ral address to the people and churches within the bounds of the Conference.
The pastoral address was a lengthy but able paper.
The report was adopted.
The Secretary called the list of those circuits and stations from which no statistical report had been received.
The examination of the character of Elders was resumed, and P. W. Archer, Geo. H. Rav, Frank Stanly, W. Carter, S V. Hoyle. Thos. A. Pearce, Jeseph Lear, John D. Southall, Jno. W. White, D. M. Wallace, B. F. Shelton, J. J. Lambkin, W. A. Smith, Jas. Jameson, were passed.
Just here Bishop Andrew rose and announced a message to himself and the Conference from Dr. L. M. Lee, whose physicians considered the symptoms this morning favorable, and desired the Bishop to come and see him, and to give his love to all the preachers.
Rev. Henry B. Cowles offered a series of resolutions, affirming a deeper interest in the cause of Missions, and pledging the Conference to make special effort during this year to increas