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m was referred the memorial favorite M. P. Church, submitted a report, recommending so further action at present, owing to the peculiar state of the country, except a further interchange of fraternal feelings and messengers; and, on motion, Revs. J. A. Duncan and Dr. Rosser were appointed fraternal messengers to the next session of the Conference of the M. P. Church. The report of the Treasurer of the Conference was read, and funds distributed to the widows and orphans of deceased preachers and to necessitous preachers. Dr. J. R. Finley, from the Committee on Sunday Schools, submitted a report, which was adopted. On motion of Rev. James A. Duncan, it was Resolved, That the Conference cordially approve of the publication of the Children's Guide, by Rev. J. W. Burke, at Macon, Ga., and recommend it to the patronage of our people as an excellent Sunday-School paper. The Committee on Education submitted a report embodying the following resolution, which was adopted
Skirmishing on the Rapidan — the enemy reported advancing. Orange C. H., Nov. 26. --A Confederate scouting party under Lt. Duncan, of the 1st Va. cavalry, engaged a Yankee scouting party at Griffinburg, Culpeper co., yesterday, and captured twelve, who have been brought here. Nearly all of the enemy's force has been transferred from Fauquier to Culpeper co. There was firing for two hours at the lower fords of the Rapidan to-day. The enemy's cavalry and infantry demonstrations indicate an intention to cross. Our artillery have opened upon them. They are reported to have crossed in force at Ely's ford, but to have gone back. Some musketry skirmishing to-day at Morton's ford. No. casualties reported.