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liKXINGTON. (Continued from page 19) has refused secretaries permission to make them to churches that chairman be instructed to write to secretaries that it is judgment of Presbytery that question on special appeals, is one for Sessions to decide. 3. Presbytery urged upon each church importance of taking the annual Every Member Canvass in Februuary or Mrch thoroughly. Sabbaths before to be special seasons of prayer and instruction. Call attention to remarkable figures of Assembly's secretary showing the church at large in churches taking it the per capita is an average of $5.55 to Benevolences? while in those not taking it the average is only $3.82, although some of the stronger churches are in this list. Apportionments to all causes were made and will be printed. Overtures Assembly to reaffirm that Every Member Canvass is not final, but a means of building up systematic giving and that special appeals be left to judgment of each Session. An overture to the Assembly to SOUTHERN RAILWAY announces reduced fares from stations on its lines in Virginia account State and County Fairs to be held this season as follows: IVnlifnv fVimit.v TTnli* Smitli Ihwtmi Vii Round trip tickest will be sold Oct. 22nd to 27th, inclusive, with final return limit Oct. 29th, 1916. For additional information call on nearest Agent, Southern Railway, or write MAGRUDER DENT, District Passenger Agent, Richmond, Virginia. * When in Richmond, Virginia. Stop at The Lexington Hotel Centrally Located. American Plan $2.60 and up European Plan $1.00 and up T. C, JONES, JR., Manager. YOUR NAME TO THE LIST We have a constantly increasing number of satisfied customers?may we have the pleasure of adding your name to the list? National State and City Bank Richmond, Va. Capital, Surplus and Profits, $1,800,000.00 Wm. II. Palmer, Pres. Wm. M. Hill, Vicc-Pres. J. W. Sinton, Vicc-Pres. Julicn H. Hill, Cashier R. E. Cunningham, Asst. Cnshier Wm. S. Ryland, Asst. Cashie Lime Cement Plaster Terra Cotta Pipe Roofing Baldwin & Brown, Inc. Richmond, Va. SH.HAWES & C0. DEALER IN i COAL ALSO Lime, Plaster and Cement RICHMOND. VIRGINIA THE PEESBYTERL make change in matter of making the apportionments?sending first to the chairman of Synod's Committee on Systematic Benevolence and the apportion to Presbyteries and the Presbyterial chairman make the final apportionments to the churches in due porportion, and not per capita. And that a change be made in the manner of constituting the Committee on Systematic Beneficence. Adjourned Meetings: A motion that the rule requiring adjourned meetfnga of Presbytery as adopted by a former meeting requiring that only matters originating in or of which special notice shall have been given be rescinded was placed 011 the docket for the spring meeting. Thanks: A very hearty vote of thanks was adopted In view of the delightful 'entertainment furnished by the church and community. The meeting was an especially enjoyable one. Statistical: Mr. A. M. Meeks, of Hermitago church, was received as candidate for the ministry. Licensure and Ordination Since Last Meeting: Candidate William McElwee Miller, of Bethesda, son of Rev. Henry Miller and grandson of Rev. W. M. McElwee, D. D., both former pastors of Bethesda. Installations Reported: Rev. L. McC. TlTllllo 01 -* - ??iiiicinis, ?l oiiunuinan, ana Kev. M. R. Turnbull, at Mossy Creek. Church Organized: Hermitage?a part of Tinkling Spring. Adjourned Meeting: Lexington, Va., October 24th, 10 A. M. To license and ordain Candidate J. N. Montgomery, who is to be assistant pastor of Lexington, and to consider the transfer of control of Davis and Elkins Coiiego from the Presbyteries to the Synod of West Virginia, U. S. Spring Meeting: Buena Vista, Va., April 17, 1917, at 8 P. M. Rev. William C. White, S. C. NASHVILLE. The Presbytery of Nashville met in Hopewoll Presbyterian church, Milton, Tenn., September 26, 191G. The opening sermon, in absence of the moderator, Rev. I. W. McGill, was by Dr. L. E. McNair. Rev. W. H. Richardson, D. D., was elected moderator and R. M. Reams and Rev. John R. Rosebro clerks. The reports on State of religion were unusually encouraging. Three new church buildings are being erected. The Foreign Mission report brought out our success abroad and our need of zeal at home, and was followed by a stirring conference, The local Home Mission report showed all churches supplied regularly save one, and the work In good condition. An interesting conference on evangelism was begun on the first and concluded on the second day and a number of earnest addresses made. A conference on Stewardship was authorized for the Presbytery during the winter. Leland Dewey Jordan, of Roseville church, was received