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PRICE TEIV CENTS. 



OFFICIAL JOURNAL 



THIRTT-NINTH SESSION ?! 

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111. OF THE . Il| 

|; North) Carolina Conference! 



Methodist Episcopal fcch, 



llaupinbupg, R. G., QgiisbeF 7-11, 1897, H 



R. W. S. THOMAS, Secretary. 




GREENSBORO: 
C. F. Thomas, Power Book and Job Printer. 

1897. 



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CONTENTS. 



Historical View — Conference Biography — Conference Roll of 1897 
Our Honored Dead — The Conference Claimants — Conference 
Officers — Organizations — Standing Committees -Board of Ex- 
aminers — Examination for Admission on Trial — Disciplinary 

Questions, iii-xiii. Bishop's Addresses — Official Addresses — Con- 
ference Programme, xiv-15. 

Journal of Daily Proceedings, 16-29. Certificates, 30. 

REPORTS. 

Conference Treasurer — Missions — Stewards — Auditing Committee — 
Greensboro, Western, Raleigh, Winston and Wilmington Dis- 
tricts, or (Presiding Elder's Reports.) 31-43. 

STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS. 

Church Extension — Freedman's A. & S. E. Society — Sabbath Ob- 
servance — Sunday School and Tract Society — Temperance and 
Prohibition — Education — State of the Church - Periodicals and 
Church Literature — Epworth League — Allen Industrial Home 
— Bible Cause, 43-54. 

MISCELLANEOUS. 

The N. C. Conference Epworth League and Officers — Moneys to be 
Raised — Roll of Honor — Resolutions — Statistics of Districts, 
54-76. 



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OFFICIAL JOURNAL 2 



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OF THE 



THIRTY-NINTH SESSION 



OF THE 



North Carolina Conference 



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Methodist Episcopal Shurc 



Liaupinbupg, F£. (£., Q©fe©ber? 7-11, 1897. 



R. W. S. THOMAS, Secretary. 



GREENSBORO: 
C. F. Thomas, Power Book and Job Printer. 

1897. 



Historical View Since Organization in 1836. 



For the organization of Methodism in America, the work in North 
Carolina was contained in the Virginia, and afterwards in the Virginia 
and South Carolina Conferences. In the year 1836 the General Con- 
ference set up a North Carolina Conference. Its first session opened 
as a part of the Virginia Conference, but when it adjourned there 
were two Conferences. 

SESSIONS. 




Place. 



Petersburg, Va... 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Louisburg 

New Berne 

Mocksville 

Raleigh 

Louisburg 

Halifax 

Pittsboro 



Bishop. 



Morris . . . 
Andrew. . 
Morris . . . 
Morris . . . 

Waugh... 
Morris ... 
Soule 



Union Chapel. 
High Point.... 
Lincolnton — 
Greensboro. .. 

Charlotte 

Lexington .... 
Greensboro . . 

Winston 

Wilmington.. . 
Lumberton — 
Greensboro — 
High Point.... 

Raleigh 

Laurinburg. . . 

Winston 

Greensboro. . . 
Lumberton — 

Charlotte 

Raleigh 

High Point... 

Lenoir 

Goldsboro 

Maxton 

Winston 

Reidsville 

Lexington — 

Oxford 

Greensboro. . . 
Charlotte . 
Laurinburg. .. 



Ames 

James 

Simpson ... 
Simpson ... 
Ames ...... 

Haven 

Wiley 

Foster 

Harris 

Scott 

Peck 

Simpson .. . 

Warren 

Foster 

Merrill 

Bowman . . . 
Andrews . . 

Ninde 

Walden 
Malhilieu • ■ 
Fitzgerald . 

Joyce 

Joyce 

Warren 

Foss 

Hurst 

Foster 

Mallalieu .. 
Mallalieu . . 
Andrew. . . 



Secretary. 



H. G. Leigh... 
H. G. Leigh... 
H. G. Leigh... 
S. S. Bryant . . 
S. S. Bryant . . 
S. S. Bryant . . 
S. S. Bryant . . 
S. S. Bryant . . 



Wm. G. Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton... 
Wm. G. Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton — 
Wm. G. Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton . . . 
Wm. G. Matton .... 

B. O. Thayer 

E. O. Thayer 

E.O.Thayer 

E. O. Thayer .... 

W. F. Steele 

W. F, Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

C. N. Grandison. .. 
C. N. Grandison.. 
C. N. Grandison. . 
C. N. Grandison. . 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

R. W. S. Thomas... 
R. W S. Thomas.. 



Hi, -JOS 

30.030 

20,225 
20,571) 
21,147 

32,851 
28,413 

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3,229 

4,106 
4,560 
8,411 
8.268 
9,531 
8,582 
9,717 
10,174 
9,525 
8,525 
9,854 
7,012 
7,338 
7,488 
7,761 
8,167 
8,371 
8,424 
8,664 
8,948 
8,034 



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69 
52 
70 
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97 
104 
106 
112 
127 
97 
97 
93 
87 
94 
99 
95 
94 
100 
115 



% Facts for the first nine sessions are gleaned from the General Minutes and 
from the Conference Journal for those years, which is now in the custody of 
the North Carolina Conference of the M. E. Chui'ch, South. 

t At this date the Conference had 19,499 white members, and 3,390 colored. 
Without consulting the wisdom of the latter, nearly the whole membership 
became part of a new Church, organized in May, 1845, and called the Methodist 
Episcopal Church, South. At the close of the war in 1865 most of the colored 
members left the Church, South. Some entered the A. M. E. Church; some the 
A. M. E. Z. Church; some the Colored M. E. Church of America. But thousands 
gladly returned to the bosom of the old Methodist Episcopal Church as It re- 
turned to the State. * 

* At this session a new Conference— the Blue Ridge— was formed, with 
twelve preachers, 2,839 members and probationers, and 41 church edifices. 



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Conference Roll of 1897, 



ELDERS. 

Lewis B. Gibson, 
Wyatt Walker, 
John E. Champlin, 
Charles W. Blaylock, 
David Connell, 
Isaac Wells, 
Daniel Brooks, 
Samuel M. Hanes, 
Wiley C. Gibson. 
Andrew Connor, 
Robert Smith, 
Osbonn Letterlough, 
Elias M. Collett 
Alexander H. Newsome, 
Ehsha Howard, 
George W. Byers, 
James P. Jones, 
William W. Pope, 
Charles Harshaw, 
Simon P. West, 
Geo. W. Morehead, 
John D. Hairston, 
Joseph H. Hunter, 
Moses J. Bullock, 
A. Clark, 

William P. Hayes, 
Evander V. McDaniel, 
Samuel McDonald, 
J. P. Morris, 
Dorsey McRae, 
Marcus Mundy, 
Jordan D. Chavis, 
Milton M. Jones, 
Walter R. Zeigler, 
M. C. Rogers, 
A. W. Pryor, 
G. F. Hill, 
Sandy A. Gibson, 
Eli H. McArthur, 
J. D. Murphy, 
Samuel F. B. Peace, 
J. P. Franklin, 
Jefferson D. Diggs, 



Admitted 
to Conf. 

1870 
1871 



1873 
1875 



1881 
1882 
1883 
1885 



1887 



1888 
1890 

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1894 



John A. Rush, 1894 
Samuel L. Johnson, " 

G. W. B rower, " 

Henry Evans, " 

R. E. Jones, ^95 

R. W. S. Thomas, 1896 
G. B. McLean, " 

B. F. Thomas, 

J. W. Davis, " 

A. W. McMaster, " 

J. W. Jones, " 

L. G. McDonald, " 

DEACONS. 

Franklin Bost, 

Hugh L. Ash, ' 1896 

W. M. Chavis, 

R. E. Hairston, 

James A. Foust, 

Franklin Allen, 1897 

Samuel McCorkle 

CANDIDATES ON TRIAL. 

DEACONS. 

R. O. Bethea, 
James W. Murph, 
William Wells, 
A. B. McQueen. 

Licentiates — Contin tied. 

Years on 
Trial. 
J. C. Robbins, 2 

William G. Alston, 

Licentiates Admitted. 

Sandy Cornelius, 
J. C. Addie, 
Turner Mills, 
William Crawford. 
Samuel May, 



0ui^ honored Qead. 



'■'■Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord." — Rev. 14-13. 
"Thy Brother Shall Rise Again." — Jno. 1 1-23. 



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1820 



1821 

1816 
1825 

1830 
1839 



Name. 



Harry F. Pope. 
Mingo G. Croom. 
George W. Price. 
Richard Waters. 
Matthew Alston. 
Nelson Farror. 
James Payne. 
Alex. M. Turner. 
Josiah Caldicutt. 
Geo. W. Ratcliff. 
Wilson W. Morgan 
Wilson Gray. 
Thomas S. Stit. 
W. H. Smith. 







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-£ Departed, Where and When. 



May 23, 1879; 
March 17, 1881 
Sept. 12, 1881; 
March 29, 1883 
April 1, 1884; 
January 9, 1887 
April 1, 1888; 
August 1888; 
August 12, 1890; 
1891 
Sept. 16, 1892; 
November, 1892; 
November, 1894; 
May 20, 1896; 



Greensboro. 

Wilmington. 

Charlotte. 

Maxton. 

Greensboro. 

Raleigh. 

Greensboro. 

Raleigh. 

Marion. 

Hickory. 

Kernersville. 

Dobson. 

Lexington. 

Lexington. 



The Conference Claimants and Their Residences. 



"Who Still Their Bodies Feel." 



Andrew Connor Jefferson. 

Wiley C. Gibson Hamlet. 

Widow of James Payne Greensboro. 

" Alex. M. Turner Raleigh. 

" Geo. W. Ratcliff Asheville. 

" W. H. Smith Lexington. 

Lewis B. Gibson Greensboro. 

Wyatt Walker Reidsville. 



Vlll. 



Conference Qffieers. 



President— Bishop EDWARD G. ANDREWS, D. D., New York. 

Secretary— R. W. S. THOMAS, Greensboro, N. C. 

Assistant Secretaries— J. D. DIGGS and S. F. B. PEACE. 

Statistical Secretary — J. P. MORRIS, Greensboro, N. C. 

Assistant Statistical Secretaries — A. W. McMASTER, J. 
P. FRANKLIN and J. M. ROAN. 

Treasurer— GEORGE M. MOREHEAD. 

Assistant Treasurers— SAMUEL McDONALD, B. F. THOM- 
AS, G. F. HILL. 



©inanimations. 



CONFERENCE BOARD,OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 

President — Rev. J. D. Chavis. 
Vice-President — J. P. Morris. 
Secretary— Prof. C. H. MOORE. 
Aaron Mendenhall. 

Additional Members — R. W. S. Thomas, A. G. Nelson, D. B. 
Yancey, Oscar A. N. Whitfield, Wade Lovett and the Presiding 
Elders members of the board, ex-officio. 

BOARD OF DEACONESSES. 

Robert Smith, J. D. Chavis, C. H. Moore, B. J. Hightower, Mrs. 
M. J. Bullock, I. Wells, Mrs. J. A. Rush, Mrs. Grace Nelson. 

TRIERS OF APPEALS. 

J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, S. M. Hanes, George W. Morehead, 
M. M. Jones, M. C. Rogers, W. P. Hayes. 

CONFERENCE STEWARDS. 

J. D. Chavis, S. F. B. Peace, A. Clark, L. G. McDonald, J. A. 
Rush. 



IX. 

STANDING COMMITTEES. 

Conference Relation — W. P. Hayes, P. J. Jones, M. Mundy, M. J. 
Bullock and Charles Harshaw. 

Total Abstinence and Prohibition — S. L. Johnson, A. W. McMas- 
ter and S. G. McDonald. 

Bible Cause — G. W. Brower, B. F. Thomas and D. McRae. 

Freed men's Aid and Southern Education Society — J. D. Chavis, 
G. W. Morehead and J. D. Murphy. 

Periodicals and Church Literature — R. E. Jones, G. W. Byers 
and G. F. Hill. 

Education—]. P. Morris, J. W. Davis, H. L. Ashe, 

Sabbath Observance — J. A. Rush, S. P. West, W. A. Pryor. 

Sunday School Union and Tract Society — J. M. Roan, W. M. 
Wells, W. G. Alston. 

State of the Church— -M. M. Jones, M. C. Rogers, J. D. Diggs, A. 
Clark, S. P. West. 

Auditing Committee — The Stewards. 

Postqffices — The Presiding Elders. 

Church Extension — S. McDaniel, G. B. McLean, E. Howard. 

Epworth League — R. P. Hairston, S. F. B. Peace, J. W. Murph, 
S. McDaniel, M. M. Jones. 

Gospel in All Lands — M. J. Bullock. 

Public Worship — D. Brooks, W. P. Hayes. 

BOARD OF EXAMINERS. 

J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, G. Morehead, J. P. Franklin, J. A. 
Rush, M. M. Jones, J. D. Diggs, S. F. B. Peace, J. F. Champlin, 
A. H. Newsome, Samuel McDonald, R. W. S. Thomas. 

EXAMIMATION FOR ADMISSION ON TRIAL. 

Elementary English Branches. 

Life of John Wesley — Telford. 

Larger Catechism — Nast. 

Discipline of the M. E. Church. (1896.) 

Doctrinal Aspects of Christian Experience — Merrill. 

Smaller Scripture History — Smith. 

History of American Methodism (abridged) — Stephens. 

Leading Facts of American History — Montgomery. 

English and American Literature — Wheeler. 

Written Sermon and Essay. 



X. 

To be Read — Wesley's Sermons, Vol. I. The Revival and the 
Pastor — Peck. 

Social Aspects of Christianity — Ely. 

A Shor.t History of the English People — Green.- 

FIRST YEAR STUDIES. 

Introductions to the Holy Scriptures (Old Testament, pages 1-447) 
— Harman. Exegetical Studies in the Gospels. Suggestions for 
Study of the English New Testament — Horswell. Systematic Theol- 
ogy, Vol. 1 — Miley. Plain Account of Christian Perfection — Wesley. 
Principles of Rhetoric — Hill. Theory and Practice of Extempora- 
neous Preaching — Buckley. Outlines of Universal History (Ancient 
and Mediaeval) — Fisher. Written Sermon and Essay. 

To be Read. — Sermons, Vol. 2, Wesley. Tongue of Fire— Arthur. 
Ecclesiastical Architecture — Martin The Governing Conference in 
Methodism— Neely. Problem of Religious Progress — Dorchester. 

Class. — Sandy Cornelius, John C. Addie, Albert B McQueen, 
Turner Mills, William Crawford, Samuel L. May, William G. Alston, 
Rodolphus D. Bethea. 

SECOND YEAR. 

Introduction to Holy Scriptures (New Testament, pages 448-770) 
— Harman. Exegetical Studies in the Pauline Epistles. Suggest- 
ions for the Study of the English New Testament — Horswell. Sys- 
tematic Theology, Vol 2 — Miley. Discipline of the Methodist Epis- 
copal Church (1896.) Lessons in Logic — Jevons. Outlines of Uni- 
versal History (Modern) —Fisher. Written Sermon and Essay. 

To be Read. — History of Methodism, 3 volumes — Stevens. Christ- 
ian Archaeology — Bennett. Digest of Methodist Law — Merrill. Mis- 
*sions and Missionary Society of the M. E. Church, 3 volumes — Reid. 
The General Conference and Episcopacy — Harris. The Modern 
Sunday School — Vincent. 

Class. — Samuel P. McCorkle, William Wells, Franklin Allen, W. 
G. Alston, James W. Murph, John C. Robbins. 

THIRD YEAR. 

Biblical Hermeneutics — Terry. Exegetical Studies in the Penta- 
teuch (the Pentateuch and Isaiah) —Warren. The Supernatural 
Book — Foster. Elements of Psychology — Hill. History of the 
Christian Church, Vol. 1 — Hurst. Written Sermon and Essay. 

To be Read. — Introduction to Political Economy — Ely. From Dan 
to Bersheba — Newman. Higher Criticism. The Epworth League — 



Four Wonderful Years— Berry. History of the M. E. Church, 4 
volumes — Stevens. The Historic Episcopate — Cooke. 
Class. — James A. Foust, William Chavis, J. M. Roan. 

FOURTH YEAR. 

Theological Encyclopaedia and Methodology — Crooks and Hurst. 
Exegetical Studies in Isaiah (the Pentateuch and Isaiah) — Warren. 
Analogy of Natural and Revealed Religion — Butler. Preparation 
and Delivery of Sermons — Broadus. History of the Christian 
Church, Vol. 2, Hurst. (Until this volume is published use Hurst's 
Short History, from the Reformation to the Present Time.) Manual 
of Christian Evidences — Row Written Sermon and Essay. 

To be Read. — Life and Epistles of St. Paul — Conybeare and How- 
son. History of Rationalism — Hurst. Protestant Foreign Missions 
— Baldwin. The Christian Life (Ethics)— Paulus 

Class. — R. P. Hairston, H. L. Ashe, Franklin Bost. 

TO PREACH THE MISSIONARY SERMON. 

J. P. Morris; Alternate, J. W. Davis. 

OFFICIAL VISITORS. 

To Gammon Theological Seminary—]. D. Chavis, D Brooks. 
To Bennett College — The Presiding Elders. 



Xll. 



Disciplinary Questions. 



QUESTION i. Who have been received by transfer, and from 
what Conference? None. 

2. Who have been readmitted? None. 

3. Who have been received on credentials, and from what 
Churches? None. 

4. Who have been received on trial? (a) In studies of first year. 
Sandy Cornelius, John C. Addie, Turner Mills, William Crawford, 
Samuel D. May, R. D. Bethea. (b) In studies of third year. J. A. 
Foust, William Chavis, John M Roan. 

5. Who have been continued on trial? (a) In studies of first 
year. Samuel L. Maye, William G Alston, John C. Robbins, Ro- 
dolphus D. Bethea. (b) In studies of second year. J. C. Robbins, 
J. W. Murph, W. G. Alston, William Wells, Franklin Allen, (c) 
In studies of third year. J. A. Foust, William Chavis. (1^) In 
studies of fourth year. None. 

6. Who have been discontinued? James A. Laughlin, Alexan- 
der L. Foster, G. T. Johnson. 

7. Who have been admitted to membership? (a) Elected and 
ordained deacons this year. Hugh L. Ashe, (b) Elected and or- 
dained deacons previously. Robert P. Hairston. 

8. What members are in studies of third year? (a) Admitted 
into full membership this year. S. R. McCorkle, Franklin Allen. 
(b) Admitted into full membership previously. None. 

9. What members are in studies of fourth year? R. P. Hairston, 
H. L. Ashe, Franklin Bost. 

10. What members have completed the Conference course of 
study? (a) Elected and ordained elders this year. J. W. Davis, 
A. W. McMaster, J. W. Jones, G. B. McLean, B. F. Thomas, R. 
W. S. Thomas, L. G. McDonald. (b) Elected and ordained elders 
previously. None. 

11. What others have been elected and ordained deacons? (a) 
As local preachers. None. 

12. What others have been elected and ordained elders? (a) As 
local deacons. None, (b) Under missionary rule. Albert B. 
McQueen, William M. Wells. 



13. Was the character of each preacher examined? This was 
done as each came into open Conference. 

14. Who have been transferred, and to what Conferences ? None. 

15. Who have died ? None. 

16. Who have been located at their own request? None. 

17. Who have been located? None. 

18. Who have withdrawn ? None. 

19. Who have been permitted to withdraw under charges or com- 
plaints? S. B. Barker. 

20. Who have been expelled ? None. 

21. What other personal notation should be made? None. 

22. Who are the supernumerary preachers? Osborne Letter- 
lough. 

23. Who are the superannuated preachers? Wiley C. Gibson, 
Andrew Connor, Lewis B. Gibson, Wyatt Walker, J. E. Champlin, 
Chas W. Blaylock. 

24. Who are the triers of appeals? J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, 
S. M. Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. M. Jones, M. C. Rogers, W. 
P. Hayes. 

25. What is the statistical report for this year? See tables. 

26. What is the aggregate of the benevolent collections as re- 
ported by the Conference Treasurer? $1847. 

27. What are the claims on the Conference fund ? See Confer- 
ence Steward's report. 

28. What has been received on these claims, and how has it been 
applied? See Conference Steward's report. 

29. Where are the preachers stationed ? See appointments. 

30. Where shall the next Conference be held ? Lenoir, N. C. 



Qiseiplinarj/ Questions. 



QUESTION i. Who have been received by transfer, and from 
what Conference? None. 

2. Who have been readmitted? None. 

3. Who have been received on credentials, and from what 
Churches ? None. 

4. Who have been received on trial? {a) In studies of first year. 
Sandy Cornelius, John C. Addie, Turner Mills, William Crawford, 
Samuel D. May, R. D. Bethea. (b) In studies of third year. J. A. 
Foust, William Chavis, John M Roan. 

5. Who have been continued on trial? (a) In studies of first 
year. Samuel L. Maye, William G Alston, John C. Robbins, Ro- 
dolphus D. Bethea. (b) In studies of second year. J. C. Robbins, 
J. W. Murph, W. G. Alston, William Wells, Franklin Allen, {c) 
In studies of third year. J. A. Foust, William Chavis. (d) In 
studies of fourth year. None. 

