Woocnow. tress Galleed! hy Hoods in
WL of united action which should bring the : ee
il iH ‘ 4 the Wenchow _ district. |

WW i Churches into the closest co-operation and The Committee voted £300 to restore the

ih | in eas a5 odd wee Deere aa er mission building's which had been seriously

We: tae : aca Ae damaged, still leaving many places de-
|| Gea a In such a Conference it was inevitable nei
WW Se vas ae dependent upon local contributions to

WN |) that Christian Missions should have a Gover ‘ihe Seat Hh seouttine * damaped
{ MSs : prominent place. There were exhibitions diipeles ava hopedithes wency fae thé
é i i Y i wars See Caen oe ee alleviation of the distress occasioned by
He eee 8 : Oe ta ee ou the flood would be provided by sympa-
Rte countries. One exhibition was devoted to hope :
eek : oo: : thetic friends. _ Probably this has been
Cae 3 medical missionary work and illustrated ‘ ei
| | ie Asie ‘ overlooked, for very few friends have re- |
ry | ae ih very forcibly its value and necessity. The ; } : : |
aa a as soot sponded, and the total sum received isless |
a ak Student Volunteer Missionary Movement h £10. Thi enn f
HR MT cH sed f . a Hee ther Student, clan é is amount has been for- |
NA meet Ved .. forms an important part of the Student . EARNS ;
an med A LA . warded, and it will be a pleasure to remit
ie) et Me eet el On eae Ot any further contributions toward this
NE Mest ey of the Conference is to enlist students in eae
mi the missionary enterprise. According to O?J€t BR eee ;
: I a ee ee “the statement of its aims, “The Move- HGR AES age BD: i
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Missionaries who have recently returned on furlough i 4
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fi q oe):
Jr. Stobie relates ; 5 ‘r Heb te
Mr. ee sen I : fields and crops | Hy
| the following : have been so Td
have just receiv ss 3 | seriously damaged i (Ue
ter - the ‘ 4 | ¥ : : en
a_ letter from ene ini > | that until help is Sie
peste in oH ae ae ee forthcoming — they st
A airy well- a * ‘ their. famili ti ]
tant | Dee Varsy 13 ws, and their families tT i
ing Church, in the ate) ie ; | are without means eh ce
hee h Ske As ig « % ae N
Taichow Prefec- “ am | of subsistence. It ui i
ture. He ee me Yee aie : | is a horrible sight { ae |.
that one of our ae Gr to. see Christiz PT)
ae ne a he i. | to see Christians, Bul ee
‘ members there was See Pe and especially local Ba)
_drowned in the aN ayaa Bs preachers, — being i He
recent typhoon Seed ecg tt co Bn forced to beg for - i ;
flood. He says: ! oo ee ee Hf \: themselves’. and ay E
Pi Although his soul (opr Guia por ose eee | their families like ares ie nh
‘ is saved, his boy is i ae entail Caprese | ordinary beggars. ei ie
. young and his wife ees abd ah an) Yet: this ‘is what it NAN
i . Bread ere : it ; Bea | :
Is young ; it is a ils i Re means to some. Jf a
poor family, and | ey had one of our. ° a ae
there,/too, many of ) 5 aie Spe Nor i 3 Inner Westbrook 2 rt eg
gL 7p ay ae Aa ee i a ‘ ‘ : ial) ¥
the crops: were one gee |. local preachers in. eS pagel
spoiled by /the | @esssSiissieiee. pesos fe | this morning’ who EC
OILY és beset f ee) ok Sh i Se He at nH
floods.” This isthe gaa : ; é : ea: ©; only death I. have [is ey oo duced to this con- | |
F thr - i 5 mah eae ss Hee oa Se bie § aa aa 2
Beard of through Ean SEED aig aaa Pa dition, having’ five ; ‘A
i the disaster, among Ne Bus oe Bee Ee Lee - aM Pay
ie =i fe = «mouths to fill and A ae
our Christians, but a ER ieee. being ruined by the Pa Ray
| there ar imbers (epee ie eg Bite Tsien Chis i ee 4
: é a numbers (iia be typhoon. This is eh aa
whose PONS SIS VAN oer ERR ete TT i ea a
" Rev. W. Eddon. North China, 1892— the second time he ‘ Ran al |
Wooais ae a
: fh ea PMs acta Ora ern og wo Meaty) ee
f cg NINE Ie ea fee. oll ar ae
ae ae Nass Ee ae ee eae i
| i i oS b> AR ai a I
es SENG Pitre cain Se VENI
Ne ek BN Naes ate) in Ce
| HE ae ‘ ees | Leanne eared ; ie ie \ Vy aa a?
{ ‘eR re Re aon a | eee ee mo : ‘ i PAA
| Wicca aye We ol Brae v3 i. a Lo He
Cae a ay:
} ee eee ees doe? REESE See Seg al Re ial ): Fa .
Coe. Ne ge eet ais ' Hae a
2 Gea | Ream 7 eA Tay
Roe - oe | i ee ae is BA
ery Wet | ae } Pacccsbee set ‘ k Bhat
; : i a Bee “a ” a | Bek ae ( el 1TH
* ‘ ae ee mo Be : Kect ie s Si hi Ba el
) fA iS tay ae 5 } ea rst = i V Hn
| aay mes Pero. le ; ae ay aa
| Po Hy eee hous 8 4 Bas \ ee HE
Wie reied 4 Geese oe tm clea | Wes a
Tae ses bit ' era Sars aE ae Si cee, Ves ! ey Wa
i Red oe ( isp pret ve) oa a) . m ‘ mae
ee RSS Chet aes iia : : ; Bs} ja AED
heist ; BO TeE as po 3 | * a i ‘EER
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A Miss Turner. North China, 1906— i Rev. H. Parsons. West China, 1899— Fi | is Lath
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| | From the Mission House
1 | has come. I hope it will be possible to from every country and teach them to
| ‘| get some assistance from home ; yet you play together and love each other.”
i | | aM are having your awn serious troubles. Dreams sometimes come true. |
Hi | This morning the Shanghai papers to |
Hi ii hand tell of the miners having decided to From We little realize how the I
| | strike.” Centre to watchers on the lonely i
Hl | Circumference. stations at the outposts of
; hi i Our Cheering news’ has been our denomination in China |
i | Voyagers. received from our mission- and how cheered they are by evidence that |
‘ it | ary parties now on their © the missionary spirit is triumphant, and }
“ H| i way to China and Africa. Before these that their work will be properly sustained. ;
s i\ f | lines are read they will be due to arrive Most of our missionaries have made refer-
a! | | | : at their destinations. The only minor note ence, with glad and erateful hearts, to the |
: i has come from Miss Taylor and Nurse records of last Conference and to the way
oe Le Jennings who had a very bad time in the in which our people strove to bear — the
+ mill ls Bay of Biscay. They were both ill, and missions through the grave financial |
4 a iy f ' had only just recovered in time to welcome crisis caused by the exchange. One of \
Hl tla Mr. Ratcliffe when he joined the boat at them: will be able to speak for the rest.
; Vat : Marseilles. Rev. F. J. Dymond writes : “ Delighted to
i TY Pte Chin: os hear of the splendid Missionary Day, It
|| | | ne travellers to China seem to. have Cheers one greatly. The early enthusiasm
|| \ fel : had good fortune all the Wily The new of the Bible Christians when they started b
| Beet. recruits, Nurse Raine and Miss Barwick, this work was God-given. alesse the
ie ||| i Wee ane eS ae oe ee ioe Wares work “thrills and thrills”? our people itiis “aa
es i ee | ime, Were oe Pe ae ia tne dificult, but given THAT “all things are |
A ih POLIC OCR Rc SR Siyes US. ts -possible.” The question is, What are we
| gecoune es net glimpse at the port of 4,4 gg? Men are knocking at our doors
bole Djibuti. We then proceeded to the ow from five different quarters. Shall |
Si \ CP ay ed market place where rows of camels wer€ we heed them? I was at Stone Gateway :
: l 1 aie cee aneuee ae standing. The eae on Monday and Tuesday conferring with |
i ae oes Sot DEBE’. interested us. Hiere were Mr. Parsons preparatory to taking’ on, > |
mW: pundles of straw piled high, before which And there saw some of the new applicants.
Wl. Hl slept small animals of a goat-like appear- Take a compass, put one leg on Gace
wh | | ie Ree ance. | Here also a seated women, tong, the other East to Chen-hsiong,, turn
moe os black-skinned, ened arms jt North, and in that area thousands are |
Wa ee ‘ bedecked with many bangles, and their oy the move towards us, a new people far
WME Beige : necks adorned with coloured beads. Gutnumbering the Flowery Miao.” He ose
a i i These women had little dishes before ¢ontinues: g
ay Waa them containing smal) quantities of vege- ; |
| ! | i ; tables. nas a EK aoe oe “JT fave been to a market to-day with |
WES ee ice te as: ae a se ie ae and fyangelist King. It has been a perfect |
WAM be a ee e Ae oe a my ies were day, the cloudless sky, ‘the waving’ rce,
We es a CaSO Be eee At ONASY BCS are) pies DuSy.r lat VESteES) the creaking ox-
Ws so we turned our heads away and watched carts, the: majestic mountains, the sense of
Wie some bonny, black bairns playing about, God. Talk about exhilaration! We had
iH) Re & and then—what do you think happened? 4 fine time on the street preaching, with
ee hl é A little boy about six years came up tO 4 rickety table in front of us, but ‘it was
| ee me, looked right into my face with his be- good to be there,” nothing’ profound in |
se EL es witching ‘black eyes; and then, when I Gur speeches, but.a strange moving of | |
{ [ | ean smiled, he put his little hand in mine and spirit. I rode my pony the 20 miles. |
a i i lec Rept it there the whole time we Wetec...) Pind myself submerged inaPro- |
| a | eg ashote: His head was, Gove cd with beau- found Peace. How strange that the Lord: |
ae tiful black curls and his little body was sO. ever made me a missionary ! ”
( I i) i sea Eat well formed that I thought he was an 9 :
it We Fi adorable child. I was loth to leave him “What are we to do?” That is the
= ||| | Hol fi and thought how loyely it would be to question which faces us continually. I |
LL i ie _ have a home where I could bring a child wish it would ring in the ears of all our
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a \ \f ras
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The Prayer Union x | i
people until they resolve to make our mis- "The Prayer Union. i
é sionary income adequate to the unique and : f it
wonderful opportunities which confront And I, when I am lifted up from the BAP a
SOE earth, will draw all men unto Myself. 1 ;
our Church on the foreign field.. We need John 12. 32 | ie
missionaries as well as money. Let our . paraigey i : ee
i é All countries are my Father’s lands. oe
Church cease not to pray until we can send Thy sun, Thy love doth shine on all : ne
forth the men and women required to We may in all lift up our hands ag
_ ios And with acceptance on Thee call. Aa)
reap the glorious harvest. Rinen Bian || |e
3 Hymns: f |
se “Lord while for all mankind.” Ae |
. : “How sweet the name of Jesus.” i | |
Th Cc ° © “Jesus shall reign.” - i |
€ Ir amie mM Mar., 6.—Home Missions. | Rev. T. WANs
y] ° Sunderland. Pp. 7, 8 in Report. John SEA Ee
North China. 19: 93-33. oe oe Te
oe : Mar. 13 (Passion Sunday). Tong. Shan a
Revi EDDOM Circuit, Nae China. ee John Hinges H | }
AM sorry I have no full details of the (His birthday, March 12.) Pu 15. Matt: i I= |
[ famine in North China, but last week 26: 26-46. Ee
i had letters from the two Chinese Mar. 20 (Palm (Sunday.) Wenchow aan ii
| pastors I left in charge in the two Shan- College. Principal T. W. Chapman. ee iti |
tung circuits. M.Sc; Pp. 28°29. John 12:.1-19. i 4 I |
Mr. Chou says that everywhere in the Mar. 27 (Easter Day.) Yunnan Fu Cis: , UMA |
BP Wu Ting Circuit things are very bad. cuit.. Rey. Alfred Evans. Pp. 36-8. a
Where our people got one-fifth or three- John 20 : 1-20. i ie i,
tenths of a normal harvest they were ex- oS ‘ | ie j
ceedingly fortunate, but in the Hai Feng i Me iil
and Chan Hua counties there was no har; é I a
vest at all and thousands of families are Bookland. | He |
absolutely without food. Mr. Godfrey has ‘“A Hebrew Prophet for the League of F i ai
been distributing relief. My Boys’ Board- Nations.” \By. the Rev. C,H. S. =a A
| ing School, which had thirty boys in the Matthews, M.A. Is. 6d. net.* 1 i} | |
spring term, has been reduced to seven- Believing that “the League of Nations ii : |
teen, and I don’t know if they will be able represents the greatest attempt which has ee ie
4 to continue in this new year! Mr. Li, in» ever been made to substitute reason and © ad 1
the Lao Ling Circuit, says that the justice for force and intrigue as_ the Tt
preachers report at least 300 families of — governing principle of international rela- Rates
our own people who are starving through tions ”—-Mr. Matthews somewhat adroitly aa
the famine; and when you remember that seeks to show that the Book of Jonah is a A
our people are scattered by ones and twos prophetic thereof and its study will help | AM y
BS throughout the villages that indicates very us to spread abroad that Christian spirit aay | f
widespread distress among the non-Chris- ‘and temper which alone can make the Mees tal
tian people as well. League, in the course of time, a real and t iy Un
: Word from Miss Armitt just to hand living thing. He prays for a: deeper ay AH
says that Dr. Smith has received a grant vision of the wrongs of our time, and of i i } |
from the Relief Fund which will enable Hie sneedsy ,0F ee suffering, ations (of | Ah
him to give $1.00 per month to 600 people Europe and the world. He desires that all Ay Hl
for six months, and so help them through me deadly barriers of exclusive. national- a Ey
the winter and spring. ism may be broken down, for God hath al it
| ae : made of one blood all nations of men : and Bi
: This is all the news I have to date. Very this shall be our best tribute to the a PL
ey saddening, and all making me wish I memory of those who laid down their lives | He
were back with my people to be with them for our freedom. a Die
in this trouble. God help them all! Gee EPR S OARS GREER GMT OER ES nea E WA
45 ; Hl i TEE
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Glasgow 1921.” |
i | He es a La tho An Impression.
Ra HEY would-give everything they have as a last resort; but as the only sound!
i} : to be here ii they knew what they are policy. It calls more of us than we sus--
i a missing.” “If only they could pect to Christ-like service overseas. It
iH) iii know!” he said, “and the tragedy is, one calls each individual to the Great Adven-
Py can never tell them.” ture of belief in God, our Father.
HA Lh 4 3 : j
qi Tt does seem difficult to tell you. In If we say “the call is too high for us,”
i aal a sense it is quite impossible. “Glasgow’’ and pass it by, from every side the
Wt fay can never mean to you what it has meant answer comes that it is little things done
it i i to us. well that build the Kingdom of God. The
a) | | i si is * * leaven and the mustard seed are parables
a | There is acry going up from Africa and of the way God works, and would have us
“a the East more urgent than ever before— work for Him. In trust there is no great-
5 i es not for Western Christianity, but for ness but Cross-bearing, no leadership but
ei} | | ie Jesus Christ. Wherever men learn of service, no reality but God—and God is.
Ke il Him, His personality is revered. There love (See also Mr. Stedeford. P. 42.)
|| is a need to-day in Africa and the East R. O27" Hiatt,
; i i lit more urgent than ever before — not se ’
fe) | | Haye - only for individual conversions, but , \ < ew !
1 nati : : F ntai f Yunnan. |
: i for national churches which will convert In the Mountains a ¥ es }
A ee nations. Men and women are wanted Amonc the aboriginal Taces of South-
A) . . 4 3 t 3 Teena (at ts eae noe Leases |
a who will take Jesus Christ to the'nations West China the Rev. H. Parsons, of the
fel |) meds by living as He did, who will empty them- | United Methedist Mission, reports further
|) | 4 i selves for their sakes, as He did, who will remarkable success. [for the Hwa Miao
a i ae so trust God and men, as He did, that they our Society has now provided the New
\ / i 1 Be ¥ . . 3 é x a ree ae ~ . ek 2 2
MO a fol i i will stand aside in_patience while native Testament in their own tongue. Last
NH i Ha ec churches learn to stand alone. None of | year witnessed a.great revival of interest |
lel! BLE . b; Mie ‘ |
SG) ea us can be deaf to that call. | It is the call “among these tribes. Mr. Parsons wrote
| i ANN of the Love of God. It calls Christendom recently: “Of those who had been |
meh to make trial at last of Christianity—not for several years on probation, but
: I me PE Oe Nd nee Ae ea ho had. hitherto, hesitated sto; ipresent :
H aS ; *The Report is’ issued under the title of “Christ and , “ - hantis aro mber |
k a hia / Human Need.” 3s. net, of Publishing House, or 32 Russell themselves for baptism, Gs large numb
<4 || oN Square, W.C.1. have now been received into the Church.
Ae Ei 3 i é 3 During October
< Me eis le E ee @ and November I
BEM ei 2 by 1 BS ES o 4 baptized 1,400 |
i Ree De i ( £é Bees oo i Z | persons, and the ;
if aie ‘i 1 ee <> a) eet cette 7d “40 i |
i Ht | BS | gil, ES ae EZ, par ' number — waiting
We ae ' Goa a" 7 vere ®, eo ee. Care | for baptism at
Sa AB ; Coa ; of Mico |. ey eg <4 are Fae
we He +e ey oF i Rae ey eR Gud, | Christmas would :
B | a tH ti ge, nee, |: 8 et me EY ful = my : AR Wien eee ¥
We) ee Gaye Pam = or ; ae brine the total to:
Meals Gear, mb ee oe x A . . ee tie | i . i
HE ££ Va eee Wee a =) 42 1,800 or 2,000.”
WASH eee UM Ro SE Read S|: Nees FR A “tite. — For this corner of
MM MMR Hi / oS phic NA Ae ee Gi: Beta iy): ee ae seat 3 Nas ,
: 8 i) ey a PINE ANN eS ete | Ps es NB ae the mission field
i } i foil 5. BE ee (Fs Ae . eee ou hee eh Ye :
Ny ic : oe | hee \ f i TT Oe “© & our Society has
| We i x ; i Part On eit | published alto-
Me Ree Ve fig ES e : eerie See. eS ,
| A {i ‘ i a A iat ag : ie + heen ee aS Steggyne Es fe ets a oe | get her 66,000
hi Mt aie ; i iy”, See ae ie ae) aa Wey eee He es
aS) Wh Wie Le a ee Soe Of ee ae eee, = Mark’s Gospel in
Wee oe oe i es h6)hllCU eS a tiwa Miao.
| } i Tei ee ieee so Pie ee ay i ay - koa ee ~=6«dFrom. “The Bible
i Wee ei ey oe Mii SRR to agli ee 4 Ry of a Be :
i I) it | tye ; Pe ee : ; ; } a i f dl t AB i in the World.’’
ey hes fs Si : me ; i me oe ee 2 a Hwa Miao, as is well
i a if toby CO) Bea 1) er 3 Bs he et = ; a Serrey known, means Black Miao,
ql 1 a 4 f | ee ee A © it. oe pa ic | In a later letter to us Mr.
i ei Mey : li Saas rod | Oe ae oe tes \ Se 2 Parsons reports that he has
i Ha ih yc (SOR | ee EO en the aS of St.
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PP eet || ee ee Chuan Miao. (Rev. H, Parsons. Miao, or White Me ote
. i i i | i way The new tribe clamouring at our doors. Bible Society. f |
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NE of our missionaries has sent us zine”: Hai ;
ans excellent calculation. He One of our busiest treasurers is not too busy | f
writes : “Iam perplexed by some to print off in his own familiar writing little OAD Ae
figures. Page 336 of 1919 ‘Minutes’ ¢itculars like this: A ee
shows. that the Wesleyan Methodist DEAR FRIEND,, i |
Church has one missionary for every 44 you. oe Cee ee res note eve ee
SNe 7% SWART) rear ttc ¢ i you ever had one with your long-suttering an a | |
See a Great paras and ae patient friend, your Missionary Box? Do you. Ha ey
while we have only one for every 21 say, ‘No, of course not! Why should I?? ny a F
ministers. Of members, 812 support a ‘Well, let me tell you. If you do not want to it Hh
missionary among’ the Wesleyans, but it apeare wis ae to talk wae sen so please a Le
| Pi On TT :¢ Vat piss Ses ear its tale of joy or neglect, of success or Aaa RB
takes 4,096 United Methodists to do the failuse, “as'dt dhayiso Chancel s Wisten COn ie AEE
a Same. (I reckon the number of our mis- me, friend, for I would be an instrument of joy a
: sionaries as 34.) | These are startling’ to thee; just let me work hand in hand with Ae ie
| figures. If correct, attention should be a aug ae gifts noe here eed there, and q a
3 eae RR ate SNL 4 et me be the treasure-house where you may ca Bl
called to them; as thes are indicative of a 4 your. gifts of Tovey but ob} any renee dq aR
failure somewhere. forget me not, nor leave me dusty, empty, and aeiee a.
unused by thee. I love thee, friend, and I Ha 1 |
2 Pathetic Reflections. would that thou shouldst love me too with i Alt i |
| ; A Gage INueca ncn constant thought, and ever have me near at aa a
: The Rev. C. E. Hicks writes : hand, that I may whisper little thoughts of ul ay
| “Parsons has left for furlough, and what together we may do, to tell our fellows far | 1 I
' now, after 35. years’ service, Dymond has and wide the ploioue news o Jesu’s ee Oh, EAS a!
: Snare pengictla aad eae RiseN j must you go? en one last word: pray <4 a! ae
| fo add to his already great burden the thee take my money-load and pass it on each an 1
superintendence of a work (Miao), the Quarter Day, that it more quickly may its end L Hy
| physical strain of which should be borne attain, and not stay idly, idly with me here.’ Ean
| by younger men. As we saw him start “All missionary boxes should be opened each. | i
: for Stone Gateway a few days ago in Quarter, however small their contents are.” ea | |
2 J it a dl i
heavy boots, gaiters, and rough riding Hala be
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clothes, my wife and I thought of the : A Teak dor Ueeatte = 4 A
Rey. F. J. Ellis’s call to the young’ men. It will be noted that from the word’ iil | i
| One does wonder where they are. Ifear “Listen” to “here” the lines of the above i i |
: “not a few are sitting at ease in Zion. I \ appeal are poetic. We do not wonder! ean
. ; must get away to the Nosu for.a fort- Missions are poetry—seed and root and | | 4) |i)
| night, and this means that my school branch. For the best rendering of the aL TT
work stops while I am absent. But the Passage into blank verse we will send a SAE
Nosu need help, for they have been five Missionary book. A limit of age crept ia fi i 5
years without a missionary.” down the typewriter at once, but we have a
How we rejoice in the fact that Messrs. cancelled it, only saying that we hope a) nie
Hudspeth and Myine will ina few months some young’ friend will beat the older. ne
once more take up these two spheres: but Papers will not be admissible after March | yl a
yet there is room for offers! All our 29th. PT
stations are understaffed. We trust the ~ we : Ags 4 Hl a
appeal of last month will elicit replies, The New Chinese Minister. mae a HE
not only of money but of manhood and One of the most startling appointments. | HH
womanhood. What more glorious work of modern times is that of Mr. Wellington ~ | 7 | |)
can one do? Koo as Chinese Minister to Great Britain. i) THA
; When he was twenty-four he was already ae
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A quiet hint I'll give you. a power in Peking, and three years after- Ra
; Our Missionary Treasurers will know ward he was appointed Minister to the) Hl AH
who wrote that, but I wonder how many United States. At the age of 832 hecomes: » i 11h
2 _ of them have ever done a thing‘ like this, to London with his fame secure in three _ iH Biel
l. the story of which we cull from the continents, His riss is a romance of ri qin
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| { ea statesmanship. When we remember that The Burden of the Wind.
eal Haley in China age and experience are held in
HH ie high esteem we realize how strong this The March wind shrieked to the world,
ih | : ; man must be. He was also elected as Of frenzy, the fruit of war,
(i ae ia nee tee to Dees of Of sword and spear yet hurled
Ht Ha the League of Nations. At the Paris lit: desolate landseatar:
qi Hat Peace ‘Conference China had five dele-
dV Wray Ceol cates. but it we f Ae aot Of the dead that rotted and reeked,
HM bed gates, but it was soon foun at only two Wie iisetackevthe Livihea Wort
Sie aes really counted—Wellington Koo and katara tac che hb a
iat Hin C. T. Wang. We know the latter is a Ever the March wind shrieked,
JU) BB aH aa Christian leader. and can believe the But no man heard,
ea | | He former is—for he early came under
i i it Western influences in Shanghai, and was The March wind wailed to the. world |
mam bl educated at the famous: missionary col- Of lambs that strayed alone.
: \ H | } | Al | c lege. St. John's. We: shall watch’ his Where the deep waters swirled— :
Hi Hogs career with the deepest interest. Lost lambs, the Good Shepherd’s own. |
|| Me aie cy < Of those who for hunger failed,
Ba fe ee aor Where dark wings hovered and whirred,
: Ht | la Guerd Ever the March wind wailed,
Hi se cen _~ And no man heard.
i) We jet!) Ir says not much for the fire i’ the grate,
| W M4 Bi If you must say, “If ’t please you shed:a Will the March wind sing to the world,
|| i a light : From an English violet’s vale,
1 } al a oe I may see Peers ae ede Of the red, rent war-flags furled,
Te ee As Eee of labour. hus — wit Of Peace that shall not tail?
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mM ee If you must wound a man and probe his Triumph—O Shepherd dear, :
WS ib el oe wounds Of THEE will all winds sing,
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1790—1824. THE EDITOR. | .
‘ HERE are few who have not heard the one dominated the fifty. The follow- | | | |
T of John Williams, the Martyr of ing’ year was terribly eventful. An insur- nh lt
Polynesia, who died in 1839, But rection arose, for which, though perfectly | |
perhaps many have not heard of one who irresponsible, our hero was arrested, a
passed to his reward fifteen years earlier, tried and condemned to death. | ;
also belonging to the Thondon, Missionary The trouble was indirectly caused by | iP
Society—John yomuth, who is enOWwn aS the wholesome agitation then going on in i } | | ae
the Martyr of Demerara. nag eee Britain for the abolition of slavery. It WE qe
: Ve published in. 1848, “e ag was in March, 1823, that Sir T. Fowell Wa
| ‘glance may be useful. It will soon be Biren cee a) moved: at Ae vel i
Bao inedred pe terance he died! resolution in the House of Commons. Hy | ;
. He was born in a village in Northamp- ee ee ee i Cee : : ip
| tonshire, four. miles from Kettering, es aa she ee Nea area y ane Tt :
famous in’ missionary annals, on June. 4.0) i See tnn f coe Oa rel i:
27th, 1790. When fourteen he was ap- eche a amine aciactg ene wat! etn iN | -
renticed in London: There he was con- \ Va Sent to, all the ‘West Indian Colonics), (7 aaa ii
aig: ped Ra Bal eae oponan with regulations founded thereupon. ia | i
i bridge Chapel in 1811. Soon after he Governor EE a Mr. ot = Crewe i | a 3
[ evinced a desire to be a missionary. He ee hi, Gesae Hee tea i : i
. ) Aer : a |
Pay gett by the tetors the te of davai tones and_pre A
| At the ulése of his cau of study ie Oe ees ie oe et ee i i /
[inte fo omen, This colony wae an oth a planet and a cavenonee AN |
Pe taken by the British A 1796, restored to Fee OG ence Gyo eee Sag
the Dutch in 1802, but finally ceded to ‘IS en Sed ee eee an aoe i on
Britain in 1803. ; : > ie moe) alee,
Along with Essequebo and Berbice it eee cee thet ecstasy, anticipated i: | | Hi
forms the province of British Guiana. In Days es an : e/provisions could: warranty | A 1H
= Ee Se Cail civnnie and cried, “Freedom has come out from i ou
1805 a Wesleyan tried to estab’ a - ” a ae
sion there, but was unsuccessful: Two oe ; ia i |
years later the L.M.S. ‘sent out its first -We cannot for a moment doubt on | 1
i representative, the Rev. John Wray : ten which side the Christian missionary tl ii | es
years after John Smith landed there would array himself. In a few weeks the : al ,
! accompanied by Mrs. Smith. A prophecy negroes were asserting their rights to the aaa
ee; of the troublous work Mr. Smith had protection of the new law. In a. few ii P| G
commenced may be seeh in the way the weeks also the whole colony was placed ae
. governor of the colony received him. under martial law, euphemistically called i J) |e
Said he: “If ever you teach a negro to “the protection of the Government.” In ST Tg
mt read, I will banish you from the colony.” the excitement, Mr. Smith’s house was ane
By and by, even from this man, -he ob- surrounded by soldiers, whose commander | THis
tained permission to preach, and the addressed the innocent inmates in the a ih :
natives heard him gladly, despite the foulest and fiercest language. The mis- il 1A
frowns of officialdom. The work pro- sionary was seized, his papers stolen, and ba a
gressed. Soon he had congregations of he and his wife were hurried away from he Va
600, and was slowly gathering acompany house and property without being allowed th dill
_ of men and women whose hearts God had_ to lock the door. Ostensibly the reason ma a
touched. In 182% Mr. Smith sent home for his arrest was his refusal to: carry ett.
a description of the colony. The feature arms, but this developed into a more Pay
of greatest painfulness in his report was serious’ charge (which his biographer ML 1
slavery. This curse was to prove more alleges was an after-thought!) that he . ||} j/})
serious to the writer than he then knew. was “a ringleader of the rebellious.” aa At
i He reported that there were fifty slaves One of the “rebellious” was asked by ae
' to one European, and that in each case a colonel what he wanted, and he said, i i Han
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el | {eyes “Massa treat us too bad; keep us at said in the House of Commons, “The
Ril work on Sundays ; no. let us goto chapel; Court knowingly and wilfully gave a
i | no give us time to work our garden ; beat false verdict.” The missionary had then
| rad us too much; and we hear for true that been in jail for fourteen weeks. He was
iH (8 : the great buckra (the king) give us our now removed to a more unwholesome cell,
WT hae freedom for true.” where he lay for seven more weeks.
i | | 1 As Lord Brougham said, “The slaves | Friends near and far busied themselves to
Wal were inflamed by false hopes of freedom, get a revocation of the appalling sen-
ee agitated by rumours, and irritated by the . tence. Never a strong man, a disease
i} i (ald suspense and ignorance in which they from which he suffered was aggravated,
“| were kept.” Yet, in the midst of the by his surroundings and want of food.
Bel | | |i) insurrection, the Christian slaves (un- The sentence was revoked, by the per-
a) |i happy association of words!) said, “We __ sistent efforts of the L.M.S., but it was
5 i] Wh will take no life, for our pastors have too late. The news did not reach |
S| WM fk taught us not to take that which we can-. Demerara till three days after the faithful
: i ig not give.” But the soldiers were seek-. man had died in his dismal prison. This —
Sy 1 ing'-the life of the man whose teaching was on February 6th, 1824. Ninety-seven
: I i Haag sk had saved theirs. Smith was arrested,. years have passed since his virtual mur-
=| i ie and after a mock trial was gone through, der, but his heroism has not lost its —.
: : a ie he was sentenced to be hanged. It was power of inspiration.
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: ae Ming City (Yunnan). Rev. F. R. CRADDOCK.
“S i | i i é (We are just mourning the death from dys-- ment. All those taking’ part are very
Wh Heide: entery of an old Triumph of Grace called pleased with themselves. Crowds of
mm | Pee whe Pearce we Otte re ae people look on, men and women; all are
Wa joie from opium to become at last a good market ah eae h 4 seicastneh
me preacher and colporteur. He was Mr. Evans’s _Well-behaved, there is no disturbance.
SS | Wee eee overseer in the building of the Girls’ School Two images are brought forth from
| / | ee _ here, and last year went to Song Ming to open their Temple, one called “Great Buddha ”
. i i DH . = eee ae way to his only son’s wed ang ae Lae mae pee
: } rh : i ding when he took ill, and died after ten days carsied finst a the Y aes acre ghey ee
ai) | te in an inn at Sheep Market. Not long ago he received wit salutes from cannon, They
aM ee sent me a letter, of which I‘enclose my trans- are taken straight to the Great Hall,
li i ieee lation. where incense and candles are burning’ in
a || | He zi VERY year on the 8th day of the ee peers the Mandarin comes
i ea G 8th moon, there is a big Festival ane nae se aS raga caatee Dove,
il \ i ‘ called “Welcoming Buddha.” A All is exactly as I have related. In the
We TH 8 revolving swing is used upon which are public hall of a democratic country a
ih i Hapa) four boys, gaily attired. It is carried by wooden image sits. Difficult indeed is it
Ay i Mite eight men, and swings from side to side to govern the vicissitudes of a people.
wee 3 revolving ceaselessly. There are also a On being carried again through the
\ i) Bee number of iron tubes or hollow cylinders streets, the images are welcomed by lamps
Ny Hela a for carrying the boys’ finery on top. Each and scrolls hung’ out by the gentry, busi-
WLW tee has a name. . ness people, shopkeepers, farmers, work-
Hil bf Wee Then there are ten old women who men, etc., with incense, candles and
ee Wi carry in their hands incense, tea, flowers, crackers. The procession finished, the
Rlime) i Bi food, and every kind of offering. And images are carried to another temple
| | i ; i ie a there are ten old women wearing fine where theatricals and chantings go on for
' ae it | Bree material who carry bamboo poles with threedays. On the fourth day, the Great
/ Pe banners upon which are inscribed “A mi Buddha is escorted back to his temple
: | It i eo to Buddha.” with the same ceremony as when he was
Nae ee The whole affair is noisy jubilation, brought out: and Tuts is a Great Festival
\ Pim There are tens of Buddhist and Taoist of a civilised land!
: | | i a ag priests, each carrying a musical instru- Written by me, Suen Shao Teh.
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HIS sounds very much like one of lust was excited in young men straight | | |
those old .stock questions which from the fields,.the factory, and the aa
ardent young men and women were. counter, many of whom had never before | 4
wont to discuss in the mutual’ improve- killed anything larger than a wasp; and A i
ment and debating societies of a genera- then he draws the melancholy conclusion Hey
tion or two ago—institutions which it has that neither the lapse’ of time nor civilisa- eile |”
now become the fashion to scoff at, but tion has made the déte humaine less’ fl :
-- which. in their day served a very useful ferocious. | But surely the Great War i ;
end. And still the old question is being witnessed to something besides cruelty i a
asked, though apparently we are no and bloodlust! There were other flowers : ae
nearer the final answer. The occasion growing’ in the trampled fields of France i ae ||
of our most recent discussions is Dean. and Flanders besides the blood-red blos- a
Inge’s now famous Romanes lecture on soms of hate. Did Dean Inge never read a t a:
“The Idea of Progress,” delivered at of men like Donald Hankey and Rupert I 1
Oxford in May of last year and published Brooke? And when you are judging of | H i
| in pamphlet form. The Dean’s general the soundness of a people’s moral” in- | Rega)
conclusions are by this time, I suppose, stincts, ought not a fact like our whole eA 1
fairly familiar. On the cheap and chirrupy nation’s swift intuition of the rightness of i H |
3 optimism which expects the millennium, Belgium’s cause to be taken into the Pa a
| as Russell Lowell says, “by express train reckoning ? U ae
to-morrow,” which is quite sure that El But let us reduce our question to more a i ‘a
Dorado lies over the next hill-top, he has modest and manageable dimensions. Is » ||} } if
no mercy ; he turns on it his hosepipe and | England _ growing better? © Much, of i fe Hl
drenches it in a steady stream of chilling course, will depend, alike in the narrower AT Re
facts. The alleged law of progress, he and the wider question, on our definitions. : i j i ; |
| declares, ‘has no. scientific basis what- And here, so far at any rate, we shall all \| A
ever”; it is a superstition—the Dean agree with the Romanes lecturer: pro- el Hi } i
| sticks to this word all through his lecture gress is something more than the kind of | I ty
| —which has “invaded and vitiated our improvement which can be measured by a ea
. history, our political science, our philo- statistics. It is not progress to turn the | t | |
sophy, and our religion.” ees fields and woods of Essex into East and | | i iz
I make no attempt to controvert Dean Ose ccd we HENS oe Ba TH
| Inge’s general conclusions. To do that in ee oo no con nes ave I HI
a paragraph would be obviously absurd. OS ay civilised BON? ee which only AM Bay
| Yet it will be difficult for many who read *@Y els tw Se Bee there 1s nO Jt aan Aa) EA
his brilliant and mordant pages to resist wea DOR eee i quote oe ney i Ss
the feeling that\an equally well-equipped SUSKIn— Tite, including all its powers ni
scholar of a different temperament might . 0! love, of joy, and of admiration. That Eni
Par ery se P . s th hest, which nourishes the i HHS
have made out an equally plausible case COU LLY o Nene ence 1 : | Bah:
' for an exactly. opposite conclusion. Brcacece number of noble oo, happy | > A Lay
a Moreover, some of his premises, quite cer- human Pee f And though t a, a Vt evi
tainly will not bear the weight he puts on pects nee ee eee Pee ee ci ay
then For example, he points to the seek them, we may try our own nation li ill
Great War. He reminds us that it was PY this stern true test and: yet‘not faint Hi dy
the well-considered opinion of Lord Rf be CisCouragedh se ecegee aa ONY
Bryce’s Commission that no such cruel- drooping spirits need a wholesome cordial wl ]
ties had been committed for three hun- | should like to commend the reading oe Daa
dred years as those which the Germans oe pert hie ee ee ee _ Ca
| practised in Belgium and France; he CODED oie a oe me ee Pa) HH
: speaks of the ease with which the blood PTOS7CSS Cee Oe tO ane GR a ae Dad a
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a | general drift and aim of Mr. Marvin’s in- as I sat near to him, hearing his talk, and |

