The Missionary Review of the World Volume 12

The Missionary Review of the World Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... and where priests leaving the Roman Church can find a temporary home. A suitable building in a convenient location can be bought for (30,000, of which $1,400 have been given already without solicitation. Contributions toward the purchase can be sent to Mrs. William Campbell, Treasurer. 36 West Eighteenth street, or the Rev. James A. O'Connor Secretary of the Board of Trustees, 60 Bible House, New York.--J. M. 8. We have already commended to the notice of our readers The Chinese Evangelist, published both in English and Chinese. We are glad to note its appearance in magazine form as it begins its second year. The office is now 52 West 22d street, where its editors will welcome all interested in the Chinese work. lis English editor is the son of Dr. Hap. per, of the Christian College in Canton, and this first number containsa fine photograph of the students now in that college, which we hope to reproduce in a future number of this Review. The editor promises articles during the current year from several eminent writers who are specially fitted to interest us in the Chinese work. We feel that Mr. Happer deserves great praise for his heroic work in this field. There are 100,000 Chinese in this country; there are perhaps from eight to ten thousand in New York, Brooklyn and Jersey City alone. Of this number but a small fraction are under instruction in the schools. There is a large class, the "washers" in the laundries, who are anxious to learn, yet never go to the schools, for many of them are middle-aged and too proud to go where their ignorance and slowness expose them to the ridicule of the younger and smarter ones. "We do not ask for any donations, bat we do ask for dollars to be sent In payment for papers to be taken or...show more

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  • Paperback | 614 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,080g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123683528X
  • 9781236835284