Began Hospital work myself.
Went into the country （two miles away & met a man with sore eyes begged
**** went to his house & pleaded） and brought in a few patients and
attended to them. Then prepared for sab. at worship in the eve. 60
present. Some young men interested. A Hoa talked to them after I got
At 10 A.M. preached to my
countryman who listened attentively. Again went through the country village
singing and preaching
Again at Romans （羅馬人書）
and other portions of the Bible. So all cities in the World of
importance. I lectured on Nineveh. A Hoa prepared for an examination on the
Geography of the World.
Hoa passed written and oval
examination on the world of ours. Immediately afterwards I lectured on
Physical geography, he taking notes, 65 in evening to worship.
Twenty patients in the morning
some had to remain so I put them up till we arranged a bamboo dwelling house
for them. Large attendance in the eve.
Quite an increase in the number
of patients. Romans （羅馬人書）
still on our hands.
Drilling on the Epistles of
Paul after attending to many sick people. Black board exercise on various
We drilled （ What a sweet word）
on Characters, Colloquial, Geography, Epistles （書信）
etc. Prepared to preach in English--
Addressed the Foreign at 10
A.M. and preached the Gospel of Christ miles around. 70 at worship--
A man （許銳）
came from the south of Formosa and on examination I found wonderfully
wanting in many matters. He clearly had no foundation…
Was unable to go along side of
A Hoa so I taught him by himself which incurred much more labor-- We all
Worked away. A Hoa learning how to dispense medicines--
Attended to the Patients then
sat down to Stiff work. One man from the country called and sat all day
listening and looking us working away. He said he would like to come another
At the Old Testament and the
Question book on the same. Conversed for a long time with several patients,
One whom I cured completely of “ Conjunctivitis Granularis”. A Hoa also
Spent an hour with him.
Thirty sick people were present
at 10 A.M. after attending to all. I took up the life of Enoch. all
working away pretty hard. Indoor patients came our eve. worship so 80
listened to the message.
My little house is now dwelling
place, chapel and Hospital. Indeed college too for that matter although the
Students were not many--
Got through with dispensing
soon as possible, then drilled A Hoa etc. till noon when he cleaned out our
‘Institution’ and I prepared for next day. Strolled down to the sea-side
Preached in English forenoon
and afternoon in Chinese. Quite busy the whole time till eve. When we threw
opened the doors and Sung hymns etc.--A crowd stood outside, Many friendly
and many clearly the opposite--
Life of Lot occupied the
Quite a number of children came
as patients with their parents etc. Drilled A Hoa on the 214 Radicals
until he knew them like we know a. b. c. Nothing like Repetition to make
idea stick in the mind. Repeating aloud indeed.
The life of Jospeph took our
time after the patients got their doses. Poor Joseph Still it is a good
thing to graduate at the University of Experience.
Romans 8th chap. on
hand and I expect will be for many a day. Don’t know if we can ever get it
off our hands. Hope will never let it out of our hearts. “If God be for us,
who can be against us.”
Franklyn （who failed to got Chinese patients）
Dr. Franklyn the community
doctor came round to help in the forenoon. about the usual number of
patients. Black board exercises. Geography drilling.
（I paid him $50 and bought ***
Reviewed the past work and
arranged for the following day. Eve. service 80.
Preached in English on Mt.
27：25. “His Blood”, 12 present. Afternoon and eve. Chinese service.
Life of Isaac looked into and
Paul’s Epis-- Again amongst the lads with the Water Buffaloes--
Studied and taught.
Read and called attention to
the life of Noah. Practical lessons drawn.
The life of Jesus was
taken up heartily. Walked down to the sea talking about it. stood looking at
fisherman and thought of the sea of Galilee. Good place for meditation.
Still at the life of our Lord
and will indeed be at it until the trumpet blasts and I believe after that
and beyond and alove this world of sin and sorrow--
Left A Hoa etc. to themselves
and prepared for Our Lord’s day.
Preached on board the “Avon”,
Sailors very attentive.