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was determined to be a follower of the Lord Jesus Christ to the end of his life. Mr. Andrew speaks of him as a remarkable young man, specially so in prayer, having undaunted courage and great force of character. On Sunday, May 15, a crowd began to gather around the mission house, and the father-of the young man and a number of Hindus came with a request to see the youth. The father was admitted, but the entrance of the others was forbidden. The crowd to the number of a hundred broke in, refusing to leave, and the father and a Brahman friend commenced to drag the young man out of the house against his will. Violent treatment was also given the missionary, but later, when the police arrived, the rioters took to their heels. The respectable Hindus of Chingleput are said to be much ashamed over the persecution. Though deploring the conversion of the Brahman youth, they denounce the attack made upon the missionary and the convert. This incident well illustrates the attitude of the people in many parts of India. A later report affirms that the young man returned to his father's home under the promise that he should be allowed to hold fast to his Christian faith, but that subsequently he yielded to the tremendous pressure brought to bear upon him not to break caste. Whether this report is true or not, no doubt he has been subjected to trials of which those in Christian lands can have little conception. TIBET.

THE correspondent of The English Independent, in Northern India, reports an interview with Dr. Thorold, who accompanied Captain Bower in his recent famous expedition across Tibet to Western China. Dr. Thorold made a special study of the religious life of the Tibetans, and he declares that they hold a form of Buddhism which has all moral life sifted out of it. He speaks of the people not so much as immoral as unmoral, apparently having no conception of virtue. Another obstacle to the conversion of these people is the fact that the lamas, or Buddhist priests, hold the only positions of influence, and they will resist to the utmost the coming of any who will destroy the faith of the people in their power.


It seems that there are over 10,000 coolies from India now working in the Fiji Islands. Strange to say the immoralities of these coolies have seriously affected the Fijians, and the Wesleyan Missionary Society has sought for and at last found a catechist in India to go to Fiji as missionary to his countrymen.

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SPECIAL TOPICS FOR PRAYER. For the health of missionaries: that they may be strengthened for the special labors which press upon them; that those who for Christ's sake are constrained to live in surroundings unfavorable to physical vigor may be delivered from the power of disease; that those whose labors are increased by the failing health of associates may not be overborne; and that those who are now kept from their fields of labor by reason of impaired health may be restored to the work they love.

DEPARTURES. July 16. From New York, Rev. John E. Chandler and Miss Eva Swift, returning to the Madura Mission, and Miss Mary L. Noyes, daughter of Rev. Joseph T. Noyes, to join the same mission. July 23. From New York, Mrs. Henry S. Barnum, returning to the Western Turkey Mission also, Miss Grace N. Kimball, M.D., returning to, and Miss Katherine B. Fraser to join. the Eastern Turkey Mission.

July 30. From Boston, Rev. C. F. Gates and wife, returning to the Eastern Turkey Mission;
Mrs. Catherine Parsons and Miss Laura Farnham, returning to the Western Turkey
Mission, and Miss Susan D. Riggs to join the same mission; also, Mrs. Emily R. Mont-
gomery, returning to the Central Turkey Mission.

August 7. From Vancouver, Rev. E. R. Atwater and wife, to join the Shansi Mission; also, Miss
Mary E. Andrews, to rejoin the North China Mission.

August 1o. From New York, Miss Isabella F. Dodd, returning to the Western Turkey Mission.

July 8. At San Francisco, Henry T. Whitney, M.D., and wife, of the Foochow Mission.
July 22. At New York, Miss Marion E. Sheldon, of the Western Turkey Mission.
July 30. At Boston, Dr. and Mrs. Charles F. Clowe, of the West Central African Mission.

July 10. At Kobe, Japan, Miss Abbie M. Colby.


June —. At Okayama, Japan, Rev. Schuyler S. White to Miss Ida A. McLennan.
July 12. At Kobe, Japan, Rev. Claude M. Severance to Miss Almona Gill.


July 23. At Oberlin, Ohio, Mrs. Laurana W. (Fairbank) Mellen, widow of the Rev. William Mellen, formerly of the Zulu Mission. Mrs. Mellen was born at Oakham, Mass., July 12, 1829, and sailed with her husband for the Zulu Mission in 1851, returning to the United States in 1874. During the latter portion of their united lives Mr. and Mrs. Mellen resided at Oberlin, caring as best they might for missionary children. Mrs. Mellen was a woman of great excellence of character, wise and devout, and her praises will be spoken by all who knew her.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE. Rupert, Cong. ch. and so. 24 75 afton county. | Caledonia county. rford, Cong. ch. and so. 27 oo St. Johnsbury, North Cong. ch. 15 95

