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—At Peshawur and Afghanistan—Ministering to Wounded and Prisoners in Franco-German War—Crossing Battlefield after Sedan—Called to Caledonia—Bishop's Wonderful Indians—Eight Months without a Mail—Dealing with Medicine Men—Five Nationalities at Communion Table: Never met before but to fight—Race Hatred—Loyalty of Indians to Mission Staff—Bishop's Queer Occupations—Columbia's Mineral Wealth—A Wolf Story

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CHAPTER X

THE REV. E. DE M. RUDOLF

Founder of the Church of England Homes for Waifs and Strays

RESCUING THE CHILDREN FROM DESTITUTION, IGNORANCE AND CRIME

The Idea of a Layman—Face to Face with the Social Problem in South Lambeth—Churchmen behind Unsectarian Folk—Church's Organisation easily applicable—Poor Law Board and Home Secretary welcome the New Effort—Unique Initial Subscription—Aiding the State in uplifting Destitute and Neglected Children—Homes in every Diocese in the Country—Particular Cases emigrated to Niagara and Quebec—Helping the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children—Erstwhile Beneficiaries assist Their Successors in the Homes—The Guild of Gratitude—Disappointed Art Patron founds a Home—Some Benevolent Friends—Typical Cases helped—Others of Gratitude—Cases needing Discrimination—Testimony from High Quarters

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CHAPTER XI

THE REV. MONTAGUE FOWLER, M.A.

Rector of All Hallows’, London Wall

THE CHURCH IN HER RELATION TO THE CHURCHES IN THE EAST

Lamentable Condition of Affairs in the East—“Christian Egypt”—St Mark's Martyrdom—The Mohammedan Conquest: the Scourge of a False Religion—The Coptic Church has the