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T1!v wOKK OF M. E. CONFERENCE.
flu1 Vorl: ef tlc Members of the Difler
, nl ( la :'(' Taken Up and Acted Upon
,Tnm! r- Into This Conference
(hx'.I Kfporls from the Institutions.
XUv,i -snay morning's session
ff;1 oo3ii-l with devotional ser
v:: Rev. L. W. Crawford, D.
p of Greensboro, leading in
prayer, followed by the Lord's
prayer by the entiro body. The
niimii of the day before were
read hy ih'k secretary, Rev. Wm.
L. Sh who has hold this
rov:: a number of years.
ini' I'r; from Trinity High
shoo! near Digh Point, known
v ; - ' " ' Trinity, was read by
.V Krd, also the agreo
: Trinity College
: . :w to the course.
This school, Rev.
,'"v( i - -was a preparatory
sri.o n Trh.hy College. The
ivivips ;.-e. institution for the
-n will not pay the
v: irMT.rred but a brighter
nr: ;:v is :v.t rted. The roll the
: :be-vd ll-L
."d was )ut in the
. r(ard of Education,
licv M !lair and Daniel
.Vi'ins s "0 added to the com
:'. regard to the transfer
1 ' iV College to this
Ti-e o nest ion as to who should
;u.ivm'-. iVciii the class of the
f" was next taken up.
' ' ' : bell was called but
I .Ci!.(l upon as he had
.1 jiis requisite; work;
! F Carpenter reported
1 d mauve tlie ast year-
1 ';: ssions tothechurch.
:T - . a.sed to next class. J
wiiO has been working
-hiville circuit, and who
1 . .
;,;"'r.Lr i ; past year has walked
J . ( -miles in his work for
' - ' U'i; was passed to the
Ni iiU y, ar. In his monthly
' ' ;t walks 120 miles. Rufus
1 who has been working
:-' r:' m". and whose excellent
.. ;s evidenced by Rev. J R
' v, as advanced. Luther
i v. as called but had not
Vi 1 :.n;-'! a. Olin P Ader was
pi"-ent on account of serious
'.ss ..: jiis sister but was ad-
1 - nco P Bogle, who
: second year's
' ' a need. Victor H
!' ! ': also advanced, as
K TIvLarty. Semore
' ! !( wh.o reported fifty -two
1 ' !:,! ; and twenty-six ad
' w tiie church was con-
' ! ! m ' !
-! I. .1 V. ..:.;vr':s .submitted a re
1 ' ei' ?v d Epwortii
y ' k :a county.
';-;-r ( " g 1he )ast session
'1 - ' s"en crowded. This
': '-vv-.o ; i -')C) there, boTiTj
'i'l- r.t th building,
v, : , , i ir;'vil and wife.
?orovi '..lsen charge of
"lie isoard oi Education,
hi nr!,.. the committee
1r:i.-rlii (eminence their work,
ii Smith, J O Shelly
n'1 S Sherry were appointed
cor, nit too to investigate
b- complaint o, iinst Rev. J A
- n. of - Caldwell circuit.
Tho committee promptly retired
to hold their investigation. .
It was moved by the confer
ence that Revs. J S R-jgan. G W
Crutchfield and W P Merrill be
transferred into this conference
from the Missouri conference,
also Rev. Jacob W Strides from
the eastern conference.
The question, "What travel
ing preachers are elected dea
cons?" was then put. Jesse A
Baldwin was passed from the
second to third year, also Alvin
S Rapor. The case of Wm. B
Scarboro was not acted upon.
Harold Turner, of the Hot
Springs circuit, was advanced
to the third year, also L P
Bogle advanced and elected to
Rev. J E Thompson announced
as follows the ofiicers oi! the His
torical society: Pros, Rev. C F
SheiriU; First Vice-Pres., Rev.
II iI Blair; Second Vice-Pros.,
Rev. TEWagg; Se.rery andj'sossion liisllo'-) pressed
Treasurer, Rev. J R Scroggs;
Board of Managers, Prof. Dred
Peacock, Rev. V' L Crisrom,
and the pastor .of West Market
street at Greensboro.
It was ordered that three
thousand copies of the minutes
be printed and that 50 be paid
for the minting of them.