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Litchfield co. G. M. Woodruff, Tr.
New Hartford, 1st Cong. ch.
North Canaan, Pilgrim Cong. ch.
Salisbury, Cong. ch. and so., to
const. John L.M Erwin, H. M.,
13 1.12; “The Home Class,” 2,
Terryville, Cong. ch., A. S. Gaylord,
for support of native preacher,
Thomaston, Cong. ch. and so.
Middlesex co. £"É. Hungerford, Tr.
East Haddam, A friend,
Higganum, Cong...Sab. sch., for na-
tive preacher, Madura, 40; S. W.
oyes, 5,
Middletown, 1st Cong. ch.
Millington, Cong. ch. and so.
Old Saybrook, Cong. ch. and so.
New Haven county.
Branford, Cong. ch. and so.
Meriden, Centre Cong. ch.
New Haven, Dwight-pl. Cong. ch.,
1 of .17; E. Woolsey, 45,
North Guilford, Cong. ch. and so.
North Haven, Elihu Dickerman,
Waterbury, 2d Cong. ch.
New London co., L. A. Hyde and
H. C. Learned, Tr's.
Franklin, Cong. ch.
Griswold, 1st Cong. ch.

New London, 1st ch. of Christ, m. c.

Norwich, Afriend, * ady, Tolland co. E. C. Chapman, Tr. Vernon Centre, “S.” Windham county. Plain field, 1st Cong. ch. Thompson, Cong. ch. and so. Voluntown and Sterling, Cong. ch. and so. Wauregan, Cong. ch. and so. Woodstock, Cong. ch. and so. , Afriend, , Afriend,

Less am't ack'd in March Herald from A. W. Belden, Newington, but intended for the $100,000 fund,

Less annot ack'd in May Herald from J. N. Stickney, Rockville (in Union ch. collection), but intended for the $ too, ooo sund,

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NEW YORK. Albany, A friend, Angola, Miss A. H. Ames, Bridgewater, Cong. ch. Brock port, Rev. J. Wadhams, Brooklyn, Clinton-ave. Cong. ch., 1,285.20: South Cong. ch., 60; Ch. of the Pilgrims, 5o; Cent. Cong. Sab. sch., for two Bible readers, Madura, 36, Busti, £i. Curtiss, Canandaigua, 1st Cong. ch. Dunnsville, Willard G. Davis, Holley, Rev. J. W. Fenner, Lowville, Lydia C. Hough, to const. Rev. J. W. Estby EARNshaw, H. M. Mt. Sinai, Cong. ch., with other dona., to const. Rev. E. A. HAzeltine, H. M. Mt Morris, Rev. Geo. W. Wood, D.D. New York, E. Parkhurst, to aid Theol. student in Kyôto, 125; O. W.

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South Salem, Elizabeth Beers,

Warsaw, Cong. ch.
, Afriend,


231 20
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24 og
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175 od

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Legacies. – Canandaigua, Miss Alice
Jewett, to const. Chas. H. Jew-

ETT, H. M., by J. H. Jewett, Ex'r, Iod oo
1,857 ox
Bound Brook, Cong. ch., W. W. Smal-
ley, for support of native preacher,
Madura, 5o oo
Warsaw, Cong. ch. 1o 23
Woodbridge, 1st Cong. ch. 36 73—–96 96
Philadelphia, “Lancaster,” 6o; Central
Cong. ch., 10; Horace F. Carlton,
Io, 8o oo
—, A friend, 5oo oo
Washington, Rev. W. G. Marts, 2 oo
Woodville, Pilgrim Cong. ch. 2 50
Inter Lachen, 1st Cong. ch. 4 Io
Knoxville, A friend, Pilgrim Cong. ch. 25 od
Paris, Maine-st. Cong. ch. 50 co
San Antonio, - 5 od
Waco, S. B. Hoisington, 1o oo-65 od
Amity, Cong. ch. 5 od
Kansas City, Clyde Cong. ch. 25 co–30 oo

Cleveland, Pilgrim Cong. ch., 78.63;

Bethlehem Cong. ch., 5o, 128 63
Columbus, South Š. ãor Japan, 7 32
Greenwich, 1st Cong. ch. 3 5o
Litchfield, Cong. ch. 3 58

Oberlin, 1st Cong. ch., 67.82: A friend,
for training theol. students, Mexico,


Ruggles, Cong. ch. 54 os

Toledo, 1st Cong. ch., toward sup. of
Mrs. M. M. Webster and Rev.

