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which the thanks of the Board and its “ John Concordance,” of Shepik, Eastfriends are due to this Society.
ern Turkey, has been reprinted lately in They are also indebted to the Amer. the “Missionary Record” of the U. P. ican Bible Society for a grant of $1,000 Church, at Edinburgh, and also as a tract to print the New Testament in the Zulu for church use, at fourteen shillings the language, and of $100 in aid of the cir- thousand. This illustrates the reflex inculation of the Scriptures in the Madura fluence of foreign missions. mission.
Mr. Howland, of Ceylon, pays the following tribute to the love and faith of
the native Christians of Batticotta, whom THE LENOX CHURCH - DONATIONS.
he was about to leave to occupy another Mr. Hobbs, laboring again among the station : “ One fear I have is, that I may Choctaw Indians, writes to the Treasurer, not be sustained as I think I was at Battithat “the donations for the Lenox Church cotta, by the prayers of others, who felt have been most thankfully received, ap- that I had a great burden. I have often preciated, and appropriated as far as ma
drawn comfort from the remark of one of terials could be obtained. Some of the the mothers there, who, coming to their money will be applied to finishing the weekly prayer-meeting and hearing that school-house which was raised and cov- I was not well, came into my room to see ered the winter before the war, so that
me. When I said that I boped I should the school may not be kept in the meet
soon be better, she replied, 'Yes, you will ing-house."
be well and strong. God will hear our prayers.' It was a better tonic than the
doctor could furnish. She had said before The translation of the Old Testa- that she always prayed for me." ment into Turkish, by Rev. Dr. Schauffler, The Greek Church of Russia has enwill soon be completed.
tered upon missionary work in Japan. A It is bad enough to be obliged to Russian paper speaks of a church formed contend with all possible forms of error at Hakodadi, to which 95 Japanese were and superstition in India, without the bin- recently received, while 500 more desired drances thrown in our way by the Eng- baptism. lish Government. From the March num- The question is already raised in Inber of the “ Foreign Missionary Record,” dia in regard to donating the public reveof the Church of Scotland, we learn that nues of the temples to the interests of popuat Madras “the Government publish and lar education. The native Christians are use in their schools certain Tamil books reminded, by one of the leading journals, which teach pupils to invoke and to wor- of their right to a portion of the vast sums ship heathen gods and to believe in pan- now devoted to mosques, monasteries, and theism, fatalism, and transmigration of temples. souls.” One of the books which the Uni- Miss Carpenter, an English lady, versity prescribes as one of the examin- went to India a few years since, and enation books, "contains obscenities which deavored to promote female education on are actually untranslatable.” Such is the a purely secular basis. Though receiving training still given by a neutral govern- liberal government grants from Lord Lawment to the higher classes of Hindoo rence for these normal schools, her efforts youth. Shall we wonder at their indif- have utterly failed. The government now ference and opposition to the gospel, and recognizes the fact, that the instruction of that our missionary efforts are so much women must be based on religion. limited to the poorer and humbler classes ? Nine pages are given in the March
Rev. Dr. Tracy, of the Madura mis- number of the “Chronicle" of the London sion, presented a valuable paper at the Missionary Society, to correspondence beAllahabad conference, on the training of tween that Society and the Society for native agents.
the Propagation of the Gospel, the ArchThe famous sermon on tithes, by bishop of Canterbury, and officials of the English Government, and between mis- more to missionary efforts than to the sionaries of the two Societies in Madagas- operation of Government schools. To car, — presenting an ineffectual attempt the energy and activity of missionaries to dissuade the high church Episcopalians were due, not only the prevalence of edfrom intruding their missionaries and a ucation, but the desire which existed “bishop” upon fields so long and so suc- among the people for instruction.” cessfully cultivated by the London Soci- The new Theological Seminary at ety in Madagascar, to induce them, in the Sandwich Islands was opened in Ocaccordance with common rules of mission- tober last. In December there were thirary courtesy, to limit their operations to teen students, admitted “on probation of unoccupied portions of the island. The six months,” and several other applicants Church Missionary Society has fully rec- for admission. ognized the rights of the London Society, The “ Lucknow Witness," India, rebut the Propagation Society is quite an- joices to hear that the good work among other body.
the Santhals still goes forward.
