Dr. W.W. Peter

1916年基督教青年會衛生講演大會海報

英文翻譯

YMCA
Sanitation Exposition

The mightiness and the feebleness of a country, both the educated and the uneducated deem, as dependent on the prosperity and decline of science. The immediate effect of instillation and popularization of science can only be achieved through lecturing. Lectures can make it easy for people to understand and imprint a long lasting memory, and it would be of no effect without on-site experimentations. The National Council of YMCA China, through specially engaging both Chinese and foreign science experts to organize a group of lecturers and sending them with the most recently invented equipments to lecture in every provinces, aims to inspire youths’ knowledge, awaken the spirit of the nationals, which is indeed drastically different from ordinary speeches. Now Mr. [sic] William Wesley Peter (1882-1959, YMCA secretary in China from 1913-1927), M.D. [or PhD in medicines]
of the US, who is experienced in the research in the field of sanitation, has been invited by __[person]__ to __[place]__ to expertly lecture on the true explanation of sanitation and perform fantastical experiments by stage. Except the tickets that had already been printed and distributed to several offices by stage, we will especially host ordinary guests on _[month]_ _[date]_. Please go to the places opened after [the prior ones] to get your tickets, and come to the exposition on time to see Mr. [sic] Peter in person to listen to his great theories and view his experiments. This is a great opportunity that will occur only once in a thousand years, do not miss it! Period.
The place of exposition will be at ____
Date: __ solar/lunar calendar __[month]__ __[date]__ __[ante/post] meridiem __[hour]__ start/end
The locations for ordinary guests to pick up their tickets is followed after.
Sincerely

簡化的轉錄

基督教青年会
卫生讲演大会

国家之强弱文野端视乎科学之盛衰而科学之灌输普及又非讲演不克以收速效讲演能使人易于明了经久不忘更非当场试验不足以资功用中华基督教青年会全国协会用特聘请中外科学大家组织讲演部精造最新发明仪器携往各省开会讲演启迪青年之智识唤起国民之精神诚与寻常演说未可同日语也兹有讲演部美国医学博士毕德辉先生于卫生一科研究极精经验颇富由____敦请来____分期开会讲演精解卫生真诠施演精奇实验除已印就入座券函送各机关分期到会外特于__月__日招待普通来宾
请至后开各处领取入座券按定时刻到会亲采毕德辉先生之伟论及试验千载良机幸勿交臂失之也此布
会场__设在
日期__阳/阴历__月__日__午__时起/止
普通来宾领取入场券地点如后
谨启

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