The tenth question, "What
local preachers are elected dea
cons?" was the:: calVd for, and
the following passed: J W
Cambell, of the Franklin dis
trict; C V Cordell, W K Grier,
Victor L Marsh of the Salisbury
0 '.strict .
Under the question. "What
loc al preachers are elected el
ders ?" no names were called
The question as to whether
this conference would recognize
the credentials of Rev. J R Betts
as elder from the Methodist
Protestant church, and whother
he would be made a local
preacher, was taken up and dis
cussed. It was decided affirma
tively. Rev. J H Pritchott, D. D., of
Nashville, Tenn., who is one of
the secretaries of the General
Board of Missions, was introduced
most W(ncrhty, forceful and elo-
(,uo( tnik to the body on the
imnortar.ee of this worK.
to the eoniereiH'O ana mauc a
No names were taken under
the question as to what traveling
preachers are elected elders.
The next question tak'":n
was :i umber '20 '"Who aie
deacons of one year:''
name of Geo. H. Crowell was
passed by without action. Ed win
N Crowder in his report had
nearly 100 conversions and 46 ac
cessions, with four churches. He
was continued in the thhd year.
Waller L Nicholson made a
favorable report, with a number !
of conversions and accessions, i
and was advanced to the fourth j
vear . u eo. .j 111 "
about 100 conversions and 25 ac-! 20.00 an.l the Northern Mctho
cessions and splendid work oth-j dists $7.00 per capita, lie said
erwise and was advanced to the the Southern Methodists should
next year, also Gilbert T Rowe,
of Henderson ville. Walter Y
Scales was not advanced to the
next year on account of failure
to have his sermon prepared.
nu. a ,vf T?nrcvthA cir-
cult, and Geo. FKirby, principal!
N. C, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1699.
of the Weaverville 'college, were
both advanced to the fourth year
L H Triplett was continued in the
third year, having failed to have
his sermon ready for the com-
mittee Monday. Bisbop Key
spoke plainly to these members
of the third class for their failure
to be prompt in this particular,
which is always necessary before
W P Merrill, who wa?. trans-
ferred to this conference from
the Missouri conference, failed
i i n -.
lkj ic u-xaminanon Detore tne
uummiuee ana nence was con-
4-1- I'-il j-l'T
Liuuea in ine tnira year class.
Capt, L J Hoyle read the re
port from the Bellwcod Institute,
showing most excellent work
during the past year under the
direction of Ivv. J M Downinn
whose v'irvices were asked to be
continued. There has been an
en rollmenl of over two 1 1 a nd red .
Before closing the moruinsr
the members of conference with
the necessity of handing in 'heir
reports more promptly than they
have been doing.
Hereafter during this confer -
ence week there will be services
in Central church O' ch afterno m
at 3 o'clock. This afternoon
Rev Tio-ort D D tilled the
Tonitrht the Snndav school fin-'
. , , ' , . . A Larce Freiglit Business,
nivcrary will bo held m tins K '
, , t, t , . .i, i As a specimen- of the amount
church. Rev. Jas. Atkins win , 1
deliver an address before the'offrolt lndled at this place
Held Under the Auspsees of the
Twentieth (Vntr.rv Move?neut at Con-1
tral Cluuvh Last h;ht.
Despite the inclement weather
Wednesday night, a large con- were married Wednesday even
gregation assembled at the con- in.- ?Jiss Sims is a first cousin
ference room to attend the Edn- of xu Missos Sims at this Placc-
cational rally which was lield)
under the auspices of the I
Twentieth Century Movement.
The meeting was called to or-
der by Rev. M A Smith, Chair -
mr-n nf tho hnnvd nf Fil nrn t i
Hymn No. 904 was used, and
Rev. J H Weaver, 1). D., offers
Rev. J D Hammond, D. D.. tlie
I secretary of the General Board
j , . P
1 of Education was gvaea fully xv,
itroduced by Mr. Smith.. ami
snoke of the wonderful Mov
ment which had its or! -in in. the
brain of an English idetliodist, a
member of Parliament,
year or so
l.r. Mammona sain n w.- re -
ma; 1 able how the Methodists in
every country had responded to
the proposition and it was fitting
that a church which had been so,
ricldy helped by the hr-nd of:
God should ma he an offerer !
which would express its gratitude
for the first century of its exis- j
oc!t.s who pi
o ::' ;i
o-i 1 1 una t
I not be slow to respond but bring
their gifts to the altar of God as
become a grateful people.
