World-Wide Missions

World-Wide Missions

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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. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ... the place, and deemed it unwise to unduly expose ourselves. Consequently, we had to leave the subsequent adjustment of mission affairs there to the Bartell people and Brother Keihn. We have since learned that they were able to come to an amicable settlement. This station had recently been organized under the Mennonites. At this point, we had to bid farewell to Sister Keihn and Master Arnold, as they were to remain here while Brother Keihn accompanied the writer to Tsinanfu, where he secured their goods, and took them to Tsaochoufu, as they are to remain in the place several months, making it headquarters while they tour the country north of the Yellow River, recently ceded to us. Notwithstanding the severe storm, we succeeded after much palaver in getting our drivers to consent to start, then with mule carts backed up to the gate, we were soon loaded in with our baggage and a fresh supply of food. Our party consisted of Brother Koihn and the Chinese preacher, Brother C. H. Li, and the writer, with our same mule carts and drivers. Our course at this time lay a little southeast, and led through a great section bordering on the Yellow River, which we had desired to investigate and see what the Lord might order. Given a good team and favorable roads, Tsinningfhow, our next landing station, should have been reached in one day. However, considering the difficulties due to the severe storm and very heavy roads, we thought we would be happy to make connection with our train by Friday, as we would then be able to reach Tsinanfu Saturday morning, thus giving us an opportunity to go up to the capital of the Empire, Peking, for a day or so. But we were disappointed in the realization of these plans, for the weather continued cloudy, the roads more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236804651
  • 9781236804655