6. Who have been discontinued? James A. Laughlin, Alexan- 
der L. Foster, G. T. Johnson. 

7. Who have been admitted to membership? (a) Elected and 
ordained deacons this year. Hugh L. Ashe, (b) Elected and or- 
dained deacons previously. Robert P. Hairston. 

8. What members are in studies of third year? (11) Admitted 
into full membership this year. S. R. McCorkle, Franklin Allen. 
(b) Admitted into full membership previously. None. 

9. What members are in studies of fourth year? R. P. Hairston, 
H. L. Ashe, Franklin Bost. 

10. What members have completed the Conference course of 
study? (a) Elected and ordained elders this year. J. W. Davis, 
A. W. McMaster, J. W. Jones, G. B. McLean, B. F. Thomas, R. 
W. S. Thomas, L. G. McDonald. (b) Elected and ordained elders 
previously. None. 

11. What others have been elected and ordained deacons? (a) 
As local preachers. None. 

12. What others have been elected and ordained elders? (a) As 
local deacons. None, (b) Under missionary rule. Albert B. 
McQueen, William M. Wells. 



X 1 1 1 . 

13. Was the character of each preacher examined? This was 
done as each came into open Conference. 

14. Who have been transferred, and to what Conferences ? None. 

15. Who have died? None. 

16. Who have been located at their own request? None. 

17. Who have been located? None. 

18. Who have withdrawn ? None. 

19. Who have been permitted to withdraw under charges or com- 
plaints? S. B. Barker. 

20. Who have been expelled ? None. 

21. What other personal notation should be made? None. 

22. Who are the supernumerary preachers? Osborne Letter- 
lough. 

23. Who are the superannuated preachers? Wiley C. Gibson, 
Andrew Connor, Lewis B. Gibson, Wyatt Walker, J. E. Champlin, 
Chas W. Blaylock. 

24. Who are the triers of appeals? J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, 
S. M. Hanes, G. W . Morehead, M. M. Jones, M. C. Rogers, W. 
P. Hayes. 

25. What is the statistical report for this year? See tables. 

26. What is the aggregate of the benevolent collections as re- 
ported by the Conference Treasurer? $1847. 

27. What are the claims on the Conference fund? See Confer- 
ence Steward's report. 

28. What has been received on these claims, and how has it been 
applied? See Conference Steward's report. 

29. Where are the preachers stationed ? See appointments. 

30. Where shall the next Conference be held? Lenoir, N. C. 



XIV. 



Residences, Addresses, Qtc. 



BISHOPS. 
Thomas Bowman, 3966 Delmar Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 
Randolph S. Foster, Roxbury, Mass. 

Stephen M. Merrill, 57 Washington Street, Chicago, 111. 
Edward G. Andrews, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
Henry W. Warren, University Park, Col. 
Cyrus D. Foss, 2043 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 
John F. Hurst, Washington, D. C. 
William X. Ninde, Detroit, Mich. 

John M. Walden, 220 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, O. 
Willard F. Mallalieu, Boston. Mass. 
Charles H. Fowler, Buffalo, N. Y. 
John H. Vincent, Topeka, Kan. 

James N. Fitz Gerald, 1505 Locust Street, St. Louis, Mo. 
Isaac W, Joyce, 11 15 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn. 
John P. Newman, 1037, Market Street, San Francisco, Cal. 
Daniel A. Goodsell, Chattanooga, Tenn. 
Charles C. McCabe, Fort Worth, Texas. 
Earl Cranston, Portland, Oregon. 

MISSIONARY BISHOPS. 

William Taylor, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
James M. Thoburn, Bombay, India. 
Joseph C. Hartzell, Yivi, Congo Africa. 



0fficial Addresses. 



Adna B. Leonard, ) 

Abraham J, Palmer, j Missionary Society, 150 5th Ave., N. Y. 
William F. Smith, j 

Jesse L. Hulburt, Sunday School Union and Tract Society, 150 
Fifth Avenue, New York. 

Alpha J. Kynett. 1 Board of Church Extension, 1026 Arch St., 

William A Spencer, \ Philadelphia, Pa. 

Jno. W. Hamilton, | Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education 

Madison C. B. Mason, i Society, 220 W. 4th St., Cincinnati, O. 

CharlesH. Payne, Board of Education. 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
Edwin A. Schell, Epworth League, 57 Washington St., Chicago, 111. 



XV. 

BOOK CONCERNS. 
Eaton & Mains, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
Curts & Jennings, 220 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, O. 

TREASURERS. 

Homer Eaton, Missionary Society, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 

Daniel Denham, Sunday School Union, 150 Fifth Avenue, New 
York. 

George P. Mains, Tract Society, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 

James Long, Board of Church Extension, 1026 Arch Street, Phil- 
adelphia, Pa. 

Lewis Curts, Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society, 
220 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, O. 

George P. Mains, Episcopal Fund, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 



Conference program*- 0et. 6-10, 1897. 

ANNIVERSARIES. 

Wednesday Evening, 8 p. m.: Preaching Annual Sermon —Rev. 
J. N. Roan, Hickory, N. C. Assisted by Elder R. Smith. Rev. I. 
Wells, Presiding. 

Thursday Evening: Epworth League Anniversary — 8 p. m., 
Address, "The Meaning of the Toronto Convention," Prof. J. P. 
Morris, Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 8: 30 p. m., Address, 
"The League Work," Rev, I. Garland Penn, Epworth League 
Secretary, Atlanta, Ga. Rev. G. W. Morehead, Presiding. 

Friday Evening: Freedmen's Aid Anniversary — 8 p. m., Address, 
"Bennett College and Her Work," Rev. J. D. Chavis, President 
Bennett College, Creensboro, N. C. 8: 45 p. m. , Address, Freed- 
men's Aid Secretary. Rev. W. W. Pope, Presiding. 

Saturday Evening: Missionary and Southwestern Anniversaries 
— 8 p. m., Missionary Sermon, Rev. S. F. B. Peace, Lenoir, N. C. 
8:45 P- m -j Address, "The Southwestern Christian Advocate," 
Rev. R. E. Jones, A. B., 15. D., New Orleans, La. J. A. Rush, 
Presiding. 

Sunday Evening : Church Extension Anniversary —8 p. m., Ad- 
dress by William A. Spencer, D. D., Philadelphia, Pa., Secretary 
of Church Extension Society. Rev. E. M. Collett, Presiding. 

Rev. W. P. HAYES, 

Pastor in Charge. 
Rev. D. BROOKS, 
P. E. of the Wilmington District. 



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FIRST DAY— Horning Session. 



Laurinburg, N. C, Thursday, Oct. 7th, 1897. 

The thirty-ninth session of the North Carolina Conference 
of the Methodist Episcopal Church convened in the Galilee 
Chapel M. E. Church, of Laurinburg, N. C, October 7th, 
1897, with Bishop Edward G. Andrews, D. J)., of New York, 
as President. 

The opening divine services were conducted by the Bishop. 

The opening hymn was hymn No. 277, 

"Come, Holy Spirit, heavenly dove, 
With all thy quickening powers," &c. 

The Bishop then read for scripture lessons Isaiah, 53rd 
chapter, and the 9th chapter of Hebrews. Then was sung 

"Just as I am, without one plea, 
But that Thy blood was shed for me, 
And that Thou bid'st me come to Thee, 
O Lamb of God, I come ! I come ! " 

After the singing of this hymn the Bishop, assisted by the 
Presiding Elders, administered the sacrament of the Lord's 
supper. It was a service of heart-felt consecration. Every- 
one realized a nearness to the Fatber of all mercies. 

A touching prayer was offered by the Bishop. The Bishop, 
in a very affectionate way, (and which will never be forgotten 
by the members of the Conference) delivered a short intro- 
ductory address to the members of the Conference, expressing 
the joy it afforded him to meet the Conference again. Thir- 



Thirtieth Session. 17 

teen years ago he held the Conference in Lumberton, N. C. 
He spoks words of encouragement to the brethren and was 
delighted to see the marked advancement. He urged the Con- 
ference to entire consecration, also that there be no distracted- 
ness concerning the appointments, that all things worked 
together for good to them that are right and who love God. 

The roll was called by the Secretrry of last year's session, 
and of the seventy-six members and probationary brethren the 
following were absent: Wiley C. Gibson, Osborn Letter- 
lough, Elisha Howard, Andrew Connor, Joseph H. Hunter, 
Walter R. Zeigler and James A. Laughlin. 

The Election of Officers. 

Secretary — R. W. S. Thomas, with S. F. B. Peace and J. 
D. Diggs as assistants. 

Statistical Secretary — J. P. Morris, with J. M. Roan, J. 
P. Franklin and A. W. McMaster as assistants. 

Conference Treasurer — G. W. Morehead, with S. M. 
McDonald, B. F. Thomas and G. F. Hill as assistants. 

Standing Committees, which were appointed. (See Stand- 
ing Committees.) 

Time for assembling of the Conference was fixed at 8:30 
a. m., the first half hour to be devoted to religious services. 
Also the time for closing was fixed at 12 m. 

Bar of Conference. On motion of Elder Smith a bar 
was fixed and members required to sit within it. 

On motion of S. M. McDonald a Committee on State of 
the Church was appointed. (See Standing Committees.) 

On motion of R. E. Jones a Committee on Epworth League 
was appointed. (See Standing Committees.) 

Introductions. Rev. Shamburger, of the M. E. Church, 
South; Bro. S. R. Trawick, Local Deacon, of the M. E. Church, 
South; Rev. W. P. Donnell, of the Presbyterian Church; 
Rev. I. G. Penn, Assistant General Secretary of the Epworth 
League; Brother Lowery, of the South Carolina Conference, 
and Brother Jones, of the Zion M. Church. 



) 8 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Letters from the Educational Society, Christian Temper- 
ance Alliance, American Anti-Saloon, Board of Church Ex- 
tension, Editor of Gospel in All Lands, Freedmen's Aid Society, 
Boston University, Sunday School Union and Tracts. Let- 
ters from the Western Book Concern and the Episcopal Fund 
were handed to the appropriate committees. 

Drafts were ordered on the Book Concern for $401.00, and 
on Chartered Fund for $22.00. Also a draft of $10.00 as a 
distributive share of the bequest of Attillea F. Christman and 
Caroline Clark to the North Carolina Conference. 

Introduction. Brother Buell, representing the New York 
and Western Book Concerns. 

The apportionment of the North Carolina Conference for 
the travelling expeuses for Bishops is $170.00 for the coming 
year. This was explained by the Bishop. 

On motion of Prof. J. P. Morris the Presiding Elders be 
empowered to make the apportionment for each district for 
the Episcopal Fund. 

The Bishop called on the Secretary to read the annual 
report of the Book Committees. After the reading of the 
reports the Bishop gave the necessary explanations. 

The drafts were handed the Secretary to be signed, after 
which he delivered them to the Treasurer of the Board of 
Stewards, Eev. J. D. Chavis, D. D. 

The Bishop called on Eev. I. CI. Penn, General Secretary of 
the Epworth League, to give an address. He gave a very 
interesting address. He urged the brethren to give their 
strong support to the Book Concerns and Epworth League. 

Thirteenth Question, " Was the character of each preacher 
examined ?" taken up. Presiding Elder Isaac Wells, of the 
Greensboro District, passed and reported his work. 

The following effective Elders of the Greensboro Dis- 
rict passed and reported their benevolent collections (see 
Statistics No. 4) : S. L. Johnson, M. M. Jones, Marcus 
Munday, Charles Harshaw, E. Howard, A. H. Newsome, J. 



Thirtieth Session. 19 

D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, R. E. Jones. Brother Blaylock did 
not report because of sickness. Brother Champlin was re- 
ferred to the Committee on Conference Relation. 

Brother Blaylock was made a superannuated member at 
his own request. 

Presiding Elder E. M. Collett, of the Raleigh District, 
passed and reported his work. 

The following effective Elders of the Raleigh District 
passed and reported their benevolent collections (see Statistics 
No. 4) : M. C. Rogers, J. P. Jones, Evander McDaniel. S. 
B. Barker did not report. 

On motion of Elder Collett S. B. Barker was withdrawn 
under complaint. 

On motion of S. F. B. Peace the statistical session to be 
opened at 2 o'clock. Rev. Dr. Chavis was appointed to pre- 
side over the afternoon session. 

Announcements by the Pastor. 

Doxology sung. 

Benediction pronounced by Bishop Edward G. Andrews. 

Afternoon Session. 

Conference convened at 2 o'clock p. m., with J. D. Chavis, 
D. D., presiding by request of the Bishop. 
After singing the hymn, 

"Amazing grace, how sweet the sound," &c, 

prayer was offered by Dr. Chavis. 

The list of the charges was called, and most of the 
brethren handed in their statistics and money. 

Rev. Lowery was introduced and he spoke on many points 
of interest. He also spoke of the magazine, The Colored 
Preacher. 

Mr. A. B. Hughes, of Charlotte, N. C, was also introduced. 



'•20 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

He spoke concerning the need of a paper for the North Caro- 
lina Conference. 

On motion of M. M. Jones it was agreed that the Con- 
ference meet tomorrow at 5 o'clock p. m. to consider the ad- 
visability of supporting Brother Hughes' paper. 

Dr. Chavis asked the Committee on Examination to stay in 
and report. 

The Doxology was sung and the Conference adjourned to 
meet tomorrow at 9 o'clock a. m. 



SECOND DAY-Horning Session. 



Friday Morning, Oct. 8th, 1897. 

At 8: 30 a. m. devotional services were conducted by Bro. 
J. P. Franklin. 

At 9 o'clock Conference opened for business, Bishop Ed- 
ward G. Anderson being in the chair. 

The minutes of yesterday's session were read, corrected and 
approved. 

The roll of absentees was called, after which the Bishop 
asked the Statistical Secretary to call the charges of the 
various districts not reported yesterday, and he read as follows 
for the Raleigh District : Danville, Durham, Norfolk and 
Princess Anne. 

Greensboro District : Caswell. 

Western District : Boone and Jefferson. 

Winston District: Salisbury, Trinity, Mayhew. They 
all reported. 

The character of Bro. E. McDaniel was voted upon, and he 
passed. 



Thirtieth Session. 21 

Presiding Elder Robert Smith, of the Western District, 
passed and reported his work. 

The following effective Elders of the Western Dis- 
trict, passed and reported their benevolent collections (see 
Statistics No. 4): G. W. Morehead, W. A. Pryor, J. W. 
Brower, S. F. B. Peace, J. D. Diggs and David Connell. 

Dorcy McRay read his collections, but his character was 
not passed. 

On motion of Elder R. Smith Dorcy McRay was submitted 
to the Committee on Conference Relation presiding. 

Presiding Elder Daniel Brooks, of the Wilmington District, 
passed and reported his work. 

The following effective Elders of the Wilmington 
District passed and reported their benevolent collections 
(see Statisiics No. -A): Alexander Clark, George F. Hill, W. 
P. Hayes, J. P. Franklin, G. W. Byers, H. Evans, J. D. 
Murphy. 

Presiding Elder W. W. Pope, of the Winston District, passed 
and reported his work. 

The following effective Elders of the Winston District 
passed and reported their benevolent collections (see Statistics 
No. 4): S. P. West, S. M. Hanes, J. A. Rush, Samuel Mc- 
Donald, M. J. Bullock, C. H. McAuthur, S. A. Gibson. 

J. D. Hairston and J. H. Hunter did not report, being 
absent, but their reports Avere read by their Presiding Elder. 

Question 22 : 'Who are the supernumerary preachers ? " 
Bro. Osborn Letterlow. 

Question 23 : "Who are the superannuated preachers '?'" 
W. C. Gibson, Andrew Conner, Lewis B. Gibson, Wyatt 
Walker. 

Question 5: "Who have been continued on trial?" 
The committee and Presiding Elders having reported, the 
following brethren were continued as follows: (a) In studies 
of first year — John C. Addie, Turner Mills, William Craw- 
ford, Samuel L. May and R. D. Bethea. Bro. Sandy Cor- 



22 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

nelius' case was postponed until tomorrow, (b) In studies of 
second year — James W. Murph, Albert B. McQueen, William 
Gr. Alston, John C. Bobbins. James A. Laughlin was dis- 
continued, (e) In studies of third year — James A. Foust and 
William Chavis not having been present, did not pass and 
were continued in the studies of the third year. 

Question g : " What members are in studies of fourth 
year?" R. P. Hairston, Hugh L. Ashe and Franklin Bost. 

Introductions. Bro. Robinson, Bro. C. R. Brown, of the 
South Carolina Conference; Bro. Dawkins, of the A. M. E' 
Church. 

Question 10 : " What members have completed the Con- 
ference course of study?'" (a) J. W. Davis, A. W. McMaster 
J. W. Jones, G. B. McLean, B. F. Thomas, R, W. S. Thomas, 
L. G. McDonald having passed their examinations, and their 
characters passed, were admitted to Elders' orders. 

Greeting from Dr. W. F. Steel, ex-President of Bennett 
College, who is now in Denver, Colorado, through Bishop 
Andrews, was accepted by a unanimous rising vote. 

A Collection of $1.69 was taken up for stationery. 

Introduction. Rev. W. G. Catus of the Presbyterian 
Church of Laurinburg. 

Devotional exercises to be conducted by Bro. J. A. Rush 
tomorrow morning. 

Doxology sung. Benediction by the Bishop. 



THIRD DAY— Morning Session. 



Saturday Morning, Oct. 9th, 1897. 

At 8:30 a. m. the devotional exercises were conducted by 
J. A. Rush. 

At 9 o'clock Conference opened for business, the Bishop 
being in the chair. 



Thirtieth Session. 23 

The minutes of the previous session were read, corrected 
and approved. 

Question 30: "Where shall the next Conference be 
held?'' The following places were named: Lenoir and 
Lumberton. Lenoir was ably represented by Rev. 8. F. B. 
Peace, Presiding Elder Robert Smith, G. W. Morehead, Prof. 
J. P. Morris and Elder Brooks. Lumberton was represented 
by Bro. J. P. Franklin, after which the votes were taken, 
which resulted as follows : Lenoir, 51 ; Lumberton, 3. Lenoir 
having received the largest number of votes, was chosen as 
the seat of next Conference. 

Question 7 : " Who have been admitted into full mem- 
bership? Samuel R. McCorkle and Franklin Allen passed 
and reported, and were admitted into full membership and 
elected to Deacon's orders. 

On motion of Robert Smith G. Johnson was discontinued. 
W. M. Wells was continued in study of second year. 
The Bishop, after asking the disciplinary questions, de- 
livered an impressive address to the members entering Con- 
ference. His subject was The Ideal Minister. It was 
very timely and was helpful to the entire Conference. In 
this address he showed that the ideal minister must be — first, 
a man of faith; second, a man of love; third, a man of great 
lowliness and humility of mind; fourth, a man who nourishes 
a 1 faith by coming face to face with God; fifth, a man who 
must study the truth of God; sixth, a man who must get 
spiritually aud mentally strong; seventh, a man who tries to 
clear himself and work from what is called friction; eighth, 
he is a catholic man — not a Roman Catholic man. 

Question 11: "What others have been elected and or- 
dained?" Albert B. McQueen, William M. Wells. On' mo- 
tion of their Presiding Elder these brethren were elected to 
Deacons' orders under missionary rule. 

Report of Committee on Conference Relations. (See Re- 
port.) 



24 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

On motion of Bro. J. D. Chavis the character of J. E. 
Champlin was passed. On motion of J. D. Chavis J. E. 
Champlin was given a superannuated relation. 

In the case of D. McKay the committee asked the Bishop 
to reprimand him, upon which the Bishop stated that the 
committee could not inflict punishment or reprimand, as there 
is not such power in the Discipline. 

In the case of Sandy Cornelius he was continued in the 
studies of the first year. 

Question 4: "Who have heen received on trial?" J. 
M. Eoan, of the Western District. His orders having been 
recognized, he was admitted into full connection and was 
placed in the studies of the third year. 

Notices were given by the pastor, Bro. Hayes. 

Benediction by the Bishop. 



SUNDAY SERVICES. 



October, 10, 1897. 

At 9, a. m., the Conference love-feast was conducted by 
Presiding Elder E. M. Collett. It was a time of great rejoic- 
ing to the children of God. 

At 11 a. m., the Bishop preached a powerful sermon on the 
"Five Talents." After the sermon the Ordination services 
were conducted by the Bishop and the following were ordained 
Deacons: S. E. McCorkle, Franklin Allen, Albert McQueen 
and Wm. M. Wells. 

At 3 p. m., the Ordination of Elders. The following 
brethren were ordained: J. W. Davis, A. W. McMaster, J # 
W. Jones, G. B. McLean, B. F. Thomas, E. W. S. Thomas 
and L. G. McDonald. After the service was a touching ser- 
mon by Eev. I. E. Lowrey, of the S. C. Conference. 



Thirtieth Session. 25 

At 8 p. m.j address on "Christian Education and the Freed- 
men's Aid and Southern Educational Society'' by Rev. J. J). 
Chavis, D. D., President of Bennett College. 



FOURTH DAY— Morning Session. 



Monday Morning, Oct. 11th, 1897. 

At 8.30, devotional services were conducted by Bro. M. J. 
Bullock. 

At 9 a. m., the Conference opened for business, the Bishop 
in the chair. 