" The The directors of the London Mission- applicants for baptism are literally numary Society bave memorialized the Eng- bered by thousands, and the missionaries lish Government, urging “to the adoption are overwhelmed with their abundant laof every wise and vigorous effort to put bors.” down the labor traffic (slave traffic] in The Papacy does not remit its misQueensland and Fiji”; and also in regard sionary efforts, because of its recent trials to recent violent proceedings of Roman at home. The “Annals of the PropaCatholic priests against Protestant con- gation of the Faith,” published in Januverts on the island of Uvea, asking the ary, announces the departure of sixty-four intervention of Her Majesty's Govern- “missioners," for Australia, Africa, South ment with the Government in Paris. America, the United States, and the
Rev. Dr. Wenger has completed the British Provinces of North America. An translation of the Scriptures into the Sans- “apostolic caravan, consisting of nineteen krit language, - a work which has cost persons,” arrived at Cairo on the 26th of more than twenty years of labor, and has September, on its way to Central Africa. received high encomiums from some of And yet it is very difficult, as well in the most learned Sanskrit scholars in England as in this country, to obtain the England.
men who are urgently needed for ProtThe Wesleyan collegiate institution estant missions ! in Jaffna furnishes instruction in Trig- Rev. Robert Moffat, D. D., the aposonometry,
Natural Philosophy, and tle of Africa, has just received, as a tesWhateley's Logic. Good for a mission timonial of esteem, the handsome sum of school.
over £5,000, from friends of missions in The Church of Scotland “Mission- England. Richly deserved is the tribute ary Record” says, there is one Protestant of love which accompanies the gift, and missionary, European and American; in finds substantial expression in it. British India, for each 350,000 of the population; equal to “ten ministers only for the whole of Scotland.”
The average annual contribution Rev. John T. GULICK and wife, of from each member of the Church of the North China mission, sailed from San Scotland, to its Foreign Mission Scheme Francisco April 1, returning to their field. is “ under fourpence farthing, or less than a farthing and a balf per month."
The governor of Ceylon, on visiting the schools of a missionary station re- At Marsovan, Turkey, January 13, cently, remarked that, “ as far as he could Fanny, youngest daughter of Rev. J. F. judge, the progress which education had and Mrs. L. E. Smith, of the Western made in Ceylon, was to be attributed far Turkey mission.
DONATIONS RECEIVED IN MARCH.
Cumberland, Cong. ch. and so. 25 80
Portland, State st. ch. and so. m. c. 14 00---40 80 Franklin county Aux. Soc. Rev. I.
25 00 Hancock county. Castine, Trinity ch. and so.
10 18 Tremont, a friend,
20 00—--30 18 Somerset county. Skowhegan, Cong. ch. and so.
31 25 Union Conf. of churches. Otisfield, Missionary tree,
5 25 Waldo county, Belfast, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 10; E.
L. Snow, with prev. dona., to
30 00 Washington county. Cherryfield, John W. Coffin,
100 00 York county Saco, Cong. ch. and so. add'l,
500 York, lst Cong. ch. and so.
14 75--19 76
282 23 NEW HAMPSHIRE. Coos county. Colebrook, T. W. Atherton,
12 00 Hillsboro co. Conf. of Ch's. George
Nashua, Pearl st. ch. and so. 71 05-128 05 Merrimac co. Aux. Soc. Concord, South Cong. ch. and so.,
to const. CLARA A. ABBOT, H. M. 121 85 Rockingham county. Derry, 1st Cong. ch. and so.
75 20 Exeter, 2d Cong. ch. and so. 110.20 ; Union m. c. 5.50;
115 70—190 90 Stratford county. Laconia, Cong. ch. and so.
495 27 Legacies. - Tilton, Mrs. Nancy Handford, by L. C. Morrison, Adm'r,
617 77 VERMONT Addison county, Amos Wilcox, Tr.
