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Neathery-KIeabort: In Richmond, Va., June 7, 1919, by Dr. F. T. Mc Faden, Elisha Cassada Neathery and Rosa Agens Kleabert, both of Rich mond, Va. Stone-1 Jolen : In Richmond, Va., June 14, 1919, by Dr. F. T. McFaden, Raymond B. Stone, of Betterton, Md., and Dorothy E. Rolen, of Richmond, Va. Kindred - Kindred: In Richmond, Va., June 19, 1919, by F. F. T. Mc Faden, Aleander C. Kindred, of Flag staff, Ariz., and Margaret W. Kindred, of Richmond, Va. Mcl)o\vc!l - Ncwltt: In Richmond, Va., June 24, 1919, by Dr. F. T. Mc Faden, Thomns B. McDowell and Edith R. Newitt, both of Richmond, Va. Clifford-Pock: At the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. John K. Peck, oS Athens, W. Va., June 18, 1919, by Rev. L. VV. Irwin, Mr. John Irvine Clifford, of Edgarton, W. Va., and Miss Mary Waller Peck. I >upuy- Vauglinn : On June 30, 1919, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. D. Vaughan, Lees burg, Fla., by Rev. S. P. Mahoney, of of the Baptist Church, assisted by Rev. B. H. Dupuy, father of the bride groom, Mr. John William Dupuy, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Miss Vera Frances Vaughan. Rev. V. H. Starbuck died at his home at Marshall, Va., on April 19, 1919. He had been in failing health for about a year. For the past two years he had been pastor of the Mar shall and Delaplane churches. Previ ously he had served churches in North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Mrs. Margaret Edwards Adams who died Friday morning June 13th, in the Baker Sanatorium, was the last survivor of the twelve children of the late William Henry and Margaret Ramsey (Green) Holmes, of Charles ton, S. C. Five of these children were Confederate soldiers, of whom Robert Little Holmes was the first man killed in the War Between the States. Mrs. Adams was married to the Rev. Wil liam Hooper Adams, who for twelve year3 was the pastor of the Circular Church and member of the Presby tery of Charleston. He was the elder son of the eminent theologian of the Congregational Church, Nehemiah Adams, of Boston, who was also a supporter of the Southern cause. Mrs. Adams was an ardent lover of her native Charleston, and with the exception of five years, spent her en tire life here. In her last illness she was attended by her two children, Miss Pauline Adams, of Washington, and the Rev. W. Hooper Adams, of the Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, of Springfield, Mo. IN MEMORIAM. Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God in His wise Providence to take from us our beloved and esteemed brother, Captain C. B. Coiner; be it Resolved, That in humble submis sion, but with sorrowing hearts, we bow to His will sorrwing most for what we have lost in a wise and faith ful counsellor in all our deliberations. He was a man of prayer and faith, ever ready to do his part in every activity of the Church. "Captain," as we lovingly called him, was looked up to and listened to with deepest re spect whenever he spoke in the Church Session. We hereby extend our deepest sym pathy to his bereaved ones, and direct that a oopy of these resolutions be spread "on the minutes of our Session and a copy he sent to the family. Also a copy to the Presbyterin of the South for publication. J. M. Irvine, C. E. Irvine, Committee. ANDREW ROY ELLERSON. The cause of Christ in Richmond has suffered a serious loss- in the death of Mr. Andrew Hoy Ellerson, who departed this life on the 30th day of April, 1919. He was born at Puck Hill, Chesterfield County, Va., 011 October 12, 1844, and was there fore in his seventy-fifth year. His whole life was passed in Richmond and vicinity, and he was well known to all of our people. When the Civil War broke out in 1851 he was seven teen years of age, and immediately volunteered, serving through to the end. lie was slightly wounded on two occasions. Mr. Ellerson gave his heart felt support to the cause of the South, and did not spare himself during the conflict. He could never speak of his war experiences without the exhibi tion of much interest and feeling. On December 20, 1870, he was married to Miss Rebecca Lewis Storrs. The fruits of this marriage were eleven children, six of whom are still living ? two daughters, Mrs. Armstrong Thomas, of Daltimore, and Miss Ro berta W. Ellerson, and four sons ? Messrs Sidney H., Jock H.t William Roy and Douglas G. Ellerson. He began life as a farmer in Hanover County, but later entered into the fer tilizing business with Mr. James G. Tinsley, and continued in that firm until the formation of the Virginia Carolina Chemical Company. He took an active part in the latter company, was sales manager until about two years before his death, when he re tired from active business on account of ill health. He was director both in the National State and City Bank and in the Richmond Trust Company; and his advice and counsel in all matters of business were highly appreciated by liis associates. Mr. Ellerson was a man of singular energy and upright ness in his dealings with his fellow men. He succeeded in business, and conscientiously employed his means for the promotion of noble and Chris tian purposes. Mr. Ellerson was a devoted Chris tian. He cherished a simple and earn est faith, and loved the services of the Church. Early in life he connected himself with the First Presbyterian Church of Richmond. Later he was an active participant in the organiza tion of the Mizpah Church, and was an officer in that Church for many years. He served from the be ginning as its treasurer, and also became a ruling elder in the same organization. Perhaps the Mizpah Church owes more to the help of Mr. Ellerson than to any other of its mem bers. He loved it, and gave it his generous and prayerful support. A few years ago he changed his resi dence from Ellerson, in Hanover County, to Richmond, and then trans ferred his membership to the Second Presbyterian Church, to which he gave a loving and generous support until the day of his death. Mr. Ellerson was a man of deep convictions, pronounced and out spoken in his views. He did not hesi tate to say what he believed, and de