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nefit, are not to be surpassed by any in to meet thy God,” &c., &c. At four the kingdom. These several schools o'clock the tables were neatly and comare now in full operation, and are con- fortably spread. About 200 partook ferring an amount of benefit, the ex- of the cheering beverage, and, if we tent of which time alone can disclose. may judge from appearances, satisfacIt is intended shortly to open these tion seemed to beam on every counteschools formally, by two sermons by the nance. The whole evening was spent Rev. Samuel D. Waddy, from the Theo- delightfully and profitably. At the logical College, Sheffield.

conclusion, a blind local preacher gave a short address, and at about ten o'clock

the friends returned to their respective SEVENOAKS, KENT.—On the evening places of abode, highly delighted with of Monday, the 17th of January, the the festivities of the evening. Thus committee and teachers of the Seven- ended the most delightful and most oaks Wesleyan Sunday-school held enjoyed festival we have ever yet had. their annual social tea meeting. Though May every soul that met that evening the weather was very unfavourable, it meet in the Paradise of God ! was numerously attended, and cordial interest in the object of the meeting was evinced by all present. The Rev. Peter Samuel, superintendent of the

TINTWISTLE.–At the request of the circuit, presided, and addresses were Young Men's Mutual Improvement Sogiven by Messrs. Kennard, G. Stow, ciety, connected with Tintwistle Chapel, Burton, Cocke, Taylor, (of Camberwell,) | the Rev. G. Gogerley, of Melton MowCruikshank, Rawlinson, Stevenson, bray, delivered last week, to very large Burton, jun., and John Kennard. The assemblies, a course of three lectures on report states that, since the establish- British India.

The lecturer powerment of the school in 1810, 3,000 chil- fully described “India as it was, as it dren have received religious instruc- is,” and illustrated each lecture by cortion; that the present number of rect scenic representations, and by vascholars is 191, and of teachers fifty, rious beautiful specimens of Indian

At twenty-nine of whom were once scholars; manufactures and works of art. that, during the year, a plan for visit the close of the series a vote of thanks ing all the absentees had been formed; to Mr. Gogerley, moved by the Rev. R. that a box of moveable letters had been Milne, M.A., and seconde i by W. Platt, introduced to instruct the infant class ; Esq., of Hadfield-lodge, was passed. and that the teachers' mutual improvefent meetings and classes for senior scholars were in a prosperous condition. The school is at present taught TREDEGAR.-On Monday evening, in the old assembly-room of the town, the 10th of January, a large meeting which, being hired only for the Sabbath, was held at Sharon Chapel, Tredegar, incurs considerable inconvenience.

for the purpose of presenting Mr. Evan Jones, the late minister, with different

testimonials on his resigning the pasCARPERBY.-The twelfth annual tea-torate. In the course of the proceedfestival of the Sunday-school connected ings, the following testimonial was prewith the Wesleyan Methodists, was sented him, by Messrs. John Harris held in the Wesleyan chapel on Wed- and Daniel Jones, for the Tredegar and nesday, the 19th of January. No pains Sirhowy Sunday-school Union, a Welshwere spared on the occasion. The English dictionary, by Dr. W.0. Pughe, whole body of the chapel was taste- 2 vols. royal 8vo. Mr. Jones returned fully decorated with evergreens and thanks in a short speech, in which he

several very expressive mottoes, such expressed his deep regret that ill health | as, “ Train up a child in the way he rendered it necessary for him to leave should go,” &c.; and, “ Youth, prepare a people whom he so cordially esteemed.

The Sunday School Union. DURING the month the following Lec-tendance of teachers was extreme tures have been delivered :

limited. These are not the times Mr. AVELING, on the Study of Indivi- apathy on any subject calculated duality of Character in Biography, as bear on the interests of the rising ger illustrated in the perseverance of Noah, ration; and every scheme having for the faith of Abraham, the moral dignity professed object a felicitous mode of Elijah, and the devotion of Daniel. imparting scriptural knowledge, A very able lecture, full of point and serves to be candidly and carefully i beauty; the characters delightfully por- vestigated. trayed, and calculated to leave a last- The chair having been taken by ing impression.