The minutes of the previous session were read and ap- 
proved. The Bishop then called on the Statistical Secre- 
tary to read his reports, Nos. 1 and 4. He then read the re- 
ports by districts as follows: Greensboro, Raleigh, Winston, 
Western and Wilmington. (See report.) The report was ac- 
cepted. After this the Treasurer was called on to read his 
report. His report was adopted. The grand total is $1,858. 
(For report see report.) 

The certificates of ordinations were handed the Secretary by 
the Bishop. 

Next came the Report of Stewards. This report was 
read by the Chairman. It was accepted. (See report.) 

On motion of Bro. J. A. Rush, the debts of the Conference 
Claimants were ordered to be paid out of their appropriation 
from the Conference Claimant Fund. 

The Bishop brought before the Conference the matter of 
Ministerial Delegates to the General Conference as offered 
by the East Main Conference. The Bishop explained it fully 
to the Conference after which came the Voting on the Prop- 
osition. The result of the voting was as follows. For the 
Proposition, 10; against, 40. 



26 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

The Board of Stewards were granted a leave of absence, 
to attend to important duties, after which the following Com- 
mittee read their reports, which were all adopted, Committee 
on Education, Church Extention, Tracts and Sunday Schools, 
Bible Cause, Epworth League, Sabbath Observance, Freed - 
men's A. and S. E. Society. On motion of J. P. Jones, an 
amendment was offered to the report of Church Extention. 
Various resolutions were offered and adopted, (see resolutions.) 
After the reading of the Church Extention report Elders Col- 
lett and Smith spoke earnestly on the need of the pastors 
giving strict attention to the Church Extention Society 
and that all debts due the Society should be paid as soon as 
possible. 

Reading of Reports. The following reports were read: 
The report on the State of the Church, and the Distribution 
of the Conference claimants, (see report.) The Missionary 
Appropriations, (see report.) 

On motion of Brother Collett the Conference sends 
through the Secretary, greetings to Dr. W. F. Steele, TJni- 
versitv Park, Denver, Colorado. 

On motion of Bro. M. M. Jones the Secretary called the 
roll of delinquents on minutes and found as follows: Win- 
ston, $3.50; Greensboro, $2.00; Wilmington, $2.00; Kaleigh. 
$0.60 ; Western, $3.00. 

The Bishop then appointed to preach the Missionary 
Sermon J. P. Morris ; alternate, J. W. Davis. He also ap- 
pointed Bro. S. F. B. Peace to fill the vacancy in the Board 
of Examination in place of W. W. Pope, who resigned. 

On motion of J. D. Chavis the Presiding Elders and the 
Secretary look after all the accounts for the minutes. 

On motion of Kev. E. M. Collett after the reading of the 
appointments that the Conference adjourn sine die. The 
Bishop arose and asked the Conference to sing hymn No. 
816, Methodist Hymnal: 



Thirtieth Session. 27 

And let our bodies part, 

To different climes repair ; 
Inseparably joined in heart 

The friends of Jesus are. 

O let us still proceed 

In Jesus' work below 
And, following our triumphant Head, 

To further conquests go. 

Five staDzas of this hymn were sung with much feeling. 
After the singing the Bishop lead in a very heart-touching 
prayer, followed by an appropriate exhortation and the read- 
ing of the appointments, which was as follows: 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

Isaac Wells, Presiding Elder. P. O., Greensboro, N. C. 

Renaja and Thompsonville J. C. Robbins. 

Caswell To be supplied (Henry Garrett. ) 

Center and Julian B. F. Thomas. 

East Greensboro W. G. Alston. 

Greensboro M. M. Jones. 

Leaksville Marcus Mundy. 

Madison Alexander Clark. 

Madison Circuit J. D. Hairston. 

Pin Hook, (Va. ) To be supplied (L. W. Thomas.) 

Ramseur Elisha Howard. 

Reidsville A. H. Newsome. 

Rocky Mount, ( Va. ) To be supplied (1. W. Wells. ) 

South Greensboro G. B. McLean. 

Summerfield W. M. Chavis. 

West Greensboro Franklin Allen. 

J. D. Chavis, President ; J. P. Morris and R. W. S. Thomas, 
Professors in Bennett College, members of Greensboro Quarterly 
Conference. 

R. E. Jones, Assistant Manager of the South Western Christian 
Advocate, member of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 



28 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

RALEIGH DISTRICT. 
E. M. Collett, Presiding Elder, P. O., Oxford, N. C. 

Clarksville To be supplied. 

Danville, ( Va. ) To be supplied (Isaac Garett. ) 

Durham To be supplied. 

Goldsboro L. G. McDonald. 

New Berne J. P. Jones. 

Norfolk and Princess Anne, (Va. )..To be supplied. 

Oberlin M. C. Rogers. 

Oxford W. R. Ziegler. 

Raleigh G. F. Hill. 

Townsville and Henderson E. V. McDaniel. 

WESTERN DISTRICT. 

Robert Smith, Presiding Elder, P. O., Hickory, N. C. 

Asheville , H. L. Ashe. 

Boone S. B. Cornelius. 

Forest City J . C. Addie. 

Franklin and Bryson To be supplied (R. J. Shipp. ) 

Gastonia G. W. Brower. 

Hickory J. M. Roan. 

Jefferson To be supplied. 

Lenoir S. F. B. Peace. 

Lincolnton and Stanley's Creek . . S. R. McCorkle. 

Macphelah G. W. Morehead. 

Marion A. W. McMaster. 

Patterson William Crawford. 

Shelby and Fallston R. P. Hairston. 

SherrilFs Ford and Newton E. H. McArthur. 

West Asheville and Waynesville. .R. D. Bethea. 
Wilkesboro David Connell. 

WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

Daniel Brooks, Presiding Elder, P. O., High Point, N. C. 

Charlotte : Simpson Chapel J. W. Davis. 

Charlotte : Mission W. M. Wells. 

Columbus, (P. O. Elkton) A. B. McQueen. 

Concord and Monroe Turner Mills. 

Fayetteville and Prospect Hall. . . .To be supplied (S. A. J. Miller. 
Hamlet and Southern Pines G. W. Byers. 



Thirtieth Sessoin. 29 

Laurinburg W. P. Hayes. 

Lumberton J. P. Franklin. 

Maxton J. D. Diggs. 

Melrose Henry Evans. 

Rowland and Salem J. D. Murphy. 

Swan Station and Vass To be supplied (A. T. Covington.) 

Wilmington and Burgaw J. W. Murph. 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 

W. W. POPE, Presiding Elder, P. O. Winston, N. C. 

Advance S. P. West. 

Asheboro Samuel McDonald. 

High Point S. L. Johnson. 

Jonesville J. W. Jones. 

Kernersville F. L. Bost. 

Lexington S. M. Hanes. 

Mahew S. A. Gibson. 

Mitchell J. H. Hunter. 

Mount Airy M. J. Bullock. 

Salisbury To be supplied. 

Statesville and Philadelphia Charles Harshavv. 

Trinity W. A. Pryor. 

Walnut Cove Dorsey McRae. 

Winston J. A. Rush. 

Yadkin S. L. May. 

J. A. Foust left without appointment to attend some one of our 
schools. 

Minutes read and approved. 

The Doxology was sung, the Benediction pronounced 
hy the President of the Conference, and the Thirty-Ninth 
Session of the North Carolina Conference of the 
Methodist Episcopal Church, adjourned sine die. 



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President. 



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Secretary. 



30 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Certificates. 



This certifies that in Laurinburg. N. C, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 1897, 
Samuel R. McCorkle, Franklin Allen, Albert B. McQueen and Wil- 
liam M. Wells were duly ordained Deacons by the undersigned, and 
John W. Davis, Alfred W. McMaster, John W. Jones, Gabriel B. 
McLean, Benjamin F. Thomas, Robert W. S. Thomas and Leonard 
G. McDonald, were duly ordained Elders by the undersigned, as- 
sisted by several Elders. 

Edward G. Andrews. 

Laurinburg, N. C., October, 11th, 1897. 



I hereby certify that the foregoing papers contain a correct copy 

of the proceedings of the N. C. Conference of the M. E. Church, at 

its session, held in Laurinburg, N. C, from Oct. 7th to nth A. D. 

1897. 

R. W. S. Thomas. 



Thirtieth Session. 



31 



Reports. 




Rev. G. W. Morehead, Conference Treasurer. 



FINANCIAL REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE TREASURER 
For the year ending October 7-1 1, 1897. By Districts. 

Greensboro District $ 445 

Raleigh District 105 

Winston District 532 

Western District 342 

Wilmington District 434 

Grand total this year $1,858 

Grand total last year 1 , 5 60 

Increase this year $ 298 

G. W. Morehead, Treasurer. 



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Certificates. 



This certifies that in Laurinburg. N. C, on Sunday, Oct. 10, 1897, 
Samuel R. McCorkle, Franklin Allen, Albert B. McQueen and Wil- 
liam M. Wells were duly ordained DEACONS by the undersigned, and 
John W. Davis, Alfred W. McMaster, John W. Jones, Gabriel B. 
McLean, Benjamin F. Thomas, Robert W. S. Thomas and Leonard 
G. McDonald, were duly ordained Elders by the undersigned, as- 
sisted by several Elders. 

Edward G. Andrews. 

Laurinburg, N. C, October, 11th, 1897. 



I hereby certify that the foregoing papers contain a correct copy 

of the proceedings of the N. C. Conference of the M. E. Church, at 

its session, held in Laurinburg, N. C, from Oct. 7th to nth A. D. 

1897. 

R. W. S. Thomas. 



Thirtieth Session. 



31 



Reports. 




Rev. G. W. Morehead, Conference Treasurer. 



FINANCIAL REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE TREASURER 
For the year ending October 7-1 1, 1897. By Districts. 

Greensboro District $ 445 

Raleigh District 105 

Winston District 532 

Western District 342 

Wilmington District 434 

Grand total this year $1,858 

Grand total last year 1*560 

Increase this year $ 298 

G. W. Morehead, Treasurer. 



32 North Carolina Conference Journal, 

ON MISSIONS. 



Greensboro District — District, $150; Madison Circuit, $35; 
Ramseur, 20; Rocky Mount, 40; Pen Hook, 35 ; West Greensboro, 
20; Total, $300. 

Raleigh District— District, $500; Durham, 30; Oberlin, 30; 
Oxford, 100; Goldsboro, 100; New Berne, 200; Norfolk and Princes 
Anne, Va., 60; Raleigh, 100; Total, $1,120. 

Western District — District, $190; Asheville, 200; Boone, 25; 
Franklin, 20; Shelby and Fallston, 20, West Asheville, 20; Wilks- 
boro, 50; Jefferson, 15; Total, $560. 

Wilmington District — District, $150, Charlotte Mission, $140; 
Charlotte, 60; Columbus, 35; Concord, 25; Fayetteville, 25; Swan 
Station and Vass, 25; Wilmington, 190; Total, $650. 

Winston District — District, $40; Advance, 25; Jonesville, 20; 
Kernersville, 20; Mayhew, 20; Mt. Airy, 50; Statesville and Phila- 
delphia, 35; Yadkin, 20: Asheboro, 20; Salisbury, 70; Total, $320. 
Grand Total, $2,950. 

I hereby concur in the above appropriations. 

Edward G. Andrews. 



REPORT OF THE BOARD OF STEWARDS. 



Received of the Book Concern, $401; Chartered Fund $22; Christ- 
man and Caroline, Clark, $10; N. C. Conference Claim, 66; Total, 
$499. 

We recommend the following disbursements: 

To Widow Ratcliff, through Robt. Smith $ 37 00 

Turner, " E. M. Collett 55 00 

Payne, " M. M. Jones 60 00 

Smith, " Isaac Wells 48 00 

To Rev. L. B. Gibson, through J. D. Chavis 40 00 



A. Conner, 
W. C. Gibson, 
Wyatt Walker, 
J no. E Chanplin, 
Chas. W. Blaylock 



J. D. Diggs 55 00 

himself 50 00 

" 50 00 

" 42 00 

A. H. Neusome 62 00 



Total $499 00 

J. D. CHAVIS, Chairman. ALEX CLARK. 

S. F. B. PEACE. L. G. McDANIEL. 

J. A. RUSH. 



Thirtieth Sessiox. 33 

REPORT OF AUDITING COMMITTEE. 



We, the Auditing Committee, beg leave to repoit: We have ex- 
amined the Presiding Elders' vouchers and find them correct. 
J. D. CHAVIS, ALEX CLARK, 

S. F. B. PEACE, L. G. McDANIEL. 

J. A. RUSH, 



REPORT OF GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 




Dear Father and B rethren: 

I am glad to report my work 
)f this District. When I came 
m the District I found it good 
nit decided to make it better. 
t have made four visits on every 
■harge with the exception of 
me. 

TEMPORALITIES. 

Benaja and Thompsonville, 
Center and Julian, East Greens- 
boro, Madison, Madison Circuit, 
South Greensboro and Summer- 
field many dollars are spent for 
improvements. 



SPIRITUALITY. 

Rev. I. Wells, Presiding Elder of 

Greensboro District. Bena J a and Thompsonville- 

Bro. C. W. Blaylock, conver- 
sions, 15. Caswell— Henry Garret, 5. Greensboro— M. M. Jones, 18. 
Madison— M. Mundy, 12. Madison Circuit— C. H. Harshaw, 10. 
Ramseur — E. Howard, 35. Reidsville and Leaksville— A. H. New- 
some, 6. Summerfield— Wm. Chavis, 45. East Greensboro — S. L. 
Johnson, 21. West Greensboro— Frank Allen, 31. Center and 
Julian— B. F. Thomas, 22. Pocky Mount, Va— J. C. Robbins. 

SUNDAY SCHOOLS. 

The Sunday Schools are all in good condition. I visited all of 
them. The brethren have labored earnestly and we have enjoyed 
harmonv. 



34 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



education. 

Bennett College is doing a noble work. The President, Rev. J. D. 
Chavis, D. D., is a good worker and the school has prospered under 
his administration. 

BENEVOLENCES. 

Benaja, $5 ; Caswell, — ; Center and Julian, 23 ; East Greensboro, 
23; Greensboro, 200; Leaksville and Reidsville, — ; Madison, 40; 
Madison Circuit, 12; Ramseur, 20; Summerfield, 18; South 
Greensboro, 20; Rocky Mountain, Va., 7; West Greensboro, 18; 
Shady Grove, 9. 

PRESIDING ELDERS' SALARY. 

Benaja, paid $36, due $44 ; Caswell, paid — , due — ; Center and 
Julian, paid 43, due 14; East Greensboro, paid — , due — ; Greens- 
boro, paid 100; Leaksville, paid 46, due 41 ; Madison, paid 40, due 
17; Madison Circuit, paid 20, due 18; Ramseur, paid 36, due 44; 
Reidsville, paid 35, due 5 ; Rocky Mount, paid 40, due 5 ; South 
Greensboro, paid 45, due 27; Summerfield, paid 32, due 48; West 
Greensboro, paid 23, due 17. Amount paid, $491 ; due, $316. 

Respectfully yours, 

I. WELLS, 

Presiding Elder. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 



Dear Fathers and Brethren : 

Through the providence of God, I am permitted to report my 
District. 

The Lord has wonderfully blessed us, and through many difficul- 
ties, has gently brought us together to report another year's work. 

Owing to the scarcity of money much has not been done in church 
building and improvement. 

At Gastonia and Stanley Creek — There is lumber for a church at 
Stanley Creek. Improvements at Gastonia. 

McPelah — One church is being built at St. James. 

Newton, Wilkesborough, Boone and Jefferson, Patterson, Blowing 
Rock and German Hill, Lenoir, Marion, West Ashville and Waynes- 
ville are some improvements. 

At Hickory a debt of $50 has been paid and at Asheville we have 
a church frame up on the lot on Hill St. 



Thirtieth Session - . 35 

INDEBTEDNESS. 

There is but little indebtedness on this District. 

Gastonia $ 40 00 

Waynesville 200 00 

Blowing Rock 20 00 

Lenoir 22 00 

Total $282 00 



■ : - ■ ..■•■■ .;■':'..■' ■: , :,; :: .- i ;.->- : :.,-; 



**S 








Rev. Robert Smith, Presiding Elder of the Western District. 

SPIRITUAL. 
About 427 conversions and most of them joined the church. 



EDUCATION. 

Our people are realizing more and more the need of "Christian 
Education." A large number of our young men and women are 
preparing to enter school this fall. Some to Bennett, others to the 
Industrial School at Asheville, which is the best school in the State 
for colored girls. 



36 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

At Hickory a school is established and is known as the Hickory 
Normal and Industrial School. Attendance last year, 87. Rev. J. 
M. Roam, Principal. 

FINANCE. 

I have urged the pastors and members at each Quarterly Confer- 
ence to pay their Benevolent collections. 

SUNDAY SCHOOL. 

There are 46 Sunday Schools, 220 officers and teachers, 2124 
scholars. 

EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

The organization is doing good work among our people. There 
are 26 chapters on the District. The second Epworth League and 
Sunday School Convention was held at Gastonia, June 23-27. The 
Assistant Secretary, Bro. I. G. Penn visited the convention and lec- 
tured twice. I was sent as a delegate to the International Conven- 
tion held in Toronto, Canada, 1897. 

PRESIDING ELDER'S FINANCIAL REPORT. 

Names of Charges. Apportionment. Paid. 

Asheville $ 35 00 $ 20 95 

West Asheville 40 00 40 00 

Marion 45 00 45 00 

Forest City 60 00 45 05 

Shelby and Falston 50 00 35 85 

Lenoir 55 00 46 05 

Gastonia 45 00 45 00 

Macpelah , 1 20 00 84 78 

Newton 50 00 50 00 

Hickory 40 00 40 00 

Franklin 25 00 7 00 

Wilkesboro 32 00 22 30 

Boone 30 00 595 

Patterson 20 00 28 10 

Lincoln 20 00 94 

Total $667 00 

Deficiency $149 27 

Respectfully submitted, 

ROBERT SMITH, 

Presiding Elder. 



Thirtieth Session. 37 

REPORT OF THE" RALEIGH DISTRICT. 



Dear Father and Brethren : 

With many thanks to God, I submit to you the following report : 
This is a new district, which was made by Bishop Mallalieu last year. 
It consisted of eight charges and about three hundred members at 

that time. It has a 
vast territory. Of the 
, — ninety-six counties of 
the state of North 
Carolina, forty-two of 
them are in the Ral- 
eigh District. There 
are more colored peo- 
ple in the forty-two 
counties than in the 
rest of the State. If 
there is any section in 
this " South Land" 
where we are needed, 
surely it is this part of 
the state. If I were 
to paint a true picture 
of the religious condi- 
tion of our people in 
this field upon canvas, 
you would hardly be- 
lieve it. 

The East is dark be- 
yond your conception. 
In many places the 
people are hardly a 
step away from the 
days of slavery, in 
their manner of worship. Superstition, ignorance and vice are among 
them and their worship is a little better than heathen worship. Breth- 
ren, there is much to be done. «- 

Goldsboro — Bro. M. C. Rogers has done good work and many 
members have been added to the church. The congregation has 
greatly improved. 

Oberlin — Bro. L. G. McDonald, has done a faithful year's work, 
but the church is not progressing. 

Raleigh — Bro. S. A. Miller, has labored against great odds, yet 




Rev. E. M. Collett, Presiding Elder of the 
Raleigh District. 



38 Northa Crolina Conference Journal. 

with some success. A powerful revival broke out and its influence 
reached all parts of the city. Words are inadequate to express it. 

Oxford — Bro. L. B. Barker, was appointed to this charge, but gave 
it up in January. I supplied the work the best way possible until 
April and placed Prof. R. W. S. Thomas in charge. He has done a 
noble work as his report will show. A glorious revival which resulted 
in over seventy conversions and twenty accessions. 

Townsville — Bro. R. P. Hairston, has done excellent work. His 
work was blessed with a good revival and many accessions. A mis- 
sion has been organized in Henderson. 

Norfolk and Prince Ann, Va. — Bro. I.' McDaniel is in charge of 
this work. This is a hard field but an inviting one. Our greatest 
need is money to carry forward the work. 

Durham and Creedmore — This work was supplied by Bro. W. 
Hines. He has been sick nearly all the year, therefore little has been 
done. At Durham the church is unfinished. The membership is 
small consequently we can hardly make a show, but we have made 
many friends and the outlook for us is now better than ever before. 

New Berne — Bro. J. P. Jones, after a long and hard struggle has 
erected a beautiful church. We are expecting to have a grand revival 
in the winter. Bro. Jones should be commended for his push and 
devotedness to the cause. 

At Goldsboro, Oxford, and New Berne have been improvements on 
churches. The other charges and those above named have raised a 
better amount than last year. I have not allowed an opportunity to 
pass to impress " Temperance " among the members. 

Our District Conference and Epworth League Convention met in 
Oxford, June 29th, at which time we organized a " State League." 
The meeting was inspiring to all the brethren and friends who visited 
the conference and convention. 

I have not failed to see after all the interest of my district. I have 
preached 158 sermons and the Lord has visited us in great power. I 
have seen the suffering cured, the unable made able, the blind to see, 
the lame to leap as the heart, the bowed-down strengthened through 
the Gospel. This truly is a year of wonders to me. 

For the lack of finance I have not been able to travel much. I have 
been invited into a number of new fields which I intend to visit in the 
near future. 

A great harvest awaits us. Praise, Honor and Glory be unto the 
Father, Son and Holy Ghost. Amen. Respectfully Yours, 

E. M. COLLETT. 



Thirtieth Session. 



