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THE TREATMENT OF PAUPER CHILDREN.,

FATALITY TO A ROOK-SHOOTING…

A BIRMINGHAM ROMANCE.

THE OASTLER MONUMENT.

MR. KICKHAM, THE RELEASED…

KCQUITTAL of YOUNG CHALONER…

BISHOP GOSS AT PRESTON.

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BISHOP GOSS AT PRESTON. On Sunday afternoon Bishop Goss, of Liverpool, took the occasion of the consecration of a new bell bo address a large congregation at Preston on the Irish Church. He said he had been careful not to wound the susceptibilities of those who differed from ;hem in their faith, but he felt that something was lecessary to justify the attitude many Catholics took ipon that question. He referred to the subject at the isk of being accused of preaching a political sermon. Decause he held it necessary that all Catholics should be instructed upon the great questions of the day, svherever they interfered in any manner either with the faith or the discipline of the Church. He had clearly shown to them on previous occa- sions by Acts of Parliament that the Church esta- blished in this country was the creation of Parliament, md the differences which now existed between the Catholic and Established Churches was the re- mltof Imperial legislation. He was surprised that Mr. Gladstone did not base his act upon the legislation of Parliament, by which course he could have utteilv and entirely changed the character of the Church. What be complained of was tbat Mr. Gladstone had not done full justice to the question, for he ought to have treated it from first to last as a question of State. If he had done that he could not have granted unto them the claims and endowments before the year 1660, tor from that time all gifts and endowments .óven to the Church since that period be al- lowed them wholly and entirely but if he had dealt with the question in its proper manner he would have found the endowments given before 1660 were distinct from the State, and it was his duty to have handed them over to the Catholic Church. Mr. Gladstone had not, therefore, done full justice in that uiatter but he had shown a d-sire and willingness on his part to do something for the Catholic Church. Nevertheless, the Catholics of Ireland had been de- frauded out of their rights, for the endowments it possessed previous to the Reformation ought to have been nettled upon the Catholics of that country, and aUo the \enerat>le buildings which Catholic piety ercotod. Th»y must bear in inind that those endow- ments were not left for the support of the m niatera or Ireland, but on condition that certain masses were said, a thing they all knew was not fulfilled at the present day. He referred to the question because the bill had ju,t passed the House of Commons, and he was anxious that there should be some record of what many would consider an instalment of justice, but at the f-ame time he would be surprised it the Irish nation were really satisfied with what had been given to them by the pre.-eiit Government. There was also another question n inli which they soon would have to stand lace to face with the Government of this country, an i that was tie question of education. He kne-v not h iw it wai that Governments called liberal were generally speaking, illiberal in their way of dealing with those wiio differed from them. The liberality ot this country was not leal; it rejected certain clashes, a.ud deprived all Catholics of their liberty of action. Ur. Gu's denounced in bitter terms the proposition to pass a bill in favour of secular education, and spoke in wor ic of commendation with respect to denominational teaching, f..r by the latter each religious body was enabled to teach their children in the faith they pro- fessed. If the Government should pass a measure for secular education he emphatically impressed upon those present to keep ttieir children at home, and nave them dragged to prison, and themselves also, belore they should yield to such a course and sacritice the rights they had inherited from. God.

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AN ACTOR ABOUT ACTORS.

FENIAN PRISONERS.

BIRDS OF THE GUANO ISLANDS.

A COUPLE OF CLEVER DOGS!

EPITOME OF NEWS,

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ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE…

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