STONEMAN, the Conference was oper Mr. ALTHANS, on the Advantages to by be derived by Teachers from studying Mr. B. WEST, who, from having the Temperaments and Dispositions of troduced “Mimpriss' system" into their Scholars.This question, so closely Tabernacle Sunday-school, of which allied to that of classification, is one of is superintendent, was peculiarly qu the greatest importance, and was treated fied to descant upon its practical op with great skill by our friend Mr. tion. He commenced his address Althans. We have to plead, however, illustrating the plan pursued in for the same duty on the part of super- first three grades, and stated that intendents, who should closely study his view, it was the best system wh the tempers and dispositions of their had yet been propounded. The teach teachers. A stubborn, resolute, und found no difficulty in preparing headstrong boy with a quiet, uncon- lessons, and the scholars evinced scious, and imperturbable teacher, is lively interest in them. On the grou no more suitable than an excitable of expense, he also gave this system and hasty-tempered teacher with a preference. The entire apparatus meek but thoughtless child. We must cessary for conducting a school og learn to classify not cnly by the gauge taining 300 children, presided over of acquirements, but by the trial of 30 teachers, would cost, at the reind temper.

price at which it was now supplied Mr. VINEY, on the Example of Jesus the Sunday-school Union, about Christ as a Teacher.-A lovely picture, but with ordinary care it would with lessons admirably drawn. Mr. for seven years. Viney's style is most happy, his manner

Mr. VARTY (who was present) impressive, and his appeals cogent. futed various objections which had be

The proceedings of the Union do not brought against the system, and add call for remark, further than to observe, that every month additional testimou that the Catalogue is undergoing very were being received as to its efficiene extensive enlargement, and that in a little It was operating in a variety of w time hundreds of volumes, never before never contemplated by the found included, will be laid before our schools when he first introduced it. In a p for the selection of new and approved of Scotland parents had been so inte books for the libraries.

ested by the remarks made by children at home, that they had begge permission to attend the sehool.

Mr. JOHNSON expressed his entii NORTH LONDON AUXILIARY,

approbation of the system, as applicabil A CONFERENCE on the “Graduated to scholars up to fifteen or sixtee Simultaneous Instruction,” as developed years of age.

When they had reache by Mr. MIMPRISS, took place at the that period he thought that, in additie Barbican Chapel school-rooms, on Tues- to being made acquainted with the mi day evening, the 25th of January. It of our Lord, they ought to be instructed was much to be regretted that the at- in the nature of his kingdom, and that

as they were then capable of under- street, Paddington, Jan. 31st; H. WILEstanding abstract truth, they ought to MAN, Esq., in the chair. be indoctrinated in the Epistles.

Reports were given of seventeen Several desultory remarks having schools. On the first point it appeared been made in approval of the system, twenty-three had joined during 1847. the Conference terminated.

On the second, the causes of removal The monthly meeting of the Com- various: some by death, and some mittee was held in the same place, on pleasing cases were related; others reTuesday evening, Feb. Sth, Mr. Jack- moved from the neighbourhood, some son in the chair.

to service. On the third head, the reMr. STONEMAN took the opportunity ports were of a varied character, some of making some strong remarks upon lamenting the irregular attendance of the paucity of members present at the teachers and children, others reporting Conference. The business was princi- improved attendance. Infidelity repally confined to making preparations ported as existing among the elder for the annual meeting.

The new boys in one school. The reports, on the school-room in Jewin-street for the whole, of a pleasing character. schools of Silver-street Chapel, is now opened. The annual meeting will be held in these spacious rooms on the 7th of March.

