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NORTH WALES. BANGOR AND BEAUMARIS UNION*. The meetings of the Board of Guardians of this union have for some time past been full of interest, inasmuch as Dr. O. O. Roberts, a liberal and enlightened member of the board, has devoted himself with praiseworthy energy and determi- nation to reform abuses, and to destroy the monopoly of power generally enjoyed by the clergy and magistrates. Dr. Roberts's exposure of the mal-administration of the endowment of the Bangor Friars School, which was reported in our columns at the time, has made him an object of terror and annoyance to the clergy. The Rev. James V. Vincent, the non-resident rector of Llanfairfechan, addressed a letter to the Carnarvon Herald impugning some of the statements made by Dr. Roberts. The doctor in his reply makes the following caustic remarks:- When speaking of the Friars school, I quoted the words of the founder, the charter, the statutes, and the deed of trust; and, when the Rfcv. James V. Vincent took upon himself to assume what I' wished and intended to be inferred,' he must, no doubt, have dreamt at the time that he was dispensing jus- tice law at Aber, or expounding ecclesiastical law, virtute officii, to the churchwardens of Llanrhychwyn, as applicable to such an enormity as that of having for forty years permitted a Sun- day school to be kept in a parish church. I entertain the highest respect for the judgment of the Rev. James V. Vincent, when it is delivered upon thejfirmness of a turbot, the flavour of a bottle of port, the breeding of a pig, the figure of a game cock, the pedigree of a greyhound, or the points of a short-horn bull; but, without intending the slightest disrespect to so erudite a divine, I estimate any dicta of his, when pronounced in reference to the appropriation of endowments for educating poor men's children, at exactly the same value that I do his aptitude to compose Welsh sermons, to edify a Welsh congregation, and his fitness to keep an Apo- stolic school in a Welsh parish, for the scriptural enlighten- ment of Welsh parishioners." 0 At the last meeting of the Board some important ques- tions were discussed.

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