fended his beliefs on all occasions witli intelligence and vigor of thought and expression. Religion was a mat ter of deep concern with him, and he wa3 never happier than when talking about it, or when energetically en gaged in the work of the Church. He was a man of prayer, and believed that God hears the prayers of His people. This faith gave him much comfort and strength in his last days. No man could have been wore faithful f?nd loyal to his friends, and there are many of them left to rise up and call him blessed. As a member and officer in the Church he was a staunch sup porter of the minister, and was always seeking oportunities to encourage his pastor in the work of the Lord. He greatly enjoyed the preaching of the gospel, and never failed to express his appreciation of a message from the minister which was edifying and com forting to his soul. The Church of God needs more men like Andrew Roy Ellerson. His death was a great loss, and it is to be earnestly hoped that others will be found to fill his place. R. C. Richmond, Va.( July 1, 1919. RESOLUTIONS OF THE DEATH OF MRS. HELEN M. AG NEW. Whereas, our Heavenly Father has seen fit to remove from our midst Mrs. Helen M. Agnew, our beloved leader and co-worker in the Woman's Auxiliary, we therefore, as a society desire to extend to the sorrowing fam ily our most affectionate sympathy, and our prayers for the Father's com forting presence to be with them al ways. Also to put on record our high estimate of her worth as a Church member and Sunday school teacher, and an enthusiastic worker for good in every direction. Resolved, That a copy of these res olutions be sent to Mr. Agnew and to the "Presbyterian of the South," and that they also be transcribed on the minutes of the Church society. Mrs. W. A. Sellers, Mrs. Wm. H. Gould, Mrs. W. Forrest, Committee. REV. WILLIAM NELSON SOOTT, D. I). At Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday morn ing, June 3, 1919, at G:30, the gentle spirit of Rev. Dr. William Nelson Scott peacefully left its tenement of clay and winged its flight into the glorious presence of Him whom hav ing not seen, he loved, but whom then beholding, he was transformed into His blessed image. Of all the noble army of Christian heroes whom it has been the privi lege of the writer to know, there was none who walked more closely with Jesus or radiated more beautifully his character than did Dr. Scott. His life was ever saying, "for me to live is Christ." Such a character can never die. He lives and shall live forever in the lives which his teachings and exam ple have brought into loving and last ing fellowship with Christ. Surviving Dr. Scott are one daugh ter, Miss Agnes; a son, John; two grandchildren, four brothers and two sisters ? Dr. Stanhope Scott, Terra Alta, Rev. Dr. John Scott, Brookneal, Va.; Rev. L. E. Scott, Barber, Va.; Mrs. T. E. Nininger and Miss Anna Scott, Waynesboro, Va. His wife, who died in 1896, was Miss Margaret Hannah, of Shelbyville, Ky. The funeral services of Dr. Scott were held in Richmond, Va., and were conducted by Rev. H. J. Williams, pastor of the Third Church, Rich mond, assisted by Rev. Dr. J. P. Smith, of Richmond, and Rev. Dr. D. K. Walthall, of Waynesboro, Va. Dr. Scott enjoyed a spiritual ances try of unusual distinction. His was the fourth generation of ministers or the gospel. His great-grandfathei*, Rev. Archibald Scott, was a native of Scotland, but came to America at an early age and became a minister of great prominence in Revolutionary days. He was one of the founders of Presbyterianism in the Valley of Vir ginia and the first pastor of what are new Hebron and Bethel congrega tions, Augusta County, Va. His son, Rev. W. N. Scott, for whom the deceased was named, was the founder of Presbyterianism in Moore field and Petersburg, W. Va. The third in the line of descent was Rev. John A. Scott, who was also a min ister of distinction and gave to the Church three of his sons as ministers. Of these sons the subject of this memoir was the oldest, and was born in the manse at Halifax Courthouse, Va., September 25, 1848. Although less than seventeen years of age at the close of the Civil War, he took his part in that momentous struggle. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University and Union Theological Seminary, Va. He was licensed by Winchester Presbytery in 1876 and the same pear was ordained by East Hanover Presbytery. He served four churches ? Samuel Davies, Hanover county, Va.; the Third Church Rich mond. Va.; the First Church, Galves ton, Tex., and the Second Church, Staunton, Va. He was eminently suc cessful in all his pastorates, but his great work was done in the Galveston and Staunton churches, which he served for nineteen and efghteen years, respectively. The work which he did in either of these churches, in the ingathering of souls and the build ing up of the faithful in their most holy faith, might well claim the thought and energies of an entire life. He was made a D. D. by Central Uni versity, Ky., in 1886. As a preacher, he was strong, able, fearless, always declaring the whole counsel of God. As a pastor he was tender, sympathetic and indefatiga ble. Eternity alone can tell how many dark hours his presence and tenderness -have dissipated or how many souls his loving personal touch has won for Jesus. As a man he exemplified In his life the principles of the pospel he pro claimed. His faith shone ever trium phant and revealed a life hid with Christ in God. No hour was so dark to him that it was not brightened and hallowed by the Master's presence and the Master's love. As of Enoch, so may it be said of him: "And he walked with God and he was not, for God took him." "Servant of God, well done. Rest from thy loved employ; The battle fought, the victory won, Enter thy Master's joy. "His spirit with a bound Left the encumbering clay: His tent, at surprise, on the ground, A darkened ruin lay. "The pains of death are past, Labor and sorrow cease; And life's long warfare closed at last, His soul is found in peace. "Solider of Christ, well done! Praise be thy new employ; And while eternal ages run, Rest in thy Saviour's Joy." D. K. W.