SOUTH LONDON AUXILIARY. WEST LONDON AUXILIARY.

ANNUAL meeting to be held on the

23rd of March, at the Borough-road The usual monthly meeting was held Chapel ; Rev. James Sherman to preon the 16th ult. During the past side. Mr. Latter will attend as a demonth, the visitor of the South West putation from the Union. District, and a Chinese youth, visited the school at Buckingham Chapel, the latter of whom addressed the children. On another occasion, three Chinese youths, who are about to sail for their

EAST LONDON AUXILIARY. native country, visited the school in connection with Trevor Chapel. Two ANNUAL meeting will be held in the of them addressed the children, and Eastern Institution, on the 29th of the third prayed with them, which he

March : George Thompson, Esq., M.P. did most affectionately.

in the chair. Messrs. Watson and The number of children in attend-Gover will attend as the deputation ance at Starch-green has been doubled, from the Union. through the exertions of one individual, who has lately gone to reside in that neighbourhood. It was agreed that a donation of 201. should be sent to the LECTURES FOR THE MONTH. parent committee.

The annual meeting was held at On Wednesday, the 1st, “Ragged SunCraven Chapel

, on Tuesday last: Dr. day-schools,” by Mr. W. GROSER.—Mr. Leifchild in the chair.

Addresses were

HARTLEY to open the Conversation. delivered by Revs. Dr. Archer and On Wednesday, the 15th, “SundayJames Stratten, and Mr. Charles Reed, school Extension,” by Mr. HARTLEY. who attended as a deputation from the Mr. ALTHANS to open the Conversa-

tion.

On Wednesday, the 22nd, “The

General Studies of a Sunday-school The North West District meeting was Teacher," by Mr. MANN.-Mr. w. s. held at the Tabernacle Chapel, Praed- GOVER to open the Conversation.

Union.

The Sunday-School Union. DURING the month the following Lec- tendance of teachers was extreme tures have been delivered:

limited. These are not the times Mr. AVELING, on the Study of Indivi- apathy on any subject calculated duality of Character in Biography, as bear on the interests of the rising gen illustrated in the perseverance of Noah, ration; and every scheme having for the faith of Abraham, the moral dignity professed object a felicitous mode of Elijah, and the devotion of Daniel.- imparting scriptural knowledge, A very able lecture, full of point and serves to be candidly and carefully i beauty; the characters delightfully por- vestigated. trayed, and calculated to leave a last- The chair having been taken by ing impression.

STONEMAN, the Conference was oper Mr. ALTHANS, on the Advantages to by be derived by Teachers from studying Mr. B. WEST, who, from having the Temperaments and Dispositions of troduced “ Mimpriss' system " into their Scholars.—This question, so closely Tabernacle Sunday-school, of which allied to that of classification, is one of is superintendent, was peculiarly qe the greatest importance, and was treated fied to descant upon its practical op with great skill by our friend Mr. tion. He commenced his address Althans. We have to plead, however, illustrating the plan pursued in for the same duty on the part of super- first three grades, and stated that intendents, who should closely study his view, it was the best system wl the tempers and dispositions of their had yet been propounded. The teach teachers. A stubborn, resolute, und found no difficulty in preparing headstrong boy with a quiet, uncon- lessons, and the scholars evinced scious, and imperturbable teacher, is lively interest in them. On the gror no more suitable than an excitable of expense, he also gave this system and hasty-tempered teacher with a preference. The entire apparatus meek but thoughtless child. We must cessary for conducting a school learn to classify not cnly by the gauge taining 300 children, presided over of acquirements, but by the trial of 30 teachers, would cost, at the recin temper.

price at which it was now supplied Mr. VINEY, on the Example of Jesus the Sunday-school Union, about Christ as a Teacher.— A lovely picture, but with ordinary care it would with lessons admirably drawn.