Bristol, Rev. Stillman Morgan, 1.00
102 21 Orwell, Cong. ch. and so.
52 00 Weybridge, Coog. ch. and so. 50 00—205 21 Caledonia co. Conf. of Ch's, T. L.
80. 69.42; Dea. Luke Spencer, 50 ; 119 42 St. Johnsbury East, Cong. ch. and
76 82—239 24 Chittenden county. Burlington, 1st Calv. Cong. ch. and 80. (of wh. m. c. 18),
232 00 Orange county. Chelsea, Donation acknowledged in March
"Herald” as from Mrs. Martha, should
have been from Mrs. Sophia D. Drew. North Thetford, a friend,
200 Orleans county. Newport, Cong. ch. and so. m. c.
3 50 Rutland co. James Barrett, Agent. Pittsford, Cong. ch. and so. to const.
Rev. RUSSELL T. HALL, H. M. 100 00 Rutland, Cong. ch. and so. bal. coll.
22.22; m, c. 21.03; John B. Page,
543 25–643 25 Windham county Aux. Soc. C. F.
3 00 Windsor co. Aux. Soc. Rev. C. B.
Drake and J. Steele, Tr's. Springfield, Cong. ch. and so. to const. Miss I. N. LOCKE, Miss E. P. Proctor, Mrs. M. G. HOLBROOK, Mrs. AUGUSTA DERBY, CHARLES D. WALKER, and I. W. BARNARD, H. M.
630 60 Woodstock, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 48 41-679 01
2,007 21 Legacies. — Berlin, Rev. Truman Per
rin, by S. F. Nye, Ex'r, in part, 112 15 Middlebury, Chester Elmer, by Chester Elmer, Adm'r
400 00 Sheldon, Sally Wooster, add'l, 393 86–905 01
3,913 22 MASSACHUSETTS. Barnstable county. North Truro, 8. Paine,
10 00 South Wellfleet, Cong. ch. and so. m. c.
10 00 Yarmouth, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 77 00—97 00 Berkshire county. Curtisville, Cong. ch. and so.
19 00 Peru, Cong. ch. and so.
14 02 Sheffield, Cong. ch. and so. 6.43; Salmon Hunt, 5;
11 43-44 45 Boston and vicinity. Boston, of which from Capt. G. S. Holmes, 100; F. B. P., 10;
4,248 10 Bristol county.
East Taunton, Cong. ch. and so. 31 56
to const. Mrs. SARAH J. BRAYTON
18 56 Seekonk, Alice H. Carpenter,
200-252 80 Essex county. Audover, N. S. Wright, Theol. Sem. 5; a friend, 2;
7 00 Methuen, 1st Cong. ch. and so. m. c. Nov. to March, 95.02 ;
95 02-102 02 Essex co. South Conf. of Ch's. C. M.
const. JAMES J.H. GREGORY, H. M. 75 00 North Beverly, Mrs. Rebecca Conant, 10 00 Rockport, Joseph Bartlett,
5 00 Saugus Centre, Cong. ch. and so. 89 23-198 23 Franklin county Aux. Soo. William B.
15 00 East Charlemont, Cong. ch. and so. 24 35 East Hawley, H. M. S.,
5.00 Greenfield, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 8 30
Sunderland, Cong. ch. and so. 112 91-215 56 Hampden county Aux. Soc. Charles
170 71 Thorndike, Mrs. E. G. Learned, 600
West Springfield, Park ch. and so. 900-234 71 Hampshire county Aux. Soc. S. E.
Bridgman, Tr Northampton, Mrs. A. Lyman, 200 ; a friend, 300;
West Cummington, Rev. J. U. Par.
port ch. m. c. 8.16; North ch. m. BODS,
c. 6.76 ; College st. ch. add'l, 3; 89 79 Westhampton, Cong. ch. and so. 82 00
Waterbury, a friend of missions, 100 00 Williamsburg, Cong. ch. and so. 41 23–578 23 Wolcott, Cong. ch. and so.
6 00—562 05 Middlesex county.
