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TERRIBLE ACCIDENT ON THE GREAT…

GREAT FIRE IN SOUTHW ARK.

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Denmark Avenged.

A Fat-al Objection.

Sound Reasoning.

THE FRIEND OF THE CLERGY C0:8PO-1…

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THE FRIEND OF THE CLERGY C0:8PO-1 RATION. 01 The annual general meeting of this institution St.1 just been held, at the offices of the corporation, f ill I. Martin's-place; the Rev. M. W. Lusignan, the chair. The committee and other officers elected. The 15th annual report, which was and adopted, stated that 101 ladies were pension0^ 0{ the funds of the corporation at the present tio&s > whom receive < £ 40 per annum, 44 receive M annum, and 10 receive £ 30 per annum. Tblls ibe society haa to provide at this time for pensions r0t; ■ • £ 3=720 per annum. The 51o\ that during the past year they have been ena"3: ma, special grants to clergymen and their ^rrhefi and families to the extent of .= £ 128 10s. only, express their warm acknowledgments.to te clergý f!1t.- who have preached on behalf of the institution* great object of the corporation is to P*°v -ggtaoi widows and daughters of clergymen of tb0 l0v. !■ blished Church such pensions as may really P 55, an income—namely, from the age of 50 ^clll £ 30 per annum; from 55 to 65, £ 35 per annup1; o1- above that age i*40 per annum for the their life. The receipt of a small pension llBtl j societies does not debar the candidate from the v^i| of this corporation. Under this head 135 ladies^c-V since the foundation' of this society, been eleo^ sioners, who have received upwards of £ 29,8^ in such pensions. In the month of May l»st were no less than 65 candidates for pensions, average income did not exceed £ 7 10s. per ^ds of whom only three could be placed on the ^oB- Of the 65 alluded t,o 40 were widows, upof- aejit^ no less than thirty-five children were still depe»°t The second object of the corporation was to aff0^ theil) porary assistance to necessitous clergymen a11 Tbiii families in time of pressure and special difficulty* accounts from June 1,1864, to May 31, 1865, (including balance from last year, f \AA 19s. 9d.), = £ 5,966 9s. 4d. Total payments, £ 4,610 balance m hand,. £ 1,355 13s.—together, « £ 5,966 9s. 4ct- ♦

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THE ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN…