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THE VOLUNTEER REVIEW AT BRIGHTON.

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DEPARTURE OF EMIGRANTS.

BANQUET TO MR. GEORGE HUDSON.

THIEVES' SUPPER.

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THE COLLECTION OF TAXES.

DEATH OF PROFESSOR MAGNUS.

BABOO KESHUB CHUNDER SEN.

:GOOD FRIDAY IN THE EAST-END…

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GOOD FRIDAY IN THE EAST-END OF LONDON. An experiment of a somewhat novel character was made in the district parish of Chiist Church, bt. George's-in-the-East, in order to bring before the mass of the people the great facts of Good Friday. While the ordinary congregation were attending the usual morning service in cburch. the vicar, the Rev. J. Maconechy, and the Rev. J. F. N. Eyre, seniorcurate, conducted a series of seven services in various streets of the parish. Accompanied by the choir boys and several lay helpers, they started from a small mission room in Devonshire-street, one of the worst streets in the metropolis, inhabited principally by fallen women of the lowest class, by some of the criminal class, and a sprinkling of the honest poor sunk in the depths of destitution and misery. The clergy were their cassocks and black gowns, and were preceded by the choir sing- ing the hymn" Come, Holy Ghost, Creator, come" to invoke the Divine blessing. They took up their position at the foot of the street, where, after prayer, the first short sermon or address was given. It was thought desirable not to take the Stations of the Cross, but to confine the addresses to the facts connected with the Crucifixion recorded in the Gospels, and more especially to our Lord's words from the Cross, one of which formed the subject of address in each of the seven streets to which the preachers moved in suc- cession. Mr. Maconechy spoke on the first and fourth utterances—"Father forgive them" and "Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani." "Mr. Eyre on the third and seventh, "Woman behold thy son and "Father into Thy hands I commend my spirit;" while the remain- ing addresses were given by two laymen. Captain Dawson, RN., and Mr, R. Thomas of the East Lon- don Collegiate School. Each address was preceded by a suitable hymn, and followed by an extempore prayer, offered up by one of the clergy or by a Scripture reader or city missionary. In moving from street to street, the well-known hymn, "When I survey the wondrous cross," was sung on every occasion, and as its constant repetition rendered it familiar it was heartily joined in by the people, among whom copies of the Christian Knowledge Society's Hymnal were distributed. The other hymns sung were such well-known ones as" Rock of Ages" and There is a fountain filled with blood." The parish of Christ Church is perhaps the poorest and most crowded in the East of London, and the circuit made was through^ts poorest streets,—Devon- shire, Star, Hungerford, Lower Chapman, and Charles Streets (where a very busy market is held every Sun- day morning, despite all the laws against Sunday trading), ending with Dean-street and Watney-street, where the last address was delivered opposite the church. Those present were then invited into church, where the service was ended with the Litany. Nothing oiuld exceed the quietness and decorum with which the services were received in the various streets. Everywhere the addresses were listened to with marked attention, not only by the bystanders, but by many at the windows of the houses, and although few, if any, joined in all the seven services, yet many followed from lln.ii mm ntgoot to tho nontj OF the IILXIJ ■ two streets, and probably not less than 300 adults, besides children liEtened to the various addresses.

DEATH OF THE DUCHESS OF BERRI:

THE UNIVERSITY BOAT RACE.

CHARGE AGAINST A BOY OF THIRTEEN.

AMENDMENT OF THE GAME LAWS.

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