L. Barton, 25o oo--614 9o
Legacies. – Oberlin, Rev. C.V. Spear,
by George N. Spear, Ex'r, 2,500 oo
3, 114 9o
Aurora, Mrs. J. L. Greenfield, oo
Chicago, Kenwood Evang, ch., 464.80;
Friends, 5oo; U.P. Cong. ch., m. c.,
6.17; 97o 97
Earlville, J. A. D. 25 od
Elgin, Rev. Geo. R. Milton, I Oxo
Evanston, Cong. ch. 5o oo
Granville, Cong, ch. 41 62
{o ville, Cong. ch. 41 oo
a Grange, Cong. ch. 58 oo
Lee Centre, Cong. ch. 7 oo
Morris, Cong. ch. 21 25
Ottawa, J. W. Huett, 1 50
Payson, Cong. ch. 30 oo
Plainfield, Cong. ch. 13 oo
Rockford, 2d Cong. ch. 52 75
Rollo, Cong. ch. 8 oo
Wenona, Rev. L. Taylor, 2 Qxd
• Čentral Conföf Free Evang.
churches, 1o 30--1,338 39
Ilegacies. – Galva, J. F. Hyde, by
M. M. Ford, Trustee, 535 67
1,874 c6

[September. MICH IGAN. MONTANA. Also, 1st Cong. ch. o: : Livingston, E. H. Talcott, to a Ann Arbor. A friend in 1st Cong. ch. with other dona., to const. o, W. IDAHO. E. Calopwell and Rev. A. J. Co- Coeur d'Alene, Harold Winter Valwell, H. M. - 5o oo entine, sor Chinese Brigade, 25c.; Breckenridge, Cong. ch., add'I, 2 38 do., for Turkish Brigade, 25c. s: Shase, Maggie Furniss, 3 oo Iletroit, 1st Cong. ch. 345 24 INDIAN TERRITORY. Eaton Rapids, 1st Cong. ch. IO Oo - Flint, 1st Cong. ch. 17 95 Vinita, Cong. ch. 5 & Grand Blanc, 1st Cong. ch. 16 oo Lansing, C. B. Stebbins, I Qo FOREIGN LANDS AND MISSIONARY Olivet, Cong. ch. 32 1.4 STATIONS. Stockbridge, Mrs. R. W. Reynolds, 3 oo West Bay City, John Bourn, for W. C. Bulgaria, Samokov, Rev. Wm. P. Africa, and to const. MARTIN M. Clarke, CANDREws, H. M. Ioo oo England, London, E. B. T., of which Ypsilanti, 1st Cong. ch. 22 65 5o for Japan, too co–105 oc , Afriend, 50 oo—732 36 WISCONSIN. MISSION WORK FOR WOMEN. Beloit, 1st Cong. ch. 90 36 From Woman's Board of Missioxs. Lake Geneva. Cong. ch. 21 OO Miss Ellen Carruth, Boston, Treasurer. Milwaukee, Grand-ave. Cong. ch., 52; F 1 missi - Pilgrim Cong. ch., add'1, 20, 72 oo or several missions in part, 9,714 24 Mukwonago, ng. ch. Io Coo From Woman's Board of Missions of THE Whitewater, 1st Cong. ch. 20 oo–213 36 IOWA. Denmark, Cong. ch. 25 od Ft. Dodge, Cong. ch. 35 Grinnell, College students, toward salary of Rev. G. D. Marsh, 22.5o: “An aged one,” 10, 32 50 {#." D. B. Eells, 15 od Milford, Cong. ch. 4 53 Monticello, enry D. Smith, with other dona., to const. Rev. PAI.MER Litts, H. M. 3o oo Rockford, 1st Cong. ch. 35 24 Spencer, Cong. ch. 12 45 W. Logan Cong. cn. 13 85–177 92 MINNESOTA. Medford, Cong. ch. 2d oo Minneapolis, “Thank-offering from H.” 25 od Northfield, MiroN WINslow Skinner, to const. himself, H. M. 1oo oo-145 od KANSAS. Boston Mills, J. Hubbard, 4 oo Douglass, Cong. ch. 2 oo Kansas City, 1st Cong. ch. 24 oo Topeka, Central Cong. ch. 17 24–47 24 NEBRASKA. Hemingford, Cong. ch., m. c. 1 76 Lincoln, 1st Cong. ch. 46 33–48 og CALIFORNIA. Clarksville, A friend, 2d oo Fort Jones, A friend, Io oo Grass Valley, Cong. ch., 51.14; Edward Coleman, Ioo, 151 14 San Bernandino, Cong. ch. 7 8o San Mateo. Cong. ch. Io oo Stockton, Rev. jã C. Holbrook, D.D. 17 50—21644 COLORADO. Denver, 2d Cong. ch. 5 od WASHINGTON. Shokomish, Cong. ch. 12 oo

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Mrs. J. B. Leake, Chicago, Illinois,

Treasurer, 4,000 oo
For Miss Searle's refit, loo coo
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Massachusetts. – Northampton, Primary

class, Edwards Cong. Sab. sch. 5 od Connecticut. — Brooklyn, Miss Adams' Sab.

sch. class, 3.50; Plainfield, Cong. Sab. sch.,

1o.8 1 4 33 NEw York. – Flushing, Cong. Sab. sch. 5o oo

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