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Abyssinia,

382
African Travel,

293
Africa, Workers for

485
Agra Medical School,

172
Allies in the Work,

173
Americans in Europe,

179
Andover Tendency,

171
Australia,

274
Barrels, Distributing the

605
Brazil,

498
Brazilian Patriarch,

496
Brazil, Superstition in

487
Buddhism, Its Logic Untenable,

587
Buddhist Animal-Worship,

382
Burmah, Movement in

173
Chili, Missionary Tour in

494
Chili, Papal Indulgence in

397
China, Cholera in Ningpo,

607
China, Items from

383
China, Mission Buildings in .

278
China, New Sect in

383
China, Presbyterian Church in Central 504
Chinese College,

170, 279, 586
Chinese on Pacific Coast,

75
Christian Colony in the Pacific,

172
Christmas Offerings,

275
Church Missionary Society,

67, 169
Circus and the Indians,

74
Civil Service and Missions,

171
Colombia, Missionary Tour in

488
Conference Topics,

501
Congo Mission,

482
Congo Valley,

273
Contrast, A

408
Country Sunday-schools Loyal to Foreign
Missions,

591
Deserted Mission, The .

605
Douthwaite, Mrs..

381
Dyacks of Borneo, The .

591
Early Training,

68
Egypt, Civilization in

597
Ellinwood, Rev. F. F., Address at Omaha,
Eloquent Tables,

598
Emin Pasha on Missions,

485
English in Indian Schools,

483
"English" Jack O'Lantern, .

72
Estimates,

275
Evangelistic Work of Other Boards,

377
Exile of an Evangelical Leader,

390
Faithful Basket-Maker,

190
False Reckoning,

274
Felt Want, A

397
Fiji, Missionary Zeal in

482
Fiji Missions,

69
Foreign Exchanges,

379
Foreign Mission Map,

294
Foreign Missions and Politics,

399

German Missionary Society,

483
Grinnell College, Prize Essay,

591
Growth of Mission Work,

174
Heavy Indictments,

298
Hindu Conscience,

186
Hints to Ministers,

616
India, Education in

175
India, Idolatry in

484
India, Important Decision in

192
India, Self-sacrifice in

173
Indian Conference,

481
Indian Policy,

481, 483
Indian Question,

77
Indian Work,

277
Infidel Misrepresentation,

378
In Memoriam,

90
Insult to Holy Ghost,

498
Italy, Protestants in

587
Japan, Education of Women in

170
Japanese Advance,

485
Japanese Jinricksha,

383
Japan, Proposed Union of Churches in

222, 287
Japan, Schools for

285
Japan, West.

284
Japan, Women in .

286
Japan's Appeal,

280
Kennedy, Robert Lenox,

589
Korea, .

484
Large Parishes,

506
Layah, Another

609
Letter and Prayer Found in Holy Sepulchre, 176
Letters from the Field:
Africa,

194, 297, 406
Brazil,

193, 200, 407
Chili,

615
China, 92, 96, 170, 193, 298, 408, 507, 508,
, ,

611, 612
India,

91, 198, 200, 405, 512
Japan,

196, 611
Laos,

195
Mexico,

93, 299, 380, 407
Persia, 96, 195, 200, 295, 391, 511, 613, 614,

615
Siam,

300, 510
Syria,

94, 197, 291, 408, 509, 612
Let the Men from Japan be Heard,

280
Madagascar Schools,

273
Martyrs in Mexico,

396
Medical Missions, .

380, 586
Metlakahtla,

585
Mexico, Assassinations in

380.
Million Called for, A

66, 604
Minister Denby on Missions,

383
Missionaries sent in 1887,

520
Mistake Corrected,

68
Mohammedanism, .

486
Mohammedan Outlook in Persia, .

392

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Mohonk Conference on Indian Policy, . 587
Moslem Children in Christian Schools, .

