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no doubt, some misapprehension of orders from one, and permission of bright with innumerable tapers, and dignity was given to the Song of Our another, the old Churchyard was terribly desecrated. The whole surface Lady which could not fail to impress the most careless, whilst to the of the Churchyard was removed to the depth of two or three feet-tomb- Faithful it taught forcibly the doctrine of the Incarnation. On Monday stones thrown down and removed, and human remains carted away evening the Sermon was of a similar joyous character. The Rev. C. wholesale. Certainly the parish seemed immediately to suffer, as it were, Dunbar was the Preacher and followed out the same theme as the Sunday by a blight. Those who directed the gangs of labourers both fell by evening Preacher, viz: the Communion of Saints. After the procession violent deaths shortly afterwards, within a few hundred yards of the on Monday the choir returned to their stalls, and the altar having been Churchyard. Three Rectors in the prime of life were quickly in succes- vested in black, and the Clergy in black stoles, the Dies Ire sion carried off by death, and laid in the Churchyard; the large estates was sung.

On All Souls' Day the Services were necessarily of a changed hands four, if not five times in nine years. These are fects, more solemn character. At Evensong a Sermon of wonderful earnestness and the natural lesson from them has become ingrained in the moral on the same great doctrine of the Communion of Saints, was preached sense of the neighbours, and that is, to beware of disrespect to the dead; by the Rev. G. B. Hodges, of St. Ethelburga's, Bishopsgate. Besides, let them alone, nor rudely disturb the remains of the departed.” the admirable manner in which it was delivered, it had the great

The following is a correct list of the Churches at which Missions will advantage of being very brief and pointed, lasting only fifteen minutes be held, from the 14th to the 25th of November :-St. Alban, Holborn; noticed with regret the absence of the Vicar, the Rev. F. G. Lee, at

in delivery. The festival will be closed on Sunday evening. We have All Saints, Margaret-street; All Saints, Islington; All Saints, Kensington; All Saints, Lambeth; All Saints, Plumstead; All Saints, Rother- these festivals, which has been caused, we are inforined, from severe hithe ; St. Andrew. Plaistow ; St. Augustine, Haggerston ; St. Augustine, illness. The offertories are to defray the debt of £500 incurred in South Hackney; St. Barnabas, Pimlico; St. Bartholomew, Moor-lane; restoring the Church, and for which, we believe, Dr. Lee is personally St. Chad, Haggerston ; Christ Church, Albany-street; Christ Church, responsible. Clapham; St. Columba, Haggerston ; St. Cyprian, Baker-street; St. The following Clergy and Laity have, among others, signed a memorial Edmund King and Martyr, Lombard-street ; St. Ethelburga, Bishopsgate to the Queen against the appointment of Dr. Temple :-Rev. Laughson street; St. James, Hatcham ; St. John the Baptist, Kentish Town ; St. Alison Alison, Chaplain of St. Margaret's, East Grinstead; Rev. W. John the Baptist, Leytonstone; St. John the Baptist, Pimlico; St. John Simcox Bricknell, Vicar of Eynsham, Oxon; Rev. J. W. Buckley, St. the Divinc, Kennington ; St. John the Evangelist. Red Lion-square, Mary, Paddington; Robert Brett, Esq., Stoke Newington; Rev. T. T. Holborn ; St. John, Walworth; St. John the Evangelist, Waterloo-road; Bazeley, late Rector of Poplar ; Rev. E. D. Cree, Vicar of Upper Tooting, St. Jude, Gray's Inn-road; St. Lawrence, Jewry ; St. Mary, Grosvenor- Surrey ; Rev. C. Clayton, Rector of Stanhope and Hon. Canoa of Ripon ; square ; St. Mary, Hoxton : St. Mary, Newington ; St. Mary, Primrose- Rev. J. Burleigh Colvill, Chaplain to the County Gaol, Berks. ; Rev. R. hill; St. Mary. Plaistow ; St. Mary, Rotherhithe; St. Mary, Staines ; St. W. Dibdin, 62, Torrington-square; Venerable Archdeacon of Durham, Mary the Less, Lambeth; St. Marylebone Workhouse; St. Mary Mag- Gateshead Rectory ; Rev. J. Evans, Incumbent of St. James, Shoreditch; dalene, Chiswick; St. Mary Magdalene, Paddington ; St. Mary the Virgin, Venerable Archdeacon of Exeter, The Close, Exeter; Rev. Richard W. Soho; St. Matthew, City-road; St. Michael and All Angels, Paddington ; Enraght, Assistant-Curate of St. Paul's, Brighton; Rev. W. Fraser, St. Michael, Shoreditch ; St. Nicholas, Chiswick; St. Pancras Work" D.C.L.. Vicar of Alton, and Proctor in Convocation for the Clergy of house ; St. Paul, Covent-garden ; St. Paul, Knightsbridge; St. Paul, Lichfield ; Rev. C. P. Golightly, Oxford ; The Very Rev. the Dean of Walworth ; St. Peter, Bayswater ; St. Peter, Great Windinill-street ; St. Gloucester, the Deanery, Gloucester; Rev. G. Pierce Grantham, St. Peter, London Docks; St. Peter, Vauxhall; St. Philip, Clerkenwell, St. Saviour's, Leeds; Rev. Robert Gregory, Canon Residentiary of St. Saviour, Hoxton ; St. Saviour, Pimlico; St. Stephen, Lewisham í St. Paul's Cathedral and Vicar of St. Mary-the-Less, Lambeth ; Rev. E. S. Thomas, Stamford-hill; Holy Trinity, Shoreditch; Holy Trinity, West- Grindle, late Curate of Cuckfield, Sussex ; Rev. Charles Gutch, Fellow minster. - Church Chronicle.