as a candidate for the ministry. Rev. J. N. Rosenberg was received from Presbytery of Upper Missouri. The Home Missions Committee was authorized to lend Evangelist A. P. Gregory as agent to the Monroe Harding Home for one month. A monitory letter was addressed to tnose churches tliat have not been represented in Presbytery for two years. An adjourned meeting is to be held during Synod and next regular meeting in Spring Creek, in Wilson county. Hopewell church, In which our delightful meeting was ehld, celebrated its centennial last Apfll. Under the pastorate of Rev. R. Q. Riley It is bearing a noble fruitage in old age. W. C. Alexander, S. C. A. N OF THE SOUTH NORFOLK. The Presbytery of Norfolk met in the Powellton church, Wachapreague, Va., September 26th, at 8 P. M. Present, seventeen ministers and eighteen ruling elderB. At the request of the retiring moderator, Rev. E. T. Wellford, D. D., the opening sermon was preached by Rev. W. T. Spears, of the Newport News Second church. Organization: Judge James H. Fletcher, of Accomac, Va., was elected moderator and Rev. D. A. McNeil, of Norfolk, was elected temporary clerk. Makeinie Park: Upon the arrival of the representatives at Keller, Va., they were taken in automobiles to Makemie Park, where stands the monument erected to the memory of Francis Makemie, the great apostle of American Presbyterianism. After a bountiful lunch, served by the ladies and the taking of photographs of the party, an appropriate and eloquent address setting forth the character and services of Makemie was delivered by Rev. D. N. McLaughlin, D. D. A booklet, entitled Souvenir of Makemie Park, was presented to each member of Presbytery by its author, the beloved and honored Dr. Bowen. Missions: Thb session of Wednesday afternoon was given up to a discussion of Home and Foreign Missions. Upon the recommendation of the Home Mission Committee of Presbytery, took steps to secure a superintendent of Home Missions and Sabbath School Work. Upon the recommendation of the Foreign Mission Committee Tresbytery requests its ministers to preach two special sermons upon Foreign Missions between now and the first of March, and also to take in their churches a special self-denial offering. Installations: Commission reported the installation of Rev. T. H. Dimmock as pastor of the Lafayette church. ? Calls: Calls for the pastoral services of Rev. T. H. Dimmock and Rev. txr m n- ? ~ w. x. .-spears, irom tne xsew Jamestown and Newport News Second churches, respectively, were found in order and being accepted by them, placed in their bands and commissions appointed to install them. Stewardship: The overture of the Assembly's Campaign Committee on Stewardship requesting Presbytery to A History On January 22, 1012, a g | make a will, naming this Company and hia w to manage the estate. Two months later he wrote that he eipect Then he died, and the will, UNSIGNED, We happen to know that his estate, woi ended it should. What a warning! It is our business to help you draw your ? The Virginl "The Sai 1106 East Main Street No matter where vou live the v I THE NOWLA High-Claw Diamonds and other Preci and Wedding Rings, Silver Novelties and Ca est Patterns. Fine Imported and America Goods sent on approval upon satisfactory < 921 EAST MAIN STREET, INCORPOR EIGHTY-FO Eighty-four years in the conf who favor HOME INSTITUTIC absolute security and prompt att< OUR HOME The Virginia Fire & a / - ^ wB [October 18, 1916 call a conference to be held between 1 January 1st and February 15th, was answered In the affirmative. Hampden-Sidney College: Rev. W. H. T. Squires, D. D., made a splendid appeal to the Presbytery on behalf bf this college, urging the brethren to give their loyal and hearty support to this fine old school, which has done so much in the past and is doing so much at present to develop leaders in the Presbyterian Church. Prcsbyterial Sermon: Rev. M. S. Huske was appointed to preach the Presbyterial sermon at the Spring mpntiiif "Tl.n W,K1~ T<"??> _? ?? ifJVyV. V, A. JIC UlUiC i oatuing on the Second Coming of Christ." ltev. S. N. Hutchison was appointed alternate. State of Religion: Reports from the churches were very encouraging. During the past summer every field has been supplied, and there have been several additions to the membership on profession of faith. There is at present a spirit of co-operation and enthusiasm which makes the outlook for the work very bright. After a two days' meeting, during which time four splendid and helpful sermons were preached, much business transacted and 'lavish Eastern Shore hospitality enjoyed, Presbytery adjourned to meet during the sessions of the Synod, at Lexington, Va. J. A. Christian, S. C. 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