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MEN OF CANADA.

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d~ EV JOHN J. 'MORTON, of the
Anglican Church, Port Col-
borne, Out., was born in IS46
in the village of Shat speare, County
of Perth, Out. He received his educa-
tion at the public school of his native
place and the Niagara Falls Grammar
School, and studied theology at Huron
College, London, where lie graduated in
1,S74. He received a scholarship at his
first examination. He R-as ordained
deacon ill i, 74 by Bishop Hellnntth, of
London, and priest in the same rear.
His first charge was at ~Iarkdale,
Count• of Grey. Then afterwards lie
spent six years in Michigan. Return-

ing to Canada in ISS2, he labored five and one-lialf years in Birtle, Alanitoba, with very encouraging success. After which he «•as appointed to Lowville, and later to Port Colborne and Marsliville, in the diocese of Niagara. These congregations have greatly in-creased under his pastoral care. Previous to his ordination, -Mr. Morton was four years engaged in teaching. Iii politics he is a staunch Conservative. He was married ill zSS3 to Catherine Fallen Simpson, daughter of all English rector. Their family consists of a boy and girl, who «-ere both born in Birtle, Manitoba.

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