382
Moslem Testimony,

175
Mosque Building, .

193
Motto for 1887–88,

189
Naga Burial,

191
Native Ministry,

185
Nestorians, English Ritualist Missions to 388
Nestorian Villagers, Work of

386
Nez Perce Mission,

400
November Meetings,

274, 585
Olyphant, David

278
Opium Trade,

379
Organizing a Sunday-school for Foreign Mis-
sions,

504
Papal Lands, Do They Need Missionaries? . 176
Papal Lands, Work in .
Papal Throne, Present Aim of

177
Peking Schools,

481
Persecuted Banner Men,

191
Persia,

501
Persia, Reinforcements for

386
Persia, Spiritual Progress in

384
Persia, Stations and Missionaries in

384
Power with God,

500
Presbyterians and Papal Europe,

182
Prince Kanwar Harnam Singh,

378
Programme, A Good

600
Protestant Forces in Italy,

179
Protestantism in France,

183
Prudential Committee of the American Board

of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, 482
Ratboree or Rechaboree,

90
Report of Standing Committee,

86
Sabbath-schools and Missions,

608

Sale of Liquor to Natives,

483
San Andres, Men of
Scudder, Dr. and Mrs.

381
Secular Burdens of Missionaries,

88
Shipwreck in Hudson Bay,

174
Sources of Income,

399
South America, Missionaries and Stations, 487
Strife on Mission Fields,

276
Students' Appeal, .

169
Students' Movement for Missions, .

67
Study the Enemy, .

597
Suffer Little Children,

503
Sulaba, The

291
Sunday-schools, Appeal to

65
Sunday-schools in Line,

292
Sunday-school Offerings,

378, 585
Support for Missionaries,

381
Syria, Medical Missionary Work in

595
Syrian Presbytery,

612
Syrian Protestant College,

600
Syrian Retrospect, A

592
Syria, Stations and Missionaries,

592
Teaching the Indians English,

69
Tinnevelly Christians in India,

172
Travellers' Reports,

70
Treasurer Rankin's Services,

65
Umatilla Indians, .

174
Union Presbyteries,

87
University Men and Missions,

171
Unsectarian, .

486
Valuable Testimony,

600
Wallace, General L., Testimony of
Warlike Sermon, A

590
Welcome English Allies,

388
Yucatan, Situation in .

188

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FREEDMEN.

Appeal to the Women of the Church,
Are the Colored People Improving ?
Black Man to White Men,
Caste Prejudice,
Charleston, Letter from
Children of the Freedmen, The
Colored Child's Faith, A
Colored Soldiers, Our
Color Line in Art,
Dedication of a Colored Church,
Earnest Worker, An
East Tennessee,
Evangelize the Negroes,
Franklin, Dr., on Educating Freedmen,
Freedmen for Africa,
Fruit of the Work Done,

165
368
478
167
582
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376
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477

Haines School, The
How you may Use your Religious Papers,
Interesting Document, An
Kind of Girls we Educate,
Letter from a Southern Woman,
Missionary Schools, Our
Mrs. Tucker's Conversion,
Negro Race an Enigma,
North Carolina, Letter from .
Notes from the Field Secretary,
Presbytery of Pittsburgh on Freedmen,
Serious Question, A
Shall we Enter the Regions Beyond ?
Stanley and Livingstone,
Texas, Work in

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HOME MISSIONS.

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Alaska,

335 News from the Field:
Alaska Schools,

436 Montana,

244, 454, 557
American Home Missionary Society,

123 Nebraska, 37, 129, 140, 234, 241, 338, 347,
Annual Report,
229

450, 553
Appointments,

141, 247, 350, 456, 560
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New Mexico, : 138, 236, 237, 238, 349
Begin at Jerusalem,

New York,

27
Black Hills, .

23 Oregon,

36, 245, 452, 559
Can we Raise $800,000 ?

329 Pennsylvania,

27, 38, 40, 342, 343
Church Extension,
123 Tennessee,

232
City Evangelization,

122 Texas,

38, 130, 349, 456, 556
Colorado, Report to Synod of

547
Utah,

35, 137, 138, 243, 449, 558
Difficulties Encountered,

332 Washington Territory, 137, 245, 246, 349,
Does it Pay?
455

451, 452
Elders' Committee,
435 West Virginia,

343
Encouragements,

Wisconsin,

333, 344, 345
Gospel in St. Sulpice,
32 New South,

25
Hardships at the West, .
436 Non-Contributors, .

229
Hill, Rev. T., Death of .

23, 125
November Collections,

331
Immigrant Population,

Paul, Louis and Tillie, .

