Came on to Kelung(基隆) and in the eve. a Japanese Christian spoke to five more.
Came on to Tsui-tng-kha (水返腳)and spoke in the chapel. Then Sek-khau(錫口)and spoke and on to Bang-kah(艋舺). Most hearty welcome from converts and non-converts, also Japanese Officers.
Came out to Tamsui(淡水) by launch.
Looking over the workman on Col. grounds.
Fine day. Went to Hospital at noon.
Many workmen on the grounds. Several Japanese called also a French man Mr. Galy –
In Hospital not many patients. Practice singing in the eve.
Around getting some work done.
Giam(嚴), Kau(玖) and I went up the rover to Bang-kah(艋舺). In the eve. had worship.
We went to Pang-kio(板橋), Sia-au(社後) and Sin-tsng(新莊). The people were all delighted to see and hear me back to Bang-kah(艋舺).，
Came out by Rabit boat to Tamsui(淡水). Fine weather.
Fine day. Christmas dinner at Mr Aylton the British Consul. Mrs. Mac. And the Gould's were there. We got home at 12 P.M.
Most lovely day. Went to Hospital.
Early looking at the work. Hospital at noon. Singing with the children. Fine day.
Overlooking workmen clearing up the College grounds—
The whole family Kau-a(玖仔) and Giam(嚴) went up the river to Bang-kah(艋舺). Then took chairs for Sin-tiam(新店). At Keng-be(景尾) a band of music met us. Then when near Sin-tiam another and converts at the end of the Tour the Headman met us.
My chair was put down and I walked through the street which had red cloth over the doors.
Keng-be(景尾) people also put the same up over their shop doors. We got quite an ovation from the converts and non converts. Eve. I heard many receptions.
10 A.ME. Church packed full. Kau-a(玖仔), Giam(嚴) and I spoke Our children sang in English. I bap. Tan He’s(陳火) child. We ordained two as Deacons and two Deacons as Elders.
Converts apid our fare 6 chairs.
Afternoon came out to Toa-tiu-tiaN(大稻埕). Eve. quite a number present. Our children sang and Kau-a(玖仔) and I spoke. Remained all night.
In the morning came out to Ho-be and superintended men clearing up the ground.
Practiced singing till 9 P.M. in our dining room