Hi Heit spiring book is perhaps sufficiently in- seeing his ways, I felt myself beginning to.

I Wea dicated by its sub-title, The significance foraive him for being such a good ful-pats

Hf ; go ; in the wrong team ; < yher sang a g

vane se eee : Bas we ae afterwards, T did my best to make the welkin

Hi fos hic ae 2 ’ Su He Ino e ah = a ring ; for Dicky had beaten me again.
| leh i casts om he soi peltial and "Tt wag at about ii sng hat I er

i} f ae me eece ety 5 tury, W ree pe < that Dicky had a brother in the college ; his
a | | I) i . u LECH GAS CentuLys € have, M- pame was Fred. _ Fred had recently been
i Pam ecdigites deed, no room for self-complacency. accepted as a missionary for India, and be-
| There are hideous social ills to-day upon fore very long Fred shared Dicky’s place in
{ ; which our children in a happier time will our admiration, though for a very different
| | look back wth amazement. But the story eason. Before we parted that night Fred
ai | which Mr. Trevelyan has told of a time 144 promised to come and see us before leav-
5 | | | Ree So anes Smith ReMi! ing for India, and he did. We made 2
a) | sniaee said, 1t was — « spread,’’ which was very good,’ and gave ,
Boa || | almost safer to be. a felon than a Re- hima concert, but I had better not charac-

Beil | | ‘former, when a bishop could declare in terise that, unless I say that it was moderate.

Sai} | | i Parliament that the mass of the people But we finished up with singing a hymn, and

i |) Leas; tt had nothing to do with the laws but to one of our fellows prayed, and Kred went

Si in obey them, and when even'Whigs could Way:

: W. make the maintenance of the slave trade a We never saw him again, but later heard

ee) i condition of their taking office will surely that he had arrived in India.

2 | ei convince any man that, judged by Rus- It was two years or so afterwards that I |

ia | ; kin’s own standard, England is im- heard that Fred. had caught a fever and ‘

|| i eet : measurably richer to-day than she was a __ died; ae Pee ae how oie

ea) Pa yd ; Sana % appointing it was after all his preparation

Se i tae: pundred years ape. fod. all ae hopes; his willing ee SO |
i i gladly made; and a big gap in his station

a |! at India. But here I had forgotten Dicky,
ca My ia ies oe he was playing full-back again, but this time

q \ Pasig ‘for the Missionary Society, “ I go to take my

a ei Hales 66 ° 99 brother’s place.”’ As far as I know he still
; | Han Dicky. For Young Folk. stands where Fred fell, but not alone; you
x | H | must have two full-backs in a proper team,
“Sh it oy Rev. J. SMALLWOOD. and about a year afterwards | saw in my

wy / § ; newspaper an announcement of a welding
: i iW Vall SHALL never forget Dicky. He is that had taken place in India, at some place
; || iI aay mixed up with some of the happiest with a name of about fourteen letters, which

a kG memories of my life, and though my J], can’t remember, and couldn’t pronounce in

ae a Ht 3 association with him was very slight, any case; though doubtless Dicky knows’ it
ee han it was oof that kind that lasts a very well. He plays a good game, does. Dicky ;

SS hl : long time in one’s mind. It was and always did, I hope he is on his top form-
: : i like this; Dicky was one of the full-backs in

ae i : a football team that our own college team

WL eee would have given a great deal to beat. We <$o
WS ake would willingly for instance, have sacrificed
‘ i Ss Ne te several lessons ei our beloved Greek. ; Tt i

We} was because Dicky was such a good full- 5

i Wye ee 2 back ae I See ee respect him, though “O the little more, and how

Ht BN not on that acount did my ‘respect grow to 4 ot te 1? .

i My i ' , love. I couldn’t love high a the football much it ah i

LH ees a field, because he got so much in the way; Tue Russian’ painter Bruloff was en-

a ae every time we seemed to be on the way toa gaged in correcting for one of his pupils. ;

: Bes as goal, Dicky robbed us. _ Sometimes we beat He touched it very slightly with his pencil

q BoM aks Bhs ' the whole field, except Dicky. He seemed pore and there. with the result that the

| | est

a a i long way on either side; no matter where the ee Sonera Yi a ee OReY

Hy mi : ball would go, there was he, either with g1ven it one or two scarcely perceptible

1 a Boe head or heel or toe. It was through Dicky touches, and it has undergone a complete

Ich Po more than anyone else that we had only one transformation.” Bruloff sententiously re-

i i ae i ; goal, while our opponents had ‘seven. plied, “Art begins only where scarcely
me bee ' We liked Dicky much better after the. perceptible touches effect great changes !” |
: i | i lp Bi match was over and we went in to tea, and —TOLSTOY. :

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The Chamars.* Everywhere the people live in dread of 4
HIS is, we believe, the third volume ghosts, and especially of demons. Spirits | Tienes
of the Religious Life of India are believed to attack and enter the body ae |
Series which the Association Press through the head, hair, mouth, eye, ear, ° | na)
of Calcutta is giving tous. It is not an _ hand or foot. So the feet are washed at a weg
elevating volume. A faithful portrayal of | weddings, and the bride is lifted over the | is F
the social and religious life. of the threshold; the head is shaved at times of A F
Chamars, the tanners and leather-workers | Mourning; the eyelids are blackened ; i | en
of Upper India, cannot prove elevating, bracelets and anklets are worn, and many | i} Th
however consummate the literary skill of | other devices adopted with a view to out- i He
the presentation may be. The interest of | Witting the demons. It is a dangerous » i
the discussion is absorbing, but at the thing to yawn, for the wide opening: of ' | his |
best we are in the midst of things sordid the mouth gives the demons their best NG i Vik i
| and repellent. Mr. Briggs has no diffi- chance. It is interesting, if not useful i i 4
culty in proving how sorely these low for us to learn that there are certain un- i tt
caste peoples need the emancipating and failing tests by which demons may be [ i Lh
purifying grace of the. Christian Gospel. recognized. They cast no shadows ; they Sa
If our missionary enterprise is to break can stand almost anything but the smell t i I E 4
out in new places—and is it not bound to of burning turmeric, and they always a
do?—the Chamars of India present what speak with a nasal twang! Demons are Eee
| Dr. Chalmers would have called “a beau- very fond of mille! They are never found , aed
tiful field.’’ in the temples of the gods, although they $ | i |
Leather workers, under one name or ate Suey See Dye 5 t i [
another, are found in nearly every part And the gods are everywhere, and in “Fa
of India, being most numerous in the ¢arly everything, in stones, and) trees a OTS
_ United Provinces, and in the bordering and animals, and birds, and serpents. It J ei
areas of Bihar on the East and of the . ‘8 common belief that snakes can pro- bi oa |
Punjab on the North-West. The higher Phesy; that they can spit fire; that they | any
castes regard them with open loathing © burn with their breath ; and that they ht H | |
and contempt. It must be an urgent call guard hidden treasure: The whole range A i Lat
_ which induces a clean-living Hindu to of Primitive praying, from the worship of ay Mil
visit the tannery part of a village. Men the fetish and the totem to the adoration ii H || |
with an appreciation of the odours of of the scarcely known higher gods, is x ‘ i §) Hl
things are never attracted to the neigh- Present in the religious life of the a
bourhood of the tanner, but the Chamars Chamar. ‘ : : Ae A
of India appear to excel in repulsiveness. The volume is deyoted mainly to a OE
“Sanitary laws are wholly ignored. They searching scrutiny of the Chamar’s social a Ay
are unspeakably filthy in their habits. and spiritual needs. Mr. Briggs 1S. as R 4 it Ht
’ Their persons, their clothing, their houses Sympathetic as he is brave. He convinces ae \f
and their surroundings are utterly un: us that these low caste sons of India are ft AHWR
| clean.” Passing contact, however slight, sinned against as well as sinners. They ~ i He
\ with a Chamar, renders it necessary for live in poverty, fast bound in the toils of ae Ws
; a good Hindu to take an immediate bath unscrupulous creditors who levy exorbi- i Ae
Withialltiecclothes on: tant interest upon the most petty loans. an 1 \
Pie Rag esé deh Bee tent the They suffer oppression, and injustice’ and Ea
; Reais : : fraud, and know that they are despised. HABA
worst. Bodily uncleanness is matched by Bi Sos ; : Se SRE
5 - Our author, in his valuable concluding aa
moral uncleanness. Intemperance is : : 4 = aa
Sas : See chapter, makes it clear that these condi-: ie Baa
widespread. . . Gambling is rife. : : we CHa
|. The Hob (one a ELTA TOE ee ail te 5 3; | tian Church which cannot ‘be ignored. Le aL
NA Toniea. Gils eld G4 veep) digtlo “Bupear Dene present time fully) halt a-miliog TW
Omen Are EN INV ELY. ane TESPeCt: Chamars are. being directly influenced. by ae HE
| _*“The Chamirs.” By Geo. W, Briggs, MSc Associa’ Christian propaganda, and many thous- i di |
some ees Calcutta, and Oxford University Press; London, ands more indirectly. The people are slowly - i i Ad
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yt i awaking to the truth that this Jesus of . whose ideas of missionary work were not
i ! the Christian teachers has a gospel for his. But ‘right nobly does he make |
a | Rat them—the defenceless and the poor. retort:
} | Hope. is beginning to look through their “My ideas of what is missionary duty are
Pi ie: dark and WEALY CY ES: The “untouch- pot so contracted as those whose ideal is a
Bt able ’’ classes are being reached, and it dumpy sort of man with a Bible under his
| is Jesus who is reaching.them. “The arm. I have laboured in bricks and mortar, !
Si) | | Chamars need just such a Saviour as at the forge and carpenter’s bench, as well |
| | He Jesus proved Himself to be.” ; as in preaching and medical practice. I |
dM Poe hon Hoc feel that I am ‘not my own. I am serv-
| i Seen Tae ing Christ when shooting a buffalo for my
me | |i 1 4 Be ti men, or taking an,astronomical observation,
Sy) | | i David Livingstone, Missionary and Ex- or writing to one of His children who forgets,
ee) | plorer.* ; during the little moment of penning a note,
ma i | s Sie fon f oi Ve Nis that charity which ‘ thinketh no evil’; and |
Ra} | | ||) 5 ee eee a BGs cae ane ; ' after having, by His help, got information
a | | a wonderfully cheap production, well nich 1 hope will lead to more abundant
Se! | printed, good paper, excellently bound, blessing being bestowed on Africa than hereto-
an |). | es pleasant to handle and every page of fore, am I to hide the light under a. bushel,
é | t iiie entrancing interest. Mr. Sharp has merely because some will consider it not suffi-
, . . oe Re, } yr. r . ay r 2
a | succeeded in retelling Livingstone’s ciently, or even at all, missionary:
ee | | | : 1 world-known story in a delightfully Surely dere could have feed soleeple |
ee) ey fresh, racy and picturesque style that more courteous or to the point Mr.
a | \ : should te Ores for the book Sharp has been particularly happy in the
a i large sale. For ee and enthral- arrangement of his chapters and choice of
ei Ht tt 3 Bray een On 10 gasil) fsa alt Place their titles. Here are some: Africa’and
= Hi i Lea a alongside of Basil Mathew’s Living- » its explorers, Path finding, The last lone )
Hy We yy ptene the Pathfinder. I can imagine no trail, Stanley finds Livingstone, Faithful |
me better book to place in the hands of young nto death. The challense of Africa Jus- |
cS i ; i alt people to awaken missionary interest and tice is done in the ace chapter ‘but aa
oe | | a | os ps facts are marshalled before 4 the splendid devotion of Living'stone’s
Ne us, the principal incidents and achieve- Hae LtGOere aio: borer hiccomaniatcd
re : Sith) ie ey po and the man et frame with such peril to themselves alone
5 ba a fl o% F é : !
me a fo tee ee Sa eur, unconquerable that treacherous journey to the coast.
We eth fd ie Hs oy , ae ae daring Such devotion and courage do but presage
i mie RUSUELY) DOU TOL sane OF tame, aGventure what) the African under \Christumay (be
(at Ht) ee or discovery, but for unfeigned love of come. But not the least important chap-
i iW EE oe le ae poe made aed ae ter is the last.. It should be read and
ee | | Ae 3 ne reat , Ai, ok eee ae peak digested by all lovers of mankind. _The |
4 i a Oi eoeeece H Me Seal 18 ee challenge of Africa-is real. There the |
‘ ty . ig Pelicans A ae great contest between Christ and Mo- |.
Me ere _ he had spent those famous four months — fammed is being fought out before our )
i ie I Mitowlbiving stone: dlone: ‘the. ‘shores Ot 7 cae sa atte ganas on 0 peta ia step- )
y i Heat Rae ‘ is yj 7 7 ¢ 5 3 5 :
Ss | Weve es PBne aay
i We I Bike PY springs inevitably to the lips of any is everywhere entering fields that Chris-
WM who read again the story.as told by Mr. tian enterprise should have won.” If the
i my Heae: ere: i ee ae ae that life was ae challenge is to be met and Africa won for
We te Re to e€ oe ne S€- Christ, there thust be no haphazard’
Wy a fics t en t oe ae ee Gre ie method of one Church sending a mission- |
- A MR Ts WAS mist who ary here and another sending one there, |
Biter ae caused him to venture and led him along — 4 there must be a mobilization of all the: |
I | ee those unknown tracts through forest and forces of the united Christian Church for |
a Lae. Was jungle, across marsh and mountain, in this supreme adventure. That’ is one |
Moe perils of men and in danger of beasts, and great argument for Church re-union. No:
Heel 4 | i Peo his deta holy eee _ wonder the most ardent re-unionists are-
ae | Wht at the horrors of the slave-trade of the jyicsionaries face to face with the facts of
Wi i ia) Arabs. Of course, he had his detractors the world’s necessity. After Augustine,
: i | ; Heit i bey * By the Rev. J. Alfred Sharp. (6s.net. Epworth Press) Africa was lost to Christ, not so muciz
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through the breaking of the Roman Em-. to exclaim ‘ All Thy waves and Thy bil- é | 1d |
pire as through the bitter. discussions lows have gone over me’ I trust’ they | x
within the Church itself. Whether it be may be used in the leading of such into | | |
| again lost or won depends upon whether the dawn of light and liberty.” Hee
| the Church. will cease to ‘wrangle about lt oy es da ona He i
the things that do not vitally matter and Coons Event cea eee Hal ‘
ie ; 5 - choose No,'19 as a fair specimen of the lf |
move as one united army to the attack See SCORE et sie te Se : Hl i
wat ae i eeply-Christian tone and temper of the if q
against the forces of superstition, dark- : Cape
ness and Mohammedanism. And in that %°™'©S it Py
attack may our own section of the Church i ee ‘ Ni ae ee
Ci Pee One Here we have no continuing city, but we i
| universal play no small a part. 99 4 tt Eee
ic ops: seek one to come.’’—Heb. 13. 4. | i |
: a ; Seg By
Nan eee 5 COS ag sy The body sinketh to decay, if
Pearl’s Secret. By Mrs. Howard Taylor. The vital forces die,, hy [ i
A tenderly-written memorial of a little The sunlight of our mortal day s | ee
girl who passed to heaven when eight Ifades from the evening sky. ie | a
years old, the child of the author.. Her i en
secret was her consecration to Jesus, and Fierce tempests rage around my soul, iN A I ip
the joyous fact is recorded that many They break upon my head, ra ae
native children followed in her train. It The billows o’er my vessel roll, H TAY
is well illustrated. It reveals the devo- ' Whilst prayerful tears I shed. iat Tie
tion and constancy of missionaries in the \ Ha if
midst of all their sorrow and anxiety My Pilot comforts me with words | 1
about the children God giveth unto them. Of consolation sweet, ‘ I a
And while I know I am the Lord’s Hil i Wi
Zynins of the Dawn. i I’ll rest me at His feet. . | ia Al
This is the title of a booklet we have 2 1
been glad to receive from Mr. T. Bar- I know that each distress and woe | ne
wick, of South Molton; the father of .our Makes for eternal good, at i Oa

esteemed friend, Sister Amelia Barwick, All things shall work for me below | | t i
as the following dedication reveals : As God ordain’d they should. 4 1] Hi |
lo my. Daughter, » And whén I have outlived the storm, a i {fl Hy

