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LIVERPOOL CORN.—TUESDAY.

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WEIGHTS FOR THE SPRING HANDICAPS.

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BARMQUTH JUNCTION.

THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY.

THE MARRIAGE OF MISS EDWARDS…

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THE MARRIAGE OF MISS EDWARDS OF THE CALVINISTIC METHODIST COLLEGE, BALA. SIR, -I was greatly surprised to see a letter on the above question in your paper of the 29th inst., inasmuch as I thought all in connection with it had passed off per- fectly satisfactorily. But it seems that some unsatisfactory person felt it otherwise, and asks two questions with regard to it which I shall endeavour to answer. FirstâWhy was there no provision made for the children of the National Schools on that day? Answer Beeause no one having anything to do with that school thought of providing for them. Secondly â Were they left out on account of their creed ? AnswerâCertainly not; for I am positive that children of more than one creed partook of the tea, &c., on that day. Reference is made to what has taken place during the past ten yearsâthe marriage and majority of Mr Price and Mr T. Anwyl, the majority of Mr O. Anwyl, and the marriage of a rector, &c. On all these occasions the dissenting bodies of this town subscribed handsomely, among whom was the Rev. Dr Edwards himself, giving his guinea and half guinea; and still the correspondent asks who are the liberals Is there any necessity of replying ? I should advise my friend, if he has been offended during the late contest, to fi something more plausible to grumble about. Two ladies, members of the Established Church, joined with us in providing tea for the children of the British School, and much we owe them for their kindness and liberality.âYours, &c., Bala, Jan. 31st, 1870. E. EVANS. [Some words of our correspondent's letter were abso- lutely illegible, and had to be omitted.âED.] SIR, -Your correspondent "Tory" complains bitterly in your last issue that the managers of the treat given to the children of the British School did not extend their bounty to the National School. He says, "May I ask on public grounds why was there no provision made for the National School on an occasion like this ? Were the children excluded on account of their creed?" With regard to the first question, the answer is very simple Had your correspondent taken as much time to ask a few of the friends of the National School to make tea for the children as he has taken to find fault with thosegwho did go to the friends of the British School, both schools would undoubtedly have had the same treat, as Dr Edwards has contributed liberally towards all the festivities alluded to by your correspondent. We feel sure that the objects of those festivities would have responded handsomely had he made the request. We are not a little surprised to find your high-bred correspondent writing in the strain he does, knowing that his fraternity claim a monopoly of good breedingandfinefeeling; and yet here we find "Tory" taking pains to point out to the managers of this tea party it is their duty to thrust themselves as patrons of the National School. This WE Liberals would call pre- sumptuous and what would a high-bred Tory" have said? His indignation would be unbounded; and yet here we have your Tory correspondent pointing this out as our duty. One word more on his first question. We were aware that Dr Edwards desired the wedding to Sass off as quietly as possible, and we were bound in eference to his feelings to make as little fuss as possible. Hence we took this course of only asking the friends of the British School to join in making tea for them. With regard to the second question, "Were the children excluded on account of their creed ?" we say emphatically no, because we don't believe that the children of either school have a creed of their own, and had we acted upon the suggestion of your correspondent we should have laid ourselves open to the severe animadversions of "Tory," as laying a bait to trap the children of the National School to the British School, and as we are no promoters of this doctrine, we trust that "Tory" will excuse us for not deDartinsr from the old rule. Your correspondent exuitingly quotes the many cele- brations that have taken place at Bala during the last ten years, and states that the objects of every one of these belonged to the church," and also asserts a very doubtful matter, that churchmen were the principal contributors. In the town of Bala it was not so. Nonconformists con- tributed more than churchmen hence they claimed it as a right and not as a favour that the good things which were given away should be given without distinction of creed. In conclusion, may I ask Mr Tory" and his friends what is the amount they have contributed to this celebra- tion, and if it is nil, what right have they to complain ?- I am, Sir, yours, &c., LIBERAL.

ROTTEN EGGS AND THE ADDRESS…

REVIEW OF THE BRITISH CORN…

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