TO THE EDITOR OP THE HERALD. I
Sir -I attended the Union Hall at Sydney University in the lunch hour yesterday hoping to hear the Rev. W. P. Nicholson the Irish evangelist. It was a disappointment to learn of the illness which prevented his attendance. It was a very much greater disappointni"rt to witnes«- the dicgiaceful and di^usting conduct of mote thin .> hundred Ktudci t= who rinvvd"d the îeai of the hall I have conducted sen lees amongst criminals In Cook Counts Gaol Chicago open ali meeting in the slums of London and othei cities bul nevei in mj foitj veais experience as a C1 ist ian vvoikei have T seen such be
hnvioui dilling icauing of Scnpture and the pleaching of the Gospel
This hostUit) was all the moie scnselcs os it was duected against oeveial of their o n fellow students who with splendid coui agc ano evident sinccnty canird the meet
iii" thioucth The wneless announcement that a ni luihmice v as caused in the meeting hv an al etcation befcv^een i cleigjman and a student an used me As .> matter of fart ih action of th" Pcv D C Huehcs biou"ht about tie only quiet moment during the whole meeting I admired his calm lcsttainl My own blood was boiling at the sigh* and oounds I witnessed It is onfv fair to add that thicc quaiteis of the students ptescnt weie attentive and respect
lui and as see al indicated to me weie shamed of the iirevei<>nt and cowaidlj hood lum minoritv Suicly theie is someon» in putboritj at this s°at of leainine and cultuie who can deal with such student* 01 will it be necessary to inform the police authotlties' Iso such disturbance would be tolerated in ani public building
I am, etc.
ANOTHER INDIGNANT CLERGYMAN. Redfern, August 1.