A. A. L. Barwick, en route to Yun- - Have run my anxious race, i i ii ii
: nan, China, as a lady missionary, I I, in my resurrection form, hat HT

respectfully dedicate these few simple _Shall see my Saviour’s face. i

verses in the hope that they may assist. . t th i ik
} her in her arduous undertaking for the My spirit never can decay, i f WHE

uplift of mankind and the Glory of God. Nor shall its forces die, ay | |
In a brief preface the writer says : While sunshine of that brighter day i H ii \s
“Except for the most unforeseen occur- Fills alt the heavenly sky. a ie

Hee Se pa ene ahs There shall the spirit find its rest i ay Hi os
ee et ss a g i y 4 iS From anxious care and strife ee
i yas Galego Uy Dey OSE Uaa tect Upon the Saviour’s gentle breast— il EHH
y period of great difficulty and stress, and HoT ANA othe Path the Life.? ia Og
| the effect of such seasons of trial may re : } i} HH

oe been impressed on many of the Then fair and white at last we'll stand ‘i Mi

ee Should EDey. woe the eye of oe Before the great White Throne Hi HA

who are still in the ‘valley,’ or, are led And enter in the Ptomised Land, ; Hl TH

FeO ocd ce OAT ed MESO ee Where Christ before has gone. iM if il

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1 ay NE.of the great
it j So the greatest dangers of mi
Hf : ger mis- tually ope
| | Ale sionary work is the. making of eae oe made the means his end.
He Re Rice Christians,” i.e. thoseiwhos aired whole life was devoted to the
a} | j ’ fi n o ’ :
iy | ate Aes the church from: unworthy motives ae coe a ue eee a
Hi ii it is a real peril and needs careful wateh point 5 : Sa Seen
a i. i 1 feta ie o - = ar U & i i i k j
i | i Th ing. The secondary advantages that Rua ee aera
a) | |i) oe accrue to the converts on the foreign mendati in culture, may attract com-
ea | a field are often great. It may be the all : ee from the world, but if that be
i i hit > < c if j
aS | (i i education of their children, or the fellow: eee s work is but wood, hay and
oa | | i : Bes es k
ak ship and aid of the body of believers: it ~ . ;
ee || Vath ay \be aS IDeA aee lands, the advan- And yet the works of Jesus were the
We tages of civilisation. But it was true also credentials of His divinity, and here was |
ee) | : y a : i Sree C Tas
||| eae with our Lord, and after rebukine those their greatest value. It was the water-
) Wi Pea iolighed Him tae the’ Inageoc and Ch oe ee we
Wl ie ou BIdEROE rete nro fecdioe disciples to believe in Him. The draught
me the multitudes ae : “© of fishe : : : see
| ae Judas, the I a second time. When eee Praneet Peter to his knees in
||| ut , the hope of place\and gain in an penitence (Luke 5, 8). It was to attest
é i i a ae kingdom blasted, sold his Master His divine rights that Jesus met.the an
mh) 13 “ i z i aie if
aii. and even Peter denied Him, one might spoken cavils by healing the palsied ma
< myo well have doubted there was any real (Mark 2, 6ff). . ‘
mm spiritual life even 1 A
He Le ven in the / Ol - :
| ey” history shows the Loge ee (oe too, the typal missionary finds
eee i 1 Tet so: : ss * ivi 5
il i Ni majority. e SRE ae oe ores method of attack. on
mi : evil. ence when objection i ise
: | mes n - is a that the initial motive does certain forms of Heese oe
iq i " Hh ate e always indicate the eventual disposi- ground that they are purely phil o - a
SS || | ay aie tion of the heart. .Of those who come it betrays an inad uP ee
i | H Ree ie doaves ana Aches shane waste en tone ‘ adequate conception.
HM be impressed b es y may yet stian peoples have charity
Wee y spiritual truth. When schools, orphanages and free medici :
il a one whom we have suspected of false It is reserved for Christianity cab is
MRS motives di 8 : EY Str aU ican
| i lope a ae votes: a triumphant death, or faces all-embracing love, to prowide foe ae
i Hi | ay ye adsman’s sword with a hymn upon from whom no return is expected This
| i ] i is lips, we are ashamed that we did not exhibits the love of God - n ae
i M | ey he clearly understand the incomprehen- feature of our work can ‘When je :
UE aM Sab oe sibi1 Himmitatilt : 3 ant / Ne esus
iH i ni ! Be and illimitability of the Holy Would give’ proof of His divinity, H
wad Hi ; Spirit’s workings. 5 rea cphetnnoehk h : ivinity, ‘He
We pce av ; g
We a But the missionar d : io them” : ve the gospel preached
Wee foarl foin his Mi y feeds especially to. 05 A man would have pointed to
WN ae 2 s ont his Master how to use amans ~codemus, fo Simon the leper, to His
WP a i Bia without abusing’ them. The iri wonderful popularit st euhic? ;
1 By is a must so pervade all patie Pe ee es
a a eee . t: oe , that those who come pe The God-man pointed to the fact /
me | ie usk
i | | “| aia kernel. No ‘hb ehieiag aa oe inal = Oe ae Se ss
Mp Il. manizing of the Divi insignificant sufferer BI
Ae ae Bia) must take place. On wih Asa ea an lf I eee: Unquestionable
At Wt | | GaBVioy be < : e who considers his 4 selfishness is unquestionable proof of
We le o be simply the : : ivin igi
My i Hee people, OL Uae See ne. Saas |
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_ By Mrs. J. A. DOBSON. | 1 Led
Miss Frances Parkinson. everywhere; a penetrating eye which HUA :
| “ : ANY of us have had the delightful Ses beneath the surface. The many dis- , ~ i li
Ni ful privilege of meeting Miss abilities of life have been her great con- i iy
Parkinson during the months of C& and how best they can be sur- id H fp
her campaign. There has been ample mounted. ae ae a
opportunity of recognizing the fact that Miss Parkinson was educated at the PGES SEE
here was.a great spiritual force. Cheitenham Ladies’ College, then in Ger- HH Le iB
Her high ideals are not confined to the many and Switzerland. During the war a ep
heights ; they mature in the lowlands, it was a recognized fact that numbers of : Hi 4 I : | ,
wherever is felt the throb of \life, and women trained under Dorothea Beale, ~ ai
where great causes are to be won. She _ one of the pioneers of women’s education a (
has a womanly pity for suffering humanity~ in England, and the first head of this — i ib |
“ / great College, were sought after =|) ) |
because of their power, instilled bE
: : S : by her, to sink self in a cause. I 1] I
: ; ea es Miss Parkinson was no excep- i 4 | |
ao Cee ‘tion, as her work for Serbia and La | ae
ce | . ee its people has proved. Wa | \ |
ies a * SY ae It was her deep interest in the | | | Lil
b P Co oe scheme to educate a number of \ Ly 4 i |
x - Serbian boys in England, which Al q
: a ee led her to present the story of the a | Hil:
— ag fe tragic remnant of Serbia’s young ~ | |) | {I i
Pe TY manhood to many thousands of < | |] | ie
oe em Her familiarity with the best any
res ‘ educational methods has already ba / } i t
a. proved of great value to those | | jf | He
: Bd ; eager young lads, a knowledge oe
: -- «a which has been gained during ea Ar i:
a RS thirteen years’ service on the — dj PHA
; ar : staff of her college. ee eel’.
; ao : si After five years’ experience in yi i ne
iy os teaching’, she was recalled to thé i A
7 3 Fi Het q S A: 5) f ay i i :
: foe 4 Le college by Miss Beale to take up ed 7
eee ae the special work of dealing with : a i |
: oe ae backward and delicate girls, In ae i}
: ae EN this she did valuable pioneer < i | i} 1
| F gs a a fe ae work, devising entirely new ia f fi
ag ee ae methods. This was a work after a (|
le oe oe heels her own heart, and’one in which au i |
5 me: eS she achieved marked success. tt : aE
Miss Frances Parkinson. Ss Ves Her knowledge of languages | | : | |
[Favoured by the Rev. C. E. Peatrvose, Bradford. opened up to her a wider field , aT i |
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i | of service, and the war has left her them go; they are such thieves and liars,
i cosmopolitan spirit “with a greater one had to be continually watching them.
1 ie i desire than. ever to make some con- My. husband is now doing their work.
Nt tribution towards bringing’ the nations He was afraid to tackle it at first, but now |
tea into a closer bond of unity: and friend- he likes it. He has put in all the glass, ‘
i Bill ib ship. She is one of those who realize and fitted a door yesterday. The school
i that a greater-faith, and a greater love, holidays are on, so he can spare the time
eat eH will be the factors to tell most in finally to it, and things are going ahead in the
‘ | | ea achieving this end, and it is along these workshop. It is wonderful what you do
mW} lines that the women of to-day must when you live in a place like Meru.
; i | progress. veh
Ha In thanking Miss Parkinson for her, A Welcome to the Medical Siaff.
| practical sympathy in the furtherance of We shall be glad to welcome Miss Tay-
ie a Pe “our mission work, we do not say Good- lor and Nurse Jennings. I hope you have
BS ||| . _ bye, but rather extend to her our lasting sent a doctor with them; it is over seven
Â¥, Lt friendship and regard. years since we were promised one. We
ei |) ne R. K. Burier. still do a great deal of medical work,
oa) | | (ee N.B. We shall, in’ May, publish a short and will do a lot more. when the doctor
Se) | || Hay account of the campaign which Mrs. Butler and and nurse arrive. My husband will be
ma | Miss’ Parkinson are so heroically carrying out in glad to hand over that part of the work
ce oy asticts: altogether and give more time to other
a)! | |) eee \ i. 99 é things hitherto neglected. There is al-
| | | Off the Map. ie so much more than one man can
= || ij ee A Message from Mrs. Worthington. manage. A doctor here will make such
|) || ee It is fine to read of the progress of the difference in our relations with the
5 | Leet a W.M.A. and the enthusiasm of the Government officials, who have hitherto
Me members.. Tell them to keep it up, been dead against us because we had no
aati} i re for each year sees new developments doctor. We have had much unpleasant-
oe | | ape which, of course, mean more money, %€SS; and many battles to fight, but
S Wee more work, more interest and better already we are in better odour now that
hi is petite: they’ hear we have a doctor and nurse
oe il aie As you’ know, we are still working Coming. They have been to see our work
Ae alone, “off the map,” as it were. You here, and are pleased with our new mis-
BW can imagine how we welcome the English $100 house, SACOMLaE INS) US: FO Keep iOn:
|) | rt) mails, but at last we are in our new mis- A new Government Police School has
:| i i sion house! Only one end is finished as been opened.’ We sent them a teacher,
| | re // ‘yet ; we moved in before the heavy rains and they are very ypleased with what he
Ta 1 a started. We are proud of our new build- has done in we montis. Last week they
| ah) | ing, and shall be glad to welcome anyone Sent a era for Mr. W : to go to :
i ae! who will come to see us. |. The timber was areal the’ school and ECR ate apo
i | ny cut in the Meru forest, but iron and all an ne has done. Now they ask for
i Se other materials had to be fetched from ae er teacher in November for a new
Wino be Nairobi. It has been a costly affair: S¢ ool which is building on the Bonea.
AW everything just now being so dear, and
NE PM ae living as ae do 200 pies tvon a railway, en eae oe poner: f
WE a it means a heavy transport. The old They have also promised to build a
We an i bee house was not fit for habitation, being church for us there, which we have
A ee rotten and full of vermin. Now we are wanted for some time, and a. new out-
Res are free from pests of that kind, and we are’ SChool also. This is a great step forward.
qe Sorthanictak We hope to start there on November Ist.
ih | me aie 5: see ; We are going’ ahead, getting what we can
We Mele A Builders’ Strike in Meru. while the Government is in such a gener-
\ | iW Ht i We have had trouble with the Indians . ows mood. I am not now the only white
i Bh who were helping to build. They only woman on ‘the station, as two of the
{ ! i ' wanted to work seven hours a day, and Government officials are married men.
a A demanded increased wages. My husband Mr. Griffiths and Mr. Hopkins visited
Laer pe refused, so they left. I was glad to see us a little while ago and much enjoyed \
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: has just fi Sao! husband and work! — ar more about A
y ‘ nished_ translati : as — |
St. Mark’ ; anslatine ee : oo : |
ark’s. G so Eee oF) 1
hoping t ospel, and is ae ee a a 1}
5 Gosp : uaa Se ae Paiporarass ot 7 RN He a
: . ie | oe wach eatin HOS Bt Be A ON th eee IGRI {
and sent off to tl =e at typed feat pa ee ae iuleabah: re iia i :
Foreie he Britisl Rael oe Pate aot meee ee i ee ae ae |
ore : sh Be ee sping? RRMA NL aN as x ee. oa | :
reign Bible Soci and (—— Hae PAN oN auc) Uh eae ee Wit
dg Salta aed Cee ae Os = Bae ING FS ies Ss oN A ae i
. A ’ NC lea 2 Bie ea doers Bg nse ath Suk eeee .
will hav en our peo le} ee : Caps Foe Nhe or ase Weis te Bes): i Ie a i
( thet e something’ to ple i geek Home: RR se yaa Bo ue ae We
ae < y hg alae ee CES Oe Ne CO ane eh Wy
eir own ihweuee Be in. oe ety eS YY for Aare ace Ce :
Se: Pact EE ee oh ike ab <4 a’ ie q a |
day week we chal! o Sun- (eeu ey . fey aN Lt ay BCR ee. Aaa l Ae
tismal servic i have a bap- poe. Ny’ Ba as : ii eee ee ey oe i |
of rvice before th P- foe Sey eae, pal tae fa. es. oe We
| _*s The 5 fore SAE iat a Ve Cusa SC Ae ceo : ae |
1 the new term oa start | ee mu ih iW Pa ys ae ioe | dE
splendi a ; Je get > fetal ae ay i ee te Pte a Hl) :
pe pc a » Bs * Sal iS ae aa rc: a ey ae ene oa : sl i 1 |
| | oo ia ea a a Saab Fo Gian’ ee ; 1 a {
ay ; they know ip the ay ee a7 ee me bo en — i |
lot of hy 5, ow quite ts Fe vl eee (ee ie eR Sk A) vk ee 4 q :
i ymns and enj a. ae yeep Cat eed é oa see SES SO ee a |
ne? ov sing: jets wal ee ae SF ae a Ws Bere , cae
Oa i y sing- ee ee Si a, fe ns ons ye ill E
keep me playing Fs time they aa y a & Y ‘aa | j
o i As es ae rey ee ne pS Nt NS i Nar Hi
or more < g for an i Sees Pes cd iY beat eke Lal
wore ve ee 2 hour Qe = ae ? Suet “ . | i i | i i
1 ix of our girls ha over. a eee salad | || |
: ' ey ey: ee eh eran wee © Soaacee ‘ {ef 1p |
jarried the last fev ave been Co ew | Wh
| 2 ' Ve ia oe mi Ae Bh Hr ae ee eae oe ALT |
si th : ree eG ee : teats hee $% : Wes SAAN ie ; earn i”
and ing on the missi > eas gee mee ge Pee ee care “Saad a |
Ww attending clas ; mission ce ese een Sebi ah ia a Af i
; ass Siang ener Hier s roa seer ro aml ae Hy ener brent pk ae eae { aN '
a e have only four y services, ~~ iu Reant beet oe y ; /
oe 5 ; e ier enor i Re Mes iH ies Ae Damar SS ASy es
nd two children young’ girls eae vo RO jee) Be Pi Be to i te i‘ i | |
n wit . secre saan oe poe eae oo foe aeRO Persie Ge ee | f !
ROW: The other with us just ae > = a % ne re ape bee f a i
they ¢ rs left b pee Bam ONG oa Deon a Se 3 eae f a |
ae 2 Bene HEE othe z seas } belay wi seg ee ~ 2) RY * P Sates eet Ce 1 hte
rules yp adhere t = ee tp gta ds scan plas sR sere fo ze 3 oa ce We
les. The ‘pr to the. eee 6 ey SY hoe To eM Rin Nay ai es a
Africa e problem of ei Ell J oy 6 UE ites a A
oe n women and ne the as eae: pes BS LS ae ie ee oh
a ery difficult one girls is a ee ey [Zo 5 ies Wns pa ay g se a | i
about us and ne. Lots come ce ae ye ne ea ay ae re ail
U nd are inter ; oe Bs) ae Roy . Mae BS a Fane ia Wil
a but they want ae in oo ey ae Faced Vi ee oe wy | |
3 wn w a (oO DS es es. MeN By ee SA ae Sime, Ronn ot il
st ooo : an at i ee ee ~ an |
arous cust p their old oa a. a Deere eae Ni Oe eae. ae a cg 1. a
hope t i oms. W. ld ae sad oe OS ream > gee ae 4 vi
th o win them esti! — onl ie ee oy we , i ih
: ae ° We sl ct er a ee ‘ a ; Hy
di 10 5 ipartenncn yess i oie a : i i
ses Ss until auhee, much oS, EERE = i |
10) baat } a hee ase eh Y i ee - Wi
< h a Still it is ue as Sree al rt ; Sas Tae oS TH
a : ‘ Se ee Nae ae oh te ke ye bree Pe oa oe OA |
: Stl i is so Ste iB coe oe ae ae Bisa ) ae SOE
: , ve 8 ) ee Bae. ror ht a RY, mer a eA < ; doy i H|
the tr y do kee , os ey anaes ee Ee a an
: the trot. I often t a one on) am a, i ee Ce ee |
; 1s e ae: io et a e ee ah Salad a ll agi aS nh
] not a shop! Th them this ° py iy fe 4 y Ey Ee a oe eee | ‘ rah i i
a us for whatever th ey, come to: ee Le Se By i aa | un
expect u they want, a per ae y * Shee 4 evel eee os Oe an
s to do e ;and fie gee SN ok 4 cee a o % ae a aia
them. When ee for Pan Ai ae: Ss eS ae ee | a Oy AG | The
: = a ths Pay na eer RIN oe ie oe : i oa
they laug! remonstr. Fea: wo ae Law rik Bim ok. 2 AE
A gh and say, “VY ate Boas co eet sae a) Beem a Till
rite people.” aie Vou are eee sae oe a AWE ra ee a an
means that we Da to them Pail i a ore Ry ipa eas HET
i ; ty Woe ; Pee ome ae ens le . |
reap at ae on ip a nag F ke OS eee i} Pat
could d often wish wots et LOR Ses Bes : quill
ms RATH lo more. Wi LS tal ei RAR b ANS. : eth NS roe eal
i : ae now for o e are just | Ds A Re Ry) ee. 08 i |
i ‘We : < ie ‘3a yp Me ed ae ie ee y CPs 8 i tat ae k
\ the doctor to ae ane i ee Fo. Was sD Phat 2 i Eo i i
| : . : i re we Si ae i Se ars a ae
Py as! no doctor (aan 1. Christm: ris ma NS s ey ii Tl
| : = : Tene iy See es pes eee ans . fal a {| bf
i e!l—Ep, 2. Wives or M ang Fuh Fow svg. (asp eve is “4 al 1h
ye 3, Children at others of men at eens Til |
i same place. : : ath |
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aaa, | Ha The Lord’s Surprises. the training of Shao-chen and Mei-ri, and
all gee ‘ those who know our work in Yunnan say
i | pal By Miss Fanny Ashworth. no better use could ibe made of. the
Ht ut AN there be a missionary surprise to-' money.
i (8 & morrow? How often have I closed A further gift of £50 came my way the
HW oe the day during last year wondering other day, from a lover and student of
i ai that; and how diversely the surprises missions ; we hoped it would have been
i Bias have come, Our Lord Himself surprises in time to save the closing’ of Miss
oy | i eal us by asking’ us to do work for Him of Turner’s school whilst she was home on
| Beta which we had not dreamed. We dared furlough. Unfortunately, the school was
1 not say “No,” though we felt unequal to already closed, but part of the money has — *
ge) | | |i) | the task, and then we were surprised gone to forward our women’s work. in
Wy again at the “enabling” He afforded. North China. The remainder will go to
i i ae We have had surprises in gifts, A the uplift of our ordinary income, which
Si F member of a Woman’s Own came to me, — needs to be in our thought every day. We
c| | i C and, dropping a coin into my hand, said, must remember that the great lever, even
|| a “Will you_send a Christmas present to in money-raising, will be prayer. I was
| ee some little Chinese girl for me?” I felt reading last weelx of the “rapture of the
| | hay commissioned with a great trust. forward-view.”. Tam looking ahead and
SS | ta ae “Auntie,” said a nephew when I was wondering what the surprises in service
me on holiday, “I want to give you £100 to and gifts will be in 1921. May God touch
mea do some W.M.A. work you are wanting every heart.
K il Pe tena to see done.” Surely Providence sent the
i a gift just when we required it, for we were Miss Armitt.
eh ee wanting’ to train Shuang Mei, first of all Miss Armirt sends three snap-shots
Sk at Kingsmead, and then to give her a taken when she visited Chang T’ieh T’ou
i i Ln special nursing course. So that need was Chia recently. The women’s group repre-
me met! sents the wives or mothers of the men’s —
| q ee Receiving an account from Mr. Dymond group, and the children are those in daily
mit of John Li’s two daughters, who were attendance at their special meetings.
SS ‘| Wee a! both anxious for training that they might The ‘non-Christians in the women’s
Bee a become useful workers on our S.W. China Sroup are the old lady with the stick (the
SS ||) manna Mission, we looked around to see what mother of the tallest man in centre of
a ul BL was the right answer to give there. The men’s group) and the woman behind her
i ie sum of, money required (£80) had been on the left. One can see by their faces :
A a raised in the Rochdale District to per- the difference of heart. All the men are
i ae petuate the name of an old worker, but we ~ Christians. Only two in the children’s
aps || ll a i felt that to fully equip future workers was group can read (marked), taught by their ~
a ||! | iI a a wiser task ; for’ the work to goforward, grandfather, the old man, sitting’ in
; ap Se that. Christ may be honoured is the centre-right of the men’s group. Four of
i i a | disciples’ chief care. It was resolved that these women have attended our station
\ i ag | this money should be used in China for classes. :
WHA Eo 7
Wa eas a eae
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i ; oe “I pray that I may have no peace, I hope that you will leave
: | i Rb me no peace, and I promise I will give the priests and the
Ha PRR eee i oie if
| Hf i people no peace till this work be accomplished.’’— . ;
a i | ty Cardinal Vaughan.
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KS sy ID¢ 8) to gauge our power of suffering.” cf ea oy os AA, {
os . —W. J: Locke. STORK : . |
eerae we: hould act in the: spirit-of their Master a
7 should act in the spirit o eir Master if
tu lents Missionary and heal the-sick. Christ the Healer has q HH] I
mia bequeathed a legacy to us, and~ this aA
x Ss pe ee eee : Ba! a
Demonstration. treasure is of such a nature that it de- NEE
T Irlams-o’-th’-Height Church, in mands distribution. Those who have the a ee
A the Salford Circuit, the above love of Christ must share it with all. ay i
demonstration took place on Wed- Mankind is a brotherhood; in Christ CAE I
- nesday, March 2nd. Under the ablechair- there are no “foreigners’’—all are one, \ ri I
manship of Councillor Boyden, of Bury, and we who have received must in turn 1
the afternoon meeting opened with and distribute. SH a
: maintained a high spiritual tone. In a Two of the students, Mr. C. J. Chris | Set A Pa
terse business-like address, Mr, Boyden tian and Mr. C. G. Dunkerley, were the aaa
directed thought to the world-wide sin and speakers for the afternoon. Mr. Chris- AE
misery, urging’. that Christian nations tian took as his theme, “The Missionary : | mee e|
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: Our Students: Principal, Tutors and Students, 1920-21. i { iid) ‘
Front Row.—Mr. F. Smith, Rev. G. G. Hornby. M.A., B:D., Rev. J. T. Brewis, B.A., B.D. (Principal) a
: Rey. E. W. Hirst, M.A., M.Sc., Mr. Clunne-Lees, Prof. of Elocution, Mr. C. J. Christian. ss i ERE
| . SxEconD Row.—Messrs. C. G. Sheward, H. Truelove, W. H. Dunn, E.-Morton, A. Webb, Sia 4
R. H. Goldsworthy. pied ea?
| ; Tuirp Row.—Messrs. W. P. Porter, C..G. Dunkerley, A. Brown, F. W. J. Cottrell, P. H, Smith, 4 a ne
A. A. Conibear, G. P. Rundle. ‘ 4 it
Rear.—Messrs, H. E. Hamblin; G. Nottle, J. E, Sandbach, K. W. May, I. J. Townend, G. Burgon.. t | 1h eA
a Aprit, 1921, = : : Ln AH
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bi pean {mpulse.” In telling’) words he showed righteousness, peace and _ brotherhood
i Waa how the salvation of the world could not exalted over all the earth.
| al be wrought by merely political, educa- Tea was provided by the Irlams people,
| | tie tional, or social* reforms, but only by after which the second meeting was held.
i i ei Christianity. Other religions have pointed Mr. W. A. Lewins was the. chairman
vi ee out the need for reform, and have indi- and spoke hopefully and sympathetically
| 1 Wa cated the road, but only Christianity has of missions, and such results as the Glas-
aM he given man the’ power to change his life. gow Conference, where 38 nations were
i} Ba The power of Jesus first penetrates and _ represented.
i ee then permeates the individual, and_ of In Mr. Hudspeth, of Yunnan, we have
mi | | necessity must pour forth into the lives one on whom the mantle of Samuel Pol-
= Hi fo eal of others. In this the impulse is born. jarq has fallen. The great religions of
| ae Jesus by His very life lays upon us the China have no message for her to-day :
SS Hie obligation to spread the gospel. We must che has passed from the candle-age to the
| | | Ha ‘practise the presence of Christ before all electric, and Christianity has been largely
|| | men, striving along with Him to effect the means of achieving this. s
\ i Li ae that unity which colour and caste can iat Ree Ta Hudspeth then
ee i i a never break. The urgent need of human- j,oc6 to speak, dressed in a Miao-
i ee ity is to-day’s surest vindication of the \vedding-robe. The strange charm of
me) | impulse. The need is great, but Chris- this was soon obscured by the shin-
a | tianity is greater, and as expressed in the ing personality that .throbbed through
aah | ae lives of those who leave all for the Gos- jj, simple story of the life of wae
|| i ae pel’s sake, it shines forth like a beacon, ignorant and downtrodden descendants
a) ‘shedding light and warmth into the of 4 people older than the Chinese.
| i \ BR ‘darkest and ost distant lands. In Mr. First in light and then in serious vein,
HT Te Dunkerley’s Internationalism and the Mr. Hudspeth thrilled his hearers as pic-
Me Missionary Message, eee challeng- ture after picture of life in Yunnan was
WE oe el faved wath to-day's problems. In- sketched. The Chinaman’s thought that
hn eee ernationalism,’’ he said, “is sure to be- white men slept standing up like horses
mM come the governing ideal of the life of iit he remembered, as will the woman’s
‘S | | dell man.” The war, the establishing of the good-bye to the “teacher.” Despite their
a) ea ae League of Nations, and the linking up of depravity, their tree- and ancestor- wor-
a “Hf Hy various labour organizations, indicate the ship, their peculiar customs, the people
I t he } : ‘tendency in this direction, and not Only iss eee iiltes es Gh AhiSie deepest needs.
ve) eg ae ‘there the tendency, but there is also a ‘They have the same desires and_feel-
| mye great need for it in order that unity may ings, the same souls to save. Often
a Hi ni ‘prevail among the nations. The Churches cteeped in drunkenness and sin, hated by
i i a must .give a Christian interpretation of their over-lords and ignorant of love, a
aq Me cae | Internationalism, for the ethical ideal of strange story of One who loved them
i i ee ay is primarily ee we are and died for them reached them, and :
WS a) at oo eee s Ae a crowds so large that they were beyond the
WIM be ace ee: a ae 4 ee ae Of control of the missionaries came to hear
Wh £0 g #ather, and in tim We the story of Jesus. Three hundred villages
i Won Se have the necessary dynamic—the spirit of Closed their wine-shops and no compensa-
iH moe love. : tion was offered. People travelled long
i Be ba It has been objected that the Christian distances to the services: They threw
MN Bae acs - ideal is not applicable to modern business — themselves whole-heartedly into the work
re | Wet a life. But it has never been tried. Men and missioned wherever possible. Already
DR do not get to the root of their problems, about 20,000 are connected with the
I | | ee ay hence the chaos of to-day. They try to Church. The life of the whole community
Aa ae fetter the wrongs, just as the Gadarenes has been raised to a higher plane. This
ae hee tried and failed to tame the demoniac by is what Jesus is doing.. But the labourers
aL | i chaining him. It was the love of Jesus areall too few. Sickness and death have
aE i Bae that freed him. We require more of this _ depleted our numbers, financial difficulties
my ni great love to-day, so that all nations and make it impossible to reach some of the :
| I ( | peoples may be drawn to the'Cross, and. people. What is to be done?
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In a touching and powerful way Mr. church for sending you to us. Good-bye! (oe
Hudspeth then referred to his parting ask her to send out more teachers.” | i ;
_ from the Miao. “What is to be done?” we repeat: ee
. As he departed, children were crying The Irlams-o’-th’-Height choir and Hee
that their teacher would not leave them; organist rendered good service in the We
men and women on the verge of tears evening, and Mr. Sheward sang in’ the i
found it almost impossible to say good- afternoon. The net proceeds to date i t |
bye—but one woman called out after him: amount to nearly £70. ee ie
“Good-bye, teacher! thank the mother E. Morton. Yee
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F rom the By the Rev. | |
Mission House. C. STEDEFORD. i |
Rey. D. Y. At the beginning of his house we help, we are compelled to leave ee
Godfrey at missionary career Mr. at least ten unvisited. ; | Bae ik
Relief Work. Godfrey has to face the “J have finished at Haifeng, where, Ha Ve
tragic realities of the now the back of our task is broken, Mr. i ie i
famine in North China. We sympathize Pailing can carry on alone. We have ate
with him in the strain one must experi- received a small grant for Lao Ling and i |
ence in moving continually amid distress- neighbourhood, $5,000; and Dr. Smith i | Hi
ing scenes of want and starvation. His and I are administering one half of that : aa
circuit covers an extensive area of the sum, the remainder passing through the 1h
Shantung plains. He gives a brief hands of the Roman Catholic priests. Of aa a
description of his operations. ‘“To- course, Dr. Smith cannot leave his i 1H 1
wards the end of October I went hospital much, so that most of the work \ Hi |
a hundred li eastward to MHaifeng ; falls on me. Iam so happy to find myself C 4 || |
where with Mr, Pailing (Rev. W. P. of use. But distributing these small “aan | |
Pailing, B.D., Ph.C., M.P.S., of the amounts is worrying. $2,500 will enable ae i
: Baptist Mission). I have been engaged me to see a few hundred people through dl i a
in Famine Relief work. As Haifeng is the famine, and a few hundred only. The HA
fairly near the coast, where there is difficulty is, in the first place, not to give ie
| plenty of grain for sale, all we had to do 0 little that the receivers will still die, : TH
| was to give money to those who, on and in the second. place, not to give an Sb
account of the failure of the crops, are extra dollar that would keep some other aT ig
so poor that many are already dying of man alive. On the whole, it is no loss i i Hh :
want. Our method was to go from vil- to me just now that my salary is small. TAG
lage to village, to get from each village If I had more, I suppose I should be Te
elder a list of the utterly destitute in his Parting with it.”* i / HAN
neighbourhood, then to visit each listed Be i ie RHR:
house and see for ourselves. If, as was Spiual In the midst of the t Tae
generally the case, we found people with Hunger. famine people are still | Th
hungry-looking’ faces, wasted bodies, conscious of the deep Ha
poor rags of clothes, and. empty houses, hunger of the soul, and the missionary tl va
we gave acard for a family. | On pre- "eJo!ces in providing for that as well as ; tl ay}
senting this card at our office on the days {0 physical hunger. The annual fair at. eae
fixed, the head of the family can draw a Chu ‘Chia was again made the occasion » 4 al
monthly allowance of something less than Or a special evangelistic campaign. | LBL
a dollar a head for him and his. This, Despite the famine, or it may be on ac- Lie
we hope, will be enough, with what the count of it, the greatest interest was - i TE
people themselves can scrape together, to Manifested in the services. All the WE
keep body and soul together until the Chinese pastors it the circuit were; i ae
wheat harvest. The pity is that for every *An article by Mr. Godfrey will appear next month.—Ed. | 4 | |
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4 | bi From the Mission House
i present to assist, and they were kept are most grateful to our friends for their |
i Hai busy. Our chapel was open and filled all kind response ; as they read the story of
i a day long, and, in addition, a preaching the need they will derive much satisfac-
HT is booth was erected to accommodate the tion.
A eee listening throngs. Mr. Godfrey says: :
Oe ‘“As soon as one preacher finished his Jn Journeyings While Rev. J. W. Hey-
Hf | Wine 4 service, another rose in his place and gave Often. wood is acting’ as the :
tq | ae out the opening hymn of the next one. Superintendent of both —
Hi a Some people were interested enough to Wenchow and Ningpo Districts, his
Wl | remain for two or three services. Is it jabours are truly apostolic in many ways,
i only in England that people find only one of which one is in constant travelling.
i fe f twenty-minutes: address enough for a Too busy to write himself, his wife sends
; i hi week ? some account of his doings. “He went |
ht Blea Contributions J] have pleasure in acknow- to the Island of Nyoh Wha for a week, j
on || | pel ea for Famine ledging the receipt of the visited several places, and on returning
mW |e Relief in following contributions had to be on the beach at midnight wait-
| ew North China. toward the relief of our ing to see the mast light of a small
iW Aare Bi famine stricken people in steamer, when he pushed off in a small _
mee | ee North China: Mr. Jos. Ward, £50; boat to board the steamer. He was home
c MW We Va as Mrs. E. E. Sheppard, £25; “A Helper of three days, and then left for a_ three
| Wee eal China, £12; Mrs. Lyddon, £1 1s. ; Miss weeks’ itineration inthe Ningpo District,
|| meee | J. Bird, £1; Anon., 2s. 6d.; Mr. Wm. travelling on a small steamer to Zih-p’u, !
Se |) H| PNB iat Ellis, £5 ; per Mrs. C. Redmore, £110s.; where he held the circuit meeting, then _
mM ik Mr. Jas. Maclaurin, £5 5s.; A Sympa- overland 90 li to Ziang-Saen, where
e \ i El thiser, £5; Mrs. L. Cole, 10s.; The another such meeting was held. After a
HM es Home Prayer Meeting, per Rev. W. F. rough crossing of Nimrod Sound, and E
WM be Newsam, £1 10s. ; Chase Terrace Sunday another land journey to Song-do, where
mM | School, 10s.; A Grimsby Friend, £1; he held the third circuit meeting, and after
et M.E., Durham, 2s. 6d.; A Milk Street a few days in Ningpo,he returned by small t
| Wi) || ~ ~Member, 5s. ; total, £109 16s. This sum steamer to Wenchow. He hada week at
| Pam eh Me aa has been cabled to North China. We home, and left for eleven days in the Nyoh
aS i meat ean See; | Sing district, where two circuit meetings
A A | Ba Ca eA cera Re en BPE SS were held at Oug Djiae and Lin-y. At the
i i aa TREE as ear ata See ees Oug Dijiae meeting the announcement
Wa He tt a EEE aR es ea oe fei §=was made of two valuable gifts oflandto
i i i ae oF ee cae pe lee cre oes ae Le he Se Surp ot Euad, ee Heywood |
altace SOEs seiner, Ngee Sa) ore said the first clapping he had heard ir 3 A
il j } | A ay ee 5; & ; 7S = Ree Chinese business meeting greeted this i
We IY ee —— ee . eo ee LS announcement. He returned in very |
Wa Wee a See Yaa ~ Oe (NSS stormy weather. During the last part of i
Me eat ee a (a U = i aie 2 eee) §=the journey the small sampan was so [
ieee & et i ea Spa e ee ee a "â„¢ tossed up and down in the river that the
Wee 4 hee | eee } 4) @emeee) ©=boatman could not row, and had to put
Wea ao | eee _-*\ We==2 in to the shore, though they were in sight
vt Vie | | ae eee . et 77H Bee of the city. At daylight they made
| i | bial ae BS is y z another start and crossed the river after
Wt es SG oie 9 | eee =a lot of tossing, the water dashing over
me || | || vi i | eee tsi ee eee §=stheir heads. Our boy, who is new to his 4
ae Sis ys ge Oe sad eee 9 k h frightened, used the —
PM Ei ee ae work, was much frightened, use e
Wi \ Hele H oan s jp \ s| Wenchow word for “dreadful,” and called {
Lt | s i ; © ff. | eee. =upon the Lord. He agreed with his
i | \ i ee RS ahr exe
uae ah Be Besseecic ct ee / =)2., = ling in this part of China:’’ Mrs, Hey- A
i I, | Wat | 4 fey es Same © Sod says further, “My husband is any-
MR MAE PSE Se Se ee «thing: but well. He expends a‘ lot of: a
a | | il fit i) ig The Stobie Family Group. [Dr. G. C. Bury, ener On these country trips, and when: :
Wey ie Sent to W.M.A. See p. 77. he comes back is fagged out.”
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r od
\ i! { $
° From the Mission House Poe
This is the result of one man attempt- Rev. J. B. Nichols. They first visited the i B
| ing to do the work of two. Where are Tungea Mission, which is supported by k £
| the young men who will volunteer to join our churches in Sierra Leone. The native i -
the missionary ranks and prevent such chief there, named Kangaju, is favourably re oe
workers from being crushed by burdens disposed toward ou: mission, and has i |
too great ‘for their strength? given a site for church, school and house. |
Wenchow The following contribu- From Tungea they proceeded to Gon- AEE
Relief tions have been received ama, where the mission was started by | Ue
Contributions. for the relief of the dis- — the liberality of the late Mr. J. B. Luke, ie
tress caused by the ty- who built the church at a cost of over aah a:
aAoE Pee how Dictaeke : £300. Our agent at this place, Mr. John ite
phoon in the Wenchow District ; heartiest ae se pete Oey Ve ee
thanks are given to the donors. Miss E. had strenuously and successfully resisted We
Akrill and. friend, £3 3s.; Mrs. Vicars, 4 movement for the formation of a secret it ie
10s. ; Miss Irwin, 2s. 6d. ; Rev. and Mrs. society, called the Wende Society. He sie
T. M. Gauge, £1; Miss Gore, £1; Rev. prevailed upon the chief to favour his a | } |
F, and Mrs. Galpin, 10s. ; A Lincs. Sym- views. The disturbance caused by the a |
| pathizer, 10s.; Guernsey, £1; total, defeated party seems to have been over- oie
Se 15s bd: ete good, for the ee and Ti \e
ae ; z : schools are prospering. he chief was iy
: : nN er eonte in’ Rev. 8. as Rateliffe, present at the service conducted by Mr. lal p
Hast Africa. Nurse Jennings and Miss : : : : : at h
Paulo Ratko: eee Micklethwaite. The next station to be aa
x ao a h fa Ratcliff visited was Bo, the headquarters of our AE
Sas > Janey i 2 : pe ge “© work amond the Mendi*people. Here we Va
4 ptah2O8 oes : = ie ae have a beautiful church building’ which : i A a:
Ot eS ero Bete, eS ewe, stands as a memorial of the fine work done The
was uncomfortable. The ladies made by Wir Greeusmnthe: esey Beene i Vaal ie
. good travellers, and spent the time on Micklethwaite proceeded to Tikonkoh, the aa
board in most assiduously studying Ki- Pian hares ie abound ae wa aa
swahili. The party was met by our full °° A CHERE AS Soe aa
Se fed hact nee ie dM ) Worth man twenty years ago. It was an occa- a | 5
a Aaa ee pe eee ee Scion OF rejoicing’ for many to meet their aah
ington having’ come to the coast for an foomer teacher Rev EB. VinesnG ee | I)
erie meeting. The welcome left labours tiers. is 4 acter aera Mendi i Tin
gos aS be desired. ee Ratcliffe language and exercises’ great influence, ~ 4 onl
pte es Maye say that tomy fist Weer hares onic aad aie people. The wet
| I ae be ee. ee The jast places to be visited were. Moyamba 1 Hf i
3 oy. Ss e 2 S We oe cae fie and Levuma, where the services conducted | H | rs
i pee y Rev. J.B. Gri pees © by Mr. Micklethwaite and Mr. Nichols a Ag
ladies and myself, was, to me, very touch- carried much cheer and encouragement to - \ OT
ing’. The business despatch of the the toilers at these outposts i Te
agenda ; the earnest efforts to economize : al
, wherever possible, having due regard to = : i HH
the vital necessities and requirements, sy We Ss
would have satisfied, I am sure, the Com- ae Be
mittee of which for the past two years | Ten Missionary Needs. ae
have had the honour to be a member.”’ More Gieciouae faith Hae
: On January 27th, Mr. Ratcliffe and the M see a hh)
: two young ladies, with Mr. and Mrs. or Fe EN ee De eve e: ai AH
: Worthington, started for Meru. Mr. Rat- More See one eee a1)
: cliffe will remain there until the next More missionary _ intelligence. i HH
meeting of the executive in July, when he More missionary conviction. mL
will serve with Mr. Griffiths at the coast. More missionary _ self-sacrifice. 1H
Rev W. S. In January our newly ap- More missionary consecration. : i (ie
; Micklethwaite pointed superintendent of More missionary _ giving. ay (ht :
in Mendi the West Africa District More missionary volunteers. i mele
ye Country. took his first tour around More missionary rejoicing for victory. ee i ie
our mission stations in BISHOP BERRY i ae
; Mendi country. He was accompanied by Philadelphia. ao
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s Ry a
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mr) Our Missionary Aeroplane.
| | ee : = “Fly abroad, thou Mighty Gospel.” ee |
i a £30,000 es £30,000 |
i cH aS | 7
A ye ‘ |
Wa ~ Special Appeal for -| 4
Wi Fe nas
a £30,000 a |
| ae £25,000 oe £25,000—|
. a China and Africa. _|
: ! i : nn a The rising of the ’plane will record Be
oa) ) | 1 | | the cash actually paid. Each notch 8 |
: | Hi Hl represents £1,000. 4
a £20,000 = £20,000
Th) ee TEXT BOOKS: aE
mt “Our Mission in East Africa.” |
| i | | se: “Our Great Opportunityin Yunnan.” pal
= I a — “Wenchow : A wonderful story of —|t '
Wi rap ti progress and opportunity.”
S it We | BY | ee “The Schools in China for Christ.” mk
Shi i | é £15,000 TWOPENCE EACH. ASK FOR THEM. £15,000 |
iI j i £10,000 Ll at Le £10,000—|
We i Ss
ee Eb a |
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Ve £5,000 £5,000— :
Wi 134
ae Report in July last = £7,129. = ,
WM oe This Month - £10,508. 8
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: Have You o
5 E d D é A Story Or By a 4
| Ir OunNnCGc Jesus f the’ Evangel. Mr. J. B. BULL, Southampton. TB
We have accepted this story because of its man, and going up to him said Mer: i | 4
: theme, as it shows us exactly what our Davis you go a long way to sell your rn)
" missionaries are.doing every day and year in tines have sous 6ver Gu. SOUL SECAwere a /
China and Africa; helping them to find o, ae = e 4 a i i : al By
| Jesus: and the simple acceptance by Davis, found Jesus? for I overheard my mother, de
and thousands of those we calf heathen, speaking to a woman who lives near us; 1 Eh
might well be copied by more in our own say she had found Jesus.” The grizzled Hae i
land. face was much contorted, and he was a
: But also because of its author. Mr. Bull about to dismiss the boy with a sharp: Oey
. is the father of Mrs. Alfred Evans of Yunnan answer, when the very. question seemed to Oe
Fu. The Rev. A. Evans was also in his arrest him, and a kindlier look came into a hs i
| class at Southampton, and several others his face. and he said “No, my boy, I do ey
; trace their conversion and entry on Christian not fexow Him of whom you speak, per- rai iis
work to him. He is now in the ripening I Baath er will tell on Gustine. ate
years, and we honour him for his worl: in Zaps a if 1 dh yo 4 h id | ely
the Bible Christian Church and in the United about Him i you asked her, and the ol ieee ia
Methodist ‘Church. man went on his way. — a I }
E It was late in the winter, very cold but ra Ih \
: OME years ago an old pedlar, well dry, and the man seemed more bent as he i q
stricken in years, living in the little walked, as though he was thinking ; he | |] i
village of Blackstock, in the North turned to see where the boy was, and to aR H
4 Country, was one day about to start on his surprise the boy was still standing in AW AE
one of his long tramping journeys, to sell the road looking toward him; but again ry: i
his wares, which consisted of spectacles, he faced his journey, and hobbled on as. ~ 1 mee ia
cottons, thread and needles. He was well as his poor feet would allow. The ee |
known as Old Davis, not that he was boy passed from his mind, but not his : ie
aged by years but his calling—going forth question ; the words “Found Jesus,” kept - iqit il
in all weathers and perhaps having often coming to his poor clouded mind, and he I i
to rough it on the road—gave him an old thought of his own mother, who was long i Hi Wi
BD REANAne Rs since dead. She had been a kind woman, eet
A little curly-headed boy of about nine but her face rarely had a smile, for her, | HI] i |
* : . ie a a!
years or so, suddenly came upon the old life was one big struggle. Bane, |
d EA
2 fF oe -— = es (pe TE
4 (Jee \ (Dea SP. SS eS A Be) aril
( VO = Say Sige DD Ce ewe Se Ge SA ae
{ he ae ; % ec Pt ee AO dy ja)
| Ne 4 wg Deas S74 } ‘ae —— Nah @ eZ AL BUH
| Lhe th A NS iO: as! ae xX i i
J CF ee NE yor Oe DN WAAR
ff Batman eet ae oN . aes Pepe ee Ta Sd Ce
i. fxn Lie tse re iso oN i ‘ ok sar 2 : PE
' ps SE ee ee , oe a aye ee i: |
ay peered ean pe) a RS 1 PHATE
. Nehari co i Me PSR Se op) 1 Ee Con, ee a i 1h
Kis) ee | a ee ee ft el \\ Sei
A ee OK ae 4 Ye a Ha
ay) NG a Ve CGE a
Oe ee Zhe 3 a Wa
Ce = aa : mG j a)
, A > — Ge fe || le
| Rev. A. Evans, West China, 1903— Mrs, Evans, West China, 1901— . a iy i
: (As they returned to their work in. 1914.) i ( |
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| Eh Have You Found Jesus?

