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The First Election of Parish…

Y GOLOFN GYMREIG.

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branches used one out of every six copies. Out of ^6000 spent on Bibles last year, the Madras Branch Society paid £ 4500, and the Parent Society ^1500, which showed how full of encouragement the work was. The chairman next called upon Rev O. Evans, who said that he was very glad to make his first appearance among Conway people, on the platform of a Bible Society meeting. The motto of the Bible Society was An open Bible, a Bible for everyone, and the Bible itself." He would like to see more use of the Bible in the present day, and less use of other literature, as the Bible is the best book, and the only book that could give to Hindoos or Englishmen that peace of mind which men are always hungering after. He had great pleasure in proposing a vote of thanks to Mr Ellis for coming there, and for his very instructive and entertaining speech. The Rev D. Williams, seconding the motion, said that he was always glad to be present at such meetings. He had (ever since he was a boy) always taken a deep interest in the Bible Society, which was an extensive institution, and one which was doing an immense amount of work in the world. As to the colporteurs, he said that they were doing splendid work, and gave an example of their untiring energy. The Chairman then put the motion to the meeting, and it was passed unanimously, and, after a vote of thanks to the Chairman, the meeting closed with prayer, offered bv the Rev Mr Ellis.