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MISSION WORK IN NEW GUINEA

. -» (PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.!. iNVBROARGILt, April 3. ' The Rev. Isai»o Booney, Wcsloyan Missionary from Guinea, who is aooompanlod by a native convert, adreised a largo mooting in the Wealeyan Ohuroh last night, giving a graphic acoount of life od the Island, and ,the progress of tho mission work which Is being carried out on German territory. The Germans treat the Natives well, but Kooney doubts if tbey will suooaed In permanently oolonialng the Islands unless goldfirlds are disc vered. The land will gr^w anjthlcg, 10 the olimate is unhealthy. Ii the course of the meeting tbe Native epoke la bis own language, and sang a number of hymns remarkably I well. Great Interest was taken in the proceeding throughputs.

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MISSION WORK IN NEW GUINEA, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 3 April 1889

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MISSION WORK IN NEW GUINEA Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2101, 3 April 1889

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