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| A ae Davis’s father had been killed in amine mind, and touching his cap respectfully, |

atl het ‘by an explosion when the boy was quite he said, “‘ Have you found Jesus?” The

iH | veut an infant, and philosophy was an un- man of learning knew many thing's, but
| sta known quantity to the mother ; “It was knew nothing experimentally of Jesus,
be 4 just her hard luck! If there was-a God, and with curt words he dismissed him, |

i BI) ey why was He so unkind to take away’her giving him a few coppers which Davis

i | ey husband, when her family was so young, did not refuse.
mii and times hard?” But time heals all Somewhat heart-sick he turned back |

| Dae et wounds, and the woman worked hard to and got into the main road which led to |

: i } te keep the wolf from the door, but was able Tentel, the place he had set out to reach. |
i} HH t 1a] to do little toward educating her children, Soon, it became a puzzle to him, why he

1 ies and at.that time the authorities did not should trouble over the question asked by |
|| | make the attendance at school a neces- the boy, and he feared his mind must be {
Ke i Hee ee sity, hence Davis with the rest was unhinged ; but, what had really happened i
| | Wa brought. up in ignorance. As already was, that the Spirit of God was using the
fee) | Had stated, the mother was kind, but no one jnquiry of the boy for this man’s salva-
= i eh ae hy ever seemed to trouble anything’ about the tion. He had never prayed, he had heard '

|| {an ial moral or spiritual condition of the people prayers from the Vicar, rather said than \
iS i Baa Ey ‘who lived in the back roads of Blackstock. prayed; but somehow his thoughts
. j a dec tage gal There was certainly some religious life in seemed to have an upward tendency as he
oe) |i a es the village, but it was ata very low ebb. looked at the cold blue sky. It was per- i
aS | ii Hsia The Vicar was a kkindly-disposed man who haps the first prayer of his lifetime, but
||| Wi Wit | moved in good society, and received a it was only a sigh, a long sigh, and if
Pei) | Hi | large stipend, but he was not an aggres- such was put into words, they would be,
fee ||| | ats sive worker ; and but for blanket and coal “Oh, that I might find Him, whom my )
|| | et clubs, little was known of the Church, © soul longeth after! ”

HH i] Heit ‘except its ringing’ of bells, and the sound- Just then he came to a school by the
= | PH oe) ing knell for a death. And yet, somehow, yoadside; it was now midday, and the f
ah \ ah ea Davis thought if his mother was only happy boys and girls were skipping and |
Ss | AGRE alive now, she would tell him something ;unning home to dinner. I have said the

j a oe what the boy had asked tim, but old man had a grizzled face, but the chil-
mt aoe was fee and = pope ue ne dren knew him, and were not the least

hae) Ape Oo oe ee eo artald Of Mim. One asked *him how he |
my mo posed of, to persons well known to the old was, and having replied to the boy’s ques- |
Bi) | i ai man, and although he did not appear like tion, Davis asked if the schoolmaster was

i Ten his usual self, yet a “Good day” cemented yet jn the school, and hearing in the |

me these simple folk together, and kept up affirmative he entered the school and was ,
| | i hi the usual good feeling. He was fond of confronted with the pedagogue. He put
il a the rugged scenery, the high hills, the his question fearlessly to the man of

He deep valleys, the roadway bound round by _ jearning, feeling assured he would get the ,

| l: | | i i | stone walls, but these matters did not right reply, but what was the poor man’s

: Taare et appeal to him as they had formerly: feelings when this teacher said to him,

Wwe ee Have you found Jesus?” was the one “QO, yes, I have heard of Jesus. He was |

} mG thought that occupied his mind. one of the world’s early impostors, be-
vt peu _ He suddenly came to some large iron lieved in by a few fanatics, and followed

i me gates, which were standing open. Along for a time, but those who knew Him best,

Hh i} eg carriage-drive revealed itself through had Him removed by the worst form of :
We beautiful shrubbery,.and invited the old execution called Crucifixion, and there
: ih ea man to go up its broadway, not so much was an end of the matter. There was 3

Wi Wi bial to sell his wares, but he knew that a supposed to be something: attached to His :

i Mt i gentleman lived in the big house at the birth which was looked upon as a shame

Pam - top, who was a county magistrate, aman and dishonour ; so there was little differ-

i . Mae of great learning. Davis had not gone ence in the beginning and the ending of |
a He far when, from a narrow path through this man called Jesus, the people of that
We | ey the shrubbery, the gentleman asked what time preferred a robber in His stead.

ae tL Hf this business was. Without hesitancy, But, said the teacher, there are some ~

