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THE CHINESE EMPIRE
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THE CHINA INLAND MISSION

When the China Inland Mission was founded there were only 15 Protestant Mission Stations in China, with about 3000 converts.

On January 1, 1906, the C.I.M. alone had 305 Central Stations and 632 Out Stations, with over 14,000 converts.

On January 1, 1906, the C.I.M. had 849 missionaries—wives included, assisted by 128-2 Chinese helpers, 394. of the latter being unpaid.

On the same date the C.I.M. had 849 Chapels in China, with 476 organised Churches, 188 Day and Boarding Schools with 3997 scholars, 7 Hospitals, 37 Dispensaries, and 101 Opium Refuges.

Duriug the year 1905, 2541 persons were baptized (between 3500 and 4000 during 1906, returns not yet complete), while more than 25,000 persons have been baptized since the commencement.

The C.I.M. is supported by voluntary contributions, no solicitation of funds being made. The total income for 1905 was 4172,906: 7: 6.

China Inland Mission

London .... NEWINGTON GREEN, N.

Philadelphia, Pa 235 SCHOOL LANE, GERMANTOWN.

Toronto Church Street. 507 CHURCH STREET.

Melbourne 267 COLLINS STREET.


"China's Millions " is the monthly official organ of the Mission.

Stanfords Geog'Estab London