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Proceedings of the Methodist Annual Conference. [reported for the Richmond Dispatch.] Saturday Morning, Nov. 23. Conference met at 9 o'clock. Bishop Andrew in the Chair. Rev. R. O. Burton conducted religious exercises. Comparatively few ministers were present when I entered the room at 9 ½ o'clock. Bishop Andrew announced the receipt of a telegram from Rev. Dr. Sehen, dated at Bristol, announcing his speedy arrival, and requesting that the Missionary anniversary might be postponed until Monday evening.--That order was made. The Bishop announced as the first business the examination of preachers who had traveled two years as deacons, and who are eligible to Elder, orders. The modus operandi of this examination is, the Bishop calls the name of the party, when the Presiding Elder under whose direction he traveled the preceding year, speaks to the question of deportment and talent as a preacher, and general efficiency; and the chairman of a committee charged with