Dr. Hammond had to leave on
the 8:40 train so he could not
sieak very long, and Dr. J C
Kilgo president of Trinity Col-'
lege was requested by Mr. Smith
to deliver an exhortation which
he did in earnest and vigorous
style. Dr. Kilgo spoke of how
: rich the Methodists had grown
during the last half century and
' said he was glad to see at last a
' revival in sight a revival in
1 giving. The disease of the
church for the last twenty years
he declared to be lack of liber-
( ality. He said that God was
looking dewn to see if Metho-
dism was Worth of another
pnee, and expressed
tl belief t
mt it would not be
if the 20th century movement
failed. Dr. Kilgo's address wTas
interspersed with brillant flashes
of wit, and he had the congrega
iion laughing one minute and the
next on the verge of tears. Both
speeches were of a high order
and greatly enjoyed by the large
5 !o vn- Fug ga r t Wed ding.
A 2:30 p. m. Wednesday, the
22nd, Mr. Everitt Brown and Miss
Laura Faggart, daughter of Mr.
jP M Faggart, were happily mar-
' 3'ied at the home of the brkte by
Rev. J F Pharr. All the parties
No. 3 township. The
; pl)ular young couple have the
arty congratulations of hosts
. winch has necessitated a shifting
j engine being placed here, forty
:v.;r i, ui freight were )ut otf
Ihere Wednesday. Tlie amount
i of .V'Miilit increases each month.
Mr. Arthur Wearn and Miss
Lillie Rims, both of Charlotte,
Prevented a Tragedy.
Timelv information given Mrs.
George Long, of NewStraitsville, Ohio,
prevented a dreadful tragedy and saved
two lives. A frightful cough had long
'kept her nwake every night. She had
! tnea mr.ny remedies ana aoctors out
' .steadily grew worse until urged to try
Dr. 'King's ft ew Discovery. One bottle
wholly cured her. and she writes this
marvel" as medicine also cured !Mr.
Luig ol a severe attack of Pneumonia.
iiuoh cures are positive proof of the
'. mntehh'Ss- merit cf this crand remedy
i lor curing all throat, chest and lung
j for curing all throat
troubles. Only 50c
i ter Jrug store.
and $1.00. hveTy
Trial bottle free at
M. Jj. Marsh k Co. guaranteee very
j S? 2J1:
i ech. ami will refund the morev to anv
. or.o who is not satisfied after using two-
J i r i i rni . j i i .
I thirds of the contents. This is the best j
;gh.-. c.olu. .croup . and whoop::.:; j
. .1 ' ..rw.rt.i4 r .1 r.-,frv 4-. v 4-..1.
, It prt. vcnts any tendency of a cold to
i result in pneumonia.
1 .rSS& tes.i
I You want to see before Conference week.
Furniture, Pictures, Stoves.
Mirrors, Tables, etc.
in town. Yours to please,
Bell, Harris & Co.
Residence Phone .... 90. Store 'Phone .... 1.
Single copy 5 cents.
j It will not be a surprise to ny vho
are at all familiar uitb good .malities of
Chamberlfcin'sOonjrh Reiwy- to i:ncw
that people overy where take pkasure in
relating their experience iu the rise i
that splendid medicine at;d in triliujr
of the benefit they have received Xrom
it, of bad colds it has cured, of
threatened attacks of pneumonia it has
averted and of tne children it has saved
from attacks of croup ami whooping
cough. It is a grand, crd mediciiii'
For sale by M. L. Marsh & Co.
This is iust the v:er;'h':i' that
calls for better shoes for the
parents and the children
men's tine winter -.hoes; i!
that stands tjie sto: :i
nd at :
same time look trim and. hand
some, at 2.00 sir;0 r-.id. A'i.00.
Thev are in button v lace. I) and
E width, sixes 1 to 7. fu.
calf lace slice very swell .ly
83.50. Then comes
we have them in a!!
e child r t:
the. little soft soles ! and thev
are moderately pru ed. . New lot
of school shoe5. .' i, - ; al .o
men's mackinto.-n ' -. sL ia
s2.no ands8;00. !:ind of rub-
for children, w j.n.n and
TTS - .'r Mm. r . '
n s n if fi rii