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. Reports of the missionary and benevolent boards and committees to the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. liam de Cariliphobegan the present magnificent Cathedral, a Romanesque structurein the form of a Latin cross, to which additions continued to bemade until about 1500. It thus exhibits the gradual changes ofstyle between those periods. The interior, with its massive roundcolumns, enriched by deep and varied carving, is most stately andimpressive. Durham has been characterized as the petrifi,ed por-trait and interpretation of the Church Militant. It was restoredduring the last century, and has lately undergone extensive renova-tion. It is 507 X 200 feet in size, with a central tower 214 feet high,and two west towers 138 feet high. The Cathedral contains manyold monuments. Here lie St. Cuthberts remains. Here also is thetomb of the Venerable Bede, the earliest English Church Historian,who also wrote a life of St. Cuthbert. It is said also that some ofhis manuscripts in his own hand-writing are preserved. The view is from the south-west, looking across the little* riverWear. Design No. 1.. The German Presbyterian Church, Orange Valley, N. J. This is a neat and commodious building, designed by Mr. JosephJ. Marsh, of Orange, N. J. It is a frame building, entirely enclosed,walls as well as roof, with shingles. The extreme dimensions are 94ft. by 63 ft.; auditorium 43x54, Sunday school room 29x36^,infant class room 25 x 14^. The choir and organ are back of thepulpit and on either side are the pastors study and the choir room.Rolling partitions permit the entire building to be thrown into oneroom. The main room seats about 300. The windows are glazedwith Venetian glass, leaded. The pews are of birch, paneled withcarved ends, cabinet finished. The entire cost, including twofurnaces, gas fixtures and furniture, is $7,000. Design No. 1.—Continued.