and by whom he was bap-
tized. He joined the church on profes-
sion of faith in the year 1877. He was
one of the most accomplished scholars of
his class at Knox College, and has been
eminently successful in his pastorate.
The membership of the church and
congregation has very greatly increased
under his care, and he is held in high
esteem, not only by his owil people,
but by members of other churches and
the public generally. Mr. Ballantyne
is still young with a bright future.
He Nvas married on the 12th January,
1886, to Miss Florence Clarke, daugh-
ter of the Holt. Charles Clarke, of
Elora, County of Wellington, Out.