2 | Hh | ‘| i came the thought then uppermost in his ignorant people who believe in Him. to
ay : |
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We
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Have You Found Jesus ? We
| : 1h
| this day, but the school of wise philo- ti i 4
: - tion to him. He tl 6 Hee
sophers reject the matter.” With hi r p tans syoLi zie Aen told her the whole ee
Behind? and head “hanes a ee of his experience without which he had
8) ¢ ead hanging’ down, avis lived up to that day and no thought He
eee eee a and soueney es whatever about the name of Jesus ; fe ie
is way. Many children of Christi . ) : é ; ae |
parehts are suBieee ES Faces = tan the ‘boy s question had troubled him, and Ye
day under thestiaitias ) : nee ours how he had been rebuffed by the learned. | j
ager se seme eae a g of men like the “And now,” said he, “just tell me who He i :
| Tene Foul . really was and if He lives to-day, and if weg
| : for Heol ea ate some food, you think it is possible for me to find aes
for he nad covered many miles of his Him?” ‘ |
journey, and the day was wearing on. Th red : |
Bit appetite fortood wa : Re : : aS woman was moved to tears and ts Hl
| at SI ube WAS Sone ; the mind related to him the wonderful account ae al:
Gliestion > he iouned Pedic ae ee ee birth, lite, and 2 / ay 1
’ C c +O) i | H
eS the wall, and though he knew en Gale S eae eae se us ee ti ;
of tears, somehow a lump came into his said, ‘But do you heey th a 2” Ae
throat, and he literally groaned. Had he She then told enh ea cine Ss ty I
| been travelling through the wilds of came to reveal God oa ae ae the i i
| ia or over the trackless desert, meet- Great Creator of all things hie as. the AE
, : ay “ee? : | Bb
} ae ee ee ee one could [Father of all living, and how the Father aL it
é 2 e old ma g , helo ere ae ee
ent co lose wi teneentine sa ose ue yearned for the love of all His creatures, / i i |
| his nection tee eae 2 Crea o and how when Christ came He loved men he
s in r : SETS ee = ; Aa) i
England, A fhereareueny tie te: ne ae puns Ae ; ane ae ree said, i i
f day hungering' after Truth who do not J ci h Gh, $03 co H te So An |
easily find it. A bridle-path to the righ Poet eae Ie ons See A
of the highway Broun i 2 a the right soul. I was once lost, but He found me. raed |
§ rough e old man a ‘ | 1
labourer’s cottage. As he passed ea ae j ae = bee Be and, Wessias | q
, the tiny wicket he heard a woman’s voice : be pomy_peighbowts,, did nol ay i
it might have been an angel’s by the See ioe oe Qe WY i
§ , | A Se
aitece Ut produced the strained ee women and sometimes men, and. my Ae
EO Gee Ea gees Spident 1 i MS sees mouth was unclean, sometimes I found ah |
: mderful lines : myself blaspheming,” and as she told of ii I | i i
Ieee eve OE soul, her past life it simply mirrored the life i eee \
While fhe eave y peer fy, that Davis had lived. Many a dark deed aA Hl i
While: he wemipese Sell neh : came before his mind; he trembled, and Ae
| Hide me, O my Saviour, hides beads of perspiration stood on his brow, i /
| Till the storm of life be past! but his interest was at a high tension ; he A Te
: Safe into the haven guide, | Re SereR ee : hs Sal ait
O receive my soul at last! os ee) ee Ley , P i
e The yellow jasmine bedecked : ty ae PS ae fi ay | / ; i
| ‘ the cottage and the smell was Pott St ee fae ee hat if
delicious, but ere he reached the bt Cac eee ee a ie
rustic porch, a woman with a § ie es cleaae “ee aes ae SS ee Lait | is
clean white apron and a bright ie ee | Be Poe i cio a ee i THU
cheery face appeared, and in- pals Bic ee ee ee NY ET BCH i 3
stantly a ray of hope shot into [iim a. ke Te
the man’s soul. Somewhat en- [eaeMNee Cammy at ea | a me | Be |
couraged by the sight, heat once FF hy San CO Bb Ps 64) fsNSe ae ee { ;
put his burning question, “ ; Ae. OS ae Ug CON ORE Sea aR ee eae
g question, “Have gM) aa, 1-7 Gi Ces ae a TM
you found Jesus? Heseemedto [ieliby => pee” OS® PUT
_ jay special stress upon the [ae i ger x ee WE
; You,” and with eyes aglow and |; . iar es So Wes a ie eee | i |
: heat beating high ciiton che fe ep oe ee | ||)
said, “Yes! bless His Name!” Mee | Mi ee... - Speco ie
Inviting the stranger to a chair, eek oe eae |) See a WN 1 i
and ~putting the kettle on the Rev. Alfred and Mrs. Evans. aot ry i
E fire, she in turn put the ques- Cis they, ouch appeared on their last furlough; in Chinese and Miao i t | } |
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ri | longed to know how she had become the world revealed: itself, and he began to ’
| es if bright angel she appeared tobe. ‘One sing’:
} He i day,” said she, “I was sitting in my house O happy day that fixed my choice i
Hi | down in the dumps, fairly miserable, and On Thee, my Saviour and my God!
ie eh feeling tired of my life, when a gentle Well may this glowing heart EEIOICE,
Bie knock came to my door, and listlessly I And tell its raptures all abroad.
! Pi 1 said “Come in.” A face peeped around Her story had wholly subdued the old
| | a the partly opened door, and the words, â„¢an, and a strange longing was in his |
| | Lie eI “It’s only me,” came froma woman I had _ ¢Y€S. eee |
ae | | F| often seen, and had spoken to in a casual The kettle was singing a merry tune, so |
Th a ; way. I always thought what a nice She madea cup of tea and placed it before |
| | Wt Hee woman she was; her face continually him, with a piece of home-made cake ; his {
| | i wore a smile, and I often saw her taking €9JOyment was manifested by the relish |
| Hi her basket to the house of a poor invalid isplayed. But this did not give him é
S|) nt woman ; and once, when she was passing satisfaction ; the old heart-burning could
ei | bes my house, a neighbour said to me, “She’s 0t. be silenced by anything short of Sal- i
‘ |] ah pious,” but I did not understand the Vation, and at this woman’s request he H
mM | ie phrase. Her first words were, ‘“Some- WAS soon upon his knees (the right atti- |
| me thing has told me to.come and see if | tude for any repentant’ sinner) and as the ;
ma | | could help you.” I said, “Well, that is Woman supplicated the Throne of Grace
|| | | i strange ; if you can do anything to cheer behalf of him who was so desirous of
me. | my mind, you can be of help to me, for finding Jesus, without being asked, the
\ Vee I am fairly down in the dumps.” She ™an, in broken sentences, said, “God—be
Th ee | getced tne a1 leved Jesus, who was the ™erciful—to me—a sinner.” He rose
mi Physician for all ailments? I said, “No, "om his knees, feeling that the burden of
||| Wl | and how could He cure my ailments?” his heart had rolled away ; he had found
: he She said, ‘The sick, the blind, and the Jesus, and after a few words of real
~ SA Ee lame came to him, when He was on earth, $tatitude, he said, “Good-bye,” and went i
| | eee and when He went away to Heaven He orth with his new-found joy. And the
Si Vee said : ‘ I will never leave you nor forsake S8teatest delight of his life was
| oh de you,’ and so He sent His blessed Spirit To tell others all around,
i ee into the world, Who came to people of all Ee a dear See had found, ;
: ec ee nations, and the salvation Jesus provided pee io fs eerie pom ”
my er hs by His atoning work on the Cross, w: See eee GOS
ta E 8 : anes The old man lived on for
Wl LE | for the redemption of the whole world, and d bl d t see i
, ‘| aH all who believed the record true, exercised a d ee day, ee ae ee poy }
| i ie ti : a living‘ faith in His. wondrous promises.” Teste? pe es eo
i | ret She said, “I prayed to Him to forgive jo
Hl rae my sins, and to have mercy on me, and |
a i i make me a new creature, and a strange White Son and Yellow Son. \
| Ae 8 burning’ came into my heart. I cried and Mr. Warren W. Cuine, of the Peking = ‘|
mW laughed in turn ; but it was the com- Y.M.C.A., sends the following terse state-
i MSE 2 mencement of a new life, for God had ment of China’s needs as expressed in a
He i i ; wondrously come into my soul, and He letter from one of his students. |
HN bd 33 has been my constant Joy ever since. “My dear Cline,—I hope you pray for
ila) Va ae i When trials or temptations assail me, I our China in your prayer. Ibe sure God
a take it to the Lord in prayer, and He just wilt be blessing our China if His white |
Be ||) | 4 bas, gives me strength, and then a calm peace con pray for his yellow son.” |
i i i enters my soul. This young Chinese has passed the i
ih | 1 { ih He began to cry, and the dear lady entrance examination for the Peking: a
i i i} Ae i placed her kind hand on his shoulder, and university, and will study for the Chris- :
Hee eee said, “Do you want to love Him?” and tian ministry. He has won fifty-one other ai
i Ht , then, “Let us pray over the matter. So young men, besides his immediate family,
at aie - for the first time in his life Davis knelt to Christ, during the short year and a i
mae to pray, and it was not long before half of his Christian life, ;
Pe his moufning was turned into joy. A new —‘Missionary Review of the World.” b
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4 Children of the Sun. The Prayer Union. He
i = all “on ae < “For the eyes of the Lord run to and Te |
pee am es ae oe ee fro throughout the whole earth to show Me
2 re EUS OL Ee ae ‘5 Himself strong in the behalf of them Woe
| at. can Srieve Suen whose heart is perfect toward Him.— i
Why not leave them, 9°ChrGn 16 «9: 1 4
Every one? = : a ft
| Can you give them better blisses, —_- We are not angels, but we fuel ce
| Sweeter joy in life than this i ee Be iy
| Underneath his sultry kisses— And murmur. what we feel. —: 4 i yy le
f Children of the sun? F. W. FABER. if | |
} Ah, but have you heard them sigh, Hymns: : 4 I |
; Seen them tremble, shrink, and ery ? “Lord of the harvest, hear.’? Fie §
| Who can leave them “O Th hoa : : ” on
And not give them ou, to w om in ancient eee. - a 1 |
1 “From Greenland’s icy mountains.”’ aa RG
: Sas (Note April 23rd.) Woe
| Little faces drawn with fearing’, E : Hh
i Hearts grown sick for love’s endearing, April 3. Laoling Girls’ School. Miss i} 4
Little hearts that pant for cheering, Turner (on furlough). .Pp. 59, 60 in ah
We have heard their cry. Report. 1 Tim, 2: 1-10. : an
Have you seen them growing old,— April 10. Meru. Rev. R. T. Worthing- Ah bs I
oe Be ae — cold ? ton. Pp. 48, 49. 2 Tim. 1: 1-12. | |
ay will leave them : Y Pay
Sadi cesar fie: April 17. Ningpo College. Mr. H. S. a
Tits: fold: Redfern, M.Sc., and seat P. Bates, i 1 | H\
Life must droop and night close over, ei 23-20: a 2 : j i | 5
ee . They will pass without one lover April 24. The City Temple Meeting, a
And without a wing’ to cover 25th, and the Foreign Missions Com- i | 2
From the bitter cold, mittee, 26th and 27th. P. 6. Ezek, 31: Bina)
Whose these little ones by right 3-9. Use as a parable of English-speak- rt |
Dumbly calling for the light? ing’ peoples. ‘ati
Can we leave them . eee uit.
And believe them : yochy dares. i; iil
Born for night? 7. Xavier born, 1506. i oUt
; His they are who died to save them, 12. C.M.S. founded, 1799. i HE
To our love His pity gave them, 14. First Africans baptized at Sierra HE
By our love His heart shallhave them, [gone Se ee Up i .
: Children of the Light ! : : 1899 «died. 1878 OL HAE
- “L.M.S. Chronicle,” 19. W. N. Hall born, 1829 ; died, 1878. | THe
By permission. 23. Bishop Heber died, 1826. meee alii.
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| MONSTRATION, April 25, =<. in
Ea A TERE Se SS Sy NR Re ETN Ee eae ee a HH
Afternoon, HOME MISSIONS, 2.30. CL
a Chairman: Alderman J. H. TURNER, Brighouse). Speakers: Rev. H. CHATTBRTON, Hop |
(Sheffield), Rev. B. C. URWIN, M.A., B.D., (London), and Rev. T. SUNDERLAND, (Secretary). 4 i) f
Evening, FOREIGN MISSIONS, 6.30. eat.
E Chairman : Councillor C.1. RICH, (Pontypool). Speakers: The President (Rev. HENRY SMITH), i } iH
Rev. G. W. SHEPPARD, Rev. A. H: SHARMAN, and Miss LI SHUANG MEI (West China) with a :
Miss L. O. SQUIRE, B.A. as interpreter, and Rey. C. STEDEFORD, Secretary. ii Vi
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[ it i EW questions perplexing the.minds that he should acknowledge it by not only-

HV F of Christian thinkers in these dis- giving his labour, his comfort, but even

nT | . junctive days are graver than that his life, that his soil shall be made pro-

| ie : of the treatment of what we call “the in- lific and useful. There is another side.

Wa TE ferior races.” This has arisen acutely It will bea permanent disgrace to Britain

i | ie through the necessity of allotting those if she allows this passion to be continued

Be te) which were German before 1914 to the in the exploitation of any country in the
ea various countries composing the Allies. world. So bearing in mind the grave |
me | The Peace Conference, and afterwards problems now before the nations, we may |
mei the League of Nations, have dealt with pray with Wordsworth, ;
“ Wh i i this. serious problem, and the Mandates «Qo that our minds were equal to fulfil,

SI aE ! have been placed before the public. They Ihe comprehensive mandates which they give.”
fee) | | ia ao pecans ae fo pearl eens It may be hopefully said that our rule
> ae bi Pee Se ae in British East Africa has been sane, just
my | bh ie See sae Sy pain sare and even merciful: Whatever’ further

| nn don, convened, with eminent wisdom and mandates we receive, we hope we shall
me ey i PY ute Se ae ie keep our hands clean and our record un-
: A 1h ey i Tohn Hi oe ane uae “=~ assailable. It is not too much to demand
a || \ Wel ee Het cat eto BSC that British rule shall practically “mean
| | i HH ' Charles Roberts, Esq. (formerly Under- ESS fale. weep ede é
et Ht Secretary for India) presided, and in a This is closely aD es poe subject “of
Sa | il te Ee clear and calm speech pointed out, inter tryimg’ to. culture, the natives, of ees

ii He He i ; alia, that a mandate (excellent and ex- 6:8» without religion, and it is Pesan.
ey)! | 1 i Geter pressive word) was an order or commis- note that on the recent foundation: of :
HH Wh ip Hy sion to a certain country to guard the the University of South Africa, the
Re il i Ply i Ei interests of the people entrusted to their See eons EO educate anes
| meth a care. ‘In one word, they became trustees W!¢ 2OUG BPO ou eto pat a eon
PK Wl i Beit for their welfare, and that they should in of devils. If we conquer Africa it must
| i AE \ “any way injure them in exploiting the be a conquest of love. : :

a ae | hat country or its produce was contrary to the We append the resolutions carried at 4

i Ae i i spirit of the mandate, even though the the said Conference, and need only say

i il a said exploitation was for the benefit of that the names of the movers and

i i a the country holding the mandate. seconders will suggest oe influential

aM Ph The men and women composing the Character of the gathering, from which

a a hs -said Conference, and all lovers of we hope great good will come. Our mis- a

(r | l humanity, have a natural abhorrence of Sionary societies have a great stake in the Hy

ee ae ' being thought narrow-minded, but they Matter, and we must speak our minds |

Wh I ie i : havea positive hatred of the impulse Without hesitation or uncertainty. The }

1h which leads Europeans into lands ap- "ames are given in the order of their |

We ER parently inviting their depredations, who Speaking : Professor Gilbert Murray, Sir

We) oe t ward tala d_ Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., the Hon. W.

Gm, at once regard man, woman, child, an J ; ) i

NE ae productions, either natural or artificial, as | Ormsby-Gore, the Right Rev. Bishop

SW EE a theirs to use as they will. We have dealt Gore, Sir Sydney Olivier, K.C.M.G., |

ne from time to time in this magazine with General Sir Hubert Gough, Mr. Leonard :
A the question of forced labour in a world Stein, Right Hon. Lief Jones, Rev. R. C. |

we ae) | ih where slavery is forbidden. The labour of Gillie, Lady Parmoor, Mrs, Claremont. j

Pa he a country must be used for the enrich- We beg’ our readers to bear in mind |

ei | Aen! ment of its own people first and foremost, that we are making history. |

i Me but often the enterprising merchant deems (1) That in the opinion of this Confer-

i aq ile this the last consideration, and his warped ence the terms of the Colonial Mandates

AR ae tif judgment teaches him that “the poor should be so drawn as to preclude not

‘ I Wel ie black” ought to be very grateful for his only the industrial exploitation of the -
|| i ea coming to such a benighted land, and native inhabitants, but also of the natural

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| resources of the mandated areas in the (4) That in view of the fact that the 1 i ee
interests either of the Mandatory Power vital interests of ten million women and i :
or of its friends. girls are immediately affected by the ' |
(2) That in the opinion of this meeting, operation of the Mandates, this meeting Ae
the raising of native military forces for urges the Council of the League of fe
purposes other than police and the defence Nations to adopt the recommendation i
of the Mandated territory, would not only presented by the Sub-Committee on Man- h ik
violate Clause 22 of the Covenant of the dates to the Assembly at Geneva that ee
League of Nations, but would be contrary “the Commission should contain at least f |
to the -vital principle of disinterested one woman,” which recommendation was 1 Ee
| administration which is fundamental to. confirmed by the Assembly unanimously. 1 ite
i the Mandatory system. Hi | I
(3) That such abuses as the traffic in N.B.—Sir Harry Johnston. has just od
| intoxicating liquor should be prohibited in issued through the Oxford Press “The es z
accordance with Article 22 of the backward peoples and our relations with Gn
Covenant, to every section of the com- them,” which will be reviewed as early as i
munity in the Mandated areas. possible. J | 4
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April 25th. of one lady, aged 82, who gathered dur- rah
: ing the year £52. The circuit to which 4a Be
E appeal, especially to our Lon- one belonged had an increase! Another ° i ‘hh
| don and suburban churches, for ocujit was through “turning on the old as
5 eee teat rally to the City Temple taps.” Another secretary says: “The if iN
meetings. With chairmen from Brighouse _,,, pounds more can go easily be gathered at j
Gj pad: EOu ype! ye fey ope feo ase) by a sale of work.” We cull these items Ai] |
from our provincial churches. from the invaluable H.O.D. Magazine, i 1 | i
published from the Mission House. Caan
| Chinese Curios. : i iF i
RG The flag and leaflet offered last month - “To him that hath... .” i ii i)
to the first applicant has gone to Mr. To this magazine we are indebted for Be | Bs
Eastwood, of Manchester, that well- , good suggestion. “How many inches ) WHE
bE - prone ee devotee. He wrote on of your bookshelves are missionary?” rit | ws
: : Dare we. initiate a competition? Post- Al
| CIM. cards only, please, and on or befeve the ae } 2
We rejoice with our conirnies of the eee books shall be aaded to he Ai &
| China I ; a Mission hak i fe th store for the highest. That it may. be eee int
| Se eR ae oe ae ee € suitable, if any compete who are under ie
| receipts for 1920 in Great Britain are less 95 please state age | aS
: than the previous year, it is the second- - ae PAE
best income ever received by the mission. & a” Aa
The income was £55,964.° ‘This is about = Clee eeu { hi
: the figure we need, but we have not yet This magazine is growing’ stronger CE
! reached it. The Treasurer and Secretary CVEtY month. We hope many of our i Bip ||
| hope we may this year. readers have ordered it. 1s. per month, 1a
and may be obtained at our Publishing fea
W.M.M:S. House. 1 iH
- Our Wesleyan friends have received the A Forecast. tml
marvellous sum of £271,000, or £33,000 Dr. C. T. Wang, speaking recently on 1) OE
| more than last year. Their budget was ~China’s future, mentioned four possibili- es
set for £300,000. An instance is given ties for his country’: (1) A republic on the — ih I
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k and we shall be constrained to go forth under adventure means. We call you to new ad- i j ;
the impulse of that vision to minister to the | ventures—the reconstruction of our industrial 5 :
sons of men.’’ system on 2 truer spiritual basis, the estab- H |
ets lishment of justice in Africa, the extending 5 | ‘|
Similarly, when the Rev. Donald Fraser of 4 Felpine. tHandctosths people Gone By
speaks for “Africa and the Africans.” they struggle to a new day. But greater Tene |
| Each man sees each continent of the than any of these adventures, giving you the i
5 world with gleaming eyes and a glori- power’ to succeed in them, is the spiritual i : if
ously-rewarded toil as a wondrous fact Be of eee Be Coe Le
i ; rer 2 *h Mis c Mz father oO our s0F Jesus nrist. Va fi | F |
oe aay i ee ee gute Boy deD would happen if we heard that call, and re- yee
quotes from Matthew Arnold words which sponded to it?—as we can! ” ~ ee
| clench the many-sided appeal : ; hie as Roe end h itt
7 se eg 4 _ This is not a review, and yet perhaps Vo
Oo ae a longing like despair it is. I have been led away by these Ha
Poe ee fervid and passionate appeals: would H 1
| ee A Loe SORTER that some youthful reader of these words 1 in
Now round us spreads the watery plain— may be led to the great adventure facing i ih
| O might our marges meet again! ” the Church of Jesus Christ! -I have no tae
ne : space to refer to the great address of 1 SE
ane Ss | Viscount Grey on ‘‘The need and possi- ona
“Beneath the sea the islands are all one, bility. of a- new world.” Naturally this a | i
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) beneath the nations humanity is one, be-- fas been-referred to in many other ways 1 ae
neath the creeds of love God is one. What. because of the eminence of the speaker, Hl | |
1 then keeps us apart?» Our own egotism, the h 1 ‘ESRGER to GCE LW
pain of our divisions, the agony of war, bank- ence we may leave it there to sink into ee
ruptcy, famine, disease, that stallx the world. the heart of humanity. rl a
These things are not imposed by God; they This book is one to buy and keep, and } Cae
| will last-as long as we choose. The unity will foster in any heart devotion, conse- | 1 aH
Pe of the world is a divine and fundamental law. cration, and purpose. 2 Bie ini
) Those therefore who work for it are working Se ae Pans
not against human nature, but for it; not The United Council for Missionary a | 4
against fate, but with the will of God. Take Biducatiora haves suet ciseued A chore i ie | |
courage! God wants the nations to be one. I d i t es N { Test #£ Fa
Id Deus vult/ God wills it! ” BED OR CHOI AO LOG NeW cSt A
| 2 Jewish Readers,” by A. Lukyn Williams, a
| Mr. J. H. Oldham breathes a fine high D.D., Canon of Ely. 6d. net. ; a an
| spirit in his address on “God, the supreme The writer shows when the books were bie |
reality,’’ and his closing words well written, the nationality of each author, Pay
gather up the appeal of the four addresses the reasons why they were written and ii THe
: we have noticed, and that of the whole tates their subject ; then deals with each : Pa | ie
| Conference. ; book of the New Testament separately. Ln \ i.
“To that adventure He is calling us to- A very careful and useful brochure; to = | | | a
: night. Your generation knows what a great more than Jews. Jess: Sa
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musical sense, i.e., neither flat nor ¢ What should be an equally natural an
sharp. ? exclamation ? Pata
| “There are no bairns like my " There is no Church like my : f ii
bairns, and no wife like my S Church, and no Missions like Pe
| wife.”’ ‘our Missions. LEA
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| la } eoiener): has been Missionary Band meets, and again at 6
Hi i (| [From time to time reference arch in m., when after an address they. bring :
HH | ny {| made to the oe Church Phi offercde for foreign missions. Each
1 | THe PA on is the only b wea h Bee :
| i ' which tithes its church bazaar for pein Thursday evening is also ee to ae |
We It has been a joy to mention their work same cause. On the alternate Saturday |
| | ae almost annually, and a recent reference (Jan. evenine's-a lantern I| i eh ie) lec us to. determine that the persistent ment ie given, for which a charge of one |
| | a te > work Ses ak eee ae aoe penny iS made, and the proceeds are |
AU} a i should be specially noted. ence ie ies ai piilanticopie aces ae
Him ee asked the Rev. ©. H. Buxton, who as ha devo ed 1 : dei THe ObOr GH TRE
Aimee a his church for the last nine years, zations, including’ aid for the p :
Hi | Ng sae charge of t : . . kk been organized i

mii | |. to make a statement concerning it. _. locality. This work has g o
NM | f In addition to this specific philanthropy and worked for thirteen years by lr,
ii 4d H for foreign work the Children’s Missionary C. R, Flaskett, an enthusiast for mis- i

‘ | ee! Band each year collects about £50 which \- "whose whole energy and spare time
| Fae : i 7 bout twenty different sions, ay : i t

S| | nea | sum is shared between abo inces. are devoted to guiding the children to

: i i i 4 organizations in ee ihe Gritdran c i Gelp otis Se work by no Meine )

|| hee . went to the Nationa ‘ pee : oa

: | | ee ae 408 Zit Be. 6d. to Home and Foreign easy, the character of the Oe |
ni | Hf i Missions, and the rest to such societies a8 Gftentimes shows itself in the mee ce
| A | ee “National Refugees,’ “Save the Children and it is found necessary to remove som

: WH fein E Fund,’’ “Cripples,’? Orphanage, etc., etc. times as many as a dozen rough boys

| | yl As we read Mr. eee on Church of before any address can be given, a

me cs ed by the thought of what the Chu 0 eee inant: bate an a

my | | | i Christ would really be if we all did what this church shows te S te ae Sha the .

| |i 1 (i church does, and in the same proportion.] sees s ed tor 1 .

Wet Wes : seneees : : collections for the same. j

Ha eRe : : situat e of the ~co 3
ee) | ii | i} . i This church is situated in eee eee The great success of “Daisy Day ” for
mW iy poorest and most densely populated pe the National Children’s Home and

i} i \ 4 peo os es ae Or pease is due to the manner in which

WA TE Brixton Circuit, and numerically is the ee eae RS A Pi PaGuthe |

a | | | i smallest’ church, consisting of 20 hs before the day helpers are sought both in |
ey | hi bers, and financially it struggles a a tnd Suto AEE Chun’ Every noice 1s

; i te i a trust debt of £925. During the wae AST and envelopes left for’ contribu-

mi) | i a Hi lost by removals one half of the — edn: A The Gomes Sart belace Fane

a | |) ia E a but this did not deter them Se king oe eo reculie Deis obtniwed in “the
A aes ae Bad . - ° m=
| 1 i oe cach ee a one h early morning’ and as the workers return

Me iP tributions to the missionary cause. eS the church is as busy as a hive of bees. |

a i: is Sunday morning at 10 a.m. the Children’s The ree iar oh EOE

hh + : - SST raised last year, and but 3

aM ie ee ee luge which came

ME | mun 8 aes as er eee a : oe a ae: 2 d

We 4 ee Se ee ge re in the afternoon, an |
5 | \ ia 4 i Ps rs Et fe —— om . a a os * drove all indoors, the

| i | q i . ere j Ss gee e ia me : amount would have been

Wa L [ oe | Ba ons Se eee larger.

