Here are some published accounts in the local news about what this unusual man did in the local fields and the river. This disciple of Jesus Christ has forsaken all to follow the Lord God. Led by the Holy Spirit and doing good to those that did him evil.
This is part of Chapter 1 in the book titled "The True and Thrilling Story of Sadhu Sundar Singh The Apostle of the Bleeding Feet", dated 1920.
MORE books of interest can be found at these links:
Praying John Hyde - Playlist of 25 uploads https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsV6m0Md9LU&list=PLTJHc2m7bz83gG4Hb-uJ65PAWm9F4_T0i