of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and Incumbent of St. The Dean of Exeter has addressed the following letter to the Dean of of

Cyprian's, Marylebone ; Rev. Gilbert Vyvyan Heathcote, Rector Ripon :-"My dear M`Neile,-I was not aware when I received your Rev. Philip Hale, Master of the Grammar School

, Daventry ; Rev.

West Deeping; Rev. A. Haldane - Chinnery, Edinburgh ; note of the 25th that it was not your intention to give to it the publicity Edmund Huff, Vicar of Little Cawthorpe, Louth; Rev. James Perry which I find from perusing the Record it has obtained. Had I been Kane, Curate' of St. Paul's, Brighton ; Rev. Thomas Keble, jun., late aware that such was your intention I should have replied to it, not as I Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford ; Rev. Dr. F. G. Lee, Vicar of All have done, by a private note to yourself, but as I now do, in a more

Saints', Lambeth; the Very Rev. the Dean of Llandaff, Deanery, Llanpublic manner. I am happy to repeat my thanks for the cordiality of daff ; Rev. F. C. Massingberd, Chancellor of Lincoln, and Vicar of your note, as well as the sympathy under present responsibilities which Ormsby; Rev. Hugh Monro, 11, Chester-place, Regent's-park ; Rev. W. it expresses. I should be guilty of dissimulation if I allowed you to think F. Powell, Hinton Court, near Hereford, late Vicar of Cirencester ; Rev. that my views as to the course which the Chapter of Exeter ought to Dr. E. B. Pusey, Canon of Christ Church, Oxford ; Rev. Cyril W. Page, take coincided with your own. Admitting to the fullest degree the force Perpetual Curate of Christ Church, Westminster ; Rev. F. B. Portman, of some of the objections urged against Dr. Temple, and confessing my Rector of Staple Fitz-paine and Rural Dean; Rev. George Peake, Vicar great regret that he did not, years since, disunite himself from apparent of Aston, juxta Birmingham; Rev. Francis E. Paget, Rector of Elford, fellowship with the other writers of the Essays and Reviews, I cannot Staffordshire; the Very Rev.' the Dean of St. Paul's, the Deanery. St. permit myself to commit an act of (as it seems to me) disrespect to the Paul's; the Venerable the Archdeacon of Taunton, Vicar of East Brent, Crown and unfairness to an individual, by promoting a refusal to elect Weston-super-Mare ; Rev. W. P. Ward, Rector of Compton Valence, him to the office to which his Sovereign has called him. It is one

Dorset; Rev. Domville Wheeler, Rector of Barcheston, Warwickshire; question whether, were this act of election spontaneous and uncontrolled, Rev. Richard Temple West, Incumbent of St. Mary Magdalen, PadI should give my vote in his favour; and another, whether in the confessed dington ; and Rev. T. T. Carter, Clewer.

