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Tong Ho and Kwong, Chinese students who lived in Northampton, Mass., for some time, and who were lately recalled home, write that the reports concerning the imprisonment of the recalled students are true. The boys are placed in confinement at Shanghai and so ill-treated as to excite the indignation of resident foreigners and missionaries. The primary cause of this treatment was the false reports of the Chinese officials in this country, which were aggravated by the avarice of subordinate officials at Shanghai, who sought their own personal gain at the boys' expense, and in one case ran off with their money. The boys are homesick for America. Their relatives taunt them with being "foreign devils." One of them writes: "I wish I could return to dear, philanthropic New England, where teachers are better than mothers, where friends are better than sisters, and classmates more agreeable than brothers." - [Cambridge Tribune.

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