New London county. C. Butler and Brighton, Cong. ch. and so.
L. A. Ilyde, Trs. Cambridge, Shepard ch. and so. m.
New London, 2d. Cong. ch. and so. c. 45.96; a friend, 10;
20 45 Cambridgeport, Prospect st. ch. and
Windham county. Rev. H. F. Hyde, so. (of wb. m. c. 8);
Tr. East Somerville, Franklin st. ch. and
Central Village, Cong. ch. and so. (of 80. m. c.
71 70 Framingham, Plymouth Cong. ch.
Chaplin, Gents' Asso'n, 44.95; Laand so.
dies' Asso'n, 37.65; m. c. 58.80 ; to Lowell, Appleton st. ch. and so.
const. WILLIAM MARTIN, Jr. H. M. 141 30 64.70 ; Joel Powers, 1;
East Hampton, Union ch. and so. Newton, 1st Cong. ch. and so. in
6 00 part, 322 ; 2d Cong. ch. and so.
Pomfret, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 158 98—377 98 in part, 284.75; Eliot ch. and so. in part, 1,000; N. 314.30 1,921 05
1,288 87 North Reading, Cong. ch. and so. 18 00
Legacies. – Hartford, Mrs. Mary A. Watertown, Phillips ch. and so. 53 31
Warburton, add'l by N. Shipman Woburn, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 400 00-3,015 08 and H. A. Parker, Ex'rs,
2,882 65 Middlesex Union. Harvard, Cong. ch. and so.
772 25 Shirley Village, Cong. ch. and so. 24 76
NEW YORK. Townsend, Ortho. Cong. ch. and so. 19 45–116 46 Albany, 1st Cong. ch. and so.
214 95 Norfolk county,
Baiting Hollow, G. L. Edwards,
10 00 Brookline, a friend,
10 00 Foxboro, Daniels Carpenter,
Brooklyn, Ch. of Pilgrims, Arch. Bax. Jamaica Plain, Central Cong.ch. and
ter, 1,000; State st. ch. and so. 56; 1,066 00 80. m. c.
10 00 Needham, Ev. Cong. ch. and so. 10 00
Harpersfield, Cong. ch. and so.
3 20 South Braintree, Cong. ch. and so. 6 00
Havana, Sophia B. Brown,
10 00 West Roxbury, South Ev. ch. and
Homer, Cong. ch. and so.
165 10 80. m. c.
26 79—255 54 New York, Mr. and Mrs. James Stokes, Plymouth county.
500 ; Taber. ch. Thomas Ritter, 25; Abington. Ist Cong. ch. and so. 85 00
A. A. 5;
630 00 Hingham, Cong. ch. and so.
10 00 Marshfield, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 52 00
Warwick, I. R. Christie,
100-2,020 25 Plympton, Cong. ch. and so. 276-169 50 Worcester county, North.
NEW JERSEY. Athol, Lois and Chloe Bassett,
Jersey City, 1st Cong. ch. and so. m. c. 46 10 Petersham, Cong. ch. and so. 16 50
Newark, C. 8. Haines,
40 00 Templeton, Cong. ch. and so. add'l, 2 50---19 50 South Amboy, A. Blodgett,
500--91 10 Worcester co. South Conf. of Ch's.
Legacies. — Union Township, JonaWilliam R. Hill, Tr.
than Townley, by R. W. Townley, Saundersville, Cong. ch. and so. with
2,165 76 prev. dona. to const. C. U. SEARLES, H. M. 85 00
2,256 86 a friend,
9,672 18 Synod of Cumb. Presb. ch. (of wh. Legacies. – Boston, Ira Greenwood, by
from Windy Gap Cong. to const. Rev. J.J. Soren, Trustee,
200 00 Brookfield, Oliver C. Howe, by G.
Philadelphia, James Smith,
100 00 W. Johnson, Ex'r,
500 00—600 00 Providence, Welsh Cong. ch. and 80.
to const. Rev. R. S. Jones, H. M. 50 00
Summit Hill, Rev. J. M. Thomas and
Taylorville, 1st Welsh Cong. ch. and so. 760—362 60 Pawtucket, Cong. ch. and so. Gents'. Mirs’y Soc. 100; m. c. 171.99; to
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. const. A. R. MATTESON, T. P.
