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THE

CHURCH MISSIONARY

GLEANER.

1855.

* LET ME GLEAN AND GATHER AFTER THE REAPERS AMONG THE

SHEAVES." RUTH II. 7.

VOL. V. NEW SERIES.

LONDON:

SEELEY, JACKSON, AND HALLIDAY, FLEET STREET,

AND HANOVER STREET, HANOVER SQUARE.

Two Shillings.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

Missionary and foreign Intelligence.
WEST-AFRICA MISSION.

Intelligence from New Zealand . . 86
West-African Fetishism (with a Cut) 37 Christian Experiences . . . . . 95
YORUBA MISSION.

NORTH-WEST-AMERICA MISSION.
The ljebu Country (with a Cut) . . 109

Eliza Bear-a North-American-In-
A Fragment ........ 126

dian Convert .. . .... 11
CALCUTTA AND NORTH-INDIA MISSION. The Indians of Hudson's Bay and the
Kunawur (with a Cut) ..... 2 | Printing Press (with a Cut) .. 13
The Fakirs of India (with a Cut) . 17 Winter visit to the Indians on the
Kashmir and its inhabitants (with a

Plains south of the Kisiskachewun, 21
Cut) .......... 28 The Chief Mansuk . . 44, 58, 71, 83, 92
Tartars of Kunawur (with a Cut). . 43 A word of acknowledgment from a
Visit of the Bishop of Calcutta to Jay

far-off Missionary to the Christian
Narain's College, Benares... 51 Ladies of England ..... 68
Mírut (with two Cuts) . . . . 61, 73 | Hope in Death .. .... . 100
Inquirers in Kashmir ..... 77

MISCELLANEOUS.

Missionary Efforts at Peshawur . . 102

Dahomey . . . . . . . 4

Jwala-Mukbi. , . . . . . . 112

Japan (with a Cut) 25, 40, 56, 67, 75, 88

Trials of young Converts in India, 113, 126

Sacred Books of the Hindus (with a
Mountain Regions (with a Cut) . . 133

Cut) ...

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MADRAS AND SOUTII-INDIA MISSION. The Russian Peasant (with a Cut) . 53

Trials of young Converts in India . 113 Ladak (with a Cut) . . . . . .

CEYLON MISSION.

Conversions in India. ...

Ripe fruit in the Jaffna Mission . 81, 93 |

The Game of Polo (with a Cut) ..

Condition of Women in Heathen and

CHINA MISSION.

Mahommedan Countries . . . . 90

The Rural Districts of China (with

Life endangered, yet secure . . . 104

a Cut). . . . . . . . . . 6

The Feejee Islands .. 115, 129, 141

Encouragement at Ningpo... 19, 83

Siamese merit-making . . . . . 118

“In perils in the city” (with a Cut) 97

Death of a Young Choctaw ... 131

The Great stumbling-block to Chris-

The Bâle Missionary Society . . . 132

tianity in China . . . . . . 136 Translation of the four Gospels into

NEW-ZEALAND MISSION.

Kurdish . . . . . . . . . 133

The three Christian Chiefs of Tau Infanticide in India . . . . . . 139

piri. ......... 47, 62 || Turkey-Demand for the Bible . . 143

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Hllustrations.

PAGE A Chief Lama and his Hindu temple servant ...... 1 Mode of carrying fine teas in China ......... 7 Surprise of Indians at Moose Fort on seeing the printing press, 13 An Indian Fakír. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Japanese sailor, soldier, and courtiers . . . . . . . . . 25 A Kashmirian Lady ............. A scene at Port Lokkoh, in the Timneh Country . . . . . 37 Tartars of Kunawur · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · 43 A Brahmin reading the Puranas . ...... Russian cake-seller . . . . . . . . . . . . Social Heathen service at Mírut . . . . . . . . . . 61 Women of Ladak .

· · · · · · · 66 New-year's treat to Native Christians at Mírut . ... The Game of Polo ..

. . The Missionaries before the Mandarin . ..

97 Gateway of Ipara, in the Ijebu Country ...... . 109 The Stonham Aspal Meeting ............ 121 Swinging Bridge in the Western Himalayas ...... 133

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A CHIEF LAMA AND HIS HINDU TEMPLE SERVANT. - Vide p. 3.

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