39 




Rev. W. W. Pope, Presiding Elder of tlie Winston District. 
REPORT OF THE WINSTON DISTRICT. 



Dear Father and Brethren : 

By the mercies of God I am permitted to report the Winston Dis- 
trict. 

I was apointed to this District one year ago and have traveled 
through all the charges and looked after the Spiritual and Temporal 
business of the church. 

I found the District in a good condition. I have urged the benev- 
olent collections on all the charges. 

Special attention has been given to the organizing of Epworth 
Leagues on the District, and the results are, we have twelve chapters 
in good working condition; number of active members 786, associate 
members 300. 

We have also organized a District Epwort League and Sunday 
School Convention on the District. 



4o Noeth Carolina Conference Journal. 

This District has fifteen appointments, eleven of which are Mission- 
ary points. 

Advance Circuit— On the Advance Circuit we have bought a lot, 
bought a church and rolled it on the lot in East Winston. 

Asheboro — At Asheboro we have paid off the indebtedness of the 
church and dedicated it to God and Methodism. 

Dobson Charge — We have had several conversions, but no church 
work. I recommend a change. 

High Point — We have enclosed a brick church, which when com- 
pleted will seat about five hundred. Brother Ashe has worked hard 
all of the year, paying off an indebtedness of $727. 

Jonesville — We have enclosed our new church at Elkin which is 
an honor to Methodism in that part of the District. 

Kernersville — We have enclosed a new church and were able to 
hold our Fourth Quarterly in it. 

Lexington — Our church blew off the foundation and stopped the 
work at Thomasville a while, but we have succeeded in getting it up 
again and the work goes on. 

Mayhew — We have made considerable improvements on our camp 
ground; partly recovered the arbor, also prepared to build at Mount 
Mourus. 

Mitchell — We have paid for a lot and ready to build. 

ML Airy — At this point there has been a great work done in 
bringing our membership together. We are preparing here to build 
a new church. 

Salisbury — We have no membership. 

Statesville-Philadelphia. — We have been able to complete our 
arbor. 

Trinity — We have painted one church, completed the inside work 
of two, having another partly framed. 

Walnut Cove — Great improvement has been made on this work 
more than has been for fifteen years previous. We recommend 
some changes. 

Winston — We have bought a lot at the cost of $1,040, paid $850 
cash on it, raised nearly $500 on our new church. Our greatest need 
at this point is a church large enough for our congregation. 

Yadkin Charge — We have not made any improvement in church 
building, but the work has been built up spiritually. 

SPIRITUAL. 

Advance, conversions, .40. Asheboro, 18. Dobson, 34. High 
Point, 5. Jonesville, 20. Kernersville, 18. Lexington, 10. May- 



Thirtieth Session. 41 

hew, 20. Mitchell, 17. Mt. Airy, 22. Statesville and Philadel- 
phia, 30. Trinity, 25. Walnut Cove, 52. Winston, 175, and Yad- 
kin, 36. 

PRESIDING ELDER'S SUPPORT. 

Names of Charges. Apportionment. Paid 

Advance $ 73-°° $ 41.00 

' Asheboro 50.00 36.90 

Dobson 12.00 6.00 

High Point 52.00 52.00 

Jonesville 40. 00 3 1 . 90 

Kernersville 40.00 23.70 

Lexington . . . •. 70.00 ^y. 16 

Mayhew 40.00 40.00 

Mitchell 39-°° 3°-55 

Mt. Airy 60.00 56.00 

Statesville-Philadelphia 40.00 30.85 

Trinity 40 00 30.65 

Walnut Cove 52.00 46. 15 

Winston 165.00 165.00 

Yadkin 40.00 30. 5 5 

Total $815.00 $656.36 

Deficiency . . 1 54-§4 

Respectfully yours, 

W. W. POPE, 
Presiding Elder. 



REPORT OF THE WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 



Dear Bishop and Brethren : 

With a heart of thankfulness to God I am pleased to report I have 
twelve charges and one mission and have visited every charge and 
preaching place with the exception of two. There are in all charges 
and preaching places thirty-two on the district. I have given all my 
time to the work and find the work very good, but with few exceptions. 

Charlotte Station. — There has been a spiritual uplift in the church 
nearly all the year. Many conversions and accessions. Over $50.00 
benevolent money. 

Columbus Circuit. — Here we have two churches and a membership 
of fifty. There has been some conversions and accessions also some 
money for improvements and benevolances. 



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North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Concord and Monroe Circuit. — The work is moving on notwith- 
standing many disadvantages. Bro. Mills lost his wife and shortly 
after he took sick and was prevented from his duties six months. 

Fayetteville and Prospect 



Hall. — Much has not been 
lone, for several years. Bro. 
Jlark has worked hard but 
not much result. I think it 
will be a good while before 
nuch can be done here. In 
[886 the membership at the 
Fayetteville church was 18; 
;o-day the whole circuit has 
■ bout 40 members. The 
growth is slow. 

Hamlet Charge. — Bro. G. 
F. Hill and people have en- 
joyed a glorious year and 
had many conversions and 
recessions. The people are 
willing to work and complete 
che church at Hamlet, but 
they have not the means. 

Philadelphia— Is in good 
order 

Laurinburg Circuit — Bro. 
Hayes has been hard at work 
and has not left one stone unturned. He has worked faithfully to 
make it enjoyable for the conference. The church is in good condi- 
tion, spiritually and financially. There is a marked interest in this 
work. 

Lumberton. — Bro. Franklin has raised money and improved the 
church and parsonage. He has not failed in his benevolent collec- 
tions. There has been some conversions and accessions. 

Max ton Circuit.— Much, has not been done, but the work is in a 
moderate state. Many members have gone to the Melrose charge as 
they have gone to that part of the country. Some few conversions 
and accessions. 

Melrose. — The work is growing. The pastor (Bro. Evans) and his 
people have built a new parsonage. All the churches are doing well 
except Wall's Chapel. There were 58 conversions at Hickory, Bend 
circuit, of this number forty joined the church. 

Rowland and Salem Circuit. — This has been a successful year to 




Rev. D. Brooks, Presiding • Elder of 
Wilmington District. 



Thirtieth Session. 43 

this point in many respects. Many conversions and a settlement of 
old bills, and improvements. 

Swan and Vass. — This circuit was supplied by Bro. A. T. Coving- 
ton, a local preacher. This work has improved spiritually, tempor- 
ially and financially. 

The Mission Work at Charlotte — Is in a desirable place. The mem- 
bership now is 28. This church was organized June 15th and has 
twenty-eight members. They have raised over $50 00. Bro. Wells 
has done good work. 

Wilmington Charge. — There has been success spiritually and finan- 
cially. Bro. Murph has not failed in doing his very best along all 
lines and church improvements. 

HRESIDING ELDER'S REPORT. 

Name of Charge. Apportionment. Paid. 

Charlotte $ 50 00 $ 50 co 

Columbus 10 00 4 80 

Concord 7 95 

Fayetteville 1 8 00 547 

Hamlet 30 00 30 00 

Laurinburg 100 00 9° 75 

Lumberton 10 00 64 43 

Maxton 90 00 7 1 06 

Melrose 8010 60 96 

Rawland 5 2 00 5 8 20 

Swans 20 00 19 36 

Wilmington 16 00 16 00 

Charlotte Mission 2 80 

Yours truly, 

DANIEL BROOKS. 



REPORT OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 



Debalbow, despite the mandates of the King of Spain, in a procla- 
mation forbidding all debtors to leave the shore, and migrate to the 
world of gold; despite a heavy debt, a large family, enemies, and the 
royal proclamation, he caused himself to be rolled on board of a ves- 
sel and set sail for the land of his ambition. When detected by the 
captain, who threatened to flog him, and to throw him overboard, 
he went on determined, nevertheless, to stay on board so long as the 



44 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

ship was safe. He comes to the Pacific, the Mother of Waters, and 
seized with astonishment that convulsed his very being, he falls 
and thanks God for his beneficence in bringing him to such a maga- 
zine of supplies. He felt, also, if he received no gold he was more 
than amply paid for throwing himself in His loving arms for protec- 
tion and care. So, with Methodist Episcopalians everywhere. 
Though objected to by enemies, she holds on with increasing force, 
spreads with immeasurable rapidity and is now building about three 
churches a day. She designs, not boxes, for many of them are ele- 
gant in form, magnificant in construction. This phase of her work 
is Church Extension. This is one of the profitable discoveries of the 
Church, whose accomplishments cannot be estimated in time, and 
the study of its work will engage us through all eternity. And as 
Bishop Fowler has said "that this is a work peculiar to itself." The 
plan of using a definite sum of money as a basis, sending it to build 
one church as a loan, paying it back, then sending it to build an- 
other; this done through all the years is certainly a peculiar meaning 
of the plan. This is certainly a missionary spirit." It has gone 
helping the weak and bringing possibilities out of nothing. There is 
in the church no society that has driven so many impossibilities from 
us as the Church Extension. Study its work. The following figures 
compose some of its doings given in the briefest synopsis: 

ON GENERAL ACCOUNTS. 

Last year $ 72,835.93 

This year 88,168 01 

Increase $ 16,132.08 

on loan fund capital. 

Last year $ 28,265.00 

This year 21 ,974. 54 

Increase $ 60, 290. 54 

ON loan fund returned. 

Last year $ 37,174.88 

This year 44,557.21 

Increase $ 7,3^.33 

TOTAL receipts from all sources. 

Last year $137,475.81 

This year 145,699.68 

Increase $ 17,228 87 

The above aggregate shows that we are again on the upward grade, 



Thirtieth Session. 45 

and the North Carolina, as well as all our Southern Conferences, 
should take a firmer stand for this work, and labor more ardously 
and adroitly for this cause. 

Respectfully, 

G. B. McLEAN, 

s. Mcdonald, 

E. HOWARD, 

Committee. 



FREEDMAN'S AID AND SOUTHERN EDUCATION SOCIETY. 



Ere the cannon had ceased to roar or the smoke had cleared from 
the battle-field, there came down in the Southland the Northern 
Missionary with the Methodist hymn book and the blessed Bible. At 
first they came with fear and trembling, not knowing whether or not 
the creatures to whom they had come could perform the task before 
them. Thank God that day has passed away, and when we think 
of the work of the Freedman's Aid and Southern Education Society 
today, it thrills our hearts with joy and praise. 

The work of this Society as a part of the M. E. Church has done 
more good than any similar organization. No power or force has 
done more to lift the cloud and weight of ignorance from the Negro 
and the poorer whites of the South than the F. A. & S. E. Society 
of the M. E. Church. The Church never spent money more profita- 
bly nor made investment from which larger dividends and greater 
interest were received. 

It is to be deprecated that in a few instances in some of the Con- 
ferences the F. A. & S. E. Society has not received the attention 
and hearty encouragement of the pastors that it should, while com- 
paratively undue stress has been laid upon Missions and Church Ex- 
tension. 

We do not see that it is more honor to the Church to save one soul 
three thousand miles away, at the expense of ten thousand dollars, 
than it is to use that same amount of money to save ten thousand 
souls of those who are at her doors. This does not mean that less 
should be done for the great work of Missions, but that more should 
be done to save the thousands in the reach of the F. A. & S. E. So- 
ciety. 

Our schools carried on by this Society have set in motion a wave 
of Christian Education and morality that will effect both the present 



46 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

generation and the thousands yet unborn, and still continue until it 
lash the shores of eternity and break in silvery spray. 

God has bedecked the Southern firmament with these stars of 
Christian Education that make effulgent that part of the country 
once cursed by slavery, and thereby cursed by ignorance. No system 
of Education has done more to revolutionize public sentiment in the 
South than the Freedman's Aid and Education Society. The work 
of this Society is changing our bitterest enemies into friends; it is 
changing the Southern idea of a Negro from that of a brute to that 
of a genuine man. This, itself, is enough to pay the great Church 
for her large expenditure. 

The F. A. & S. E. Society emphasizes pre-eminently Christian 
Education, as that education which has not Christ as its center and 
foundation is of little value. 

The schools of the F. A. & S. E. Society are preparing men and 
women for leadership -those who will plead for the Christian Church 
and for righteous citizenship in this great country of ours. 

Among these schools Bennett College demands our best efforts, 
prayers and most hearty support. 

The erection and completion of the new brick five-story dormitory 
for our young men, by means of putting our own mites together, has 
placed a never-fading star in our crown and evoked a round of ap- 
plause from our friends in the North and those in the South, while 
our own hearts are gladdened and made to rejoice in the conscious- 
ness of self-help. To put heat in this beautiful building is the next 
great work of the North Carolina Conference. 

Our Gammon Thelogical Seminary stands as a child of direct 
providence. The work of our beloved Gammon Theological Semi- 
nary, under the F. A. & S. E. Society, is being felt from the Lakes 
to the coral strand, from the turbulent Atlantic to the placid Pacific, 
and even where "Africa's sunny fountains roll down their golden 
sands" the impress of Gammon Theological Seminary may now be 
found in the power of preaching the gospel of Christ. 

We here reiterate our former utterances : 

Whereas, The duly qualified candidates for admission in our 
Conference can enjoy in Gammon the best Bible and theological 
training for three years without paying any fee whatever ; and, 

Whereas, That excellent board may be had for $7. 50 per month, 
with free rooms, and that in case of very poor but promising students, 
even this small sum is, in part, provided for by loans from various 
sources; and, 

WHEREAS, The large annual outlay of the Seminary and of the 
F. A. & S. E. Society, which co-operate with it, may just as well be 



Thirtieth Session. 47 

applied for the benefit of the young men of the North Carolina Con- 
ference as for the benefit of others. 

Therefore, We do recommend to young men seeking admission 
into our Conference, to first pursue a course in Bennett College and 
then pursue a course at Gammon Theological Seminary. 

We heartily endorse the Stewart Foundation for Africa, and hereby 
acknowledge our gratefulness in the establishment of the same. 

J. D. CHAVIS, 
G. MOREHEAD, 
J. D MURPHY. 



SABBATH OBSERVANCE. 



The committee on Sabbath Observance, beg leave to report as 
follows: 

Whereas, In the wisdom of Almighty God the command has 
been given to "Observe the Sabbath Day and keep it Holy" and that 
this day has been concecrated unto the service and worship of him 
who made it; and 

Whereas, There is a growing tendency toward Sabbath break- 
ing, such amusements as draw the minds and hearts of our young 
people from the hope of the Gospel in Christ, and that there is a 
growing tendency toward Sunday excursions by rail and vehicle, ex- 
travagant dinners, unnecessary Sabbath calls and the reading of the 
newspaper which is demoralizing in its effects upon the minds and 
morals of our people, 

Be it resolved, That we, the preachers of the North Carolina 
Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church hereby pledge our- 
selves to fight every form of Sabbath breaking. 

Be it resolved further, That each preacher preach one sermon 
on Sabbath breaking during the next Conference year. 
Respectfully your committee, 

J. A. RUSH, 
S. P. WEST, 
W. A. PRYOR. 



48 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

SUNDAY SCHOOL AND TRACT SOCIETY. 



The Sunday School work of the Church has proven to be a great 
factor for the training of children for usefulness in the Lord's vine- 
yard. 

The Sunday School work has a steady growth, embracing now 
31,121 schools, 360,633 officers and teachers, 2,620,010 scholars. 
The number of conversions last year was reported to be 126,818. 

We suggest the careful selection of teachers that we may secure 
persons whose lives are godly ; that we urge a careful study of the 
lessons at home by the pupils ; that special attention be given to 
memory verses. 

We urge that the literature used in our Sunday Schools be pur- 
chased from our Methodist Book Concern. 

The Sunday School Union has aided more than 3,000 schools of 
our Church and has no other resources except the contributions from 
the charges. Our apportionment for the coming year is $476, and 
we recommend that each Church send to the next Conference their 
share. 

TRACT SOCIETY. 
We cannot put too much stress upon the good that has been done 
by the distribution of tracts. Many souls have been led to a higher 
life by their influence. 

The Tract Society has literature of various kinds which is at the 
service of the pastors, and for a small sum they can be supplied. 
Often pastors receive special grants when their circumstances require it. 
This Society gives from $6,000 to $7,000 each year, or nearly one- 
third of its collections in the aid of missions 

Of the $50,000 asked for this year, the North Carolina Conference 
is asked to raise $40. Believing that the Society needs all the money 
asked for to carry on its work, we recommend that each pastor see 
that the churches do their duty in raising their share of this amount. 

J. M. ROAN, 
W. M. WELLS, 
W. G. ALSTON, 

Committee. 



TEMPERANCE AND PROHIBITION. 



The demon King, alcohol is doing more to pull down our race, 
morally, financially and religiously, than any other evil. 

Ninety per cent of all the crimes that are committed in the South, 
are due to strong drink. 



Thirtieth Session. 49 

Whereas, The last General Conference urges the observance of 
the third Sunday in October as Temperance Sunday, and also, that 
every preacher of the Methodist Episcopal should preach a Temper- 
ance Sermon on that day. 

And Whereas, We, the ministers of the North Carolina Con- 
ference have just entered our new fields of labor, it will be our bounden 
duty to observe the third Sunday in October. 

We recommend the first Sunday in November as Temperance 
Sunday for the North Carolina Conference. Therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we, the ministers of the North Carolina Confer- 
ence do all in our power to promote the cause of temperence. Be it 

Further resolved. That we urge all with whom we may come in 
contact, to abstain from intoxicating liquors and abandon the use of 

tobacco 

T. L. JOHNSTON, 
A. W. McMASTER, 

L. g. Mcdonald.. 



EDUCATION. 



Education implies the training or drawing out of the mind, rather 
than the mere acquisition of knowledge. 

In education the discipline of the intellect is the essential element; 
hence education is not confined to school and college years. It is. 
begun under wise teachers, but should be continued ever as a result 
<^f unremitting personal effort. 

True education is the bringing of a man into right relationship 
with his fellow-man and his God. It is the realization of one's man- 
hood and the development of a man in his entirety. 

We have reasons to congratulate ourselves on our relation to the 
Methodist Episcopal Church, for she is not only religious in earnest,, 
but she is the patron of schools and learning. 

Her Schools, Seminaries, Colleges and Universities are open not 
only to the brother in white, but the brother in black as well. 

We view with pride and admiration the prosperity of our splendid 
schools of learning, established for the culture and refinement of our 
people, and return our sincere thanks to Almighty God for the 
gracious providence which brought them into existence, and for the 
spirt of those great men by whose aid their support and continuation 
are made possible. 



50 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

WHEREAS, Those noble institutions were given to us at a time 
when we were not able to help ourselves, and believing that the 
schools both North and South are well supplied with teachers, and 
that the corriculums are such as to produce the finest type of scholar- 
ship, and the training and development such as to produce the 
highest type of manhood and womanhood; therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we urge our young people, and especially our 
young men who are looking towards the ministry, to avail themselves 
of the splendid opportunities furnished by the educational institu- 
tions of our Church. 

Resolved, That we as a Conference nerve ourselves to call upon 
•our congregations to stand with us in a benevolent support of our in- 
stitutions of learning. 

Resolved, That we tender greetings to the Presidents and Facul- 
ties of all our Schools, and especially to our own beloved Bennett 
College, the "Power House" of the North Carolina Conference, and 
to Kent and Allen Homes, veritable "batteries," generating light to 
lighten the homes of the preachers and laymen within her borders, 
and with the pledge of prayerful remembrance and financial help, 
and that we will not only stand by them, but also be with them in 

.their work. 

J. P. MORRIS, 
J. W. DAVIS, 
H. L. ASHE. 



STATE OF THE CHURCH. 



Your Committee on the State of the Church begs leave to submit 
the following considerations: 

i. The Methodist Episcopal church is founded in the doctrines of 
the Holy Scriptures and is therefore adapted to the needs of sinful 
man. Its aim is the ultimate salvation of the human race. Its policy 
in carrying out its mission is broad and simple. She stands boldly 
and uncompromisingly opposed to the business of drunkard-making, 
either with or without license. 

2. The church is realizing more and more the importance of get- 
ting all of its members converted — turned from darkness to light, 
from the power of Satan unto God. 

3. Methodism is a fixed factor in the heart and life of the people of 
this State. It is making friends everywhere and its doctrines are 
•clearly and faithfully set forth 



Thirtieth Session. 51 

4. Our periodicals and church literature are finding a wider circu- 
lation and a more tangible support in our state than ever before. 
Our young people have their faces turned toward our Christian schools 
and the number coming from these schools are qualified for success- 
ful leadership in the race is constantly increasing. 

5. The financial condition of the church is gradually growing bet- 
ter. The people are building for themselves better church houses, 
they are giving larger support to the ministry and a more conscien- 
tious support to the various benevolent enterprises. 

6. But, notwithstanding these heart-cheering stipulations, there are 
important cities and districts in our territory yet unoccupied. Our 
Holy religion is needed in them. The duty is incumbent upon us to 
-enter these fields and by the grace of God develop them into grand 
and noble parishes. 

"Let us then be up and doing 

With a heart for any fate, 
Still achieving, still pursuing, 

Learn to labor and to wait." 

J. D. DIGGS. 



PERIODICALS AND CHURCH LITERATURE. 



