but in 18'78 felt called to the sacred ministry. He was admitted to the London district on probation and afterwards transferred to Brant-ford, and is thus a member of the Niagara Conference of the Methodist Church. With indefatigable energy he pushed his way through college, graduating with high honors in metaphysics in 1886. He also obtained the Punshon prize, and was valedictorian for that year. He was ordained in Woodstock the year of his graduation, and was afterwards stationed at Paris, Bearnsville and Ingersoll. After which he was laid aside for a time on ac-count of ill health, but has since been fully restored. Mr. Koyl as a preacher is more than ordinarily attractive and impressive, being gifted with unusual oratorical powers, he can-not fail to rise to a high position in his church. He was married August 25th, 1886, to Miss Letta Bigelow, of Lindsay, Ont.