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OPENING OF PRESBYTERIAN MISSION SCHOOL AT WORKINGTON.

 

On Sunday, the new Presbyterian Mission School at the Marsh Side, was formally opened.  The school has been erected in Southey Street to meet the requirements of a number of Presbyterians living in the Marsh and Quay districts.  The building is composed of stone, and cemented, and will accommodate about 350 persons.  MR. W. G. SCOTT, architect, prepared the plans, and the labour and materials in connection with the building were given gratuitously by several tradesmen and workmen in the town.  On Sunday morning and evening, the REV. DOUGLAS MCLELLAN, pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Thompson Street, preached in that Church, and in the afternoon MR. MCLELLAN conducted a dedication service at the new schoolroom.  Special pieces were recited by the children and hymns sung, under the leadershop of MR. J. J. LITTLE.  In the evening children's service was held conducted by MR. W. SCOTT, the superintendent of the school.  On Monday  afternoon, a tea meeting was held at the new Mission Room, the tables being provided and presided over by the following ladies connected with the congregation:

 

MRS. BROWNRIGG,  MRS. CRUM,  MRS. M'KIE, MRS. LITTLE,  and  MRS. ROBERTSON.

 

The following ladies, well-wishers to the cause, also gave tables:

 

MRS. CARTER,  MRS. HODGSON, and MRS. WILKINSON.

 

The after meeting was presided over by MR. J. CRUM and addresses given by MR. W. G. SCOTT,  REV. J. VAUGHAN,  REV. J. M. BONNAR, and REV. J. DAVIS (Welsh pastor.)  During the evening, the children sang select pieces of music under the direction of MR. J. J. LITTLE. The proceeds of the opening services and tea reach close upon L14.

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