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Wellwood, Mrs., 178.

Wells, in Gobi Desert, 252, 264.

West, the, zeal of, mars as well as mends, 129.

West China, former ways of reaching, 3; now simplified by French enterprise, 3.

West River valley, 16.

White Emperor's Temple, the, 217.

White Tsar, the, 246.

White-wax industry, the, 72, 73; wrecked by Standard Oil Co., 73.

Wild life, in the Gobi Desert, 262, 263.

Windbox Gorge, 216.

"Wine money," 83, 84.

Wives, come high in Mongolia, 261; their status, 261.

Wolves, Mongolian, 262, 263.

Women, Chinese, qualities of, 86.

Women, Mongolian, their vanity, 261, 262; their dress, 270, 271; 250, 251.

Woosung, 225.

Wuchang, provincial capital of Hupeh, 222. See Hankow.

Wu-pan (boat), down the Min and Yangtse in, 202 ff.

Wu-ting-chou, 57-60.


Ya Ho, difficult navigation of, 161; scenery on, 161, 162; 152, 154, 180, 184; valley of, 157.

Ya-chou, 105, 106, 139, 140, 155, 157. 158, 159. 161, 166, 207.

Yalung River, 67, 71.

Yang, Mr., 211.

Yangtse River, crossing, 63; its swift current, 63, 64; the " River of Golden Sand," 64; at Suifu, 206; travelling on, 206 ff.; gorges of, 218; at Ichang, 221; and Han, three cities at junction of, 222; contrast between, and the Hoang, 228; 3, 37, 42, 42, 71, 116, 163, 165. And see Min River.

Yellow Emperor, the, 189.

Yellow River. See Hoang.

"Young Ladies." See Annamese Tirailleurs.

Younghusband expedition to Lhasa, 126.

Yuan Shih Kai, 227.

Yuan-pu, the, 192.

Yüeh-hsi, 94.

Yun Bay, 16.

Yunnan, province of, effects of Mohammedan rebellion in, 27; the railway brings new life to, 27; the Reform movement in, 27, 28; new military spirit in, 27, 28; significance of adhesion to western ideas, 27, 28; dread of foreign interference in, 28, 29; French encroachments in, 29; French consulate in, 29; government projects of railways in, 29; Bureau of Foreign Affairs and its chief, 30, 31, 38; travelling across, 42 ff.; meaning of the name, 49; a "land of sunshine," 49; varied inhabitants of, 49, 50; conquest of, by Kublai Khan, 50; proportion of tribes in population of, 50; ethnological map of, a wonderful patchwork, 50; variety of religions in, 50; a fine field for civil discord, 50; natives of, 51; hill-roads in, 52; travelling among the mountains in, 54 ff.; estimated population of, 55; 3, 9, 22.

Yunnan dollars, 37.

Yunnan pony, 102.