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An Unpleasant Affair.—At Villemanoche, in the arrondisement of Sens, a priest, while celebrating mass, put the chalice to his lips, hut the flavour of the wine was so abomin. able that he was forced to reject it. He cortinned tire service, but was soon taken ill and obliged to leave lire altar ere it was concluded. A subsequent examination showed the presence of a poisonous substance, and an inquiry has been set oir foot in consequence. Curious Coincidence in a Church.— On a recent Sunday evening the Rev, C. W, Bingham, of Melcomhe Bingham, Dorset, was reading the 37th Psalm in the parish church, when Iris attention was suddenly drawn from the Bible. When he turned his eyes on the page again he could not find or remember the place where he left off. After an awful pause the clerk proceeded with the next verse, and a neighbour pointed out to the clergyman where he should go on. It was noticed that the clause which the clergyman omitted, and where he lost himself, formed the latter part of the 37th verse, which reads, “ his place could nowhere be found!, j

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 31, 6 December 1879

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Page 4 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 31, 6 December 1879

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