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PARISH MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER, 1907. THE VICAR OF EGLWYSRHOS. We congratulate the parishioners of our neighbouring parish of Elgwysrhos upon the .appointment of their new Vicax, who will bring with him the experience of a long period of successful work in the parish of Llanfwrog, Ruthin. The Rev. J. F. Reece is a well-known and experienced clergyman, and will be well qualified to continue the work so well started and so ably conducted by his pre¬ decessor, the Rev. Francis G. Jones. We wish Mr Reece all possible success in his new and important sphere of work. * * ♦ THE MISSIONS TO SEAMEN. A very successful meeting in aid of the Mission to Seamen was held at Eithinog on Tuesday, 20th August, at 3-30, by the kind in¬ vitation of Mr and Mrs Wilson. The chair was taken by Col. The Hon. H. Lloyd Mostyn, who in his introductory speech, expressed his pleasure at being able to assist in such a good work as this Mission. The Association Secretary, the Rev. F. W. Cropper, who was chaplain for six years at Newport Mon, then gave a brief but most earnest account of the work done b}7 the Mis¬ sion, and the urgent need for further exten¬ sion, especially in the ports on the east and west coasts of South America. He illustrated his address by anecdotes of deeds of heroism performed by seamen, thereby showing how worthy they are of our help, and also men¬ tioned their need of assistance when sur¬ rounded by evil influences in port, which assistance is given at the Seamen's Institutes and Churches. Mr Cropper earnestly pleaded for more help in order that all present should remember the urgent need for it. The Rector (Rev. LI. R. Hughes) then gave a short and pithy address, expressing as his -opinion of the Mission that it was one off the "best and worthiest of support, and also propos¬ ed a vote of thanks to Col. Mostyn for his kind¬ ness in occupying the post of chairman, which vote was seconded by the Rev. J. Raymond. Col. Mostyn then expressed thanks to Mrs Wilson for holding the meeting, and a vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Dalton and seconded by Mr Adey Wells to Mrs Wil¬ son for her good work on behalf of this im¬ portant mission, which was carried with en¬ thusiasm. The proceedings were closed by the hymn, "Eternal Father, strong to save," during the singing of which the collection was taken by Mr H. W. Wilson. It amounted to £9 16s., including some small amounts received after the meeting. Mrs Wilson also gave a donation of £5, making the total £14 16s. Tea was immediately served, and willing hands were busy carrying round this welcome refreshment to the assembled company. Short¬ ly after the gathering, which was a large and representative one, dispersedi, expressing their enjoyment of what ail considered a very pleasant afternoon. * * # ST. TUDNO'S CHURCH. It is a great pleasure to find that the work of restoration at St. Tudno's Church has been so greatly appreciated and the number of visi¬ tors to the Church, and those who attend the services have been greater than ever. A short time ago it was announced that there was a deficiency of about £90 in the amount required to pay for the work done at St. Tudno's. This amount has been reduced to about £80, and we are very glad to announce that a friend has promised to contribute the sum of £40 towards the deficiency on the condition that the re¬ mainder is contributed from other sources. * * * THE RECTORY. For many years it has been admitted that the Rectory House of Llandudno is both in¬ adequate and inconvenient for the needs of a parish so laTge and so important as Llan¬ dudno, and the matter has for some time been considered by the Bishop, the Archdeacon, the Ecclesiastical Coinmissioiners, and the Rector and Churchwardens. About the necessity of a better and more suitable house there has been perfect agreement, but the difficulty has been to arrive at the best solution. One sug¬ gestion has been to sell the present Rectory House and to build or buy a new house on another site The objection to this plan has been the difficulty of obtaining a suitable site as set against the fact that the Rectory is at present situated all things considered on the best possible site, being adjacent to the Parish Church and upon the whole central when all the Churches are considered. Another suggestion was to pull down the present house and to build another suitable house on the