This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 Excerpt: ... and Rev. E. P. and Mrs. Hearden, for F. C. M., Nanking. dead examine persons lying about; if they find a dead body they slip a rope over the head and feet and carry the body away. Several missionaries have been engaged in distributing some money which has been raised here, but it is as a drop in a lake. 24th.--Formosa declared independent by the governor. The tiger flag has been adopted as the cognizance of the Island. The change of government has been notified to the foreign powers. 28th.--Several Japanese men-of-war anchored outside Kelung. Fighting expected. 29th, 30th and 81st.--The whole of the missionary property at Clieug-tu, Szechuau--Knglish, Americau and French (Catholic)--destroyed by rioters. The missionaries safe in the yamtins of the officials. 30th--Li Ching-fang (accompanied by the Hon. John W. Foster, who has given his advi«e to the government to carry out the terms of the treaty in all their integrity) left to-day in the Kungyi for the Pescadores, to formally hand over Formosa to the Japanese in accordance with the terms of the treaty. At Shanghai, 24th May, Rev. and Mrs. V. F. Partch (returned), for American Presby. Mission, Shantung. DEPARTURES. From Shanghai, 3rd May, Dr. and Mrs. Mathews and family, Am. Epis. Mission. From Shanghai, 4th May, Rev. S. F. Woodin and wife, of A. B. C. F. M., Foochow; Miss A. B. Sears, of M. E. Mission, Peking; Mrs. T. VV. Houston and 4 children, of American Presbyterian Mission, Nanking; Miss Reifsnyder, M.D., Woman's Union Mission; and Dr. G. Y. Taylor, An). Presbyterian Mission; all for U. S. A. From Shanghai, 11th May, Rev. J. W. Stevenson, C. I. M., for England; also Rev. and Mrs. Hunnex and family, Am. Baptist Mission. From Shanghai, 17th May, Rev. J. J. Coitlthard, of C. I. Mission, for England...
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