The mind is as much in need of "food" for its healthiest develop- 
ment as the body. A strong, vigorous, active, Christ-like soul is 
-verily dependent upon sound thought, good literature and wholesome 
reading of all kinds. The Methodist Church. has always held to this 
idea, that to build a stalwart, whole-souled Christian you must fill 
his mind with pure thought. 

John Wesley did not fail to call the attention of his co-laborers to 
the necessity of scattering tracts and good books. We note with re- 
gret that our preachers are not the book agents that they were once. 

Wesley said: "Feed our people with helpful readings." To an- 
other he said: "You are remarkably diligent in spreading the 
books. Let no man rob you of this glory." 

'Tvvas Wardsworth who said : 

"Books we know, 

Are a substantial world, both pure and good ; 
Round these, with tendrils streng as flesh and blood, 
1 Our past-time and happiness grow." 



52 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

We rejoice in the success that has come to our Book Concerns. 
It cannot, however, be measured in dollars and cents, for immeasur- 
able has been its good in scattering leaves for the healing of the Na- 
tions and Manna for "soul-starved" souls in every land. 

Our Sunday School publications are the best; well, edited, strong, 
scholarly and orthordox in the explanation of the word. We, there- 
fore, recommend the exclusive use of our publications and tracts. 

Further, we recommend the introduction into the homes of people 
all books published by our Book Concerns. 

Whereas, The Management of the Book Concerns by close at- 
tention to business, carefully guarding the sacred fund invested by 
the Church to their care during even these hard times, has been able 
to send us a draft for $450, to be distributed to our worn-out preach- 
ers, our widows and orphans. Be it 

Resolved, That we pledge our heartiest support in purchasing 
and selling our own periodicals and literature. 

R. E. JONES, 
G. W. BYERS. 



EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

We observe daily that immorality, illiteracy, intemperance, and ira 
fact sin of every kind are predominant factors of and degrading; 
habits to our youth. 

To bring about a changed aspect in the moral, social and religious 
surroundings upon wdich we at present disdain to look, we see and 
feel the need of a Christian institution that will check the flow of 
these evils, thereby lifting our youth to that high ideal of Christian^ 
piety and moral respectability. 

Whereas, We believe that in the Epworth League we have- 
happily discovered the long and much needed institution, be it 

Resolved \st. That each League of the State strive to make this 
Conference year the paramount record of all previous years, and that 
each officer of State, District and Local Chapters be themselves a. 
committee whose business it shall be to plan and execute plans for 
the development of this our beloved institution. 

Resolved 2nd. That each pastor pledge his hearty support and 
co-operation to the work, seeing to it that Leagues be organized 
wherever suitable and sufficient material can be gathered, noc for- 
getting to encourage and show the needs of our League literature. 



Thirtieth session". 53 

Resolved yd. That each Presiding Elder also pledge his sup- 
port and co-operation to this younger of our twin sisters, that the 
jgreat onward movement might be marshalled into the midst of the 
mow raging battle, looking up, lifting up until she, with her elder 
:sister and mother, shall be able to join in the happy chorus with the 
->voice of the victors, "The earth is the Lord's, and the fullness 
tthereof." 

Respectsully submitted, 

R. P. HAIRSTON, 
J. W. MURPH, 
S. McDANIEL, 
S. F. B. PEACE, 
M. M. JONES. 



THE ALLEN INDUSTRIAL HOME. 



The Woman's Home Missionary Society of the College Street 
IM. E. Church submit to you the following report for the past year: 

Number of members paying dues •. . 28 

Number of Mite Box members 6 

Amount of membership dues received. $8.00 

Amount of Mite Box offering 5.00 

$13.00 

The membership dues were sent up to the General Treasurer, 
IMrs. D. L. Williams, and the Mite Box offering was applied to the 
••aid of Hill Street M. E. Mission. 

Though our Auxiliary is but two years old, yet we have not only 
:added our mite to the general fund of the society, but through the 
<efforts of the Mite Box members have helped in the purchase of the 
<:hurch lot, and have also contributed to repairs at Hill Street Mission. 

We are not weary in small doing, but are confidently expecting 
^greater advancement in the coming year. 

God has blessed the efforts of the General Society in building and 

cequipping for us Allen Industrial Horn;, which stmds before us a 

beautiful evidence of the loving efforts of our sisters. With this to 

inspire us we will press forward "for love of Christ and in His name." 

MRS. A. E. MOREHEAD, Pres., 
Miss ALSIE B. DOLE, Treas., 
Mrs. P. C. PHILIPS, Sec. 



5 4 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

BIBLE CAUSE. 




Rev. J. D. Dig^s, Assistant Secretary 
of North Carolina Conference. 

in our power to aid the Society in carryin 
over this and o'ther lands, 



The American Bible So- 
ciety was founded in i8ifj> 
for the purpose of circulat- 
ing the Holy Scriptures to> 
mankind. During the 8r 
years of its history it has. 
distributed in all parts of 
the world millions of copies, 
of the Bible. The yearly- 
reports of the Society show 
its activity and usefulness,. 
We recognize our great ob- 
ligation to the Society for 
its invaluable help not only- 
in our country, but more- 
especially in our foreigm 
field. Therefore be it 

Resolved, That we do alii 
e the "Blessed Li^ht" alii 



' ' Till like a see of glory 

It spreads from pole to pole." 

Resolved 2nd, That we present the cause to our people and take.* 
the collection for the same. 

Respectfully submitted, 

G. W. BROWER, 

B. F. THOMAS, 

D. McRAE. 



THE NORTH CAROLINA EPWORTH LEAGUE. 



Motto — "Look up. lift up." 

Pledge — "I will earnestly seek for myself, and do what I can to> 
help others attain, the highest New Testament standard of experience. 
and life. I will abstain from all those forms of worldly amusement- 
forbidden by the Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal Church, andl 
I will attend, so far as possible, the religious meetings of the Chapteir 
and the Church, and take some active part in them.' ; 



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Rv7'. I. G. Penn, A. .(/. , Assistant Secretary of Epworth Lcig; 



56 



North Carolina Conference Journal. 



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Rev. J. P. Morris, A. M., B. D.. 
Vice-President of Bennett Col- 
lege and President of the State 
League. 




Rev. R. U\ S. Thomas, B. S., 
A. J/., Professor Bennett College, 
Secretary of N. C. Conference 
and Third lice- President State 
Epworth League. 



THE STATE LEAGUE. 



The moon was in her splendor the evening when the North Caro- 
lina Conference met in Galilee M. E Church to listen to the addresses 
of Revs. J. P. Morris and I. G. Penn. The addresses were grand 
and full of inspiration. Hundreds of anxious hearers came, but 
many had to return home because there was not room. Others stood 
around the edifice, while the windows were the only accommodation 
to a large number. 

Before the large body many important subjects were considered, 
especially the "Relation of the League to the Church." After the 
addresses the house was anxious to organize, whereupon Dr. J. D. 
Chavis, President of Bennett College, acting as Secretary, and Rev. 
I. G. Penn, A. M., Assistant Secretary of the Epworth League, as 



Thirtieth Session. 



57 



President, they proceeded to organize a State League, and the fol- 
lowing officers were elected: 

President— Rev. J. P. Morris, 
A. M., B. D., Greensboro, 
N. C. 

First Vice-President — Rev. 
J. A. Rush, Winston, N. C. 

Second Vice-President— Mrs. 
Lucy Smith, Hickory, N. C. 

Third Vice-President — 
Rev. R. W. S. Thomas, B. 
Sc, A. M., Greensboro, N. C. 

Fourth Vice- President— Mrs. 
Young, Asheville, N. C. 

Secretary —Miss Zula Pope, 
Winston, N. C. 

Treasurer — Professor Wade 
Thomas, Hamlet, N. C. 

President Junior League 
Mr. W. B. Windsor, Reids- 
ville, N. C. 

Superintendent of Epworth 
Guards — Mrs. C. Bearclen, 
Charlotte N C ^ ^' Windsor, President of State 

Junior League. 





Miss Zula Pope, Secretary of State 
League. 



58 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

L one\fs to be Raised. 



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Danville 

Durham 

Goldsboro 

Oberlin 

Oxford 

Norfolk and Princess Anne. 

Raleigh 

Townesville 

Greensboro District. 

Benaja 

Center and Julian 

Caswell 

East Greensboro 

Greensboro 

Leaksville 

Madison Circuit 

Madison 

Ramseur 

Reidsville 

Rocky Mount 

South Greensboro 

West Greensboro 

Summerfield. 

Western District. 

Asheville 

Boone and Jefferson 

Forest City 

Franklin 

Gastonia and Bessimore. . . . 

Hickory 

Lenoir 

Lincolnton 

McPelah 

Marion 

Shelby and Fallstnn 

SherrilPs Ford and Newton. 

West Asheville 

Wilkesboro 

Patterson 





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Thirtieth Session - . 
MONEYS TO BE RAISED.— Continued. 



Winston District. 

Advance 

Asheboro 

Dobson 

High Point 

Jonesville 

Kernersville 

Lexington and Thomasville 

Mayhew 

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Mt. Airy 

Statesville and Philadelphia 

Trinity 

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60 JSTobth Carolina Conference Journal, 

Roll of ^onor. 



NAMES OF THOSE WHO GAVE FIFTY CENTS AND MORE 
FOR BENEVOLENCE OR MISSIONS. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

Galilee M. E. Church— -W '. P. Hayes pastor. L. B. Hayes, W. P.' 
Hayes Jr. , Ida Hayes, John Brown, Easter McRae, G. W. Fairly, 
John Stewart, Mitchel McRay, Mary Smith, Julia Smith, Laura 
Smith, E. L. Fletcher, J. R. Gibson, Maggie Tomlinson, James 
John, Anna Lytch, H. D. Dudley, J. R. Quick, Harry Morgan, 
Robt. Lytch and Julia McDonald. 

Cool Springs, M. E. Church— G. W. Ratliff, Jas. A. McNair, M. 
J. McLeod and L. E. McLeod. 

Beaver Dam, M. E. Church — C. S. Gibson, Granville Gray. Ed- 
gar Gibson and W, P. Hayes, pastor. 

Wilmington Charge — J. W. Murph, Pastor in Charge, M. D. Gip- 
son, George Johnson, Annie Johnson, Annie Johnson, C. A. Haynes, 
Florida Sampson and Henrietta A. Niggins. 

Maxton Charge — G. W. Byers, Pastor in Charge, Chas. Byers, 
Amanda Byers, Odessa Byers, Ann Patterson, Benjamin Leach, Sr., 
Jno Leach; Maggie McLean, W. ,C. Cook, Lewis Stevens, Drusilla 
Johnson, Beatrice Byers, Ester Byers and Eliza Adams. 

WESTERN DISTRICT. 

Tucker's Grove, M. E. Church — Thomas Derr, Mrs. J. D. Diggs, 
Mrs. J. M. Burton, Wm. Shipp, Mrs. M. J. Woodford and Miss 
Addie Shevvell. 

Rock Hill, M. E. Church — T. A. Shipp, Caroline Carpenter, Alex 
McLean, Nettie Johnson, Jennie Johnson, Cresie Morison and A. L. 
Banum. 

Ebenezer, M. E. Chmch — N. A. Sewell, J. H. Bost, Pinkney 
Johnson, J. W. Johnson, R. A. Cherry, C. M. Connor, J. H. Shu- 
ford, A. R. Graham, C. A. Nixon, Mrs. C. M. Connor, Miss S. J. 
Johnson, Louisa Reid. Mrs. B. McKorkle, Rev. A. N. Hewitt and A. 
P. McKorkle. 

St. James, M. E. Church— -Mrs. E. H. Brevard, Mrs. Armanda 
McKorkle, L. J. Pope and Henry Brevard. 

Oberlin M. E. Church — L. B. Hinton, L. Hunter, Flora Woodley, 
Cora Ivey, Milley Lucas, Mrs. E. L. Graves, Willis Haywood, C. T 
Hunter, W. M. Graves and L. G. McDonald, Pastor. 



Thirtieth Session. 61 



Resolutions. 



Whereas, We have been so greatly favored and blessed with 
the presence and presidency of our very much esteemed and beloved 
Bishop, E. G. Andrews, who has so ably and nobly presided over the 
deliberations of the Conference. 

Resolved, That the Conference tender to him a vote of thanks for 
his fatherly counsel and advice, as well as the care he has taken in 
all the work of the Conference. 

J. P. FRANKLIN, 
J. D. CHAVIS, 
G. W. BYERS. 



Whereas, The good people of Laurinburg, N C, have so cor- 
dially received us into their homes and withal so highly entertained us 

Be It Resolved \st, That we have been kindly entertained. 

And 2nd, That the Conference, express our heartfelt thanks to 
this people by a rising vote. 

J. D. DIGGS. 



WHEREAS, The Atlantic Coast Line, Southern Railway, Atlantic 
and Danville, C. F. & Y. V., and Seaboard Air Line Railroads, gave 
reduced rates to the members and visitors of the N. C. Conference, 
Laurinburg, N. C, 

Be It Resolved, That the North Carolina Conference give a vote 
of thanks to the officers of the several roalroads 

J. A. RUSH. 



Whereas, Our Secretaries have so faithfully served the Confer- 
ence, 

Resolved, The' ,ve tender them our thanks for their faithful work. 

A. H. NEWSOME. 



Resolved, That each Presiding Elder subscribe the number of 
Minutes for his District. That he and the Secretary settle all mat- 
ters of finance pertaining to the same. 

J. D. CHAVIS. 



62 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Resolved, That the parties now responsible for certain old bills 
made in publishing the minutes, namely, J. P. Morris, $13.00, M. J. 
Bullock, $4.50; I. Wells, $17.00. R. W. S. Thomas, furnish the 
proper Presiding Elder with the names of the brethren who still owe 
on such claims and that the Presiding Elder is here empowered to 
collect money for the same, or arrest the character of any who may 
not have paid by the next session of the Conference. 

J. D. CHAYIS. 



We hail with much pleasure the enlargement of the Southwestern 
Christian Advocate. We recognize that this paper is an important 
factor in our work in the spreading of the doctrines of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church and giving to our people the higher ideals of life. 

Whereas, Dr. I. B. Scott, by his strong editorials and untiring 
effort, has made this paper one among the best, we desire to com- 
mend his work as meeting our hearty appreciation and approval. 

Resolved 1st, That we pledge our undivided support to the South- 
western Christian Advocate, and do hereby make it the official organ 
of our Conference. 

Resolved 2nd, That we recommend to the District Conference 
that no local preacher's license shall be renewed unless he subscribes 
for the Southwestern. 

Since the Southwestern Christian Advocate must carry to the next 
General Conference 10,000 cash subscribers, and since there are 
eighteen colored Conferences belonging to our Methodism, thus 
making our share of the subscriptions about 555, 

Be it Resolved, That each minister here and now pledge to take 
the Southwestern himself and to secure cash subscriptions during the 
next twelve months for the Southwestern Christian Advocate as was 
voted upon and published in the North Carolina Conference Journal 
of 1896, page 62. 

Bespectfully submitted, 

J. P. MORRIS, 
R. E. JONES. 



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REV. J. D. CHAVIS, PRESIDENT BENNETT COLLEGE. 



Bennertt College;. 




A Good Faculty. 



Over 250 Students Last Year. 



THE SCHOOL FOR YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN 
SEEKING A THOROUGH EDUCATION. 



English, College Preparatory, Normal, Academic, Scientific, 
Philosophic, College, Music, Drawing, Stenography and Type- 
writing Courses open to Students. 

Terms moderate. 

The Faculty delights in making it homelike and pleasant for 
the students. It is the school and home for Methodist boys and 
girls, and christian boys and girls of evangelical churches. Stu- 
dents are not taken if not recommended by their Pastors or some re- 
liable person concerning their characters. 

For information write to 

Rev. J. D. CHAVIS, D. D.. Pres. 

Benjnett College, 

GREENSBORO, N. C. 



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OFFICIAL MINUTES 



Itt[ jprilt | arolina f onfcrenrc, 



Methodist Episcopal Church, 



Lenoir, N. G, October 13- 1 7th, 1595. 



R» W, S. THOMAS, Secretary. 



Div.Sch. 
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N6783 

40tk 

1896 \ 



GREENSBORO, N. C: 
Rbece & Elam, Book and Job Printe*s» 



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HISTORICAL VIEW SINCE ORGANIZATION IN 1X36. 



For the organization of Methodism in in America, the work in North 
Carolina was contained In the Virginia, and afterwards in the Virginia 
and South Carolina Conferences. In the year 183(5 the General Con- 
ference set up a North Carolina Conference. Its first session opened 
as a part of the Virginia Conference, but when it adjourned there were 
two Conferences. 

SESSIONS OF CONFERENCE. 



{1 Feb. 

2 Jan. 

3 Jan. 

4 Jan. 

5 Dec. 

6 Oct. 

7 Oct. 

8 Oct. 
tl Dec. 

t I 

10 Tan. 

11 Jan. 
12jDec. 
IS I Dec. 

14 Jan. 

15 Jan. 
l(i Jan. 
17 Jan. 
IS [an. 

19 Jan. 

20 Jan. 

21 Feb. 

22 Jan. 

23 Ian 

24 Jan. 

25 Feb. 
20 Feb. 
-.27 Feb. 

28 Oct. 

29 Oct. 
SO Oct. 
31 Oct. 
81' Oct. 

33 Oct. 

34 Oct. 

35 Oct. 

36 Oct. 

87 Oct. 

88 Sept 

39 i Jet. 

40 Oct. 



8, 1837. 
31, 1838. 

26, L839. 
21). 1840. 
20, 1840. 

27, 1841. 
20, 1842. 
25, 1843. 
4, 1S44. 



14, L869. 

li 1869. 
20, 1871. 
28, 1872. 
8. 1873. 
7, 1874. 

6, 1875. 

5, 1S70. 

10, 1877. 

24. 1878. 

30, 1879. 

4, 1880. 
27, 1881. 

26, 1882. 

31, 1883. 

6, 18S4. 

5, Ins.") 

11, 1886. 
1 1, 1886. 

27, 1887. 

25, 1888. 
25 L889. 
2:;. 1890. 

15, 1891. 
20, 1892. 
19, 1893. 
1. L894. 

16, L895 
17. 1896. 

7. 1897. 
13, J si'.s 



Petersburg, Va. . 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Louisburg 

Xew Berne 

Moeksville 

Raleigh 

Louisburg 

Halifax 

Pittsboro 



Union Chapel 
High Point . . . 
Lincolnton 
Greensboro . . . 

Charlotte 

Lexington 
Greensboro . . . 

Winston 

Wilmington . . 
L,umbefton . . 
Greensboro . . 
High Point 

Raleigh 

Laurinburg.. . . 
Winston 
Greensboro . . 
Lumberton 
Charlotte 

Raleigh 

High Point 

Lenoir 

Goldsboro ... 

Maxton 

Winston 

Reidsville 

Lexington. . .. 

Oxford 

Greensboro. . . . 

Charlotte 

Laurinburg.. . 
Lenoir 



Bishop. 



1\I orris . 
Andrew. 
Morris. 
Morris. 

Waugh . . 

Morris. 

Soule 



Ames 

James 

Simpson. . 
Simpson. 

Ames 

Haven . 
Wiley . 
Foster. 
Harris . . 

Scott 

Peck 

Simpson . . 
Warren . 
Foster . 
Merrill . 
Bowman 
Andrews . . 
Niude 
Walden . . . 
Mallalieu . 
Fitzgerald. 
Joyce ..... 

Joyce 

Warren ... 
Foss 

Hurst 

Foster 

Mallalieu.. 

Mallalieu. 

Andrew... 

Mallalieu. 



H. G. Leigh 
H. G. Leigh 
H. G. Leigh. 
S. S Bryant. 
S. S. Bryant . 
S. S. Brvant 
S S. Brvant. 
S. S. Brvant 



Wrn. G. Matton.. 
Wm. G. Matton . 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton.. 
Wm. G Matton.. 
Wm. G. Matton.. 
Wm. G. Matton.. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton.. 
E. O. Thayer 
E. O. Thayer 
E O. Thaver 
E. O. Thaver . . 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

Steele 

Steele 

Steele 

Steele 

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Grandisou 



W. F 

W. F 

W. F 

W. F 

C. N. 

C. N. 

C. N. Grandison. 

C N. Grandison 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

J. P Morris. . 
R. W. S. Thomas 
R. W. S Thomas. 
R. W. S. Thomas. 



Hi, 208 
20. (K',0 
20.225 
20. 57! • 
21,147 
22,851 
28,418 
25,880 



3,220 
4,H)fi 
4,560 
8,411 
8.268 
9. .531 
8,582 
717 
10,174 
0,525 
S 525 
9 8.54 
7,012 
7 338 
7.488 
7,701 
8,167 
8.371 
S.424 
8,004 
8,048 
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70 
100 
07 
104 
106 
112 
127 



J Facts for the first nine sessions are gleaned from the General Minutes and 
from the Conference Journal for those years, which is now in the custody of the 
North Carolina Conference of the M. E" Church South. 

T] At this date the Conference had 10,409 white members, and 3.390 colored. 
Without consulting the wisdom of the latter, nearly the whole membership 
became part of a new Church, organized in May, 1845." and called the Methodist 
Episcopal Church, South. At the close of the war in 1805 most of the colored mem- 
bers left the Church South. Some entered the A. M. K. Church ; some the A M. 
E. Z Church ; some the Colored M. E. Church of America. But thousands gladly 
returned to the bosom of the old Methodist Episcopal Church as it returned to the 
State. 

