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CONTENTS

CHAPTER VII

THE BISHOP OF UGANDA

The Right Rev. Alfred Robert Tucker, D.D.

SUPPRESSING THE SLAVE-TRADE AND EVANGELISING EAST AFRICA

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Message to the British People—History of East African Exploration—Painter relinquishes Art to adorn the Church—At Oxford with Sir Arthur Hardinge and Lord Curzon of Kedleston—Mr Fox of C.M.S. infuses Missionary Zeal—Mr Tucker becomes Third Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa—His Appeal saves Uganda to England—In Bishop Hannington's Train—Recovers Hannington's Bones and accords them Christian Burial—Story of Hannington's Murder—Sub-division of the Diocese—Goes to Uganda—Combating Slave-Trade—Growth of the Church—Missionary Spirit of the Bagandas

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CHAPTER VIII

THE REV. WILSON CARLILE

Rector of St Mary-at-Hill, City—Founder and Hon.
Chief Secretary of the Church Army

RECLAIMING THE SUBMERGED TENTH OF THE CHURCH

Mr Carlile bears His Scars like a General of the Forces—The Life Story: Agnostic but becomes Christian—Joins the Anglican Church—Shuns Commerce for the Ministry—Unusual Methods at St Mary-at-Hill—Influenced by the Work of the Booths in Whitechapel—Need for a Fresh Movement in the Church—With the Bishop of Peterboro’ at Kensington—Appalled by the Condition of the Masses—The Small Beginnings which tell—Smashed up in Westminster—Establishment of the Church Army—The Labour Homes—Carrying the Message and Consolation into Gaols—Bringing the Fallen into Christian Comradeship—Statistics—Erstwhile Thief Happy with His Own Watch—Burglar turned Evangelist—Outlay and Needs of the Church Army

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CHAPTER IX

THE BISHOP OF CALEDONIA

The Right Rev. W. Ridley, D.D.

AMONG THE INDIANS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA—EFFORTS TO OVERCOME RACE HATRED

Disastrous Fire at Metlakathla—Bishop loses His Home while Journeying to Alaska Goldfields—Valuable MSS. destroyed—Early Life