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. TRAGEDY OF NO WORK.

THE WRESTLING CURATE.

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THE WRESTLING CURATE. I The Rev. Everard Digby, the Coventry wrestling and boxing curate whose unortho- dox methods of conducting St. Michael's Mis- sion caused considerable interest, is definitely leaving, and his sucecssor is the Rev. W. F. Hird, a local curate. It was only last September that a settle- ment was arrived at whereby Mr. Digby was to remain after acute controversy over the question of reserved seats in St. Michael's Church for ordinary services, and payments for admission to sacred concerts. It was ar- ranged that he should stay, with a promise of a sphere of wider work being found, but he found himself unable to accept the Bishop of Worcester's proffered appointment. lie ¡ says it is probable he may accept work at Wimbledon. During Mr. Digby's two and a half years in Coventry he has got together wonderful gatherings of working men, including many who had never attended religious services at any kind.

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FUN AND FANCY.

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