* At this session a new Conference — the Blue Ridge — was formed, with twelve 
preachers, 2,839 members and probationers, and 41 church edifices. 



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Conference Roll of 1898. 



ELDERS 



Lewis B. Gibson, 
Wyatt Walker, 

John E Champlin, 
Charles W. Blaylock, 
David Connell, 
Isaac Wells, 
Daniel Brooks, 
Samuel M. Hanis, 
Wiley C. Gibson, 
Andrew Connor, 
Robert Smith, 
Osborn Letterlough, 
Elias M. Collett, 
Alexander H. Newsome, 
Elisha Howard, 
George W. Byers, 
James P. Jones, 
William W. Pope, 
Charles Harshaw, 
Simon P. West, 
Geo. W. Morehead, 
John D. Hairston, 
Joseph H. Hunter, 
Moses J. Bullock, 
A. Clark, 
William P. Hayes, 
Evander V. McDaniel, 
Samuel McDonald, 
J. P. Morris, 
Dorsey McRae, 
Marcus Mundy, 
Jordan D. Chavis, 
Milton M. Jones, 
Walter R. Zeigler, 
M. C. Rogers, 
A. W. Pryor, 
G. F. Hill, 
Sandy A. Gibson, 
Eli H. McArthur, 
J. D. Murphy, 



Admitted 
to Conf. 

is 70 

1871 



is 7:; 
1 875 



1879 
lssi 
1882 

1883 
1885 



1886 



1887 



1S8S 
1890 



1893 



1890 



Samuel F. B. Peace, 1890 

]. I'. Franklin, 

Jefferson D. Diggs. 1894 

John A. Rush, 
Samuel L. Johnson, 
G. W. Brower, 
Henry Evans. 

R. E' Jones. 1895 

R. W. S. Thomas, 1896 

G. B. McLean, 
B. F. Thomas 

J. W. Davis, " . 

A. W. McMaster, 
J. W. Jones, 
L. G. McDonald, 
J. M. Roan, U97 

Robt. P. Hairston, 1898 

Hugh L. Ashe, 
I Franklin L. Bost, 

DEACONS. 

W. M. Chavis, 1890 

Franklin Allen, 1897 

Samuel McCorkle, 
Albert B. McOueen, 
Jno. C. Robbins, 
S. A. G. Miller. 

PROBATIONERS. 

R. O. Bethea, 
| William Wells, 
Sandy B. Cornelius, 
J. C. Acldie, 
Turner Mills, 
William Crawford, 
Samuel May, 
Jas. A. Laughlin, 
Peter J. Cook, 
Peter F. Johnson, 
Robert J. Shipp, 
Chas. E. Ball. 



Our Honored Dead. 



■Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord:' —Rev. 14-13. 



11 Thy Brother Shall Rise Again."— /ho. 11-23. 



Name. 



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1820 



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1825 



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Departed, Where and When. 



Harry F. Pop^. 
Mingo G. Croom. 

George W. Price. [18711 

Richard Waters. 1875 

Matthew Alston. 11870! 

Nelson Farror. 1871 

James Payne. 1 1878 

Alex. M. Turner. 1874 

Josiah Caldicut. 1871 

Geo. W. Ratcliff. 11891 
Wilson W. Morgan. ;1872| 

Wilson Gray. J1877 

Thomas S. Stit. ■- 1893 

W. H. Smith. 1S8S 



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May 23. 1879; 
March 17, 1881 ; 
Sept. 12, 1881 ; 
March 29, 1883; 
April 1, 1884; 
January 9, 1887; 
April 1, 1888; 
August, 1888; 
August 12, 1890; 
1891; 
Sept. 16, 1892; 
November, 1892; 
November, 1894; 
May"20,"1896; ' ■ 



Greensboro 

Wilmington 

Charlotte 

Maxton 

Greensboro 

Raleigh 

Greensboro 

Raleigh 

Marion 

Hickory 

Kernersville 

Dobson 

Lexington 

Lexineton 



The Conference Claimants and Their Residences. 



' " While Still Their Bodies Feel." 



Andrew Connor Jefferson. 

Wiley C. Gibson ; ■. . Hamlet,*" 

Chas. Harshaw-. . . . . . / . T ." . ■. .Greensboro; 

Lewis B. Gibson - . - 

Widow of James Payne Greensboro.. 

Alex M. Turner Raleigh. 

Geo. W.. Ratcliff Asheville. 

" W. H. Smith ... . . Lexington. 

Wyatt Walker. . . , . Reidsyil.Fe. ■ 

J. E. Champlain High Point. • 

Ct W. Bllaylo'ck Greensboro. 



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Officers of the Conference. 



Presiding Bishop— W. F. MALLALIEU, D. D., LL. D. 

Secretary— R. W. S. THOMAS, Greensboro, N. C. 

Assistant Secretaries — J. D. DIGGS and S. F. B. PEACE. 

Statistical Secretary — J. P. MORRIS. 

Assistant Statisticians— J. M. ROAN, J. P. FRANKLIN, A. W. 
McMASTER, J. C. ROBBINS, W. R. ZEIGLER. 

Treasurer— GEORGE M. MOREHEAD. 

Assistant Treasurers— M. M. JONES, R. P. HAIRSTON, A. H. 
NEWSOME. 



Organizations. 



CONFERENCE BOARD OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 

Rev. J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, J. L. Bullock, 

Aaron Mendenhall. 

Additional Members — R. W. S. Thomas, A. G. Nelson, B. J. 
Hightower, A. N. Whitfield, Wade Lovett and the Presiding Elders 
members, ex-officio. 

BOARD OF DEACONESSES. 

I. Wells, J. D. Chavis, C. H. Moore, L. B, Gibson, Mrs. M. J. Bul- 
lock, Mrs - . Mary Morris, Mrs. D: E; Wells, Mrs. Grace Nelson; 

TRIERS OF APPEALS. 
J> D: Chavis, J: Pi Morris, S. M. Hanes, G: W, Morehead, M. M. 
Jdnes, M. C. Rogers, E. M. Collett. 

CONFERENCE STEWARDS. 

J. D: Chavis, W: P. Hayes, J. A, Rush, S. F; B. Peace, L- G. 
McDonald. 



STANDING COMMITTEES. 

Conference Relation — M. Mundy, M. J. Bullock, J. W. Davis, Chas. 
Harshaw and J. A. Rush. 

Total Abstinence and Prohibition — S. L. Johnson, A. W. McMaster 
and S. G. McDonald. 

Bible Cause — G. W. Brower, B. F. Thomas and F. L. Bost. 

Ereedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society — J. D. Chavis, J. 
P. Morris and R. W. S. Thomas. 

Periodicals and Church Literature — R. E. Jones, G. W. Byers and 
G. F. Hill. 

Education — J. W. Davis, H. L. Ashe and J. P. Franklin. 

Sabbath Observance — J. A. Rush, A. Clark and H. Evans. 

Sunday School Union and Tract Society— -J. M. Roan, J. C. Robbins 
and J. D. Murphy. 

State of the Church—}. D. Diggs, S. A. Gibson, A. H. McArthur. 

Auditing Committee — The Stewards. 

Postoffices — The Presiding Elders. 

Church Extension — G. B. McLean, J. D. Hairston, E. Howard. 

Epworth League — R. P. Hairston, S. F. B. Peace, A. H. Newsome, 
J. W. Jones, F. Allen. 

Public Worship— R. Smith, S. F. B. Peace. 

BOARD OF EXAMINERS. 

J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, G. Morehead, J. P. Franklin, J. A. Rush, 
M. M. Jones, J. D. Diggs, S. F. B. Peace, J. F. Champlin, A. H. New- 
some, Samuel McDonald, R. W. S. Thomas. 



Residences, Hddresses, €tc. 



BISHOPS. 

Thomas Bowman, 39(56 Delmar Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 

Randolph S. Foster, Roxbury, Mass. 

Stephen M. Merrill, 57 Washington Street, Chicago, 111. 

Edward G. Andrews, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 

Henry W. Warren, University Park, Col. 

Cyrus D. Foss, 2043 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 

John F. Hurst, Washington, D. C. 



X. 



William X. Ninde, Detroit, Mich. 

John M. Walden, 220 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Willard F. Mallalieu, Boston, Mass. 

Charles H. Fowler, Buffalo, N. Y. 

John H. Vincent, Topeka, Kan. 

James N. Fitz Gerald, 1505 Locust Street, St. Louis, Mo. 

Isaac W. Joyce, 1115 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minn. 

John P. Newman, 1037 Market Street, San Francisco, Cal. 

Daniel A. Goodsell, Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Charles C. McCabe, Fort Worth, Texas. 

Earl Cranston, Portland, Oregon. 

MISSIONARY BISHOPS. 

William Taylor, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
James M. Thoburn, Bombay, India. 
Joseph C. Hartzell, Vivi, Congo Africa. 



Co preach the Missionary Sermon. 



R. E. Jones. Alternate S. L. Johnson. 



Official Visitors. 



TO GAMMON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY. 
J. D. Chavis. W. W. Pope. 

TO BENNETT COLLEGE. 
The Presiding Elders. 

EXAMINATION FOR ADISSION ON TRIAL. 

J. D. Diggs: — English Branches. Leading Facts in American His" 
tory. — Montgomery. Larger Catechism. — Nasi. 

J. A. Rush : — Exegetical Studies in the Pentateuch'and'Isaiah. — War- 
ren. Preparation and Delivery of Sermons. — Broadus. 



J. E. Champlin : — The Discipline of the M. E. Church. Life of John 
Wesley. — Telford. Smaller Scripture History. — Smith. 

S. F. B. Peace: — Elements of Psychology. — Hill. Manual of Chris- 
tian Evidences. — Row. 

M. M. Jones: — Systematic Theology, Vol. 1. — Miley. History of the 
Christian Church, Vol. 1, 3 — Hurst. 

J. P. Franklin: — Lessons in Logic. — Jevon. Exepetical Studies in 
New Testament. — Horswell. Methodology, &c. — Crook and 
Hurst. 

A. H. Newsome: — Principles of Rhetoric. — Hill. Doctrinal Aspects 
of Christian Experience. — Merrill. Introduction to the Holy 
Scriptures. Old and New Testament. — Harman. 

G. W. Morehead:— Theory and Practice of Extemporaneous Preach- 
ing. — Buckley. Plain Account of Christian Perfection. — Wesley. 

R. W. S. Thomas: — History of American Methodism.,— Stevens. The 
Supernatural Book. — Foster. Biblical Hermeneutics. — Terry. 

Samuel McDonald: — Butler's Analogy. Outline Universal History 

Modern. — Fisher. 



Disciplinary Questions. 



Question 1. Who have been received by transfer and from what 
Conference ? None. 

2. Who have been readmitted ? None. 

3. Who have been received on Credentials, and from what Churches? 
None. 

4. Who have been received on trial? (a) In studies of first year. 
James A, Laughlin, Peter J. Cook, Peter F. Johnson, Robert J. Shipp, 
Charles E. Ball, (b) In studies of third year. None. 

5. Who have been continued on trial ? (a) In studies of first year. 
Sandy B. Cornelius, John C. Addie, Turner Mills, William Crawford, 
Samuel L. May, Rudolphus D. Bethea. (b) In studies of second year. 
None, (c) In studies of third year. None, (d) In studies of fourth 
year. None. 

6. Who have been discontinued? W. G. Alston, J. W. Murphy. 

7. Who has been admitted into full membership ? ( a ) Elected and 
ordained Deacons this year. None, (b) Elected ana ordained Dea- 
cons previously. Albert B. McQueen, John C. Rohbins, Samuel A. J. 
Miller. 

ft. What members are in studies third year? ( a ) Admitted into 
full membership this y ar. Albert B. McQueen, John C. Robbins, 
Samuel A. J. Miller, (b) Admitted in full membership previously. 
William Allen. 

9. What members are in studies fourth year? John M. Roan, Saml. 
R. McCorkle, William M. Chavis. 

10. What members have cempleted the Conference course of study? 
(a) Elected and ordained elders this year. Robert P. Hairston, Hugh 
L. Ashe, Franklin L. Bost. (b) Elected and ordained elders pre- 
viously. None. 

1 1 . What others have been elected and ordained deacons ? Peter 
J.Cook, (b) Under missionary rule. Samuel L. May. 

12. What others have been elected and ordained elders? (a) As 
local deacons. None, (b) Under missionary rule. 

13. Was the character of each Preacher examined ? This was 
strictly done as the name of each Preacher was called in open Confer- 
ence. 



Xlll. 

14. Who have been transferred and to what Conference ? None. 

15. Who have died ? None. 

16. Who have been located at their own request ? None. 

17. Who have been located ? None. 

18. Who have withdrawn ? None. 

19. Who have been permitted to withdraw under charges or com- 
plaints ? None. 

20. Who have been expelied ? None. 

21. What other personal notation should be made? Frank 
J. Jones, as Deacon from the Baptist Church. 

22. Who are the Supernumerary Preachers ? Osborn Letterlough, 
W. A. Pryor. 

23. Who are the Superannuated Preachers? W. C. Gibson, An- 
drew Conner, Wyatt Walker, J. E. Champlin, C. W. Blaylock, L. B 
Gibson, Chas. Harshaw. 

24. Who are the Triers of Appeals? J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, 
M. M. Jones, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. C. Rogers, E. M. 
Collett. 

25. What is the Statistical Report for this year ? See Reports. 

26. What is the aggregate of the Benevolent Collections ordered 
by the General Conference, as reported by the Conference treasurer? 
$974 cash, $756 voucher. 

27. What are the claims on the Conference fund ? $450. 

28. What has been received on these claims, and how has it been 
applied ? $450. 

29. Where are the Preachers stationed ? See Appointments. 

30. Where shall the next Conference be held ? St. Pauls, Winston, 
N. C. 



XIV. 



Conference Directory. 



Names. Addresse 

Ashe, Hugh L Asheville, N. C. 

Allen, Franklin Stanley Creek, N. C. 

Blaylock, Charles Greensboro, N. C. 

Bost, Franklin Kernersville, N. C. 

Brooks, Daniel High Point, N. C. 

Brower, G. W Gastonia, N. C. 

Bullock, Moses J Rowland, N. C. 

Byers, George Hamlet, N. C. 

Champlin, John High Point, N. C. 

Chavis, J. D Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

Chavis, W. M New Salem, N. C. 

Clark, Alexander Madison, N. C. 

Connell, David Ramseur, N. C. 

Conner Andrew N. C. 

Collett, Elias (Evangelist) Charlotte, N. C. 

Davis, J. W., .... Gammon Seminary, South, Atlanta, Ga. 

Diggs, Jefferson Maxton, N. C. 

Evans, Henry 

Franklin, J. P Mt. Airy, N. C. 

Gibson, Lewis Greensboro, N. C. 

Gibson, Sandy A 

Gibson, Wiley C 

Hairston, J. D Greensboro, N. C. 

Hairston, R. P Shelby, N. C. 

Hanes, Samuel Asheboro, N. C. 

Hayes, Wm. P Oxford, N. C. 

Harshaw, Charles 

Hill, G. F Raleigh, N. C. 

Howard Elisha, Mitchell, N. C. 

Hunter, Joseph, Greensboro, N. C. 

Johnson, S. L., High Point, N. C. 

Jones, James S New Berne, N. C. 

Jones, J. W Jonesville, N. C. 

Jones, R. E 429 Carondelet Street, New Orleans, La. 

Jones, Milton M Laurinburg, N. C. 



( f XV. 

Letterlough Osborne, 

McArthur, Eli Rocky Mount, Va. 

McCorkle, Samuel B . . Trinity, N. C. 

McDaniel, "Evander Townsville, N. C. 

McDonald, Samuel Greensboro, N. C. 

McDonald, L. G., Goldsboro, N. C. 

McLean, G. B., Norfolk, Ya. 

McQueen, A. B., Elkton, N. C. 

McRae, Dorsey, Walnut Cove, N. C 

Morehead, G. W., Graham Street, Charlotte, N. C. 

Morris, J. P., Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

Mundy, Marcus, Leaksviile, N. C. 

Newsome, A. H., Lexington, N. C. 

Peace, S. F. B., Lenoir, N. C. 

Pope, W. W., Winston, N. C. 

Roan, J. M., Hickory, N. C. 

Robbins, J. C, Mackpelah, N. C. 

Rush, J. A., Winston, N. C. 

Smith, Robert Hickory, N. C. 

Thomas, B. F., Summerfield, N. C. 

Thomas, R. W. S., Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

Walker, Wyatt, Reidsville, N. C. 

Wells, I., High Street, Greensboro, N, C. 

Wells, William High Street, Greensboro, N. C. 

West, S. P., Mt. Pleasant, N. C. 

Zeigler, W. R., Oxford, N. C. 

PROBATIONERS. 

Addie, J. C, Forest City, N. C. 

Ball, Chas. E., Salisbury, N. C. 

Bethea, R. D., Sherrill's Ford, N. C. 

Cook, Peter J., Charlotte, N. C. 

Cornelius, Sandy B., Boone, N, C, 

Crawford, William West Asheville, N C. 

Johnson, Peter F., Marion, N. C. 

Laughlin, Jas. A., Statesville, N. C. 

May, Samuel, Yadkin, N. C. 

Mills, Turner, Reidsville, N. C. 

Shipp, Robt. J., W. Greensboro, N.C. 

Wells, John E., Greensboro, N. C, 



16 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Journal or Daily Proceedings. 



FIRST SESSION. 



FIRST DAY-Thursday, Oct. 13, 1898. 



Opening. 



Devotions and 



The Fortieth Annual Session of the North Carolina 
Conference convened in the Smith Chapel M. E. Church, 
Lenoir, N. C, October 13th, 1898, at 9 o'clock, a. m. 
with Bishop W. F. Mallalieu presiding. 

The opening divine services were conducted by the 
sacrament. Bishop> The fi rst hymn, No. 798, was read by Elder 
Collett. The Scripture lesson, Ephesians fourth chapter, 
was read by Elder Pope. Invocation by Elder Brooks. 
The Bishop then read hymn No. 234. After the singing 
of this hymn the sacrament service was read and a very 
earnest and vivid explanation given on the words, "If 
any man sin we have an advocate," by the Bishop. The 
Presiding Elders assisted in the Sacrament of the Lord's 
Supper. The closing prayer was offered by Elder Wells. 
Bishop's -A- helpful address was delivered by the Bishop. He 

failed not to impress his delight to see the advancement 
of the Conference. He emphasized the importance of 
sobriety, industry, frugality and economy. In making 
his strong appeals he said that the only solid foundation 
for character is the "Sermon on the Mount," also "the 
Ten Commandments." 

He complimented the brethren on their educational 
growth and gave expressions of joy to Bennett College 
for its noticeable work. 



Address. 



Fortieth Session. 17 

In concluding his remarks he urged the Conference to 
be truthful men, men with clean lives, and men who will 
walk in the right path. 

The Secretary of the last conference, R. W. S.Thomas, Roiicaii. 
called the roll and 64 members and probationers re- 
sponded to their names. (49 members, 15 probationers.) 

On motion of E. M. Collett, R. W. S. Thomas, the Election of 

Secretary. 

former Secretary was elected. The motion prevailed and 
he was permitted to nominate his own assistants. 

J. D. Diggs and S.F. B. Peace were nominated and ap- Assistant 

Secretaries. 

proved by the Conference. 

On motion of S. F. B. Peace, J. P. Morris was elected statistician. 
Statistical Secretary. He nominated the following As- 
sistants, and they were approved: J. M. Roan, J. P. 
Franklin, A. W. McMaster, J. C. Robbins and W. R. 
Zeigler. 

On motion of E. M. Collett, G. W. Morehead was 

Treasurer. 

elected Treasurer of the Conference and his Assistants 
were approved as follows: M. M. Jones, A. H. Newsome, 
R. P. Hairston, H L. Ashe, S. A. Gibson. 

Presiding Elder Collett read the nominations for stand j ug 
"Standing Committees," and they were appointed. (See ommi 
list of committees." 

The members of St. Paul's M. E. Church, of Winston, Presentation 

of a bouquet 

N. C, sent a handsome boquet of flowers as a token of of fiowers 
respect for the Presiding Bishop The presentation, in a 
graceful manner, was made by the pastor, J. A. Rush. 

Letters from the Educational Society, Christian Tern- communica- 
perance Alliance, Epworth League, American Anti- 
Saloon, Board of Church Extension, Gospel in all Lands, 
Freedmen's Aid Society, Sunday School Union and 
Tracts, and others, were handed to the appropriate Com- 
mittees by the Bishop. 

J. L. Cowen, the representative for the N. Y. and 



18 



North Carolina Conference. 



Collector. 



Introduction. 



Announce- 
ment. 



Bar of Con- 
ference. 



Time of Meet- 
ing and ad- 
journing. 



Thirteenth 
question. 



Raleigh 
District. 



Wilmington 
District. 



Winston 
District. 



Drafts. 



Address by 
I. G. Penn. 



Western Book Concerns was appointed collector for the 
"Gospel in all Lands," and "the Reviews," etc. 

The Circular from Gammon Theological Seminary was 
read by the Secretary of the Conference. 

