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ne is far worse. Bro.Heterick has said, this morning, to you, "I can't take on myself the ordination vows." He said right. This is a doctrine. Bishop Scott well gave this as his decision. He said, that "it claimed to be the doctrine of the Church. " The General Conference makes this claim. Now, let us inquire, is it a true doctrine, or a false doctrine? If it be true, you must carry it out.--Is the "holding of human beings to be used as chattels contrary to the law of God?" etc. D. Thomas asked whether the first restrictive rule related merely to articles of religion or to morals in general? Thos. Sewall said: "Admit that the General Conference has done this thing; is it merely unconstitutional, and null and void, or does it dispossess the General Conference and possess us — that is, make us the M. E. Church?" Mr. Israel said: The General Conference has violated the Constitution of the Church, and are the revolutionists. There is the rock on which I stand. I ho