; absence on his part of heretical teaching and sympathy with the sentiments of the other Essayists, he should be pronounced by men, professing of the General Synod of the Irish Episcopalian Church. In agreement

THE IRISH CHURCH.-- Preparations are being made for the assembling to be true and just in all their dealings, ineligible. I regard myself as one reluctantly called with others to sit in judgment on his supposed or

with directions emanating from the late Lay Conference, and approved suspected guilt, and I cannot, without evidence reaching to demonstra- by the Bishops, notice was given in the Parish Churches on Sunday that tion, condemn him. My late Diocesan, keen in detecting error and well after an interval of five minutes lay representatives will be chosen in the inclined to strike him through the joints of his armour, could not, did proportion of, at most, two for every officiating Clergyman, the voters not, feel bimself justified in saying more than that his essay was open to being all male adult members of the congregations. The persons so very grave remark. Prove to me that Dr. Temple is a heretic, that he chosen will be returned, in the first instance, as to Diocesan Synods, from has denied the faith, and avowed dissent from the doctrines of our Church, which delegates will be selected for the “General Synod.” The Bishop and my path is clear. No consideration, whether of respect for high of Ossory (O'Brien) has stated in a visitation address that the Bishops and authority or of provoking obloquy, or of incurring penalties, would Clergy will probably accept, but not unanimously, the principle of prevent my fulfilment of the duty of rejection ; but while I would in “voting by orders,” and the double representation of laymen. He consuch a case dare to be inflexible, I have not courage enough to dare to be demned the raising of controversies on the Formularies of the Chorch, as unjust.”

certain to lead to confusion and weakness, if not to schism, The Dedication Festival of All Saints', Lambeth, is being held this THE PROSECUTION OF MR. BENNETT.--Sir R. Phillimore gave judgweek. The Services commenced on Sunday evening, the Eve of All ment in this case on Saturday on the application (reported a day or two Saints, when a choir numbering about 100 entered the Church singing since) to admit the articles. His lordship referred to the remarks he had the hymn, “Spouse of Christ.” The crucifer was vested in scarlet cassock made on the 5th inst., when he suggested certain alterations. He had to and dalmatic, and on either side of him were boys, vested in scarlet cassocks consider whether he was bound to admit the Article 5, as to the Real and cottas, bearing lighted tapers. The precentors wore black tippets, and Presence in the Holy Eucharist. That charge was not before the the sacristans scarlet ones. The Office was sung by the Rev. C. Dunbar, Commissioners when the inquiry was made, and was not in the letters of Curate. A Sermon of striking eloquence was prached by the Rev. W. request sent by the Bishop to this court, nor in the citation served on Helps, of Christ Church, Clapham, wherein he enforced the Catholic the defendant, who had been contumacious in not appearing to the doctrine of prayers for the departed. The procession left the Church criminal charges of alleged heresy made against liim. Then as to the singing, We March,,' &c. To our minds the most striking charge as to the reception of the sacrament by the wicked, all that part of the Service was the grouping of the Priests, cross-bearer, acolytes related to that subject must be struck out of the articles. Mr. Stephens and precentors, at the Magnificat, when the altar and chancel were asked for an appeal to the Judicial Committee. His lordship's judgment

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had materially altered his position as to the charge of heresy. His sheet in the autumn season for her deficiencies, and for the especial delectalordship hesitated to grant an appeal, and after a discussion of some tion of the editors of newspapers. It is, however, very consoling to me length allowed it, and said he hoped there would be as little delay as in going about my Diocese to find that in this much abused Church of possible.

England there is a great deal of very healthy, very solid and very satisTHE TWELVE Days' Mission.-George Mansfield, LL.D., Vicar of St. factory work heing done in spite of all the defects and difficulties so John's, Brixton, has addressed a letter to the Record, concerning the much talked of by some persons. No doubt our Church work is capable above. He wishes it to be known that come what may he will have of being improved, but still there is a great deal to be loved or cherished. Dothing to do with it.” The tone of the letter may be gathered from We have every reason to be thankful, considering what it has been the following extracts :—“The circular inviting co-operation in this in times past, and considering that we have had to endure the revival movement fully betrays the school of thought' (as the neglect of our predecessors and to bear ourselves the burden of their euphonious phrase is for every heresy which is now broached) to which

neglect. Our teeth are set on edge with the sour grapes which they these revival gentlemen belong, and we know the sort of gospel which have eaten. they will preach-that looking to the Parish Priest' (another fashion- REOPENING OF SMANDEN CHURCH.—Smarden Church, popularly known able phrase), instead of looking to Jesus,' will be the gist of the whole

as the “ Barn of Kent," after an extensive alteration, has been reopened. movement, for they counsel in their circular 'a Daily Celebration;' and pot a few. I doubt not, will counsel in their Sermons, private confession The reopening Services commenced on Thursday. The subscribers met to their Priest, and that sacerdotal absolution which they so tenaciously, at the Lynch Gate at half-past two, and the Clergy in the vestry. The and, as I think, so blasphemously hold. Timeo Danaos etiam dona procession into the Church was headed by about 40 of the principal ferentes. The movement of these gentlemen seems good, but I do not parishioners, all subscribers to the undertaking. On the arrival of ihe 'forget, and cannot ignore these words- False Apostles, deceitful workers, Clergy at the western screen, Hymn 164, Ancient and Modern, was sung. transforming themselves into the Apostles of Christ. And no marvel; The Rev. E. H. Plumptre, M.A., Rector of Pluckley, preached a very for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light. Therefore it is eloquent Sermon from Ezra iii. 11, “ And they sang together by course in no great thing if his ministers also be transformed as the ministers of praising and giving thanks unto the Lord; because he is good, for his righteousness.'--2 Cor. xi. 13, 15.”

