Foreign News: Mr. Six

One R. L. Six, an unidentified foreigner, presumably a missionary, accompanied four friends to Luchowfu, Anhwei Province, to see the native religious festival in honor of the Goddess of Mercy.

Amid a crowd of 10,000 Chinese, gathered to watch the parades and incense-burning, Mr. Six produced the inevitable occidental camera and started to take snapshots. The devotees of Mercy mobbed the amateur photographer and beat him senseless. Chinese Christian converts from a neighboring missionary school rescued Mr. Six by kidnapping the leaders of the mob and threatening them with death if the antiforeign...

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