Religion: Seventh Day Adventists

A Korean tribunal sentenced Missionary C. A. Haysmeir to three years in jail because he had painted "Thief" on the cheeks of a little native boy who had sinned. The painting was done with silver nitrate, permanent. All good Seventh Day Adventists deplored the work of their missionary, dismissed him from service. The incident created a great furore in Korean and Asiatic circles; even in the U. S. people noted forcibly the words: Seventh Day Adventists. History. A few New Englanders, formerly devout First-Day Adventists, began in 1844 to observe the seventh day...

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