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WESLEYAN CONFERENCE.

A KHYL COMPENSATION CASE.

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DENBIGHSHIRE QUARTER SESSIONS.…

LLANGWSTENIN PARISH.

LLANGWSTENIN PARISH COUNCIL.

BETTWSYCOED URBAN COUNCIL.

ABERGELE POLICE COURT.

LITTLE BOY WASTED TO SKIN…

DISTRESSING BURNING'I FATALITY…

WHY ARE HOLIDAYS INJURIOUS?

GAOL OR HUSBANDS SOCIETY?

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G-AKDEN FETE AT COLvVYN BAY.

CANDIDATES FOR HOLY ORDERS.

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CANDIDATES FOR HOLY ORDERS. THE SUPPLY AND TRAINING. On Saturday the annual meeting of the Wrex- ham Deanery Association was held at the Church House, Wrexham, under the chairman- ship; of the PvQY. D. Davies, vicar of Wrexham. The report of the lion. treasurer (Mr LI, HLIZ7-,Il JC-.I<?S) sh(-),ved a. in Land of ;C4 5S-*s.-?on was re!-elccteA- hon. ,3 7?. Nlr l,'rimk' secretary, and Mr LI. Hugh Jones lIon. treasurer. The subject for discission was the supply and training of candidates for Holy Orders, It was introduced by the! Rev. S. L. Brown, Warden of the Church Hoatel, Ba.ngor. Mr Brown said that tho Church needed ministers, and those ministers ought to 00 celeoted out of a. large number of th<)Lo who offered themselves. What could they expect of a Church likeJ theirs which had a shortage of over 5,000 clergy ? How could the Church be expected to do her Master's work in spreading the Kingdom of Heaven among1 men when siie had over 5,000 fewer officers than slue ought to have? For such, indeed, was tb0 case with the Church in England, MlJd. Wales. Whereas the population had increased by leaps and bounds the number 01 those ordained had dd, a.nd whereas they needed at a r ieast 1,0000 new priests every year they were at present only getting between 500 and 600. Why was tlrere this dearth of clergy ? It was not bcause of a lack of candidates. There was, he believed, no lack eft suitable men who were ready to ooine forward as leaders. The only dearth was the dearth) of money for their train- ir,g. It -?vas not s(i ver3,- a, tiiat the va-st 'o majority of their clergy came from the retiks of those whose parents could afford to send them to the big public schools and on to tlie c'id Universities. On this class they could no longer rely to the same extent as before. For various reasons these men were not coming forward in the same prc-rortion as in former days. They must look elsewhere. They must choose their spiritual pastors and teachers largely from those who needed some assistance towards the cost of t?heir traiii.* (,- ill Tit-e?v e-en be pi-cparx,-l when a suitable candidate presented himself to defray, as their Roman, Catholic and Noneonfoi- mist brethren did, the whole ootst of a ma.n's education. He was not sure that it meant a great loss to the Church that she could not draw her minis- ters entirely from one class. On the contrary, it might be a great gain for the Church's rcpre- sentatives—the clergy—to be truly representa- tive of a National Churoh, which numbered amongst her members all sorts and conditions of men, and they were the only Church which did that on a wide scale. They had established a hostel at Bangor for the training of candi- dates for the North Wales dioceses, and it had heen eo successful that it was the envy and d- nnration of many dioceses across the border (applause). A discussion followed, and was taken part in by the Revs. E. Worthington Powell, vicar of Brymbo, Mr Ll. Hugh Jones, Mr T. Bury, Mr J. Houghton, and the chairman.

PROPERTY AT WHITCHURCH.