WA i i He rt Se ge TO cee ie 4 ane ae ee There is a large Sunday

Wey eee sO gee ee CY School, with very few 4

t i 2 | i eer er gee re teachers, but the few are

i A be aA : oe abe 2 pre ‘ ve :

| 1 ti | i Ei . i e. Sg tg : eee agit be very faithful. Sometimes

HI Heap i, i ea A ki Ly ae coe mS: ae sic Seca ys re the question 1S asked by 3

ah iy | a i ee ee | Ee aes a ak outsiders, Why continue |

mim | mor J eee, LS Cth such burdens and

a | } | % CS = nar ey h_ discouragements ?
tel ts tee ih? eek. primes 3 ee, = ee suc § : |
| ‘ie a ¢ ee ge Fpaisy DA Ppa Heal Why trouble? But they |
ni | ip ie s ; Ph ne: The e nga are outsiders ! Those who |
Wi 1 : oP ad A ae are within know the joy
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chi | | i Says ad Hedda by seeiioon oF “the National Children’s ome and ferifice and service:
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A Letter from Mrs. Stobie. minority now, and it is an unusual sight ne
My Dear Friends, to see a woman hobbling’ painfully along He i
Don’t you think our school girls the streets, instead, one meets them trip- , | |
look very happy in this photograph? If P!ns gracefully along unhampered. Also 4a ae
you could see their bright faces and hear there are very many more women to be 1 oun
their ringing’ laughter you would know $°C" J? the streets than formerly, show- Aa
they are. The photo depicts them in their i7S that they “are allowed to leave their 4 BE
short recreation time, and, to give them houses and mix more freely with people, Tne
an entire change, I ask them to come with instead of being kept indoors like pris- . An
| their teachers into our garden or com- 0©€TS- We have over fifty names on the ~ ew
pound, as we call it, and have a romp and register this year, with an average attend- = Sas
some games, and here they are } ance of forty-five. The girls each pay a |
Just notice how easily they get over the °° dollar a year. : i iL |
ground, and at once you will exclaim, I am taking the oversight of the school : i 1a
“Why, they have natural feet!’’ Yes, until a young lady teacher ,is sent out “4 eee al.
that is the pleasing part about it; why, a from England to take full charge. ah ail
few years previous, the former school There is a splendid opportunity here of i 1 a
girls could not have run about like this. doing some real good work for the | dl i
Oh, what a glorious deliverance from the Master. Oh, what a chance! I know Sa sea
bondage of frightful torture for the com- there are some young, educated Christian ae |
ing women and girls of China. One of women in our Churches who are admir- 24h
the chief things I noticed on my return to ably fitted for such a distinctive and im- a
Wenchow was the small number of portant work. If I am talking to any i 1
women with bound feet. They are inthe through this letter, oh let me urge you to’ i | hy
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HH nal pee through all difficulties. which seem my school helper, Miss Yu, with her |
i a o stand like giants in your path, com- other and younger brother. Mrs. Yi
| ek mit all your care to Him, and offer your- has received Proton Dr Sieh i a :
| iif Hl self fully for this work. I am sure when ness free treatment for a ‘week ; th he |
i | i you look at the faces of these dear girls recruited with her daughter for sean : |
HM ee in the photo they will ying - week Yow ig Sues |
Li | p y seem to be saying - week. - Now her boy hascome to take her |
| ee. to you, “We are waiting and longing for home ; hence the call to say “ Goddb an |
/ i i th ae coming’ to teach and to help us. Oh, and “Thank you.’’ ;
i \ a: when are you coming! : Another knock brings the Saturday
Waa ee pray then, that God will call you, morning request from one of the school- |
> | i } an os reply will be, “Here Iam, women for salt, matches and meat; the
ie : pea Ces last is a weekly treat for one meal only.
Ba! |i Hi ow it would rejoice our hearts if soon At 12.30:p.m., my faithful servant, wl !
TR a the news comes that lady teachers have is cook, coolie ind was! icone |
a eee comes ; ie, and washerman all in one, '
| 1 H ee “dd. shall pray constantly for this oe dinner, and I:was ready for it.
|| ae e hen, what ha ed thi ar
| ae iS Pe 3 : ‘ ; ppened this afternoon?
a i Ss pops with me in sending I first turned out a box to find extra |
a) i g gs toa \ . winter clothing for myself, also some- |
| i i Bee. 6 ee very an thing to give away to a widow whom my
a Dp. 08: | LORENCE STOBIE. servant and Mrs. Chii mentioned to me
Bi y this morning. She arrived in good time,
Ml | i A Saturday at Home in China.” and went away so pleased with a pair of
aie By Sister Lily Armitt. ee as ee boy, one of my skirts with :
a : which to mak
1 \ iy | i i Through the day now ending what has ends. oe ees |
as appened ? : At 2 Wi i
aE : .m., with VV ii
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WM bb our Saturday “off days.” Sythe ia a ei washes
S | ve | i ae ¥ i day : ; the chapel to give them a private practice
; es kfast, there was the leading inspeaking in alargeroom. Mrs. Li and
Be We of worship inthe Women’s School, fol- \ 58
Bt | p in s School, fol- Mrs. Chou ha
a ||| i ‘|| | Hl 2 lowed by a little talk about the topics to chapel Gangewee he ee sg ue |
; We be used at the forthcoming fair-meetin h eo
e | || 4 ee oe oS were rather nervous at the idea. To
i Hee g ispatche ispel thei i |
ke eight letters and four needlework parcels ; ac sat pereens Se he oe
i i | ih first sending for the village postmaster, to tised speaking Bae ad ‘Ep fis a
| i ny H ascertain the rule about sending parcels Returning home Eset ie cae
Nid Ht fu to provinces not adjoining Shantung, as see me about six women wh ee
WE rh just lately they have charged double tered as inquirers dlitins ” te ene
il | } His. postage, and my diary does not mention — station class. a Ae
i Ih. ty this rule. We were interrupted: b f
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i I i if A sewing-woman, Mrs. Chu, then two village eonien for old cies “bat
s i i po ny attention, and I interviewed this time I did not respond bectace, fie :
WAP SH ae a : er on t : i
i i i i e front verandah. are not poor, only thriftless. If one gives
| me hae A knock at the front door brought two away anything, half the villager _
WM LE of Miss Turner’s scholars to prepare to- think there is no end to th 2 orces y
i Md HN morrow’s Primary Lesson. Following’ my disposal ee ee ,
WE this, a knock at the east door f af fe :
PE » a or from two A cup of :
i Wh) peor widows who are glad to get some _ then f i - ae ie oe ce
A eae clothing, sent to me by Mrs. Hinds f ear eaee io ee
WME eoe, & y s. Hinds for machine and ery at the Tientsin
Wee on. newspapers whic i
t | ‘ it Returning to the verandah, I made four ee vt had rit ae oe eo
rt a ‘ Ib dusters out. of sugar bags, while I taught and the news of the famine was not cheer-
Nee ae Mrs. Chu how to use the sewing machine. ful reading.
APR E ee to the bad harvest, she wants to One of the Bible-school women came
ee ecure a permanent situation as sewing- with a request for medicine for another
i 1 he woman in Tientsin or Peking. woman who is out of sorts to-day, so I
a i i | Another knock at the front door. Itis sent her a dose of carbonate of One
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! After supper, the servant Huai Liang ‘day, and-we will show you a thing or | et
| (whose translated name means “the light two.”’ i e
of my heart’’) came with his weekly “Real elephants, Uncle?”’ iq |
| accounts for the household and women’s “As real as any you ever saw in the he
: - school. He is a good Christian, and does Zoo, Elsie, and not tame like those. HH Wey
By all his work, not with eye-service, but to Great rampaging beasts that spread ruin |
| please God. : wherever they go. We had four of them Me ae
i We read together for our evening wor- prowling around the mission station last 1
ship the latter part of St. John’s Gospel. year. They stripped the banana trees and ihe
“Lovest thou Me?’’ “Yea, Lord, sugar canes, and destroyed everything in | i | i
| Thou knowest that I love Thee.’’ Our the garden all about, trampling down all i i
| hearts said “Amen,’’ then afresh we vegetation in their travels.”’ a
| heard the command, “Feed my lambs,’’ “Did you see ‘them, Uncle? ”” if i
| “Tend my sheep.’? As Huai Liang led “Not this time, chicken, although there id 1
| in prayer, my heart was truly thankful to were four of them around the neighbour- Bese
| my Father for all His goodness, and now hood for some time. - We could see from Behe ia
| when I-have no home companion, He has the verandah where they were moving 2 RAGES
| come nearer to me, blessing my soul with about among the banana trees. The black iT cae
His grace, in answer to your prayers in boys tried to scare them away, but did not i fi F
| thashomeland: succeed. Then they came to me and ia
begged me to take out my gun.”’ i i ne a
‘ ° ” “And did you shoot them, Uncle?” an a
“The Garden Thieves. Bobby’s Byes teste fixed upon. the mis- on es
A Story for the Children. sionary as he waited for the answer. ng
‘“How tiresome! ’’ exclaimed Daddy. “No, Bobby ; I had no licence from the on
“Some stray cat has been in the garden Government to go shooting elephants. 1 aa
and spoiled my new seed-bed, it has been The black boys were very disappointed, +4 ] HI Ag
all over the place.” but I could not risk trouble with the police : a | i a
“And something,” said Mother sadly, over the business, so we had to let the Ey
| “has broken off a big’ piece of that new intruders rampage their way up the a ea
| geranium that I only planted out last valley. . Fortunately the mission itself i 1
week.”’ was not in their pathway; they were a
“And the birds are eating all the fruit, making’ for a stream of the river farther i Hl
* Mummie,” cried Daisy. “I could hardly up, we think.” ll
find any gooseberries on the large tree in “Then you haven’t ever shot an | I |
| the corner.’’ : elephant, Uncle? ”’ said Elsie, in great hay | iz
“Um, a big bird without wings, I disappointment. OW
guess,’’ laughed Daddy, with a glance at “No, Elsie, I can’t say I have. Our Ca
Bobby’s red face. “I know how the boys killed one the year before, and we | i ie
‘ gooseberries go; but that cat next door all went out to see the huge beast. A Tae | he
is responsible for my ruined onion bed, I _ live elephant looks big’ enough, but a dead TL
am sure.’’ one seems enormous. Great ears, each eH 1M :
“Never mind,”’ said Uncle Dick. “Be as long as Daddy’s umbrella, and tusks te
thankful that you have no elephants to like a piece of my arm. The skin or hide i
spoil your fruit trees and your garden- is thicker and tougher than anything you 1 LHe
patch.’”’ can imagine of the sort.”’ baad |
“Elephants! Uncle,’’ shrieked ‘four “And the trunk, Uncle?’’. . | 4} WE
small voices all at once. “You don’t “Well, you have a good look at the. I. LMT
have elephants out in Meru, do you?’’ elephants the next time you go to the st
asked Daisy. Zoo; what strikes me as so curious is the: { Ties
| “They only live in the Zoo, silly!’’ neat way in which a tame elephant will ea Hh
| said Bob, having’ his revenge over the pick up a lump of sugar with his trunk, . TPR
tale of the stolen gooseberries. which is also strong: enough to lift and Lo
“Or in a menagerie or circus,’’ added crush a man to death. An angry beast | PE
Elsie. will break the very bones of a native, | en
“Oh, don’t they?” laughed Uncle Dick. whose bones are not so easily broken ‘as Py
“Well, you all take a trip to Meru one ours are.” i Vil
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“The trunk looks funny, doesn’t it, Lockett, R. P. Campbell, and F. A. Far-
ih ca Uncle? Like pieces of fire-engine hose ley, with their excellent lay colleagues, for
i | aa sticking’ out.’’ the inception and conduct of the praise- |
it eu “And very much for the same purpose, worthy effort. The net result is £200.
| me bd I Daisy. Elephants are thirsty animals, ao
HM eh also very particular about having clean an
i | we de water to drink. They don’t stand in a ee eerpect: i |
| ah 1; ig * stream or river like our cattle and horses sai aoe nonesity, set GOD. SOY RLeaS
| ee often do when they drink; if they did ~ oe i ees } we : think I love |
Ri lt their huge feet would stir up all the mud Pe e oe ae God _ more |
: | it Le at the bottom. No, they stand well away Ne SS = oe ee question to
We | ue from the water and stretch their long aC fe : OED fe ES Browning’s
: } aii! i trunks into it and so draw only the clear , eee ee ke nt be mine : |
pe | | ie water from the running: stream.”’ I saw God sitting; above me: but I, I sat
|) | Ie Ee Uncle Dick was called away just then, eC Aa es loved these
ma | and the children went to play. An hour posi ee, es pA ell
: a ee a later Bobby was discovered in the scul- ah See tf = Te se ONE
|| | ean lery, trying to suck the water from the DS oe ae on see ee |
ee) | na : : ae : we still come to love God better by lovin
S | be Pee sae up through a small piece of 145 better : and especially as ay ieee |
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. a . He i E ewiatever are you doing, Bobby?”’ oe wee See lovable. BOs : |
me) ee said Mother. hee ee ae ce nae eg |
|| i vei “Playing elephants ! It’s jolly,” gur- ie eee hee oe " ee grow in i
|| \ i ti gled Bobby. ‘You can’t shoot me, any- : See |
me) ||) | Li how, cause you’re only a missionary’s — . Foes font a recently-perused book and ;
5 ‘| 4 : i sister, and you haven’t got a Government ony oe ye eee a te
} 1 i licence.” Auntiz Dor. pops, ang a copy ‘of oe and Hin-
ey || | PERL i acaee re ferland ~ sha ent in r he f
i. \ Pe A Missionary Exhibition. — oe ae eed |
RS HA With commendable enterprise the Wal- ers
| we ae thamstow Circuit arranged to hold an ex- God’s Messengers
me lt hibition for the purpose of raising what Th sth th ee :
ye they deemed the circuit share of our Ex- me say m ae to His own:
| PM ere ie tension Fund, viz., £250, but also for the WU: ei = roe ee Sorter
ml | i aes education of their people in the mission- Too ian SL a ee come ae Dart
et ary enterprise generally. The Secretary aie Snes . ae een
| i hea and Editor had the pleasure of a visit to Cite Gn ore y me th.”
{ Hy it the exhibition, which was held in early coe Pees ee
| il ih March, and they were both delighted. Gladly they rise at His call,
a ie ee There were African, Chinese and medical Gladly obey His command,
iil} | \| f courts, work-stalls and literature stalls, Gladly descend to the plain.
i Ps heh and the inevitable refreshment-stall, with Ah! How few of them all, g
ai bi tea-room, It was open for three days, ee servants shall stand
WM and each evening lectures were given in n the ‘Master's; presence again.
i | i the various courts by missionaries : Bap- Some in the tumult are lost;
a Ph tist missionaries—Revs. R. Glennie and Baffled, bewildered, they stray,
| my ts G.R. Cameron—representing Africa : and Some, as prisoners, draw breath.
ae: | j our own missionaries representing China Some, unconquered, are crossed
PL | —Revs. F. Galpin, A. H. Sharman and (Not yet half through the day)
| ae ie i Ee 0 Each evening a pageant was By a pitiless arrow of death.
A AE Rae: performed by the Juvenile Collectors of
ee ea the Highams Bee Chace See he ee ee ee ae
A PUM Ge He se Lands Beyond,” and on the Saturday a ge : ;
lf i ie ) : y : At the close of the day, from the plain ; i
Hit grand pageant was given by the Shernhall His Master's errand well done, i
dy e i Street Juvenile Collectors, entitled,“ Hero- Safe through the smoke of the fight 5
= i 1 ee a rsseien field. Great credit is Back to His Master again.
ARE ' a e.to the Revs. James Ellis, A. C. MATTHEW ARNOLD. (1822-88.) =
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A O eo but I was “pippy.’’ I just wanted some— 4p 4
| n pen Letter to _body to pat me on the back and_ say, SAR
| H Mees f ES ““Cheerio, old man, it will all come out : SHE
| arry 9 0 9 Lines. in the washing.’’ But I couldn’t walk ee eee |i
Y DEAR HARRY, four hours to the nearest white man, and) at
Ni The other day I was feeling a 58 “T say, old man, just pat me on the en
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little less cheerful than a mission- ~ Pack, there's a good fellow,’’ and then a pa
aty ought to feel. It was getting near wall back home for dinner. It isn’t done ee oy |
Christmas and home seemed a long way '" these parts. ‘ =F Aa
off. Ihad just had a letter from my little _ Then I caught sight of a letter which Ta
boy Jack, who has learned to write since had just arrived. I didn’t know the ae
I left him. You don’t need very keen eye- Wting on the envelope, so, like a wise | ne
sight to read his letters, but you some- M4), I opened the letter at once to see a al
: - times require rather keen heart-sight to who had written it. This was the letter :. mt ll 4
read his meaning. However, in this letter Dear Missionary, ict i | |
he said, “Dear Daddy,, you will be home I think you must sometimes be glad to see” A
in seven months.”’ Yes, old son, I a letter that has come from your own land,. aaa Ee
| thought. but seven months is a long time away there from all your English friends, 1 aR
ght, 1 ng time, y : your Eng ai
and a lot may happen in that time. 1 and in foreign dangers, doing good for Jesus: A
never ought to have thought like that at +-° Far away there across the sea, you Jost a
all, I know. But I was feeling a_ bit sometimes would like to see your friends, I le AWE
dumpy. Not right down miserable, you think. But you. have to put that thought 1 He
; Os AS ah Beene oe. aside and remember that God sent you. « - 1 8 A A
iknow ; nobody who ts trying’ to do a bit am an invalid, but I am with my father and Be Ha
for Jesus ever feels quite like that. No, mother and not right away from home like ~~ PLA
A Oe ee oe ee a oe tne
sere at. Bor Pe le deal Se Ri Reed pee ee ee Re Sarena ms | i ALL:
: ree ne oi |X egy PS a ge re OW
te 2 SiR ee Blot oceece ea ee ee aS TPL
. : re Boa i ey 3.4 re ey dee bas cal ae PED ;
; i ide Sacer eee hi! eSB TT ote wre saa ae Me yates nies x Raped
ea mame. of AS ae Seg A ee eS ee Bee it a)
ea ee ee A See oh Hi
School Children at Ribe. 5 : CRev. A. J. Hopkins. ! e d
: May, 1921, : Hl 1 i
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Be ane th ; —
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i i A May Song of Peace |
i eH |
HA Pee you. 1 think you must like to get a cheery as sweet anc selfis i
i I ty ha i ‘letter from sopidatie so that pone may ace a a soi and Beeies oe i woe me oa
| rt Side chee. J J er wrote that letter. If it be His will,
Hels ay you crow 2
i | a Shseely eure, a oe BLOW ato a strong; useful man. i
| We ee ae ith affectionate regards to you and
1 We : to the host of boys and girls who will now
| i i iS HG ASE balhee 16 dnawer. write to some other lonely missionaries.
i | i i be oe tell you I did sit up when I read that Ever’ yours, |
i Ai H letter. I felt as if a rich uncle had left : A. J. Hopxins.
Wi me a thousand pounds. I had got just $
a | ak ‘the pat on the back that I wanted. Think
ai) ih a of it! -* Cheerily yours, Harry.’’ It was
‘ eit st grec ! : |
: ie ast great ! A May Song of Peace.
Wed ou know what unselfishness is, don’t :
a || | iB da “y Id ? ‘ , [Through the League of Nations, which the ;
= || wha syou, old man: It means being’ so busy great democracies of the world can insist on ;
mW thinking of somebody else that you making an authoritative and effective League of \
Hi Mt 1 I haven’t time to worry about yourself. Eeoels we have now a real opportunity to
Al eA And you are just that sort. You are an eat pu We ee oe Er
| |i) i i invalid, but you didn’t think it worth © determined, BRGerEtS effort io oe eee
mii) | -while to spin a long: tale to tell me that to win the war, and the work will be Boned =
i il | Lh ~you suffer a great deal, that you can’t 4 Mm ie
|| || | i. Play cricket with the boys, and a whole py Ones 68) 0b te Nee
Re || | | i host of other things you can’t do. No! Seale
HW Hi H you say, “I’m an invalid all right, but I eae Oa ye ne sine ts
a feel much better off than a1 ly-missi Rita a
TR as See an a lonely mission- Salvation’s—all nations that offered vain
| | if H a wre ae my father and oblations |
AU Mh -mother. ood old Harry May your A
ML y- o the old gods, th = i
< a | i | i -mother and father be real proud of you! end eee ce ee i
ce | Li i i And then that P.S. Any other boys
: ML | i -and girls who read this letter had better Where’s winter? Suns tint her: see the
mi read that P.S. twice, and say it over to icebergs splinter, |
it i themselves ninety-nine times after they Bergs that stood like mountains, that melt
MM rf go to bed. It’s the cream of the whole like mists to-day !
Pa a Re s Sehe “ 3
i 1 L thing. “P.S.—Do not bother to answer.’’ See the new way, the true way—is Spring's
| | 1] Harry, old boy, you'll never write a own violet-blue way
| i i greater thing than that if you live to be Fairer than this one, where Peace rides on
> | | ip H a hundred. You don’t wind up by say- welt May >.
' ny H ing, i I'm sure I’ve done a great thing to poy Chri
i i | i write this letter ; be sure and let me have Of, CRT ISU conics) 50 the eevee Cones wits
| a) f He a reply soon to let me know what a good Sc oe eo Sn pT Coe ees
\: | | e boy am I, and you night send me a few ie Soe cee
WEEE B stamps, will you?” No, you don’t say P aaeh es
iy cee) ie at : ‘ " Wh i is; li
WM ib anything like that. You just thought to atk eS ae SEL ae |
} Wk | yourself, “I’ve just written this for the aes He fois ee |
i | y * i . . . . ° e ° i i
( iM : love of the thing ; it may do that mission- the aie Se eee
Baa ary some good, but even if it doesn’t,
| Wt i ee mind; I did it for Jesus, not for A bright songya knight's song is ours this
: i J im. : day ; the light’s song |
MEE Harry, old chap, Jesus got that letter Rippling and running as waters on its way.
i | Le all right, and He will answer it some day. In the dead night, the red night, see Day lift |
a i i : I’m. only just replying to it, but Jesus up her head, Night!
AEE will answer it properly ; never you doubt See the King come, and Spring comet The
UR ae He will answer just because you League brings in the May. :
Ha a sa
Wi Ca ee. eee )
ae cea Z Y, ! ay your mission- * Ex-President Wi er i
= || il 1} t ary PF be full this year, and may the his chute, has given his Met bond Sand ail TaLioetins
ay md | +20) ; ate ife to ing tl 7 is i
| ! 4 good Lord keep that brave heart of yours porting him ee ee
- i i 82 Irae kes : |
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Mission House. C. STEDEFORD. it
Momentous I have just received the cheered and felt compensated for the WS ed
Responsibilities.annual reports from our hardships incurred in travelling’ and Be
missionaries in West lodging. These remarkable gatherings ee &
China. They open a vista of vast need were an unqualified success. Mr. Hicks i i
and thrilling opportunity compared with conducted the Bible School for men. He ee a
. which the strength we have put into the says it was attended by a group of men Bae
field is like trying to move a mountain who showed more serious and thoughtful i AR]
with a spade. The reports alternately appreciation than has been seen at any Be
exult in the eagerness of the people and previous meeting. This year a,few Miao ' i
the manifest working of the spirit of God _ teachers attended for the first time, ‘A
| and deplore the meagreness of the equip- among them James,* whose face, radiant H |
ment and the feebleness of the staff. At with Christian peace and hope, was a Ha
every point there is the demand for new benediction to all. Thus the school has i Hl
workers, new buildings, and the permis- become a means of breaking down racial a
sion to launch out into great under- antagonisms. The books studied were the | :
takings. Our brethren and sisters on the Pastoral Epistles, and an opportunity was i i
field were greatly heartened by the arrival afforded to impress upon ministers, i j
of Dr. Bolton, Nurse Raine, Miss Bar- teachers and elders the greatness of their i P
wick, Mrs. and Miss Dymond. But in duties and privileges, and also opportunity We i
| order to cater for the multitudes craving was given to plead for the creation of a SA 1 |
for the Christian message, this company Christian relationship between masters A
must be followed by a succession of re- and slaves, i | HY
inforcements. Our Church will not fulfil The Bible School for women was con- Hi |
her mission in the world until she is more ducted by Mrs. Hicks. “It was a momen- : fully possessed with the spirit of self- tous experience,” reports Mr. Hicks. | i il il:
| sacrifice. Mr. Hicks puts this thought in. “Eighty women regularly attended the it Ht
the forefront of his report upon the Nosu _ meetings. They had come from distances 1a
work. “As our. Divine Master only represented by from one to four days’ Hea
accomplished His work by becoming journeying. At all the sessions of the H | Hh
“obedient unto death, even the death of class they listened eagerly and showed enue.
the cross,” so too, only by an act of great deep appreciation of the meaning of the i
and. painful sacrifice Shall we succeed in Gospel. The wonder of sucha gathering iit I
this enterprise which we have undertaken. is awe-inspiring. Perhaps not even in Eng- pent
Undoubtedly, when God gave us this work — land could a greater eagerness for Chris- ie I lg
to do, He called us to be fellow-workers tian knowledge be found. Without doubt 1p Wil
| with His Son, and this means fellow-suf- there has come into the lives of the Nosu Ae | we
| ferers also. It is a tremendous and awe- women a quickening spirit which is trans- ° Ca
inspiring responsibility ; so great that, forming them, and which will through A I ie
: looking at our slender human resources them transform the race. They have a Ca
we are struck with great fear, and almost great desire that their daughters should Ta
wish we had not been called to such high be educated, and after much thought it OR
and honourable, but withal, dangerous has been decided to open a Girls’ School Pa a
service.” Such a feeling is common to next year, that it may be possible for the LE
all who seek to dispel the dense darkness Nosu girls to make equal progress with HY
of heathenism, and it would be intolerable the boys in general knowledge and Chris- a
if it were not relieved by signs of hope tian truth.” Subsequently, Mrs. Hicks el {Hh
and the marvels of grace. accompanied her husband in visiting’ the leah
The Nost These Schools are much See iad nS Gory She \ : i
TAVIS Oh Role are Mine the tec would ing’ again, in their own chapels and cir- ie
Rig dee The? are cuits, the women who had attended the Pate
gatherings of men and women who remain pe Bues: eo oocy ucla of | ee
for many davs to study some portions of pe eves hard: mountain travelling: 45 ee
Scripture. Mr. and Mrs. Hicks, in con- sey ean, Pee value ort ta) i iy
ducting these Schools, were greatly * See pr 95.—Ep. Oey ; Pel |
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gai f -
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IPH : rom the Mission Hous
i 4, Ha A
| | WR Ps encouragement to the women who plod Kuai. Four years ago the Nosu district
a) |i Meee steadily and gropingly along the Christian was dotted over with such buildings, but
1 | Ne Ee way, with hardly any human help, cannot all are covered in now, and will soon be
HY ty i be estimated, sufficiently furnished to meet the rough
| | re Nosu Chapel Mr: Hicks relates the needs of these elementary people.”
Wa Wet E Opening. opening of a new chapel = : SP ee eee pe
/ i i i during his visitation, “Is co ee ae oo
Hy I ie i it finished?” I asked. ‘Well, not quite, Re se ; 1D eee oe oe
i | i iN but the walls are up and the roof is on, ~ Re 8 oO a. . eee 1a0, #
Ay Bt Rihana rs ae 5 ep tribe akin to the Hwa
YM fee but there are no doors and no w indows. MSE A Stone a hora WE Poll labowiel
MM |e | “We journeyed to the place, and long be- 71402, among ~ Om MLE es pase :
mi) fore we arrived we could see the building — 1his is the report upon this “movemen
ny} | | high up on one of the mountain cones Which comes froin on onde cone
3 | i he | which are characteristic of the neighbour- neice Y Eadie See NA a
He i hood, and a iarge-group of Christians °° a eee ee S oes Se ee :
\ ld Srandig-around it. li made 9 pleasing «14S? NOW, (Oo evanneiZe awnce eee
WE | i [3 _ picture, and could not fail to move with @t the same cane fone se. eee a
: i WW i a | delight the hearts of those who knew the Pepe pee ee a ce 5
‘|| i i i ruined house which hitherto had served '© aie oe St a “e ee ae a uG
| Wee the people for a place of worship. Wehad Searvely Know DY St ae : S ae
a) || Ht i | our dinner, the usual meal of sodden ‘ © oaxe oe ae ee
SS it) MSH dee 8 sheep with the appurtenances thereof, and ae BEES - poser = ees aoe ee :
mail) | | rai gathered the people in their half-finished —SUPerinten nee 6 Oe ae
ey) | ih H al building to pray for God’s blessing on Movement is at our door, it is insistent y
ANE what had been done, and to ask for help Calling to us, nay, more, it Is pressing
me te that the building might be completed. It Tight in ee ee ae oo ee
it} Wy | i was a great satisfaction to see the roof by storm. ie US {Des et ee
WM ER ee - on the building, for it was feared at one With the people, their er t fe
ai { fee time that nothing but four half-finished "eed and Pee ae eee t s
ee |) Wt a walls would exist as evidence of the gare Re ee en
A ||| i lt i vigour of the Christians of Kioh Loh eee ae qe ey aa oe gee
Bsa || | A HH | Sec es Church in Yunnan within the next ten :
Ht k i ea : . , years. Weare startled, almost staggered
1 i Bie ao 2 at the prospect. May wisdom and guid-
We | Hi A ' a eS ee ee ance be granted to us that we may neither
WM t | ieee: Dio ee eae a 2 bees: run ahead, nor lag behind, the Divine pur-
WL) i] mi ~, ye ee y pose for us as a Mission in this part of
Wi Veo eee China.” oe
We i es by ec ee Nas oe oh This is a most impressive statement and
; We tae Eas WO, Al aac As ewe §=6should be prayerfully pondered by all our
Hie Cie i “ae Vi PS ee Wf ‘y= people-at home, The opportunity abroad
WE \Seea ee) aay) ee ee Beef cannot be embraced unless there is a
We | eS ee ic p = spirit of sacrifice at home. We cannot
Wey | D oe a=" Ratt Ay : pretend that we are doing as a Church all
Hi | p +i eae a Me 4 fs] eS that might be done for Missions. Let
| { et | f ie a @ cach United Methodist practise some self-
Ey a m4 ~ wy | examination on this question. Shall [
AL ML eae m a Th deny myself, or deny the Gospel to these
oe | Wr Vi a © ea Vee a ey seeking souls in Yunnan? :
ve EE | 1 bie | ae | te ed Work has already commenced among”
! | Wy 1 Cw Wee eo ea ee oe the Chuan Miao. The Gospel of Mark =
i | We eee ree tet at thre. ME ‘a s has been translated into their dialect, and
| } A 1 4 — a aay a 4 & = an edition has been printed by the British
ii Wl a ae 8 wee and Foreign Bible Society. We are under ;
SY | ‘Seas a us, Sa = perpetual debt to that Society for its in-
x i Wh y Men of the Ko-pu Tribe. [Rev. H. Parsons. valuable services. By a grant this Society
ce : ,
LS i es Z zs <5 ey
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e ar
| = Hie
ll The Prayer Union ee
| has supported two Bible readers among Dp Re aoee fl) |
| the Chuan Miao. Nineteen of the Chas The eee Union. } q ¢
; Miao have been baptized and six teaching Behold upon the mountain the feet of i
| centres have been opened. Mr. Dymond im that bringeth good tidings, that pub- |
and Mr. Parsons visited Chuan Miao-land © lisheth peace.—Nah. 1: 1b. (See also ie
last September and were deeply impressed !8@- 52: 7.) t |
by all they saw and heard. — The people O silent land, to which we move, |
warmly welcomed them and were eager to Enough, if there alone be love : |
listen to their message. They estimate And mortal need can ne’er outgrow ‘ i
that thousands of men, women and chil- What it is waiting” to bestow. ae i i }
dren are asking to be taught. The young é Ve | ie
people particularly are rapidly learning to yor: oe 2 7 i
| read, and many of the people are learning Thou art, O God, the life and light. i) |
to pray. In its enthusiasm, its love of Lord, Thy ransomed church is waking. i i:
singing, the movement among the Chuan See how great a flame aspires. 1 ae
i Miao resembles the beginning of the work May 1. West African District. Rev. |
among’ the Hwa Miao. W. S. Micklethwaite. and native minis- }
Fare He RQ 2 - Acte Te 4
f Exhibition A vetysuéeessfil-E xhibi- a 5 Pp. 52, 53 in Report. Acts: Ae cw
at Ningpo ‘i P dat . Serer Fes ; i
i Galles. Rie ec Oui Soa May 8.—Tong: Chuan Circuit, West ' | :
: 5 5 =~ China. Rev. Ff’. R.-Graddock> 39, 40. i i).
_the holidays at the open- Neh. 10: 32-39 ik
3 ae oe Chinese Bey. Year? se May.15.—Wenchow Medical work. Dr. >
attracted about 500 visitors, including (| ¢ pury. 99-31. Acts 3: 1-18 on
sou the leading’ Chinese city officials Riss a 5s Women’s Avail ae 1.
an oreign residents. They passed -=- a: ee ea Sr ee i :
| (hese the ase noe. ere eee Dis Council meeting _at Walthamstow, iJ } i
F pS ‘ an 24th and 25th. Mal. 1:11, and 3: 1-10. “8 ail
i of the students was displayed. The Mav. 99.—-Laoline Circuit, — North a
¥ ~ s eens eee z % ee . a . a « ) mele 4c 5 , 4 } it
f Chinese officials found special interest: “Gps oo Rey W. -Eddon (on furlough). 3
the Chinese. essays, which showed _ that eto (Wee 18 1a
j Chinese studies were not neglected. Mr. eee eae : PH ii
| Redfern conducted some experiments in Booch dates
the laboratory which both amused and in- : z ae Ses A |
| structed the company. The proceedings May 4.—Livingstone died, 1873.” ‘ SH fT E
concluded with an entertainment for two ” 21.—Griffith _John sailed’ iG ot
: hours in the “ollege Hall, when a very China, 1855. : LE
Varied programme was contributed by the ,, 24.—John G. Paton born, 1824. Hn
teachers and students. One very success- 9 30.—Henry Martyn reached: Per- We
ful item was the rendering of three scenes sia, 1809. Bae t tt 2
{ from Shakespeare’s “Julius Cesar,”’ 5, dl. —Carey’s gteat missionary ser a ||
y which had been prepared by the - elder mon, 1792. Ts
i students under the direction of Rev. ey
W. P. Bates, M.A. The famous oration : Bed rl i Se
over the dead body of Cesar was a 1 A:
pleasure to all. They Stand in the Imminent Breach.. ys
Lane
The Marriage Miss Smith, the fiancée of Servants oF Godt e oe ; i Hie
of Rey. W. P. Rev. W. P. Bates, arrived Shall I not call you? because | a
Bates, M.A. at Ningpo on February Not as servants ye knew lat i
j 14th, and they were mar- Your Father’s innermost mind: - aie
ried on the 19th. The service was con- His, who unwillingly sees CO
ducted in our Séttlement Church at One of His little ones lost! eee! bia
Ningpo by Rev. T. Gaunt, of the C.M.S., Vout is the-prawe ie mankind 1 hg
; and the wedding’ feast was held at the W ae : LHe
house of Mr. and Mrs. Redfern. May ath nol ee ees marcy a
every blessing attend the happy union. Eaipted pad talen end aied: ee
a ee MATTHEW ARNOLD NS
| *See p. 16.—Ep. 5 PS seets Wm i Hey
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} ve InNgpo CoLMege. Mr. PRINCIPAL REDFERN.
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i} | ee E have just passed through one The guests were first conducted round
HH kai red J P Sue >. : :
Pe Pee iee a of the most prosperous periods the building, in the various classrooms of
i i Hebe ‘ } ProsE P ; 8,1 ,
WW i 4 in the history of the College, our which were displayed specimens of the |
A i fe ey staff having been strengthened by the work the students had done during the
i) | | | Rip addition of the Rev. W. P. Bates, M.A., term. A number of maps and drawings.
aa ae a and Mr. Tchou, B.Sc. z adorned the walls, exhibiting’ a skill on
Aa | iw i At the close of the term we held a very the part of the students which surprised
Wi |e ae successful concert and exhibition. TI am many of the foreign guests who were not
Wy i 4 sending a photograph of one of the ex- aware how skilful Chinese youths are.
AEM Pg hibits, and an account of the exhibition There were also a large number of neatly
i) a Hi i : : ; 3 5 eee
ty ih eed from the “North China Daily News,” written note-books and copy books which
|| | |i) at . which T think will be of interest to you. were arranged on tables for the inspec- |
ny | i i The student Wong To-kong is a Wen-\ tion of the guests. The Chinese officials
My | a vas | chow young’ man, who formerly studied were specially interested in the Chinese |
Ban} |) | ii eg ; J SOS 2 2 I yes
i Hi He Hf under Principal Chapman, and so has essays, and said that though they could |
a been a long time under the instruction of not judge from the English work of the v4
WM nae uae e Eng h |
Ht A eB our mission. school they could judge from the quality
: A MW ite et [- (Here follows the report from the of these essays that Chinese studies were
il AW ye A newspaper.) not neglected. A number of slide-rules i
EH ot} VR pela a Eze oy : N52 {
i \ i i a Advantage was taken of the New Year’s Prepared under the direction of Mr.
me) || TRE holiday to give a concert and exhibition Tchou, B.Se., also provoked great in-
MI hE i of work at the Ningpo Methodist College terest, the Chinese mind being quick to
Wy We which was very largely attended by Perceive the advantages of this counting
S|) i ANE | foreign and Chinese residents of the port. !strument over the abacus commonly
i Me { i Bee Amongst.the latter were included the Used by Chinese accountants. Z
a) hel Defence Commissioner and Taoyin and | Wonders of the West.
VW} i bE other officials of the city and a large num- Whilst this was proceeding, Mr. Red-
A AM AU ber of representatives of the various edu- fern’s chemistry class was alternately '
WE ee cational institutions of the district, to the amazing and terrifying a large group of
il | ih a ~ number of about 500. _ wisitors by showing them some startling
Ha eae Re Re gas OR eee eee i ee ee
Hl} | 1 ooo Tish ee
WE a [a A ee ee joe | ee
Nl I i SD |. oe pe a me, | ee ee
Ae te a 4 Re Sch be
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WM | ao ee ail a ee
ted bb ; ah oe ee ; 4
hae B ; |
he pe Hy ak Ss Model of Ningpo Methodist College, made for the Exhibition, é
Ya by Wong-To-Kong (left), Principal Redfern (right) 2
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| Ningpo College ql g
| (though to Westerners familiar) experi- three English and nine Chinese. Most of
ments in the laboratory. To.unsophisti- them ~ have degrees, and one of the - 4 |
cated minds it certainly does seem Chinese teachers wears the Glasgow B.Sc. oe
; strange that gunpowder may be com- The students are arranged in three ce
| pounded of such apparently harmless in- grades, in each of which there are twa i q
eredients as charcoal, sulphur and _nitre, departments, one in Chinese and one in Host
| or that hot water in a-corked-up flask may Western subjects. They are prepared for i a
be made to boil for a considerable time commercial life or for more advanced 1 oiae
by pouring cold water over it. studies at a University. No profession of eae e
“The guests-then proceeded to the re- religion is required from them : but all are | w
cently erected College Hall, where they to be present at daily prayers and at 1
| were entertained for two hours with a Church and Sunday School on the Lord’s. \ |
varied programme contributed by mem- Day. ; There is also a branch of the i |
bers of the College staff and student Y.M.C.A., which intensifies the Christian ny
| body. The chief, item, and perhaps the atmosphere of the College. It speaks well ii
most successful, was a reproduction in for the College that several of its former rn
. English of three scenes from Shake- students are now on the staff, and others
speare’s “Julius Caesar,” which had been are engaged in teaching’ at other Chris- ink
prepared by the elder students under the "an schools, and one at our Wenchow boa
direction of the Rev. W.P. Bates, M.A. College. The list of graduates” shows a
The scene where Antony makes his that important positions 1n business. are ie i
famous oration over «the dead body of OW occupied by men who have been 1 al
Cesar was followed with breathless in- trained in this College. Thus the in- fi Hi
terest by the audience. Mr. Vaen, who fluence of Christian education is spread- | ae
took the part of Antony, was especially to 8. everywhere. = i | |
be commended for his clear English The subjects in the Western Depart I 1
enunciation and his powers of eloquence. â„¢ent include History, Geography, Civics, | th N:
Ss The concert closed with the singing of the Science (with practical _ work in the ; ee i
College song at 5 o’clock, the hope being laboratory), Mathematics, English lan- ‘| Ij
widely expressed that a similar entertain- guage and literature, Scripture. It ts \
ment would be provided for the residents CUrlous to recognize old acquaintances |
of Ningpo in future years. such as Nesfield’s English Composition, a
; Locke’s Trigonometry, Hall and Knight’s : | ae
be ome Algebra, “Ivanhoe,” “The Merchant of Blea i |)
Qn oO HORNRBY Venice,” ‘Robinson Crusoe,” “Tonr eT
Rev. G G. HORNBY, MA, B-D: -Brown’s Schooldays,” “Essays of Elia,’” i Vig
FEW years ago! was privileged to in a Chinese dress. ‘One wonders what a if Zi
have Principal Redfern as my guest Chinese student thinks of. the famous: Lp
and to hear him describe both by the “Dissertation upon Roast Pig” ! Ei \ eo
i fireside and in public lectures the work of | - We are proud of the College and of Mr.. | I
é the Ningpo College of which he is the and Mrs. Redfern and Mr. Bates, whom at | ao
head. The memories of this pleasant ex- we have sent to work it. It stands well LHe
| perience were revived when the Editor with the Chinese educated class, and its: 1
sent me a copy of his College prospectus ;- ‘record is one of widening’ success. Its: } e
and our readers may be interested in a popularity was shown two years ago, PO
brief account of it. It is printed in when a new dining-hall was erected and LH
: Chinese and English for the benefit of the drill ground covered at a cost of 5,000 Pt i
parents and guardians, and is. illustrated dollars, almost the whole sum being’ sub- 1 ih
by photographs of an interesting charac- — scribed by Chinese friends of the institu- — dy
ter. It does one good to see the students tion. It is partly supported by students’ ny
5 at vrork and at play. The picture of the fees, which are eighty dollars per annum. Hit i}
football field shows them devoted to the (A few are received at the lower rate of ie
favourite sport of English boys—a more sixty dollars.) “ Our subscribers to the Hh i :
invigorating recreation than the kite-fly- Foreign Mission Fund may he satisfied ee
ing with which we used to associate the that their support of the Ningpo College aaa
| play of Chinese boys. is thoroughly justified by results. All suc- est gt:
al here are a dozen teachers on the staff, cess attend it in the future ! \ | a
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| ane ® HEN Dean Swift said “ compari- 1. Birmingham £1207 ship. Average. |
Hi i Hi sons were odious,” he perhaps 2. Bristol 3618 apie ee a6
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i | | : i Pe the pressure will be equal. But, , z 2 we. cannot at present secure circuit
Hit ave < ter all, the power of raising’ money one we have pleasure’ in printing
i i f 8 nould increase or decrease in some ratio oe ain JUMUAOUS Instances of what may
HI i i | to the numbers concer Roda the deans ees in Churches; by steady and prayer-
ml | oe and ut always increases where the = Pp odding. We hope they are but illus-
MH i 1 | organization is efficient ! trations, and we shall be glad to have
: | i | : a is not possible for us to find’ the iE ae Our ideal ought to be at least
i i iW H i ees. per circuit, as the numerical oe oe MEPADEN, so no reports need be |
on | ty i “statistics are not now issued in the Con- area Bee: \
|| i L ference Minutes, because of the necessity ne ua oe ss A
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; || i HV ee ge i bene much correspond- Battersea: Parke 12... £3 16 8
i) | Hi = ascertain what the average is in London; Brixton ..;. 25 20 1 i
| Mt FF . es, except in those shining in- Sutton, Thornton ee = = .
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ae Pons conte of the churches==oft Soa salient feature of these, gratifying
ah | L = ten small instances is that in Beanie
= | | hee -ones—rise to the ‘opportunity presented © subscti . s the no case is there a large
hia | | 4 by missions. a : ee a The result is through the
an) _Belore we give these let us say we hav pened ee oe ae
ma ei ie ‘falken the averases farstive- typical “di ts :
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wal | he ‘Appeal of the Missionary Box. |
Wee N our March number we asked r 7 4
me : E as out With the st le erat
i | i i | readers to put into blank verse the ee just let_me worl and gather |
PM excellent poetic lines w sects Ose,
\ AM oetic lines we ted : Fr oS
Ny aa PAE se quoted, with rom here and there; thy tr tise
{| 1 | | the abov € title. The following is the win- tobe, ere; thy treasure-house
VB) ae “ning setting, and the write ;
PCE 5 g, 4 e writer belongs to Where thou may’st bank thy gi f
| ie | a aa Paul’s Church, Dudley bore eine u may’st bank thy gifts of grate- 4
WE a ; Ve desire to make honoura pe ars ipo * (
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| WEL 4 i ee of Hackney z Circuit, London. 1 love eeraeeh aaa hae
i 1) i ae were failures inasmuch as_ they should’st love Meee
ME ‘simply wrote 3) 3 : ae : = ; j
i) it ee W ae out. the words in lines, Ae {8 with constant thought, and ever ;
mT | a Be not how various in length the lines MI nee
|| | A |, gia! tbe. It was the blank verse of such i es at hand; and so shall whispered
We aOR a Paradise Lost” we wished to be Some little tt "of
) i | a. ‘taken as a pattern. Sie = S ee 9 what together we a
Ma ae “ey . Rees eee il ou rs fe i i
i | 1 ta A A Mosaic of Missionary methods,” by The glorious news of elie ae wade) x
} } i PR at Stanley Sowton, has been sent to Mr. Thou go? Then one last word: T a 3
‘ | Wh ae x ipkins. May the lines, thus repeated d fo :
f age SS ; ; : , ; '
ia Hi pane an apostrophe to cihar venders rene each Quarter Day, and pass it on,
wi He Bes Be. use me, friend, for I an instrument, And ‘ ety gules tay is Sue eee
ms ed OF joy would be to thee; so hand in hand ‘ ot stay idly, idly, with me here.
i | a as : es SAMUEL B, HIPKINS,
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Odds. South Sea Cannibals. NETHERWOOD. ; i | {
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OHN GIBSON PATON was born at Just about this time a situation was open et
el Kirkmahoe, Scotland, on May 24th, for a district visitor and tract distribu- wt “|
1894. His father, James Paton, tor in Glasgow. J. G. Paton, along with i e |
was a stocking manufacturer in a small others, sent in an application, the one i ie
way. How often we find that great souls condition being that each candidate must 1 ree
spring from humble parentage. send at the same time an essay of their He
When five years old, his parents re- Own compositon, He and another ran so ii |
moved to Torthorwald, about four miles close that there was a difficulty in making Line
from Dumfries ; there in a humble cot- .a choice. One of them was asked to a k
tage, consisting of a “but, a ben, and a withdraw but neither were inclined to give He. |
uf mid-room ” were spent the happy days of it up. In the end they agreed to divide | i
: his childhood. There, the father gave the duties and the salary, £50 a year, be- ia
| his children to God: “Never,” says | tween them, with the privilege of a year’s Ho
J. G. Paton, “Never in temple or cathe- training to qualify for teaching and the 1a
dral, on mountain or in glen, can I hope Holy Ministry. So ten happy years 1a
; to feel that the Lord God is more near, passed, but all the time, said he: Voy IB
more visibly walking and talking with. “| heard the wail of the perishing heathen bg |
men than under that humble cottage roof in the South Seas, and I saw that few were 1
of thatch and oaken-wattle.” One can- caring for them, while I well knew that many 1 ink
not pass on to the larger scenes of J. B. would be glad to talke my place at Calton and i a F
Paton’s life without at least a passing. CaLly forward my work, perhaps with more Oe
allusion to the training ground of his efficiency than myself. This Was the supreme mee ial
early life, for, after all, a eteat deal of subject of my daily meditations and prayers. i i |
‘ the success in life is due to the kind of His mind being fixed on this stupendous aa
: training received in early days. When scheme, he set himself to make further 1 an
not quite twelve years old he began to preparations by taking’ a full course of Hi iE
learn his father’s trade; from six until medical studies. At the close of his third i 1
ten, he worked, with only two hours’ year an incident occurred that led him to hay | i
break during the whole day, but every offer himself at once for the foreign mis- j if |
spare minute of those two hours was sion field. The Reformed Presbyterian i i} i
spent in studying, chiefly Latin and Church of Scotland, in which fe G. Paton q ll F
! Greek. Said he: “I had given my soul had been brought up, had advertised for | Th
to Ged, and was resolved to aim at being another missionary to join the Rev. John if Hie
a missionary of the Cross or a minister Inglis in the New Hebrides. For two, t | |B
of the Gospel.” After a time he took an years the appeal had gone forth, and had Lh | 1
engagement with the Ordnance Survey of failed. At length it was resolved to cast 1 ts
4 Scotland, still continuing his. studious lots, to discover whether God would thus. fl | | ie
habits. He came under the notice of the select any minister to be relieved from his ieee | it Wiss
Lieutenant, who offered him promotion home charge and designated as a mis- Hk | ie
with special training’ at Woolwich, on sionary to the South Seas. Each member Pe
condition that he signed an engagement cf the Synod agreed to send in three Tae
for seven years. This he refused because names, the minister having the clear ae
he felt he could not bind himself lest his majority, to be the accepted missionary. HE :
“Master ’? should call him; because of But the result was so indecisive that it was LTE i
which he was dismssed on the spot. Next evident that a missionary could not be t a
he tried harvesting and gardening. Who found by such means as that. eee gia il
i could think that any one of these occupa- Said he, “The Lord kept saying within Ad Ae
tions could do much to fit him for his me, ‘ since none better qualified can be found, Ht i i
great work, yet he said, “These occupa- rise and offer thyself,’ but I was dreadfully ! if
| tions came to be valuable to me when, in aa ene ena ee ae cae 1B
} T SAV ; S iS 1 Me
JOE: after days anette ay Fans it the subject of ose deliberation and! prayer i iat
: mission buildings had tobe built, for a few days longer, and to look at the pro- meee:
and garden and fields cultivated without posal from every ‘possible aspect, with the YE
the aid of a single European hand.” - Yesult that I felt_a growing assurance that te.
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i} | red this was the call of God to His servant, and South Seas. It was to the island of Tanna }
Hy if He so.resolved to offer myself at once.” that Mr. Paton and his wife, along with
Ha i | Returning home to his lodgings, he Mr. Copeland and Mr. and Mrs. Mathie-
Hi al Beit said to his fellow student with whom he son, were sent. Landing after many trials
Ht | Hebe had chummed all through college: “I and difficulties of travel, they found the :
iH | a bes have been away signing my banishment, natives to be literally naked and painted ,
WH i " I have offered myself as a missionary to savages, without any semblance of written
i | 1 | : | the New Hebrides.” After a long. and language, or even an alphabet. The first
Hy H | BPR silent meditation, in which he seemed lost thing, therefore, was to learn how to
Wi lo Fe in far wandering thoughts, Joseph Cope- understand the people, surely the most
i | i f land in reply said, “If they will accept me, difficult, yet the most essential thing.
i} i it : ti Talso will go.” The only possible way to understand
mm So it came about that these two com- them was to notice the sound they made }
HI i i Wt rades at home were to be companions for and connect them with their actions. For :
: | De a time on that far-away little island in the instance, one day he noticed two men y;
Le eee 2 standing by, one of them |
: HI Ae H eS ae AN pointed to him and made a i
ae | i} i i ; te eos ms certain sound to his com- . 1
mal |i i te a reas ; panion. Concluding that j
il | ‘1 i ee oa ae ; ee the man was asking the Hl
: if i Bees Oe Bo missionary s name, Mr. i
r ' 1 et te 5 eC . Paton pointed to one of the ; |
|| if i ; etal men and uttered the same
peal) | |) Pr ta i sound, with the happy re-
‘ Hy a if ; Rs ae sult that they gave him
3 i a i : their names. To learn to
mm | PS ie pee ce aa ie “ understand each other then, ;
. i | | r : required a great deal of ?
Wh i H a : a = â„¢ patience, but gradually Ne
a i] i. See a” eee oe Ba there awoke an answering
; iy i hs Fin. ae ba ae See ata ical x interest in a few of the
SS | We iit ae al eee §=savages. Two of his most
ei) | |. th be. Sigs Sa ae interested helpers were two
Sal! | a ie rec oe chiefs, Nowar and
i Wee sob EGP ates Je ee a Nouka, “two of nature’s {
1M i ; ie ee blest gentlemen.”
al i Ht ! Tp te Pe eee ‘These savages were not
Hy ae : = a ee te f without some sense of 7h
iH ei ‘| : pes Ro a religion, but it was based
AE AM ae iy 2 ag ee j on fear. They had hosts of ot
i ; \ ii Se: nae ae mee Pees § stone images, charms and f
Wea PO co sike Se tee PP sacred objects, which they
i | ea Rien ae eee = abjectly feared, but in
WA See Bern ~ Renna aie ea seine which they devoutly be-
HIF 1 aa 4 aes G lene ace Bee a < lieved. They were given up
Wa Ee as * oom ao to countless superstitions
i Wit | age Ss ee ee ae i and dark heathen practices.
i | ait. 7 eer Pee ee Geet §=Each village had its sacred
A LP Ber Sp tne tea mananres Oe =. men and women, its wizards
EE ey pee cee Seem believed to have all power. “
Any st thee he worship
| 1 We Poe ee ee Seta Seay eee ie '@% they had no idea of a God
\ | 1 at: See SET Ia Oe ee are GO EP DRY CoA RE ET OEE of mercy or grace. The
| Wid _Cyoziga Waterfall in far Japan. : very fact, that they did wor- i
‘ | Wat i : Dark below Natt above lay yee bane ship: something, and be-
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lieved in spirits of ancestors and heroes, those creatures away and let white men |
together with the fact that they had ideas _ occupy the soil.” * Taking their malice still ys | ie
although crude—about the invisible further, they induced a young chief to |
world and its inhabitants made it not so board one of their ships, with the promise ~ |
hard a task as we should think, to convey of a present. Having got him on board, . |
to their minds some clear idea of the ‘they confined him in the hold amongst
one true God. : natives lying‘ ill with measles, there they

