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182   MIEN OP CANADA.,

JOHN WESLEY ROSWELL, B.A., son

of the late Andrew Roswell, of Wind-ham township, Norfolk County, Ont.,

was born on the 19th of December, 1855, at his father's home in Windham. He in early life developed scholastic tendencies, and obtained a teacher's certificate while attending public school. He was engaged as teacher in Cathcart and Burford over two years, and then attended the Brantford and Hamilton Collegiate Institutes, in preparation for a university course. He matriculated with honors at the University of Toronto in 188o, and gained the first general proficiency scholarship in 1881, and graduated B. A. in 1884. After travelling two years he entered Osgoode Hall as a student-at-law, and was sworn in as solicitor, and called to the Bar in September, 1889. He was married on the Both of September, 1889, to Miss Alice Moore, daughter of Peregrine Moore, Esq., of Alliston, and shortly after opened an office in Toronto, where he now enjoys a growing practice. He is a Re-

former in politics, and is a prominent

of the Young Men's Liberal

member

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REV. GABRIEL JOHNSTON, B.I>., of

Welland, Ont., was born at Edenton,

North Carolina, in 1843. He was educated at the University of North Carolina, where he graduated in 1861. Mr. Johnston served under General Stonewall Jackson in the war between the North and South, and out of one hundred and fifty who volunteered with hint only eighteen survived. He was through seven-teen of the severest battles of Virginia. After the war he studied law, which he followed for two years. He then devoted himself to the ministry, and was ordained in 1870 at Oswego, N.Y. In 18i7 he came to Canada, and was stationed first in Jarvis, where he remained until 1885, when he removed to Welland and took charge of Holy Trinity Church. IMrl Johnston is a man of more than ordinary ability. Henry Proctor, Principal of the Training College, North Bristol, England, referring to an address made by him there, says : " It was by no means of an ordinary type. It showed intellectual freshness and vigor, and rose at times to genuine eloquence." He was harried in 1871 to Alice Kate Killaly, of Ottawa, Out.

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