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THE COSSACK COLONY.

«, i The "St James' Budget " of the Btb I Deo- % mbor thus refers to the Cossacks who were bound for Obok on the Gulf of Aden. : " A missionary ixpodi ion is leav ing Odecea for Abyssinia, oonalstln^ of forty prii s b and eixty monks. The " Standard's" correspondent is Informed thnt b eecond ixp'dl'lon will lobvo Ruaßh m. tho 1-eglnniag t f avxt >ear, to ooneiat of 2000 young mi-n, who will undergo a thorough tnedicw inspoction before* being accepted, and will bu placed uuder tho charge of a general. Tho expedition leaving this month w-li b-j necouipat;ud by the 'Free Co«aok,' A&hlm tt, and sovira ether laymen who have such practical I knowledge ond txperlenoo as might b? uaeful to Aio^.lmaudrlte Prfisi, who io heanlDg the expedition, since the diffioultiei with and against whioh Palsl will have fighr, are f ore to bo ofanoher than purely spiritual o*iaracter. In Archimandrite Palei'f snmmons, which appeared In one of the 1« oal papers, he endeavors to prove to orihodox Rneslaus the necessity of shewing Abyssinia '8 that the interest taken In their religious behalf by the Orthodox Church does not fall behind that shown by the Roman Catholic aud Protestant Churches, who not only have spiritual aims m view*, but also endeavor to gain gronnd amoug Abyssinla-iS with their political plans, * whilst we,' oontlnues tha Bnmmons, ' have been Invited by tho King of Abyssinia himself and his peoplo to come and ebow them the splendour of the divine service of the Holy Church, which the exprditlon Is going to oill Into life by erecting another Orthodox Church, io ' Moskva.' m Abyastula, a Russian colony founded byOufsaoks. Ihoohurob is to bear the name of John the Baptlat,' "

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THE COSSACK COLONY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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THE COSSACK COLONY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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