J. L. Cowen, the representative of the Book Concern 
and I. G. Penn, Assistant Secretary of the Epworth 
League. 

Time was given R. E. Jones the Assistant Business 
Marjager of the South-Western Christian Advocate to 
make an announcement for the paper. 

On motion of Presiding Elder R. Smith, the Bar of the 
Conference was fixed on the line to the third window from 
the altar." 

On motion of Presiding Elder Smith, the hours for 
meeting was 8:30 a. m., the first half hour to be devoted 
to religious services. Time for adjourning at 12 m. 

The Greensboro District was called. The character 
of Isaac Wells, its Presiding Elder, was passed and he 
read the report of his District. (See Report.) 

Raleigh District was called. The character of E. M. 
Collett, its Presiding Elder, was passed and he read the 
report of his District. (See Report.) 

Wilmington District was called. The character of 
Daniel Brooks, its Presiding Elder, was passed, and he 
read his report of his District. (See Report.) 

Winston District was called. The character of W. W. 
Pope, its Presiding Elder, was passed, and he read the 
report of his District. (See Report.) 

Drafts were announced on the Book Concern for $321 
and on the chartered fund for $22.00. These drafts were 
handed to the Secretary to be delivered to the Chairman of 
the Board of Stewards, J. D. Chavis, D. D. 

Rev. I. G. Penn, Assistant Secretary of the Epworth 
League, delivered a short address. He spoke forceably 
on the "Cultivation of the Spiritual Life of the Church 



Fortieth Session. 19 

and the Young People," aiso on the "New Charter of the 
Epworth League." 

Mr. Angus Hayes, of the 25th Regiment of the Regu- introduction. 
lar Army of the United States. 

Announcements were made by the pastor, S. F. B. Announce- 

J l ments. 

Peace. 

The Bishop appointed J. D. Chavis, D. D., to preside To preside at 

r r r J r Statistical Ses- 

at the Statistical Session and conduct the devotions. duct^evotions 

The Conference adjourned to meet at two o'clock for Adjournment. 

Statistical Session. 

The doxology was sung and the benediction pro- Benedi 8 ?! 

nounced by the Bishop. 



SECOND SESSION— STATISTICAL 



FIRST DAY— Thursday, October 13th, 1898. 



The Conference was called to order at 2 o'clock, with 
Dr. J. D. Chavis, presiding. After the hymn "Blest be °P e » in g 
the tie that Binds," was sung, prayer was offered by S. P. 
West. 

It was announced that the reports would be called for 

Report of 

by Districts. Fifteen minutes were given to straighten charges. 
the reports and the names of the pastors were called and 
they handed their reports to the persons designated to 
receive them. 

Mrs. R. C. Bearden, Charlotte, N. C, Rev. J. C. Low- 
ery, A. M. of the S. C. Conference. Rev. Lowery spoke introductions, 
very complimentary of the N. C. Conference. 

There being no further business the president an- Adjournment, 
nounced the Conference, Statistical Session, adjourned. 



20 



North Carolina Conference. 



THIRD SESSION. 



SECOND DAY— Friday, Oct. 14, 1 SDH. 



Devotional 
Services. 



Opening and 
reading of 
minutes. 



Reporter to the 
South- Western 



Apport'mts of 
the Episcopal 
fund and set. 



Minister's rel'f 
association. 



Introductions. 



Thirtieth 
question 
resumed. 



Effective 
Elders. 



Greensboro 
District 



Raleigh 
District. 



Western 
District. 



The devotional service was opened at 8 33 a. m., Bishop 
Mallalieu presiding. The service was a spiritual feast to 
all. The Bishop gave a very interesting exhortation. 
The subject was "Our Christian Experience." 

At 9.20 a. rri. the Bishop took the chair and called for 
the reading of the minutes of yesterday's sessions. The 
Secretary read the minutes and they were approved. 

On motion of Elder Brooks R. E. Jones was appointed 
reporter to the South Western Christian Advocate. 

Apportionments of the Episcopal Fund and General 
Conference Expenses were passed to the Secretary of the 
Board of Presiding Elders. 

The Minister's Relief Association was brought to the 
notice of the Conference by the Bishop. 

Rev. T. A. Boon, of the M. E. Church, South, Lenoir, 
N. C; G. W. Ivey, Lenoir, N. C; S. L. Flagg, of the A. 
M. E. Church, Hickory, N. C. 

The Western District was called. The character of 
Robt. Smith, its Presiding Elder, was passed, and he 
read the report of his District's work. (See report.) 

The Effective Elders were called, • their characters 
passed and they reported according to instruction. 

The following are the names: 

For the Greensboro District : B. F. Thomas, M. M. 
Jones, Marcus Mundy, A. Clark, Elisha Howard, J. D. 
Hairston, A. H. Newsome, G. B. McLean, J. D. Chavis, 
J. P. Morris, R. W. S. Thomas, R. E.Jones. 

L. G. McDonald, J. P. Jones, M. C. Rogers, W. R. 
Zeigler, G. F. Hill, E. V. McDaniel. 

G. W. Brower, S. F. B. Peace, G. W. Morehead, A. W. 
McMaster, E. H. McArthur, D. Connell. 



Fortieth Session. 21 

J. W. Davis, G. W. Byers, W. P. Haves, J. P. Frank- 

Wilmington 

lin, J. D. Diggs, Henry Evans was absent but was re- District, 
ported, J. D. Murphy. 

S. P. West, S. McDonald, absent but reported, S. L. 
Johnson. J. W. Jones, S. M. Hayes, absent but reported, District. 
S. A. Gibson, J. H. Hunter, M. J. Bullock, Chas. Har- 
shaw, W. A. Pryor, absent but reported, J. A. Rush. 

Short, inspiring addresses were given to the Conference ^dresses 
by Revs. T. A. Boon and G. W. Ivey, of the M. E. Church, 
South, and Rev. S. L Flagg, of the A. M. E. Church. 

After the addresses the hymn, "Blest be the tie that 
Binds," was sung and prayers were offered by Rev. Ivey Rev y 
and Presiding Elder Wells. Hymn, "How Firm a Foun- 
dation," was sung and Presiding Elder Brooks made 
some encouraging remarks; also Rev. Boon. Then was 
sung the 759th hymn, 

O Thou, in whose presence my soul takes delight, 

On whom in affliction I call, 
My comfort by day and my song in the night, 

My hope, my salvation, my all. 

The following places were named for the seat of the 
next Conference: Lumberton, Greensboro, and Winston. 
Lumbertnn was represented by J. P. Franklin, Greens- Thirtieth 
boro by R. E. Jones, and Winston by J. A. Rush. Win- <i uestio "- 
ston, having received the largest number of votes, was 
chosen as the seat of next Conference. 

Twenty-second Question was taken up. Who are the Twenty second 
Supernumerary Preachers? Osborne Letterlough's char- q,,L 
acter was passed and he was continued in the Super- 
numerary Relation. 

The Twenty-third Question was taken up: Who are Twenty-third 
the Superannuated preachers? The following were 
called, their characters passed and they were continued 
in the Superannuated Relation: Andrew Connor, W. C. 
Gibson, Wyatt Walker, C. W. Blaylock, J. E. Champlain. 



22 



North Carolina Conference. 



Effective 
Elder. 



Extension 
of time. 



Introduction. 



A committee 
on investiga- 
tion. 



Additional 
committee. 



Closing. 



On motion of Elder E. M. Collett, L. B. Gibson was 
made an Effective Elder. 

On motion of E. M. Collett the time was extended. 

On motion of E. M. Collett the 'Order of the Day " for 
tomorrow morning be the voting on the Constitutional 
Question. 

Rev. C. W. Walden, pastor of the M. E. Zion Church, 
Franklin, N. C. 

A committee of three, viz: J. A. Rush, G. W. More- 
head and J. E. Champlain, was appointed by Bishop 
Mallileau to investigate the question of Church Exten- 
sion at Stovall, Bullock's, and the Oxford School. 

The following resolution was presented by C. W. Blay- 
lock and adopted by the Conference: 

To give satisfaction to those concerned, we the members of the N. 
C. Conference in session, believe it to be the best that two brethren be 
added to the Committee on Distribution of Missionary Funds with the 
Presiding Elders, therefore recommend that Dr. J. D. Chavis and J. 
A Rush be added. Faithfully submitted, 

C. W. BLAYLOCK. 

Announcements were made, doxology sung and the 
benediction pronounced by J. E. Champlain. 



FOURTH SESSION. 



THIRD DAY— Saturday, October 15th, 1898. 



Opening. 



The session opened at 8:30 a. m. Bishop Mallalieu 
conducted the devotional exercises. 

At 9:10 o'clock the Bishop took the chair and called 
for the reading of the minutes of yesterday's sessions. 
The Secretary read the minutes and they were approved. 

A present of a Methodist Hymnal and "Uncle Tom's 



Fortieth Session. 23 

Cabin." was given by the North Carolina Conference to 

° Presentation. 

Mr. Angus Hayes, a regular of the 25th Regiment, U. S. 
Army. 

Mr. Hayes, amid cheers, in a dignified manner, ten- 
dered his thanks. 

The Registrar was asked to report the grades of S. A. 

b r ° Report of 

Cornelius, Turner Mills, J. C. Addie, William Crawford, examination. 
R. D. Bethea and Samuel May He reported them 
passed in some of the branches, and for grades see Con- 
ference Register of '98. 

The Conference credited them with the studies passed, firS'yearf m 
and continued them in the studies of the* first year. 

Mr. J. H. Healan, a local preacher of the M. E. Church introduction. 
South. 

The Registrar having read the grades of R. P. Hairston, Passed from 
H. L. Ashe, F. L. Bost, and their characters passed, they studies. 
were elected to Elders Orders. F. L. Bost having passed 
previously in other branches exceptRhetoric, passed his 
examination and was elected to Elders Orders 

The Presiding Elders and Registrar having reported 
concerning the names of S. R. McCorkle, F. Allen, Jas. 
A. Foust, Wm. Chavis, J. M. Roan. 

F. Allen was not before the committee and was con- Passed from 

third year. 

tinued in studies of third year. S. R. McCorkle, Wm. 
Chavis, J. M. Roan, passed from studies of third year. 

For Local Orders Deacons. Two, Peter J. Cook and 
Lewis Thomas. Peter J.Cook passed and L. W. Thomas i«ocai orders, 
dropped. 

Missionary money from Jefferson for last quarter was 
returned to the Bishop, $3.75, also the missionary money Sona.ry e money 
from Salisbury by the Presiding Elders of the Districts. 

The Committee and Presiding Elders having reported 
concerning the following, J. W. Murphy, W. G. Alston, 
Wm. Wells, A. B. McQueen, and J. C. Robbins, the 
result was as follows: 



24 



North Carolina Conference. 



Introduction. 



Admitted intc 
Conference. 



Motion'for ad- 
dition of com- 
mittee on con- 
ference rela- 
tions. 



Reading of 

standing 

committee. 



Announce- 
ments. 



On motion of Presiding Elders J. W. Murphy and W.G, 
Alston were discontinued. Wm. Wells was referred to 
the Committee on Conference Relation. 

A. B. McQueen and J. C. Robbins passed and were 
admitted to full connection and 3rd year studies. 

Then was sung the hymn, "A charge to Keep I 
Have." 

Prayer was offered by Bro. W. P. Hayes. 

Miss Alice Dole, Supt. of the Industrial School at 
Asheville, N. C. Miss Dole gave a very interesting ad- 
dress concerning her work. 

A. B. McOuee"n and J. C. Robbins were admitted into 
full connection. The Bishop called on the Secretary to 
read the "Constitutional Proposition" of Equal Lay Rep- 
resentation. 

After some discussion the votes were taken as follows: 
47 yeas and 6 nays. 

On motion of Elder Pope, Saml. L. May was elected to 
Deacons Orders under Missionary Rule. 

A resolution was offered by J. D. Diggs and adopted 

by the Conference. 

Resolved, That the North Carolina Conference entertain a very 
high respect and appreciation of the Allen Industrial Home, Asheville, 
N. C, and pledge Miss Dole and the good women in charge our 
hearty support. J. D. DIGGS. 

On motion of S. F. B. Peace, Bro. J. A. Rush and J" 
W. Davis were added to the Committee on Conference 
Relation. 

The Secretary was called to read the Standing Com- 
mittee after which each chairman of the committee des- 
ignated the place for meeting, and the hour for meeting 
was 2 o'clock p. m. 

Announcements were made by pastor in charge, also 
the Bishop. Programme for Sunday was read by Bro. 
S. F. B. Peace. 



Fortieth Session. 25 

A collection of $4.^0 was taken for stationery and a 

^^ J J Collection, 

new Register for the Examinations. 

Doxology was sung and benediction pronounced by 
the Bishop. 



FIFTH SESSION. 



FOURTH DAY— Monday, October 17th, 1898. 



At 8:30 o'clock a. m. the devotional services were con- opening, 
ducted by W. R. Zeigler. 

Singing "All hail the power of Jesus name." Pre- 
cisely at 9 o'clock the Bishop took the chair. 

The minutes were read and after the proper correction, „ ,. 

r r ' Reading of 

they were adopted. Minutes. 

On motion of Elder Wells the Conference recognized Motion for the 

recognition of 

and renewed the Deaconess license of Miss S. E. Thorn- borough^sdea- 
borough. coness Ucense - 

On motion of Elder Pope, Charles Harshaw was feTreiatf^n." 
granted a Superanuated Relation. 2 s Har " 

On motion of Elder Smith the report of the Statistical Motion to 

1 adopt statisti- 

Secretary was adopted. cai report. 

On motion of Elder Pope, W. A. Pryor was granted a supernumera- 

* ' J o ry relation to 

Supernumerary Relation. W " A - Pr y° r - 

The Fourth Question was taken up. Who have been 

~ Fourth ques- 

received on trial ? tion. 

The Presiding Elders having reported, also the Regis- 
trar, and their characters passed, the following were ad- 
mitted: James A. Laughlin, Peter J. Cook, Peter F. 
Franklin, R. J. Shipp, Charles E. Ball. 

On motion of the Committee on Conference Relation 



26 



North Carolina Conference. 



Recognition of 
orders of F. J. 
Jones. 



A three- fold 
motion . 



Transferred to 
Texas Confer. 
J. A. Foust. 



Wm. Wells 
placed in 2d 
year studies. 



Introduction. 



Report of 
Stewards. 



Collection of 
six dollars. 



Motion by M. 
J. Bullock. 



Reports. 



Thankatory 
resolution 



the orders of Frank J. Jones, an ordained minister of the 
Baptist church, were recognized as a "Deacon's." 

A three-fold motion prevails that S. A. J. Miller be 
excused from the 1st year and 2nd year studies and ad- 
mitted into full connection, and required to make up the 
third and fourth year studies. 

A transfer was given J. A. Foust, who is now in 
Texas. 

The Committee on Conference Relation having re- 
ported the character of Wm Wells was passed and he 
was placed in the studies of the 2nd year. 

Rev. J. M. Henderson, of the A. M. E. Church, was 
introduced and invited to sit within the Conference bar. 

The Report of the Stewards was read and adopted. 

From the money for Sr. W. H. Smith $10.00 wis sub- 
tracted to pay the debt due Mrs. Sanders, at Randleman, 
N. C. 

The Bishop having some official duties to see after was 
called away, consequently he placed Dr. J. D. Chavis to 
see after the reports and other business of the Confer- 
ence for half an hour or more. 

A sum of six dollars ($6.00) was obtained to be ap- 
plied to the policy of Bro. Wiley C. Gibson. 

On motion of M. J. Bullock, the balance of money to 
meet the dues of Bro. W. Gibson in the Ministers Relief 
Association, that it be taken from the permanent fund. 

The following reports were read and adopted: Tem- 
perance and Prohibition, Bible Cause, F. A. and S. E. 
Society, Periodicals and Church Literature, Sabbath 
Observance, Auditing Committee, Church Extension, 
Epworth League, Tracts and Sunday School. 

On motion of J. D. Diggs a committee was appointed 
to make a Thankatory Resolution to Bro. Wiley Gibson 
for the gift of his real estate to the N. C. Conference. 

On motion of J. P. Morris, each preacher of the N. C. 



Fortieth Session. 27 

Conference preach one or more sermons during the year 

r ° J Motion of J. P. 

against cruelty to animals, in all forms. Morris. 

J. W. Davis and W. M. Wells were left without ap- i, e ft without 

app't to attend 

pointments to attend one of our schools. school. 

E. M. Collett was appointed Conference Evangelist. conference 

r r o evangelist . 

The Committee of Investigation brought in its report Reportofcom 

di i i- i •. j mitteeonin- 

as all did not agree, a minority report was read. vestigation. 

On motion of G. B. McLean the report of the Investi- 
gation Committee be tabled until next Conference. 

The following resolutions were read and adopted, and _ , .. 

& r Resolutions. 

for which see Resolutions. 

No. i. — Resolution of Respect to Bishop, by J. P. 
Franklin. 

No. 2. — Resolution of Thanks to Railroad Companies, 
by R. D. Bethea. 

No. 3. — Resolution of Thanks for Hospitality, by R. 
D. Bethea. 

No. 4. — Resolution to sustain a Professorship in Ben- 
nett College, by J. D. Diggs. 

No. 5. — Resolution of Respect to Visiting Brethren, 
by R. D. Bethea. 

No. 6. — Resolution concerning Preachers Institute, by 
J. P. Morris. 

No. 7. — Resolution for a larger appropriation of Mis- 
sionary Money, by J. A. Rush. 

Minutes were adopted. 

Resolution of Respect for Bishop, see Resolution. 

On motion of E. M. Collett, all Sunday Schools give 
a concert and send proceeds to the "Century Move- M°Coiiet? E ' 
merit," through Dr. M. C. B. Mason. 

On motion of Robert Smith, each pastor gives a Sun- Motion of r. 
day for Conference Claimants. 

The Chairman, J. D. Chavis, read and distributed the Reportofconf 
sums to the Conference Claimants. See Report. stewards. 

The devotional services were conducted by the Bishop 



Closing. 



28 North Carolina Conference. 

Address b after wmcn he S ave a short address and read the ap- 
Bishop. pointments. (See appointments). 

The Doxology was sung, the Benediction pronounced 
by the Bishop, and the 40th Session of the N. C. Confer- 
ence of the Methodist Episcopal Church adjourned sine 
die. W. F. MALLALIEU, 

R. W. S. THOMAS, President. 

Secretary. 



CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATIONS. 

This is to certify that at Lenoir, N. C, Oct. 16, 1898, I ordained 
Peter J. Cook a local deacon under the missionary rule ; and at the 
same time and place, assisted by Elders, I ordained Robert P. Hairs- 
ton, Huge L. Ashe and Franklin L. Bost elders. 

W. F. MALLALIEU. 

Lenoir, N. C, Oct. 17, 1898. 



LOCAL PREACHERS. 



Allison, Ale Mayhew, N. C. 

Bethea, A. J., Wilmington, N. C. 

Bronton, Thomas Rockingham, N. C. 

Campbell, A. J., High Point, N. C. 

Cunningham, Madison Greensboro, N. C. 

Chinn, G. W., ... Kernersville, N. C. 

Dillworth, C, 

Derr, J. R., Mayhew, N. C. 

Doggett, W., Reidsville, N. C. 

Freeman, G. L., Bolton, N. C. 

Hairston, Harry Walkertown, N. C. 

Hinton, L. B., . . . . . . . ■ • West Raleigh, N. C. 

Jones, F. J., • Lenoir, N. C. 

Jones, P. G " " 

Leak, Emanuel Rockingham, N. C. 

Lenoir, H. N. " " 

Massie, J. P., Mooresboro, N. C. 



Fortieth Session. 29 

McNaster, Charles Greensboro, " 

McNeill, S. A., Red Springs, N. C. 

Norwood, J. T., , . . . . Lenoir, N. C. 

Moore, S. M., Benaja, N. C. 

Reid, Jessie Kernersville, N. C. 

Pass, Morris Greensboro, N. C. 

Sherrill, Alfred Mayhew, N. C. 

Thompson, D. T., Faltston, N. C. 

Walker, T. J., Thompson ville, N. C. 

P. S. — Other names were late for the press, therefore, they were not 
printed. R. W. S. T. 



REPORTS. 



BOARD OF STEWARDS. 

We recommend the following disbursements : 
To widow Ratcliff, through Robert Smith, . . . 

" " Turner, " G. F. Hill, 

" Payne, " M. M. Jones, .... 

" " Smith, " Isaac Wells, 

To Rev. L. B. Gibson, through himself, .... 
" Wyatt Walker, 
" " Harshaw, 
" " J. E. Champlin, 

" A. Conner, " G. W. Morehead, 
" " W. C. Gibson, " Bro. Byers, . . . 
" " C. W. Blalock, " himself, 



$20 00 


40 00 


50 00 


30 00 


34 00 


30 00 


30 00 


30 00 


38 00 


50 00 


36 00 



Total, $388 00 

J. D. CHAVIS, Chairman. 



MISSIONS. 

Greensboro District. — District, $150; Rocky Mount, $40; Boon's 
Mill, $35 ; Ramseur, $20 ; Madison Circuit $35 ; West Greensboro, 
$20. Total, $300. 

Raleigh District.— District, $500; Durham, 30 ; Oberlin, $30 ; 
Oxford, $100 ; Goldsboro, $100 ; Newbern, $200 ; Norfolk, $80 ; Ral- 
eigh, $100. Total, $1140. 