mercy endureth for ever towards Israel. And all the people shouted with INEFFICIENCY OF THE CHOIR OF St. Paul's CATHEDRAL.—After the

a great shout, when they praised the Lord, because the foundation of the usual Service at St. Paul's Cathedral yesterday the Rev. Canon House of the Lord was laid.” At the conclusion of the Service the Gregory requested the singing men and boys to stay before they took off at the Rectory. The choir, the bell-ringers, and the poor were also well

Rector entertained a number of his parishioners to a substantial luncheon their surplices, as he had a communication to make to them “in as public a manner as possible.” The Rev. gentleman, standing inside the provided for. Almost the last of the Churches in the Weald, St. failings which divide the vestry rooms of the choir from the body of the tion. Damp and encumbered by quaint high-backed pews, none of the

Michael's, Smarden, has remained in a neglected and dilapidated condiCathedral, while the congregation gathered round the outside, then addressed the members of the choir. After pointing out in distinct and

seats facing the minister, no more uncomfortable or inconvenient place emphatic language that the Morning Services at the Cathedral were

for the celebration of Divine Worship could scarcely be imagined. But becoming a public scandal and the talk of the town on account of the what made this the more to be regretted, was the fact that it was well general want of heart and dignity, and from the lax attendance of that if the thick coating of plaster and whitewash which internally dis

known that the structure possessed remarkable architectural beauty, and many concerned, the speaker went on to declare that it was becoming a grave question as to whether the Services had not better be discon- figured it were removed, the sacred edifice would be as handsome as any tinued. “Only three gentlemen of the choir here this morning and two Haslewood, who had previously at considerable expense restored the

in that portion of the county. Accordingly the Rector, the Rev. F. F. yesterday; it is really too bad,” said the Rev. gentleman. One of the chancel, consulted Mr. J. Clarke, the Diocesan architect, and after a choir then interrupted the Canon with a remark that the Dean and careful examination it was found that a sum of about £1,500 would be Chapter really paid them such a small stipend that they should starve required, the original estimate, which was £1,200, being exceeded by the unless they looked up” other engagements, which remark led to something exceedingly like an altercation between the Canon and the discovery by Mr. Clarke that the walls were insecure, and required filling chorister. “The Service of God and the public convenience,” said the

in where they had been imprudently cut away in the olden time. former, “ are above the convenience of the individual, and this is not the responded to the Rector's appeal with a readiness which could scarcely

Smarden is not a wealthy place, but both landowners and tenant farmers place to discuss the question of pay.” The Rev. speaker concluded by be exceeded, if equalled, by any parish of a similar size. The Rector requesting that Mr. Cowell, the organist, would attend him in the and his sons, the Rev. Dr. Haslewood and Rev. Francis Haslewood, Curate vestry, after having announced to the choir, but apparently at the con

of Benenden, are earnest archæologists, and from day to day the work has gregation—who seemed greatly surprised at the whole scene—that arrangements would be made to suit the convenience of the public by consists of a nave and chancel with an embattled tower. The nave is of

been carried on under the most strict superintendence. The Church having the hour of Service altered. As far as we could gather, the

most curious construction, being nearly forty feet wide and very lofty. sympathy of the bystanders was with the Canon.