230
Immigration our Power and Peril,
132 Plea for a Needy People,

440
Immigration, Should it be Restricted ? . 135 Powel, S. D., Death of .

333
Interesting Conversion, .

127
Presbyteries, The

332
Lake Mohonk Conference,
437 Report of Standing Committee,

32
Men Wanted,

122 Response to General Milroy's Appeal, 336
Mexicans, The

234
Roman Catholics in our Land,

31
Mining Town, A

348 Romanism, is it Overwhelming us?
Missionaries and Teachers, Our
444 Scandinavian Missionaries,

230
Missionaries, Our .
445 Scotch-Irish Stock in the South,

128
Missionary Conventions,
331 Self-Support,

124
More Men Wanted,

231 Southern Dakota, History of a Decade, 549
More Outside Help,
435 Spanish Work in New Mexico,

239
Mormon Work,
138 Spiritual Condition of the Country,

550
News from the Field:

Stake Advanced,

21
Alaska,
38, 342, 447 Statistics,

27
Arizona,
559 Student Laborers, .

441
Arkansas,
141 Summer School Work, .

231
California,
28, 40, 349, 559 Synodical Sustentation, .

545
Colorado,
138, 139, 452, 557 Synods, Among the

542
Dakota, 130, 243, 244, 347, 443, 454, 553 Synods and Self-Support,

331
Florida,
39, 342, 452, 453 Treasurer's Report,

26
Illinois,

343, 449
Treasury of the Board, .

339
Indian Territory, 35, 141, 246, 247, 345, 453, Two Glorious Years,

330
555 Utah, Our Work in

335
Iowa,

233, 346, 552 Vacant Churches and Unemployed Ministers, 332
Kansas,
35, 40, 346, 455, 554 Wants, Our.

22
Kentucky,

242 What may we Expect for the Year to Come? 330
Michigan,

39, 40, 344
Where are the Reapers ?

331
Minnesota, 37, 39, 242, 337, 442, 448, 451, Who will Furnish the Wagon ?

232, 336
553 Wishard, Dr., Call to Des Moines,

541
Missouri,

336, 450
Women's Synodical Meetings,

541

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Page 520, 8th line from bottom, omit "and wife.”
Page 532, line 11, for U. S. A. read U.S.

Page 592," Faculty of Syrian Protestant College,” omit “Rev. W. W. Martin, M.A.,
Louis Giroux, B.A., William S. Nelson, B.A."

AT HOME AND ABROAD.

PHILADELPHIA, JULY, 1887.

EDITORIAL.

REPORT OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY'S COMMITTEE ON THE

CONSOLIDATED MAGAZINE.

The resolutions of the General Assembly report to the next General Assembly any of 1886, under which this Committee was measures which they may deem necessary to appointed and its duties assigned, were ap- continue the magazine in the manner best pended to the Report of the Committee on adapted to meet its purposes; and that, Missionary Periodicals, and are as follows: when their report is accepted, their duties Resolved, (1) That the whole subject of

will cease. the organization and methods of the consol- The resolutions which determined the conidated magazine, as determined by the As- solidation of the magazines provided that sembly, is now referred to a special Com- the first number of the new consolidated mittee consisting of—Ministers: Marvin R. periodical should appear on the 1st of JanVincent, Howard Crosby, Erskine N. White, uary, 1887. William P. Breed, Charles A. Dickey, Ar- The first meeting of the Committee was thur T. Pierson, John S. MacIntosh ; ruling held in New York, June 30, 1886. Owing elders: Anson D. F. Randolph, Warner to the summer vacation it was not practiVan Norden, John H. Dey, Robert N. cable to hold another meeting until SeptemWillson.

ber 17, at which time, according to the in(2) That this Committee is hereby in- structions of the General Assembly, the structed to consult with all of the boards secretaries of all the boards were present through their respective secretaries, so as to by invitation, with the exception of Dr. Elbe fully informed as to their wishes and the linwood, who was detained by illness. They reasons thereof as to the arrangement of the were invited to express their views at length new magazine.

upon all points relating to the structure and (3) That this Committee shall have power conduct of the new magazine, and a long to determine whether an editor shall be em- and interesting conference was held, in which ployed; and, if one is employed, to determ- every board was fully represented. ine his duties and fix his salary; to appor- Shortly after the organization of the Comtion the expenses of the magazine among mittee, the Rev. Erskine N. White, D.D., the boards, and to do whatever may be was elected secretary of the Board of Church necessary to start this publication, and to Erection, and presented his resignation to conduct it until the next General Assembly the Committee in a letter bearing date Sep

(4) That this Committee is directed to tember 20. Under the peculiar circum

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