Washington, Assembly's Presb.ch. 7; BARNEFIELD, and Dea. W. D. BUL
"First Assistant," 10 ;.
17 00 LOCK, H. M.
271 99 Providence, Pilgrim Cong. ch. and so. 11 61—283 50
9 22 CONNECTICUT. Fairfield county:
OHIO. Bridgeport, 2d Cong. ch. and so. 157 25
Cincinnati, Coleman Hitchcock, to Ridgefield, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 87 43-244 68 const. his son, Willie F. HITCHCOCK, Hartford county. E. W. Parsons, Tr.
'100 00 Farmington, R. Lewis Hills,
Delaware, Rev. John H. Jones, to const. Suffield, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 31 71
Rev. DAVID JONES, H. M.
100 00 Wethersfield, a widow's mite, 600---46 71 Elyria, 1st Presb. ch.
190 20 Litchfield county. G. C. Woodruff, Tr.1
Lyme, Cong. ch. and so.
43 72 Warren, a lady, 200 Munstield, Cong. ch. and so.
95 10 Mildlesex county. John Marvin, Tr.
Oberlin, Rev. F. Shipherd's Bible Class, 10 00 Middletown, J. F. Huber, for Ma
Toledo, S. D. Harrington,
500-644 02 dura,
100 West Chester, Cong. ch. and so. 84 00—-35 00
INDIANA. New Haven co. F. T. Jarman, Agent.
Fort Wayne, Plymouth Cong. ch. and East Haven, Cong. ch. and so. 47;
44 31 a friend, 10; 67 00
ILLINOIS. Guilford, 1st Cong ch. and so. 204 50
Aurora, N. E. ch. S. B. Dyckman, 600 Meriden, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 123 46
Chesterfield, Cong. ch. and so.
20 00 Middlebury, Cong. ch. and so. 31 30
Dixon, Cyrus A. Davis,
10 00 New Haven, 1st ch. m. c. 13.88 Ch.
Galesburg, two members of Ist Cong. of the Redeemer m. c. 9; Daven
ch. 25; Mrs. W. Davis, 5;
Jefferson, Cong. ch. and so.
MISSION SCHOOL ENTERPRISE. La Moille, Cong. ch. and so.
MAINE. – Garland, Cong. 6. 8. 7.75; Norridge-
wock, Cong. 6. s. 32.50 ; St. Stephen, Mill
8 00 Quincy, Mrs. Mary Ballard,
127 15 Tolono, Larned Haskell,
NEW HAMPSHIRE. — Amherst, Cong. 8. 9. 25 00 Woodburn, Cong. ch. and so. bal. to
VERMONT. const. WILLIAM ALVIN HAMILTON, H.
Gaysville, Chil. Miss'y Soc'y,
2.50; Cong. 8. 8., for pupil at Marsovan, 40; 42 60 M.
66 56–178 58
MASSACHUSETTS. - Boston, Old Colony 8. s.
(of wh. for Pilibos, Harpoot, 80; for David,
Madura, 25), 65 ; Charlemont, Cong. 8. 8. Eaton Rapids, Cong. ch. and so. 86 70
6.50 ; Fitchburg, Calv. Cong. 8. 8., to supGrand Rapids, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 75 00 Greenville, Cong. ch. and so.
port Muggerdich and wife at Érzroom, Richmond, Cong. ch. and so.m. c.
92.80; Granby, Cong. 8. 8., for pupil at 2 75
Harpoot, 30; Northampton, Edwards ch., St. Johns, Cong. ch. and so.
Miss Goddard's 8. 8. class for an orphan
21 00-165 45
8. Miss'y Asso'n, with prev. dona. to const.
50 00 Kansas City, 1st Cong. ch. and so. m. c. 18 25 22 25
NEW JERSEY. – Cong. 8. S. Miss'y Soo'y, 50 00
0810. — Huntington, Cong. 9.8., for Training
24 03 Anoka, Cong. ch. and so.
