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THE CHURCH AND REFORM.

"SWINE, PAUPERS, AND THE DEAD."

A CRUMBLING ESTABLISHMENT.

THE CLERICAL CANVASS.

--PAUPERISM IN MONTGOMERYSHIRE.

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PAUPERISM IN MONTGOMERYSHIRE. THE report of Mr F. H. BIRCHAM, Local Govern. ment Board Inspector, in regard to the four unions of the county is an interesting document. From it we gather that Newtown and Llanidloes Union has the largest population, 21,722, but Llanfyllia has the highest, rateable value, JB136.712. Machynlleth is the smallest union, having a population of 10 819, with rateable value of £ 54,016. Forden comes out at the top of the list with the exceptionally low cost of 2a 4!d per head of population, having expended JE1,957 in reliaf. Llanfyllin showlJ an expenditure of X3,896, or 4i 2!d per head, Newtown and Llan. idles, £ 5,737, or 5a Sid per head, while Machynileth brings up the rear with a total expenditure of £ 2,999, or 58 6id per head. Ferden has the least number of paupers, 330, with Machynlleth, 425, Llanfyllin, 647, and Newtown, 909.

A RETROGRADE MOVEMENT. )

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A DANGER REMOVED.