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The Long White Mountain : or, A journey in Manchuria; with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country . nts in India, and we got all theluxuries we wanted. Possiet itself, a settlement of onlythirty houses, is about two miles off as the crow flies,on the seaward side of the harbour, but by road round XOVO-KIEVSK 353 the head of the harbour the distance is ten miles.Novo-kievsk is situated on the edge of a small stream.Two or three miles to the north, up a valley, is acolony of farmers, but they were not doing very well.The Colonel informed us they did not

The Long White Mountain : or, A journey in Manchuria; with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country . nts in India, and we got all theluxuries we wanted. Possiet itself, a settlement of onlythirty houses, is about two miles off as the crow flies,on the seaward side of the harbour, but by road round XOVO-KIEVSK 353 the head of the harbour the distance is ten miles.Novo-kievsk is situated on the edge of a small stream.Two or three miles to the north, up a valley, is acolony of farmers, but they were not doing very well.The Colonel informed us they did not Stock Photo
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The Long White Mountain : or, A journey in Manchuria; with some account of the history, people, administration and religion of that country . nts in India, and we got all theluxuries we wanted. Possiet itself, a settlement of onlythirty houses, is about two miles off as the crow flies,on the seaward side of the harbour, but by road round XOVO-KIEVSK 353 the head of the harbour the distance is ten miles.Novo-kievsk is situated on the edge of a small stream.Two or three miles to the north, up a valley, is acolony of farmers, but they were not doing very well.The Colonel informed us they did not grow enoughfood to support themselves, and the Government had toimport Hour to save them from starvation. The mainobject of these colonies is to assure communication be-tween the various military posts, and to develop localresources. A good many Coreans have taken up landin the vicinity, and the Russians consider them docile,industrious, and vell behaved. So much in favour werethey till recently, that, according to a French mission-ary, a large number were brought to Khabarofka, anda colony of them formed on the left bank of the Amur,. A COJREAN CART. opposite the embouchure of the Sungari. Now, how-ever, this is forbidden. We watched a party of young sacks being drilled, and others being instructed ingymnastics, and it was difficult to realise one was notback again in India. But the men go about dressedmuch more shabbily than would be allowed in anjlish cantonment. On the banks of the stream werea number of soldiers wives, dressed in scarlet petti-coats and brightly-coloured caps, who, in spite of the erity of the weather, were washing their clothes in A A 354 THE LONG WHITE MOUNTAIN the water. West of the harbour, at the point near themouth of the Tumen, where the Corean, Chinese, andRussian frontiers join, is another Eussian outpost. We went over the Greek church, which is paintedgreen outside, the roof with the usual steep conicalbell-tower and dome. The pope was a man of

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