E. L. Houghton; The Church and the Parish, Mr. R. B. Lawrence; The Church and the Individual, Rev. E. L. Houghton; Our Problem, Prof. W. S. Woodbridge; Our Young People, Miss Anna B. Archibald; Our Church, Deacon E. F. Roberts; The Future, Mr. T. Howard Barnes.
Letters from former members and pastors added much to the interest of the occasion.
The exercises closed at a late hour with the singing God be with You till we Meet again, and the benediction.
Not only was the gathering delightful b9, when Elisha Stetson was chosen for the remaining part of the year.
In April, 1860, Mr. Parker R. Litchfield was elected superintendent, and served in that office for thirty-five consecutive years.
At the annual meeting in April, 1895, Mr. T. Howard Barnes was elected superintendent, and has been elected each year since that time.
For several years previous to 1872 no assistant was elected.
In 1873 Mr. M. Warren was elected and served two years. Mr. Moses Mellen was then elected for five