Mr. for seven years. Viney's style is most happy, his manner

Mr. VARTY (who was present) impressive, and his appeals cogent. futed various objections which had be

The proceedings of the Union do not brought against the system, and add call for remark, further than to observe, that every month additional testimon that the Catalogue is undergoing very were being received as to its efficien extensive enlargement, and that in a little It was operating in a variety of time hundreds of volumes, never before never contemplated by the found included, will be laid before our schools when he first introduced it. In are for the selection of new and approved of Scotland parents had been so inte books for the libraries.

ested by the remarks made by the children at home, that they had begge permission to attend the school.

Mr. JOHNSON expressed his entit NORTH LONDON AUXILIARY.

approbation of the system, as applicabil A CONFERENCE on the “ Graduated to scholars up to fifteen or sixtee Simultaneous Instruction," as developed years of age.

When they had reache by Mr. MIMPRISS, took place at the that period he thought that, in addition Barbican Chapel school-rooms, on Tues- to being made acquainted with the life day evening, the 25th of January. It of our Lord, they ought to be instructe was much to be regretted that the at- in the nature of his kingdom, and that

some

as they were then capable of under street, Paddington, Jan. 31st, H. WILEstanding abstract truth, they ought to MAN, Esq., in the chair. de indoctrinated in the Epistles.

Reports were given of seventeen Several desultory remarks having schools. On the first point it appeared een made in approval of the system, twenty-three had joined during 1847. he Conference terminated.

On the second, the causes of removal The monthly meeting of the Com- various : some by death, and ittee was held in the same place, on pleasing cases were related; others rehesday evening, Feb. Sth, Mr. Jack- moved from the neighbourhood, some a in the chair.

to service. On the third head, the reMr. STONEMAN took the opportunity ports were of a varied character, some making some strong remarks upon lamenting the irregular attendance of e paucity of members present at the teachers and children, others reporting muference. The business was princi- improved attendance. Infidelity reUy confined to making preparations ported as existing among the elder the annual meeting.

The new boys in one school. The reports, on the
sool-room in Jewin-street for the whole, of a pleasing character.
hools of Silver-street Chapel, is now
ened. The annual meeting will be
d in these spacious rooms on the 7th
March.

SOUTH LONDON AUXILIARY.
WEST LONDON AUXILIARY.

ANNUAL meeting to be held on the

23rd of March, at the Borough-road E usual monthly meeting was held Chapel ; Rev. James Sherman to pre

During the past side. Mr. Latter will attend as a denth, the visitor of the South West putation from the Union. trict, and a Chinese youth, visited the ool at Buckingham Chapel, the latof whom addressed the children. another occasion, three Chinese iths, who are about to sail for their EAST LONDON AUXILIARY. ire country, visited the school in mection with Trevor Chapel. Two ANNUAL meeting will be held in the ther addressed the children, and Eastern Institution, on the 29th of third prayed with them, which he Mareh : George Thompson, Esq., M.P.

in the chair. Messrs. Watson and The number of children in attend-Gover will attend as the deputation Ce at Starch-green has been doubled, from the Union. rough the exertions of one individual, 10 has lately gone to reside in that ighbourhood. It was agreed that a tation of 201. should be sent to the LECTURES FOR THE MONTH. The annual meeting was held at On Wednesday, the 1st, “ Ragged Sunaven Chapel, on Tuesday last: Dr. day-schools," by Mr. W. GROSER.-Mr.

HARTLEY to open the Conversation. Addresses were livered by Revs. Dr. Archer and On Wednesday, the 15th, “Sundaymes Stratten, and Mr. Charles Reed, school Extension,” by Mr. HARTLEY. ho attended as a deputation from the Mr. ALTHANS to open the Conversa

tion.

the 16th ult.

I most affectionately.

rent committee.

ifchild in the chair.

nion.

On Wednesday, the 22nd, The The North West District meeting was Teacher,” by Mr. MANN.-Mr. W. S.

General Studies of a Sunday-school

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