ILLINOIS. – Chicago, 47th st. Cong. 8. 8., for Mankato, Cong. ch. and so.
the printing of Dakota books, 11.50 ; Minneapolis, Vine st. Cong. ch. and so. 7 00
Princeton, Cong. s. 8. 4;
15 50 Plainview, Rev. H. Willard,
MISSOURI. - La Grange, Salems Ev. Cong. 8. S. 2 35 Rushford, Cong. ch. and so.
12 00 WISCONSIN. - Platteville, Cong. B. 8.
10 45 IOWA.
TURKEY. — - Harpoot, Willie Wheeler, Denmark, Rev. H. K. Edson,
15 00 Genoa Bluffs, Cong. ch. and so. 13 15
560 78 Keokuk, Cong. ch. and so. to const. Rev. CLAYTON WELLES, H. M.
64 80 Lansing Ridge, Cong. ch. and so. 3 00
Donations received in March,
20,166 28 New Hampton, Cong. ch. and so. 12 00
6,676 92 Osage, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 25 00--132 95
$26,843 20 WISCONSIN. Appleton, Rev. Ed. Ebbs,
Total, from Sept. 1st, 1872, Green Bay, 1st Presb. ch. to const.
to March 31st, 1873, $212,563 60 M. DEWITT PEAK, H. M.
101 12 Platteville, Cong. ch. and so. add'l, 1 00
Andover, Mass. Stephen Tracy, M. D. Three boxes Ripon, 1st Cong. ch. and so.
medical books and surgical instruments for missionary Two Rivers, F. Barns,
physicians. a friend, through Mrs. J. Porter,
400 00—565 12 FOR WORK IN NOMINALLY CHRISKANSAS.
Stratham, Cong. ch. and so., with prev. Columbus, John E. Elliott,
dopa. to const. E. M. C. LANE, H. M. 20 00 Omaha, Reuben Gaylord,
200—700 Swanzey, Rev. Charles Willey, 5 00—38 00 OREGON.
28 75 Salem, 1st Cong. ch. and so.
80 00 Abington, 1st Cong. ch. and so.
Andover, N. S. Wright, Theol. Sem'y, 600
Boston, Park st. ch. and so. 281.32;
Old South ch. and so. 256;
542 32 gold,
14 40 Oakland, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 75.00,
Framingham, Plymouth Cong. ch. and
80. 86 44-100 84
84 87 gold,
Groton, Union Cong. ch. and so. 46 35
North Bridgewater, 1st Cong. ch. and
35 00 Riverside, L. Bridgman, 200
Springfield, Indian Orchard ch. 11 11
8 25 Kamia, H. T. Cowley, toward support
800 of Mr. Sheffield, of North China,
69 56 Worcester, Central ch. and so. Yarmouth, 1st Cong. ch. and so. 40 00—-850 91
RHODE ISLAND. FOREIGN LANDS AND MISSIONARY STATIONS.
Providence, George H. Corliss,
80 00 Mahratta Mission, T. Bosanquet, Rs.
CONNECTICUT. 800 ; Mrs. Severance, of Cleveland,
Westbrook, Cong ch. and so.
24 26 0., 72; a friend, 9; Dr. C. Jynt, 25; Col. J. Field, 25 ; Col. Wahab, 30
NEW YORK. L. A., 16; Wm. Thompson, 2;=
Flushing, friends in Cong. ch.
500 Rs. 478,
ILLINOIS. Madura, Mission Prayer Meeting,
Council Bluffs, Rev. B. Talbot, for
Italy, 2; Farmington, 1st Cong. ch. MISSION WORK FOR WOMEN.
and so. 28.90;
$979 07 From WOMAN'S BOARD OF MISSIONS FOR THE INTERIOR.
Total for Nominally Chris. Mrs. Francis Bradley, Evanston, Illinois,
tian Lands, from Sept. 1st, Treasurer.
926 99 1872, to March 31st, 1873, $7,293 17