There are no arches or columns to support it, but there is a splendid net REOPENING OF KINGSCOTE CHURCH.—On the Vigil of the Festival of work of open oak rafters without tie beams or side bars. The highSS. Simon and Jude the Bishop of Peterborough reopened Kingscote backed pews have been removed one of these, belonging to the Romden Church after restoration. The Bishop, Clergy and choir entered the Estate, was 15ft. 6in. by 9ft. The chancel is fitted with seats constructed Church singing as a processional hymn, “Our festal morn is come.” for the most part out of the oak panelling of the Romden pew. It has The Service was choral and well rendered. The offertory was about a very light and graceful appearance. It has undergone a complete £100. At the luncheon which followed the Bishop made a capital speech. restoration, and its beauty is increased by the handsome stained glass He remarked, it is particularly seasonable that you should have some- window erected by the family of the Rector in memory of their mother, thing of this work of Church restoration, and that I should have some At the opposite end of the Church, the extraordinary theatrical gallery, such evidence of Church work coming in this month of October, because which formerly existed, has been removed, the ringing loft has disit seems to be the time of the year when the Church of England breaks appeared, and a very handsome screen has been placed here. The out into Congresses and Conferences. In these, men come together to chancel was formerly partially shut in by a brick arch. This has now take stock of their work, to see how one another had been doing, to been removed, and the handsome ancient arch, which formerly existed, suggest better ways of doing the work, and on the whole to criticise very has been rebuilt. At the east end of the nave on each side of the freely and very largely. Church Congresses and Church Conferences chancel arch is a stone reredos, ornamented with a double corbel table are very liable in many respects to this wholesome criticism. Occasionally trefoil headed. The corbels on the left side are decorated with human one knew there was a great deal of airing of crochets, and one often finds a heads and lions, and foliage of exquisite workmanship, and formerly were man who has something to suggest in the Church way, with

his mind so coloured. It seems that in 1444 a member of the Guildford family full of it as to believe that if it were not carried out the Church must founded a Chapel here. Formerly some fine fresco painting was to be come to immediate and inevitable grief,—and he will come forward and found here, but no doubt at the Reformation, or shortly after, this, with point to this and that weak spot, and implore most effectively and the rood loft, was destroyed. There are two niches on each side of the lovingly the helpless and unhappy state of the Church. Everything these nave which were no doubt intended for statues. In the north wall is a sort of men thought depended upon the Rev. A. or Rev.B.'s plans. Hecomes grotesque figure, and beneath it what appears to have been intended for with his statistics and urges upon the Congress that he has not the respon- a heart-shrine, but antiquaries are not at all agreed as to the purpose of sibility of being a Bishop, and woe be to them if they did not carry out either. The whole is carved in Bethersden marble, and was until the last his plans. One of the results of these Congresses, or Conferences is this. few years deeply coated with whitewash. Among the Church furniture We are always hearing of the defects and weaknesses of the Church, and is a very ancient poor's-box. It is on a pedestal of solid oak. To the the old story that her constitution needs reform. After going through box is attached a curious enamel, which, at one time, evidently formed the week's newspaper reports of such Conferences, one is apt to get a part of a shrine. The plote is of fine copper, and the enamel represents feeling of alarm that this Church of ours, we so much love, this Church a baptism. The date of this is fixed by Mr. Haslewood to be between of England, is really in a very bad way indeed. It is to be regretted 1192 and 1298, and have been manufactured at Limoges. In 187 an that our brethren in the newspapers, and other ways, will come forward ancient sepulchre was discovered in the porth wall of the chancel, supand find all these faults in the Church, but some Churchmen are rather posed to have been used in ancient times for a representation of given to this, and fond of doing what I call a gratuitous penance in the the entombment of our Saviour at Easter. In the chancel are some month of October. The Church of England appears to be standing in a white ! ancient sedilia and brackets.

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BY THE REV. FREDERICK GEORGE LEE, D.C.L.;
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By JAMES GREENWOOD. In this publication it has been the aim of the com- National Church of that period. Neither ordinary nor

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CONTENTS. ard other Ecclesiastical Words bearing on the study statement that is given. The illustrations are mainly of Ritual,-- detail of Lituriology to which much

1. NEGLECTED CHILDREN. taken from "Ornamenta" and " Instrumenta Eccle. attention is now being directed, With this aim, the siastica" existing and used in the Church of England;

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no less of assistance to the social reformer than of

entertainment to the curious investigator of the con“The existence of one such work of credit and reputation must do something to diminish the dition of the London poor, The Seven Curses of varieties of Ritualism into which the taste or studies of independent explorers might lead them.

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HALIFAX COURIER.--" To those who even have a Author of " Half-hours with our Sacred Poets."

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to others who know little but of the wealth and history of the Fasts and Festivals of the Ecclesiastical the Christian muse of all ages and nations. Year, and to illustrate in poetry the circumstances The work seeks to combine the advantages of a

splendour of the metropolis, and its institutions for under which they began and continue to be celebrated, manual of historical anthority with those of an an

religious worship and for charity, the book will be a and the principal ideas and doctrines which they thology of verse applicable to the seasons which have

sad one indeed. One is surprised to find · waste of severally incorporate. Whatever authorities promised been already systematically celebrated (to exclude

charity 'ranked as amongst London's deadly curses.

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& right classification. have been consulted indifferently and at flist-hand; ken, and Keble.

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