So among such people John Gibson kept him without food for twenty-four ite
Paton and his comrades settled down on hours, after which they put him ashore far
November 5th, 1858, but on March 38rd, @Way from his home, without the pro- |
1859, Mrs. Paton was “taken home,” and mised present. Can yous lmapgineca: Ore i &
nearly three weeks later her baby boy fiendish spirit? That white men should i | r
followed her. The story of that great Set themselves to destroy heathen like 3 1 |
trial is very sad; without the aid of any that, for the result was, that more than HA
other white man (for his comrades were ON third of the population was swept ale 5
separated from him by the length of the Way. The missionaries did their best to ! I
island) Mr. Paton had to perform the last Save the people, but the helpers were so iit eg
offices for the dead, and there, by that new few, and_so terror-stricken were the few | | t )
made grave, with its stones of white coral, who survived, that when the little mission | |
he claimed that island for Christ. schooner returned to Tanna, they all ~
One or two incidents may be related of Be Upsand lett oe thot oe Gees =. | | :
how Mr. Paton was hindered in his great He walls “My dear old ae i! ’

ork by m his own country, These _,. a BGs race ae ae Sa eee ri
ae Rege eee ing to go on board with the others when 4 i} | |
2 ue Se aes ee Mr. Paton drew near to him. Then fol- | | “3
Ess pees re es gee lowed a conversation which, if given as 1 ya
harbour and: used to barter with _the written, will show better than any Sad of i i | 5
| eee ae ane ae at te mine, how deep was this man’s devotion | Lia
ORCL AUS Os oO a eee to his God and his friend. “Abraham,” 1 CHE
Sie Ge disten Gard hae wae Oe ae a
season of peace he would present the Ree aie oe aes : I |
chiefs with ammunition, telling them not set » ORF ct REE a
to be aied of war, and so exciting them pale Ne a oe ae ee | ip |
that they did the most awful things. nies with you ee for we may both va if jj
ae ee ee ou an be slain.” The noble old chief looked at ~ f | ny

e was to at peace did not suit his . : < sae iis
purposes, but here lay the mischief, they ee ee pee Bee He
WEES. both white THER; and, to the heathen — « Yes, I once thought you would not leave Hii
minds just beginning’ to awake, both were ne alone to it, but I cannot ask you to | | ! ie
alike. Thus, those on whom the light was ~ -emain and face it with me.” “Missi,” 2 a
beginning to shine turned again to dark- ached Abraham, “would you like me to > WE
ness, and poor Mr. Paton went about iN remain alone with you, seeing my wife is Sn
danger of his life. The others incident 18s Geay and inher grave here? *? “Yes,” ud Re
a most revolting one. replied Mr. Paton, ‘I would like you to Ce

; One day four vessels entered the har- temain, but considering the circum- | tat
bour, the captains ‘called on Mr. Paton, stances, T cannot plead with you to do Bane
and during the conversation they boasted so.” Estimate fully this answer, and re-
that they knew how to bring down the member that not long before this man had i | My
proud Tannese. They told how they had been a savage. “Then Missi, I remain Ve Nh
landed four men at different points of the with you of my own free choice and with eta
island all suffering from measles; deeply all my heart; we will live and die to- ~ 1a
shocked, he protested solemnly and gether in the work of the Lord. | I. will eae. i
denounced their conduct, but his remon- never leave you while you are spared on , 1
strances only called forth the shameless Tanna.” a
declaration, “Our watchword is, sweep (To be continued.) an
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WW ts Lighter Side. DONALD V. GODFREY.
Wi
it gy ist . .s : z ren 1 :
i | be SUPPOSE the Ecuo just now will be key’s.”’- Nor was his embarrassment. re-
i | ii j re . . nbs . 3 .
i} Ba | full of accounts of the terrible lieved when his friend, enjoying the joke,
A | ae famine that we are facing in North said in Chinese, ‘You have forgotten to !
Te he Bet Be 2 d 3 ; 2 \
| i ae Be China. Mr. Turner, as chairman of a shave your hands this morning.” But the
A ek Re Relief Society, will have given you facts laugh was against the Chinese when the
My ae RM BR J) 5 - eee > Fea 3 |
aM Fon ae and figures much better than anyone else foreigner pulled off his skin.
A g é ) cig iff hn |
ae can. But I think I am the only worker One of the good points of the Chinaman
; | Bi i on our staff who has been engaged in the — is that heis “ given to hospitality,” and one
A Pes actual distribution of money to the needy. of his griefs in famine-time is that he has {
A ea j ey eae te : 3 f
“oe De On that account I have written a few para- nothing much to offer. Many a time have ’
ay i : i graphs which do indirectly contain a few we gone into houses where there was only
{| MS te Bet of those “First Impressions” for which chaff to eat, and not even tea to drink.
i Mt | you once asked. [am by this post writing There, to satisfy the hospitable nature of |
mm | ih Mr. Stedeford a little summary of where our host, we have drunk hot water with |
mh Hl | y 3 2 a Ri 5
eee I have been and what I have done, which every show of ecstatic enjoyment. Once
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ma) ie be may supply him with a field-elass para- the “rich” man of a village we were help-
aaa} Bie (bee tig y ye <3 5 I : oe ]
a he e realized the compelling’ power | of Spl-
We Ra Just now I am very busy. I have to eauized the band ae une Pe ae HOSP |
me a Pk i ea teas oe: Poet = tality as we did with that man’s arms
We ae Ee work off accumulated arrears of corre- . |
mm nh : A : Bea around us, and all his strength exerted to |
Ye LS : - sondence and acccunts, after having’ been ; : : |
me feck aa i : drag us to the seat of honour. He regaled
ee |) Se away at Haifeng for a month and more. ; : =
ma) Wel hp te 7 N Hie apa cs : us with eggs, which were good. “But we
LE We have just concluded a sort of annual fe os
We ak pes Z GS eae RS pees we were not thankful when he insisted on
WED mission that we hold each year during the — {, Ee : 5 5
SS AML if 7 GRATE rSae 2 peeling’” them for us ‘with his own
ANAM ek ah oe : hands. He was evidently a great smoker
A | Baba eae } s as y a great ¢ )
i | Wr : I The work of relieving some few.of the for the first few ege’s were a yellowy-
i He ih thirty million or so in North China who brown, so covered with nicotine that they
BY) pia m C : - + . . ,
AN ae are threatened with starvation during the burnt the mouth. After a time his hands
CU next few months, might at first sight became cleaner, and we réally enjoyed our-
a ai seem a dismal occupation. For in a selves; but our host was disappointed
| ae eee famine district suffering is manifest every- when we would not take a pull at his pipe.
We i) | i where : in the faces of the people, in their Another time we were in a neighbour-
Wa ane dress, in their voices. The sight of the hood where a U.M. missionary had once ‘
WM ig meee Berton Ie ~ 4 a .
Nigel th refuse they are compelled to eat isin itself given a lantern lecture. \ The people evi-
Ta nauseating. The heart bleeds with dently thought all foreigners had_ the
ae Yer Soe ene
; ae sympathy. power of producing’ stereoptical effects at :
iM mouth Yet one new to‘country life in China will, and considered us very ungracious
WS Ee. finds s6 much to interest and even to Pecause we did not then and there'begin
1 WRT AS ahs . ‘ ¥: a 2 a?
WW amuse that many a smile lightens the a performance. |
AME } work, ; : Often one is half-amused and_ half-
| Ve ES aus
Vee Vea ee : 3 am@ered by the artifices of Johf ‘China-
WN LY Two missionaries were passing down : -. : : :
Whe We : man to excite compassion. Knowing that
MSL the streets of Haifeng, one of whom was AGN :
ae LE PE a: ete. ; : deception is often the child of want and
ith i ry wearing a pair of warm gloves with the 2 : eae
Na Bs f . oe fear, we are not angry with a man who
me | ur outside. Gloves and foreigners are : : thes :
a a a: 2 Bia : 3 hides his handful of grain under a heap
Sa de both rare in this ancient city, and we °
He he Z shee of thorns or on the roof; nor when the ;
1} i a were not surprised to be followed by the :
Ae ee : ‘ ~ hale and strong) become weak and
ra fd 1 usual crowd. But it was embarrassing to } e : Y
Reine eae h eae / ; asthmatic upon our aproach. But any-
Pe the wearer of the gloves to hear a voice . . : .-
} Ht ‘i i f 3 thing in’ the way of systematic deception
i Mh i saying, “Look at the hairy devil. Look << |° sist 2 “ae
| Ey z ; ; is annoying because it hinders the work of
WM at his hands. They are just like a mon- mates 5 s
a Se es Re pickinevout the Very poor “Invone-villave
at EL. *See p. 63 April. we found in each of three successive
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houses an old widow living alone. The makes it cold enough to justify our wrap- ;
| village elder assured us they were with- ping ourselves up in rugs and blankets,
out “prop or support,” and “suffered which again gives us the ‘bold, bad feel- |B
much bitterness.” But when, like thieves, ing ” of little boys playing at Red Indians. :
we stole again into that village at night- The effect is heightened by long tramps, iz
fall, we found three empty houses. The and by strange meals in various places at |
“widows” had gone back to their long intervals. : ‘|
families. Our Chinese friends say ave “endure | ie
A wealthy Chinaman has lent us a much hardship,” but we do not find it so. i ; k
house at Haifeng, and living there is an The thought that we are helping’ in the te
adventure in itself. Having only a little work of saving many lives, some, we I
paper window, we have to keep the door hope, for eternity, brings its own abiding | e
open for the sake of the daylight. This joy. i
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“The International Review of Missions. Protestant Missions and the Belgian ! } is
3s. net, Government. | |)
Tue Rey. S. H. Wainwright, D.D., a Other articles, giving’ sidelights on the ie E
missionary of large experience,,and now great question, are: “The Christian ex- i) is
secretary of the Christian Literature plains himself,’’ “The musical heritage en
Society of Japan, writes an illuminating of Jndia,’’ “China’s Canonical writings,” i i |
article on “Western Influence and Mis- “The Phillipine Educational system,” and |
sionary opportunity in the Orient.” “The Christian approach in the Near ~ | | ee
The Rev. Edward Shillito, M.A., East. awk
schooses a title PAE: journalese than digni- In the extensive review columns we are i aM;
fied, “Other men’s shoes,”’ for an excel- pleased to find’ a notice of Pollard’s “In ) ai
lent paper on the absolute necessity of @ Unknown China,’’ written by Miss E. G. at]
quickened “imagination, and a more Kemp, who has herself travelled in West 1
flexible adaptability to the problems of China, and is deeply interested in the out- | HH He
eee bast, now. looming. 5° largely. jook of the tribesmen. There is no indica- 1a
Thinking | Black,” from Crawford, be- tion in the book-that Pollard’s work in il |
comes “ Thinking’ East se from Shillito. this world is done; so that may be the 1 Rae
A most momentous situation : may we be eason why the reviewer speaks of him al : 2
sequal to it. as still “in China.”’ aaa: :
The crucial question of “Christian mis- Sean.
sions and African labour’’ is dealt with ‘The Backward Peoples.” * . ng
‘by. the Editor, Mr. J. H. Oldham. It zx : : UE i
deals inter alia with an new regulations HIS book has just been issued by aaah:
entered into for Kenya Colony, in which Sir Harry Johnston, G.C.M.G., ' Ht ee
awe have so deep an interest. Our people and is a most valuable contribution ne
should know what our representatives on the post-war problems now imminent. | ne eZ
there have to face. We note it Is the first of a series pro- ne
“Tt ig becoming increasingly clear that if jected by the Oxford owe Press a 4 | if i :
we are to accomplish our specific missionary The a orld of to-day: a guide for all, Ta
task we must at the same time exert all our through current problems and events. TED
influence to secure that our national policies At the time when we are realizing the HT
+ accord with Christian standards and are iM- meaning of certain Mandates arising: out Tey
spied by (Ne Cae epee of the Peace Treaty, such a series could TH
NETS PCLARERE a8 the article by Dr. jot have been commenced with a more CO
Henri Anet on _ The Congo Native and opportune contribution to a vexed and he
the Belgian Administration. The writer mighty international problem. It is a 1 Aa i
| is acting as “agent de liaison 23 HetWeenic See Oe iD EEE
. ——————— —— — +The Backward Peoples and our relations with them.” 4 Yt
Fs *See “M-E,,” pr 72. Sir Harry Johnston. (Oxford University Press. 2s, 6d. net, Pee
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| a full of information and generalization that abolished in . ... fought till human |
1 | ih ae no student can afford ‘to ignore. It is a sacrifices were brought to an end in
A iM iW world-book indeed.. It is‘a Joy to feel . . | Then, uniting all the Whites, =
Mt | Hi: a that we have a man who is able to pro- he refers to them as
| iH | i duce such a piece of literature. Its vision “Missionaries of education and = mercy :
i | Wi i Pa sweeps over all peoples. Judging them — men of science, healing the diseases of the
iy \ Wy | ‘ by honest standards, he places them in tropics and turning their discoveries of ges:
an {arte < ; a : pe eres e . strators: great
WSN | LE r Bie certain Classes, and the relation is ex- piesa pene e eat eu ee
ma ev ; rs a naval commanders : i
Met Wit tae Fass ; pag ad soldiers and na .
i Hi a E : Brcsset! by Porocutaeee : won battles for human freedom ; these will be |
a at i “It is the peoples of 95 to 90 per cent that the items in the credit-balance of the White |
We may be put in the unprogressive or retro- nations when we draw up the account of |
I | A a grade class, unable at present to governthem- their relations with backward peoples.”
AY ML ee ie selves in a manner conducive to progress ; ‘ RES Sees SHE {
HY |) We : ; F er ‘ ation of true
Wa if a while those that are graded 80 and 75 per cent Here 7s es fine Peet ae i
t a a i still contain in their midst elements of sheer | Missionary philant ropy =
1 i | a savagery.” . “Tt shocks our sense of fairness as hard-
i 1 en ae Conversely he shows. that upon the nae peor eee ars drive
Ae he ey hole the influence of t ee : as ~ ill-bred sheep, scraggy ca segs
; Hi i| pple oe uibegce: ot the white man has through forests of inestimable value for thei:
A \ been extetsively for g00d; though timber, dyes, drugs, latices, gums, oil-seeds, :
| | Ie ea “He has not only been a saint and a hero; nuts or fruits : turning this wealth to no
5 MW aay rE he has also shown himself to be rapacious, use, nor allowing it to circulate in the world’s
yt | i cruel and tyrannical.” | markets . . . The world at large is arriving
ee) i | | ue “The situation to-day is that 288,000,000 ata pitch of intolerance of the lotos-eater. It |
ama TL hf K of Christian white people’... are directly or = wants him to can or cask his lotos berries and
Ss: i Wey _ indirectly interfering with, attempting to con- ship them overseas in excange for manufac-
i ay} | trol, 920,000,000. of other races.” tured goods.” |
ei) |i | ra A huge responsibility, and we must jus- “The white man must realize Seale nt castes
NI) ourselves. “This pools wil help us by Shae Ahe Gime or exploring the back an and
WL Ee revealing’ or er asizi ertai iz y rds rer 5 ays t
WAT i ; ee 2 emphasizing certain crucial labour are gone.”
ANY i. fy c . ae
Wy eas e “The coloured man, on the other hand, !
ae ty) Some races have never come forward :* + must remember that his lands cannot pro- |
A a, The backward peoples have mostly remained . perly be developed without railways and the
ii | | it jm some rut, some siding of human culture, white man’s capital,”
me ht whereas the white man during the last thous- This j 2 luable-boole for nmike;
i ae a i} and years has gone speeding ahead till he _ sis an invaluable book for mission- |
OE has attained the powers and outlook of a aries and students of ethnology gener- |
We a demi-god.” ally. It arrays before our eyes those
i} \ ia _._the backward_peoples, in short, make yjta] details without which we cannot |
Wa a little attempt to fight recalcitrant nature; come to sane and righteous conclusions. |
EE whereas the white man is always struggling £ z 1 3 |
/ MAG al against adverse natural processes and over. As the Rev. W. L. Watkinson says in
i i aa coming them.” one of his great sermons :
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WME | Having, with a wonderful array of lore, The sense of necessity, of fatalism, has
AE H h us wl the backward sapped the grandeur of the East; the sense
WEEE Pe oO are the -backwar Beoples, «Gf fresdom and independence makes the West
He and why they are in that position, he living and sovereign.”
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We ed bat asses to the vit no - rela- é aN
Wey Ann ee pee ital question-of Our rela Or, as Ella Wheeler Wilcox put it in
WAL tions with them. ‘ :
I \ ae: et sete: an earlier day :
i we Asia missionary Church we instinctively Wherever the white man’s light is shed,
Wii Wil turn to his handling of the African (O far has that light been thrown!)
[ {i ve problem, for we have a “mandate” for Though nature has suffered and beauty
ee ||) ak that great continent: He has not only a __fled, ucice
i 1 BT A good word but a strong’ one for the mis- oe of the race has been thrust
He hee ee a * = 4 coe ahead, ;
he aM SI S. s 7 awa - 2
TE Be We shows how they sane And the might of the race has grown.
ay: vened to ensure justice in . . secured For this is the law, be it cruel or kind!-
lie Wy 4 the self-government OF ian ee nevete = The universe sways to the power of mind. i
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66 st ee | 99 a good plan is to put the household clocks ie]
ropica thirty minutes in advance of the school
Diseases. ones, so that paradoxically the teachers i | ,
5 can be late and yet in time. ele: |
ISS EDITH CONCHE, C.M.S., 1
NW Yung’ Chow Fu, Hunan, has Carping, Cavilling Criticism. | 4
written a brief but pawky history This serious malady is of two varie- A
of the above, and tt appears in the ties: the acute and the chronic. © The x He
‘Chinese Recorder. We cull four former has usually a provoking’ cause, a
specimens of her home-thrusts. and is cured by its removal. After several | i
Depression. attacks the acute form is likely to pass into ae le
(Closely allied with its contrary mani-° the chronic. It causes much pain—to iE
festation “The Hump.”) This is very others. Its cure is extremely simple. PRG
common in the tropics. It arises from The patient must at any cost be provided He
various causes—indigestion, over-work with a life-size mirror, and be requested Viel:
(though this is not a usual one) teaching, to use it for several hours a day. By the ee |
singing’ to natives, amateur attempts at time he has learned to see himself as | ee
goat-farming or gardening, or even others see him, or as he sees others, the i {
house-building. It is of a highly-infec- disease will not only be arrested, it will ae tal
tious nature, spoils the power of vision, be cured for ever. 1 |
inter feres with focussing and perspective, These are some of the minor complaints Wik
and is often accompanied by intellectual eect oa . ea
loubt: It is best treated by vigorous Of tropical life... Ehey, can beet ht i
Scape pF LON sate Ge Ew st by keeping: up the tone of general | |
exercise in the open air, the study of his- a = a ee PR ine soe : Ht Re
2 tory, and large doses of Pach. ; pe ee os ae come es a |
sa ; commended. Nourishing food in suff- | Hl
Grumbling. cient quantity; exercise in the open air, aah
This disease is so insidious in its onset plenty of interesting work, wholesome © (| i i
that the complaint may be well estab- literature, a hobby, and, above all, the Lae
lished, and the patient quite unaware of — cultivation of a sense of humour. 1 te | ;
it. It is generally found in healthy and Qo | ih
well-nourished subjects, and is caused by Z A ES eee
an absence of worry and difficulties. The The Life or eee
chief symptom is fault-finding’, the object Samuel Pollard. ; | F
of which varies greatly. Native pig's, the HE “Expository Times,” after in- ena
postman, the Peking government, or the ae serting a most appreciative review ea |
domestic help, may each ‘be a disposing of Mr. Grist’s book, gives us as EU Be
cause of an attack. The best cure is” jjlustrating Mark 9 : 36, the delightful in- LE
change of scene, say, to a native inn for cident on p. 293,* quoted from “The a
some weeks, during which the patient Story of the Miao” | Pe f
must be kept on low diet, and taught to “James (Yah-koh) and I are working hard ip 1 oy
sing “Count oe blessings. every day translating St. John... When Pa
Dawdling. we came to the passage describing how eeaee al:
This might be called idling. It affects Jesus took a child into His arms and used | |e
the sense of time. Being highly infec- Him: as a_text to teach the disciples, Janes | THis
tious, it often involves the whole house- pieces toy 10 aoe ea esc ae Lune
Lise 3 3 text. I said it was not there. My friend 1a
hold: it may begin with an unpunctual cajd, ‘It must be there: Jesus must have van
cook. In affected households meals have kissed the little one; He could not help it. { Wh
a tendency to begin late, and end later: And when He had taken Him in His arms He
“movable feasts” being the order (or dis- and. Ixissed hint,—so would my. friend have a
order) of the day, and times are fixed with rendered the verse: Ton
a leaning to mercy. The patients must By the by, a Scottish preacher says it che Hit
themselves assist the cure by “making an might be rendered “And when He had | ie
effort,’? unlike that of the late Mrs. Dom- placed him in the crook of His arm,” aie d
bey, of lamented memory. This com- which is also very charming. HE
. plaint rarely attacks those responsible for *(The reference at foot of p, 293 should be 107. Readers : We I
soutine jobs, such as schools. Tf it does of the classic please note.) i HI
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| h e Read Matt. xv. 22—28, preferably in the It is one thing for a Rabbi, sitting in his
WM Pee es one were she ae aol - study, to develop with a horrid intellectual
\ | 1 fae} xXpressed. Also remember Nat ne term : Rep 3 S fase ¢ 5 “
! ; ia] b which seems to grate most will not if we cone seney. Sa oe : one the
{| Tee : know that it refers to household or domestic "&CeSSary exclusiveness of God ; DULLES
| | 4 be dogs. We know how attached we get to another matter to apply that doctrine to |
Vi eer them. Ed. life, to life with its pathos and agony. |
HM Bl T was the beginning of the end for Hw do you feel just now with this woman
Il |. Are ee | woe Sees . ‘rvine A Na CH Pag Nga p ahs
| | H I Jesus, and the burning: of His bridges cry ing’ for help which I can render—\\ hich |
| i 1 i behind Him, when He took His stand YU know I | | ij a on the saving, “God loves the world,” creed forbids me to render if I Coens
|e putting the emphasis not upon God, not Myself to the people cf My own race: |
mii a upon loves, but upon the world.” ‘And how do you think God feels when a |
| Me This woman was a Gentile In the Cty like this reaches His cars? Can OUR |
a || | | iH . anguish of her spirit she has come to a theory of Him, compelled by some docu-
x 1 | Jew for help. ‘Sir, son of David, pity a aoe ae A nies uous . |
ee a me. My daughter is cruelly harassed by St? is assault of human weakness: =
a i] I a demon.” He answered her never a Ca" you yourselves stand this “assaults
|) i | word. He was leaving the woman’s ap- cs ON Se pees longer? 8
a | i fy peal to burn its way into Jewish hearts, mS nd une oe worn anes oe sounded
mei i. | a But when He did speak, He said, “I Ss ee Be it = Sit ee ae
a have only been sent to the lost sheep of SU's: Be It so, Sir,” she said : “Dogs |
|| i I i the house of Israel.” Now these, I hold, “© fe, hungry, beaten dogs ; but even
1) i | | il are not His words at all. They are, so to dogs, though they may not presume to
* b el = : 2 Ecks aX pHeCt what 1c entra KBACO IBS
Sy | i ~ speak, a quotation embodying the pre- eC x hat dese ena FOL honoured Bees
i || | i : vailing temper of Jewish minds. As aoe Me table; os still permitted tOnice
Sa ij | i ; though He had said, “Well, but you know ae te = sees ee se : es which Jesus
Ht I that if I help this woman, I shall be act- 4 kk a Oe oe: Himself. DS
ay ' ing in contravention of all that you Jews 220. Sept ue oP eee neo DOS; a
= Aa Ee believe and protest. If you really mean ee for See before his
a | {| ih Li what you say, you mean that this woman, fe ae rs as a 7 epee His
: i Wea because she is a Canaanite, is not eligible ate ee Oe OUR Re rhe. ha —
Wy i for the charity of God. That is to say, claimed, who never needed to ask forgive-
mW ye : s to sa} Ser : Lees pec:
me i God, in your view, can close His ears, pre Oe a ae % Pee es mes
WE a and is right in closing His ears to any Gane to Gon Bree eg po eet
i ana appeal that comes from any human heart : eee orp eons okies.
| \ He if that human heart is not a Jewish = 1g + roposal of Jesus. =
| | i i) Secian ieart. : Rey. J. A. Hutton, D.D.
WE a The woman returned, “O Sir, help E
| i me.” He still held her off. “I think, it s
| | a yeu must have been almost as much as the Is it so, O Christ in heaven, :
EE agony of Gethsemane, for He said, ‘It Thatthe highest sulice Most > :
i H | i) is not right to take the children’s bread 3 :
WME LE ie Gad throw ittto the “dowel 2 “Is- there That the strongest wander farthest
WW it any man living who will convince me that And most hopelessly are lost ?
WW Jesus said that, meaning every word of That the mark of rank in nature 2
SN dE Ht it? Were I convinced that Jesus meant Is capacity for pain?
i | ae every word of that in the way we first And the anguish of the singer
MH my understand it, I should have to close my Makes the sweetness of the strain?
mee) New Testament and go out into the dark- :
We LL ness. No! He. never said that, meaning i Fa it. Once more He is holding up a mirror
i Weal to the soul of His own Jewish people, and The suggestive and apposite quotation
it q Hy to the soul of their representatives, His on p. 80 has been identified as from
) i 1 ee own disciples,. Jews every man of them. Silvester Horne’s Life : they are his own
{ } Wii —__si[t is as though He were to say “You see words. The first to send the intimation
“Ih We 1 how these principles of yours work out. was the Rev. D. B. Proudlove.
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