Western District.— District, $190 ; Asheville, $200 ; Boone, $20 ; 



30 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Franklin, $20 ; West Asheville, $30 ; Stanley Creek, $60. Total. $540. 

Wilmington District.— District, $150 ; Charlotte, $60 ; Charlotte 
Mission, $135 ; Elkton, $40 ; Red Springs, $20 ; Swan Station, $25 ; 
Wilmington, $190. Total, $625. 

Winston District.— District, $40 ; Advance, $25 ; lonesville, $20 ; 
Mayhevv, $20 ; Mt. Airy, 50 ; Statesville and Philadelphia, $30 ; Yad- 
kin, $20 ; Ashboro, 20 ; Salisbury, $50 ; Mt. Pleasant, $50 : Kerners- 
ville, $20. Total, $345. Grand total, $2950. 

I hereby concur in the above appropriations. 

W. F. MALLALIEU. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT OF THE N. C. CONFERENCE. 



Temporal Work. 

Dear Father and Brethren : I am glad of the opportunity of 
reporting my district once more. 

Benaja and Thomasville. — This church was burned down, but 
we had fortune enough to build again on the same lot. J. C. Rob- 
bins, P. C. 

Caswell. — No improvement. Henry Garrett. 

Center and Julian. — Some improvement. B. F. Thomas — $75. 

East Greensboro. — R. W. S. Thomas. Some money raised. 

Greensboro. — M. M. Jones. Money raised. 

Leaksville.— M. Mundy. 

Madison— A. Clark. 

Madison Circuit. — Rev. J. D. Hairston. Some improvement. 

Ramseur. — E. Howard. No improvement. 

Reidsville. — Rev. A. H. Newsome. No improvement. 

Rocky Mount. — J. W. Wells was sent there. Work supplied. 

Bocne's Mills. — L. W. Thomas. No improvement. 

South Greensboro. — G. B. McLean. Some improvement. Two 
churches on that work completed, and both painted on the inside and 
dedicated. 

Summerfield — W. M. Chavis. 

West Greensboro. F. Allen. No improvement. 

Epworth Leagues 12. — Part of which are in good condition, the 
others being somewhat sleepy. They do not take enough energy in 
this important work. Those at work are creating new ideas and 
thoughts in the hearts of the people. 



Fortieth Session. 31 

SPIRITUAL CONDITION. 

Benaja and Thomsonville, conversions 47. J. C. Robbins. 

Caswell, conversions 5. Henry Garrett. 

Center and Julian, conversions 17. B. F. Thomas. 

East Greensboro, conversions 17. R. W. S. Thomas. 

Greensboro, conversions 30. M. M. Jones. 

Leaksville, conversions 25. M. Mundy. 

Madison, conversions 68. A. Clark. 

Madison Circuit, conversions 43. J. D. Hairston. 

Ramseur, conversions 12. E. Howard. 

Reidsville, conversions 30. A. H. Newsome. 

Rocky Mount, conversions 8. C. W. Blaylock. 

Boone's Mill, conversions 10. L. W. Thomas. 

South Greensboro, conversions 27. G. B. McLean. 

Summerfield, conversions 27. W. M. Chavis. 

West Greensboro, conversions 26. F. Allen. 

BENEVOLENT. 

Benaja and Thomasville. — J. C. Robbins, $ 

Caswell. — Henry Garrett 

Center and Julian. — B. F. Thomas, 24 00 

East Greensboro. — R. W. S. Thomas, 25 18 

Greensboro.— M. M. Jones, 200 00 

Leaksville.— M. Mundy, 37 00 

Madison.— A. Clark, 50 00 

Madison Circuit.— J. D. Hairston, 12 00 

Ramseur. — E. Howard, 15 00 

Reidsville.— A. H. Newsome, 30 00 

Rocky Mount.— C. W. Blaylock, 

Boone's Mill.— L. W. Thomas, 10 00 

South Greensboro. — G. B. McLean, 25 00 

Summerfield. — Wm. Chavis, 14 00 

West Greensboro.— F. Allen 12 00 

SUNDAY SCHOOLS. 

I can say that on all charges the Sunday Schools have been well 
represented. I have not failed to visit any of them. 

BENNETT COLLEGE. 

Bennett College closed last term with greater success than ever be- 
fore in her history. Dr. Chavis, Dr. Morris and Prof. Thomas have 
labored arduously to make the school a complete success. They still 



32 North Carolina Conference. 

continue to work, and it stands among the noble schools in the South. 
Kent Home is doing her work in the training up of ladies to do house- 
work. It is well represented by a great worker, Miss Thornborough. 
Respectfully submitted by your humble servant, 

ISAAC WELLS, P. E. 



PRESIDING ELDERS REPORT OF THE WINSTON DISTRICT 

Dear Father and Brethren : By the help of God I am per- 
mitted to report the Winston District as follows : 

I was reappointed to this District one year ago, by Bishop Andrews. 
I have traveled over all the charges and looked after the spiritual and 
temporal business of the church. The District is in a good condition; 
special attention has been given to the benevolent collection. Our 
people in some parts of the district want to give their greatest to 
church building, but I have endeavored to show them the importance 
of both. 

Our first District Convention of the Epworth League was held in 
Winston on the second week in June, and was an inspiration to the 
young people of the district. Many resolutions were passed, and are 
now in practice, for the bettering of our young people. 

Our Sunday School convention was held at the same time, and many 
good lectures were given, and resolutions for the good of the Sunday 
School were adopted. No. members in Epworth League, 1100 ; No. 
members in Sunday School, 2500; teachers and officers, 300. 

This district has fifteen appointments, as follows: 

1st. Advance, Rev. S. P. West, pastor. Our church at Mt. Pleas- 
ant was blown off its foundation, but has been replaced, and the peo- 
ple at this point desire it to be made a station. The pastor has worked 
satisfactory this year, as his report will show. Building, $285. 

2nd. Asheboro, Rev. S. McDonald, pastor. They have painted 
their church here — and it is a beauty. This work is in a very prosper- 
ous condition, considering its strength. They have bought a com- 
munion set and put the Southwestern in the hands of about 27 of the 
members. Bro. McDonald has done his duty on this charge. $40.00. 

3rd. High Point. Rev. S. L. Johnson, pastor. Bro. Johnson has 
built up this work in every respect, church, Sunday School, Epworth 
League, are all in a glowing condition. All say ''send him back with- 
out fail." 

4th. Jonesville, Rev. J. W. Jones, pastor. Bro. Jones has paid off 



Fortieth Session. 33 

the indebtedness that was hanging over the church. He has done the 
greatest work that has ever been done on the Jonesville charge. 
$238.00. 

5th. Ko nersville, Rev. F. L. Bost, Pastor. Bro. Bost has worked 
very hard and received very little for support, but he has paid many 
dollars on the old debt for the Church Extension Society. $07.00. 

6th. Lexington and Thomasville, Rev. S. M. Hanes, pastor. This 
charge is not as good as it used to be. Lexington has not done much 
this year. Thomasville has done well; all say that Bro. Hanes has 
done what he could. 

7th. Mayhew, Rev. S. A. Gibson, pastor. Bro. Gibson has suc- 
ceeded in building up the Sunday School work on this charge; he has 
also added considerable to the membership in some places. 

8th. Mitchell, Rev. J. H, Hunter, pastor. A part of this work is 
doing well; a part is not doing any good. The church at Mitchell has 
not done anything hardly worth naming this year. $2.00. 

9th. Mi. Airy, Rev. M. J. Bullock, pastor. The church at this 
point is in better condition than it has been for many years. Bro. 
Bullock is the right man in the right place. All want him back again. 

10th. Salisbury. This is a new work just opened this year. Bro. 
C. E. Ball, a local preacher, was sent there early in the spring. He 
has done a good work this year. I want to say more about this work 
later. $7.00. 

11th. Statesville ana 'Philadelphia, Rev. C. Harshaw, pastor. Bro. 

Harshaw has opened up a new work at Snow Hill with members. 

A great many members at this point own their homes and are prepar. 
ing to build. Too much cannot be said about this work. 

12th. Trinity, Rev. W. A. Pryor, pastor. This work about holds 
its own. They have done some church work. 

13th. Walnut Cove, D. McRae, pastor. Bro. McRae has worked 
faithfully on this charge, but they have not done as well as they did 
last year. 

14th. IVinstou, Rev. J. A. Rush, pastor. Winston is our great 
church on this district. We have a great membership at this place. 
One of our worst needs is a model building to equal our great congre- 
gation. We hope to see the day when this will be accomplished. 
They have raised for church building, $200.00. 

15th. Yadkin, Rev. S. L. May, pastor. Bro. May has done a great 
work on this charge. We have a new church building nearly inclosed. 
It will be a good house when completed. 



34 North Carolina Conference. 

SPIRITUAL. 

CONVERSIONS. 

Advance 52, High Point 2(i, Kernersville 15, Mahew 26. Mt. Airy 25, 
Trinity — , Winston 50, Salisbury 4, Asheboro 32, Jonesville 34, Lex- 
ington — , Mitchell — , Statesville and Philadelphia 36, Walnut Cove 
— , Yadkin 33. Respectfully submitted, 

W. W. POPE. 



REPORT OE THE WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

Dear Bishop and Brethren : I have been blessed by the grace 
of God to travel the District and look after the work at large. 

I was prevented from holding the first quarter at some of the charges 
by sickness in my family. , 

I found the work in very good condition, except Wilmington. The 
pastor, James W. Murphy wanted to give up the work, and which he 
did November 18th, and joined the A. M. E. Church Conference. I 
then put S. A. J. Miller to take charge of the work. 

I have distributed a large number of tracts, preached and lectured 
upon the "Necessity of a Consistent Life," and "How to Have Power 
Among Men for God and His Church." 

THE SPIRITUAL WORK. 

All our meetings have been glorious. Large number of conversions, 
the largest number on the following charges : Hamlet, Laurinburg, 
Lumberton, Melrose, Maxton, Rowland and Salem. The other charges 
were blessed in a large measure. Number of conversions in the dis- 
trict, 566. 

The pastor of the Charlotte Mission, W. M. Wells, left his work 
and caused the work to suffer, but I put Bro. J. W. Davis in charge, 
and he has done noble work. 

TEMPORAL WORK. 

At Wilmington we have bought lumber and done splendid work, 
and are now getting ready for plastering. 

Swan Station. We have ceiled the house. 

Columbus Circuit. Lumberton and Beauty Spot we have painted 
the churches. 

Rowland and Salem. New seats have been put in and some im- 
provement on church buildings. 

Maxton. Improvements. 



Fortieth Session. 35 

Swan Station and Vass Circuit. Much improvements. Vasschutch 
house was burned by a forest fire. 

At Morning Star, on the Concord and Monroe Circuit we have put 
up a new frame, and will soon cover it. 

Hamlet. A fine church is completed. Hamlet is a railroad junc- 
tion, and the pastor, G. W. Byers, has organized a memhership about 
ten miles from Hamlet. 

Fayetteville is on a drag. We have done as much there in building 
up a membership as we will ever do. 

Prospect Hall. Rev. J. P. Franklin has done good work. 

A letter a few days ago from Brother Alexander McNeill (a local 
preacher) informs me that he has organized a church at Red Springs, 
twenty-five miles from Fayetteville. He has a membership of twenty- 
four and fifty-five Sunday School scholars. This is a grand place, and 
we are looking for a grand church at this place in a few years. 

THE EPWORTH LEAGUE WORK. 

We have ten chapters, and the working one is at Charlotte, the rest 
are not doing much, but we are trying to infuse life. The Sabbath 
Schools are in good condition. Number of schools, 30. 

Yours for the work, 

D. BROOKS. 



REPORT OF THE RALEIGH DISTRICT. 

Dear Father and Brethren : I feel thankful to Almighty God 
to submit to you this report. 

When I was appointed to this district three years ago it consisted of 
seven charges and three hundred members and probationers. We 
have had an increase of more than two hundred in membership. 

We do not need any addition of charges with our present force. 

What we need is to make strong the work we have in hand, which 
we are endeavoring to do. We have had great revivals this year, 
more than two hundred professed faith in Christ. 

In many places we are fast overcoming the prejudice that exists 
against us in the east. Hundreds of people flock to our churches that 
hitherto would not darken our doors. 

I have carefully iooked after every interest of the church in all of its 
departments pertaining to my duty. 

I have lost no time, but have been busy throughout the year. I 



86 North Carolina Conference. 

have preached 281 sermons, and prayed with more than twelve hun- 
dred afflicted persons, and have conducted numerous Bible readings. 

Oxford charge, Bro. W. R. Zeigler P. C. The pastor and his peo" 
pie have done a good work this year in the erection of the new par. 
sonage, which was so much needed, and some additions made to the 
church. 

Raleigh, Bro. G. F. Hill P. C. Bro. Hill and his people have done 
a good work here. He and his people are carrying forward the com- 
pletion of the parsonage there, which they hope to have ready for 
occupants this side of Christmas. The outlook of this charge is better 
than it has been for some years. 

West Raleigh, Bro. M. C. Rogers P. C. This charge has had a 
great revival this year; 40 odd persons professed faith in Christ. Good 
improvements have been made on the church. A new roof was put 
on the church and the basement put in condition for use. 

Goldsboro charge, Bro. L. G. McDonald P. C. This church had a 
most wonderful revival, more than 160 persons were converted. This 
church has more than doubled its membership this year. 

New Berne charge, Bro. J. P. Jones P. C. Bro. Jones has had a 
hard struggle to finish our new church in this city With $300 from 
the Church Extension Society and what little he could gather from 
the public, and with his own hands, he has built a church at a cost of 
$1,000. 

Townsville and Henderson charge, Bro. E. McDaniel P. C. This 
charge has not done as well this year as it might have done. It has 
fallen far below its standing of last y ar. 

Norfolk and Princes Anne. This charge was supplied by H. D. 
Jones, who left the work before the close of the year. Our work is 
more hopeful in this section now than I have ever seen it before. I 
spent the month of August on this charge, one week in the country 
about eighteen miles from Norfolk, and three weeks in the city. The 
Lord gave us a great revival at both of these places. Quite a number 
of persons professed faith in Christ. Seven were added to the church. 
I began a meeting in James Street church with six hearers, but be- 
fore the meeting was closed the church would not hold the people. 
(This church has been rented out for some years when it was not 
closed, but now we hope to keep it open and in use for our own ser- 
vice. ) I conducted two services per day in the city, one in Barbers- 
ville at the People's at 5 p. m., and at James Street church at night. 
A white lady of the M. E. Church, South, gave us her services as or- 
ganist a part of two weeks, which was much appreciated. 

Many white people attended our meeting, and took active part in 



Fortieth Session. 37 

the worship, among whom was the ex-chairman of the city council. 
Two young ladies added to this church, and a number of persons are 
expecting to unite with us on my return. We expect to see a grea* 
membership in James Street church, the long deserted temple. This 
has been the most ardent year of my life, and I never felt better and 
so happy as I have throughout the year. Truly the Lora has been 
with us. 

It has been said that through my neglect that $100 donated for a 
new church at Bullock was not paid out, and therefore so much was 
lost to our work in the State, and the loss of $100 donation from the 
Church Extension Board to build a church at Stoval was lost from my 
lack of duty; and certain school property owned by us in Oxford has 
been lost through my lack of duty. 

I wish to lay this whole matter before this Conference that it may 
fix the blame upon the proper person for the said loss of property and 
money. First, I would submit to you papers from Rev. A. J. Kynett, 
D. D., respecting donations for churches at Bullock and Stoval. I 
am sorry that I have'nt similar papers to submit to you respecting the 
school property at Oxford, but a simple statement will serve as an in- 
dex to the understanding of the whole matter. If this conference, 
after examination, shall say that I am at fault for the loss of said prop- 
erties and money, I have no more to say. I now read and submit to 
you the paper from Dr. Kynett relative to donations for churches at 
Bullock and Stoval, and I give you a verbal statement concerning the 
school property at Oxford. 

Respectfully submitted, 

E. M. COLLETT. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 

Dear Father and Brethren : Another Conference year is near- 
ing its end, and will soon be numbered in the history of the past. I 
return many thanks to our Heavenly Father for His many blessings 
to my brethren and myself. 

Owing to the scarcity of money and excitements among the peoole 
there has not been as much building and improvements as in some 
past years. 

Asheville, Rev. H. L. Ashe, pastor. Some money has been raised 
on the church building. 

Boone, Rev. S. B. Cornelius, pastor. The church has been inclosed 
and the people are worshiping in it, at Boone. 



38 North Carolina Conference. 

Forest City, Rev. J. C. Addie, pastor. The church has been fin- 
ished at Forest City, and a new organization at Henrietta Cotton Mill. 

Franklin and Bryson City, Rev. R. J. Shipp, pastor. One church 
has been inclosed and seated and another has been seated. 

Gastonia, Rev. G. W. Brower, pastor. All of the debts have been 
cancelled at Gastonia, and Bessemore church has been seated. 

Hickory, Rev. J. M. Roan, pastor. The parsonage has been re- 
paired with an addition of two rooms. 

Lenoir, Rev. S. F. B. Peace, pastor. The church has been im- 
proved, also the parsonage. 

Lincolnton rnd Stanley Creek, Rev. S. R. McCorkle, pastor. At 
Stanley Creek a church after the plan No. 1, A. .One is in progress 
of erection. 

Macpelah, Rev. G. W. Morehead, pastor. The church at St. James 
has been inclosed so as to be worshiped in. Some improvements on 
the parsonage. 

Marion, Rev.A.W. McMaster, pastor. A church has been framed at 
Marion. 

Patterson, Rev. Wm. Crawford, pastor. One church has been in- 
closed at Gorman's Hill and the people are worshipping in it. 

Shelby and Fallston, Rev. R. P. Hairston, pastor. The parsonage 
at Shelby has been inclosed and the pastor is living in it. 

Sherill's Ford and Newton, Rev. E. H. McArthur, pastor. At 
Mott's Grove the church has been ceiled. 

West Asheville, Rev. R. D. Bethea, pastor. Some money has been 
raised on the church debt at Waynesville. 

Wilkesboro, Rev. D. Connel, pastor. The church has been im- 
proved. 

INDEBTEDNESS. 

There is but little indebtedness on the District : 

Waynesville $ 200.00 

Stanley Creek 75.00 

Blowing Rock 22.00 

Lenoir 22.00 

Hickory 9.20 

Total $ 328.21 

SPIRITUAL. 

There has been good revivals at most all of the churches, and the 
spiritual work is much better than last year. About 450 have been 
converted and nearly all have joined the church. 



Fortieth Session. 39 



EDUCATION. 

Our people are realizing more and more the need of "Christian 
Education." A large number of our young men and women are pre- 
paring to enter school this fall. Some to Bennett, others to the In- 
dustrial School at Asheville, which is one of the best schools in the 
State for colored girls. 

The Normal and Industrial School at Hickory is still running. En- 
rolled last year, 67. 

FINANCE. 

I have urged the pastors at each Quarterly Conference and at the 
District Conference to collect their benevolent collections. The Easter 
collections were better this year than they were last. Also Children's 
Day collection was better. Some of the pastors did well raising money 
on missionary debt paying. 

SUNDAY SCHOOL. 

There are 48 Sunday Schools — a gain of two. Many of the houses 
are poor and the schools go into winter quarters. 

EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

The organization is doing good work among our people. There 
are 26 chapters on the district. The Epworth League Convention 
held in connection with the District Conference, held at Forest City 
was quite a success. 

R. SMITH. 



EARLY METHODISM. 

Dear Brethren : I am preparing a brief account of early Metho- 
dism in North Carolina to be published in booklet form. There are 
some heroic deeds connected with the pioneer work of our fathers 
that should not be lost. If you know any items of value and interest 
concerning the beginning of our work and its developments up to to- 
day, you will do me a great favor to communicate such to me. Any- 
thing concerning the pioneer work, the peculiar difficulties of our 
work, incidents of the lives of any of the brethren you may know, and 
of your own life, are earnestly solicited. Trusting that you will com- 
ply with this request, I am, 

Yours for God and Methodism, 

ROBERT E. JONES, 
429 Carondelet St., New Orleans, La. 



North Carolina Conference. 40 

PERIODICALS AND CHURCH LITERATURE. 



The mind is as much in need of "food" for its healthiest develop- 
ment as the body. A strong, vigorous, active, Christ-like soul is 
verily dependent upon sound thought, good literature and wholesome 
reading of a4I kinds. The Methodist Church has always held to this 
idea, that to build a stalwart, whole-souled Christian you must fill his 
mind with pure thought. 

John Wesley did not fail to call the attention of his co-laborers to 
the necessity of scattering tracts and good books. We note with 
regret that our preachers are not the book agents that they were once. 

Wesley said: "Feed our people with helpful readings." To another 
he said: "You are remarkably diligent in spreading the books. Let 
no man rob you of this glory." 

'Twas Wadsworth who said : 

"Books we know 

Are a substantial world, both pure and good; 
Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood, 
Our past-time and happiness grow." 

During the year ending October 30, '97 the New York house sold 
books and periodicals to the amount of $1,088,378.03, and the Western 
house, §1,195,801.81. This success cannot, however, be measured in 
dollars and cents, for immeasurable has been its good in scattering 
leaves for the healing of the Nations and Manna for "soul-starved" 
souls in every land. 

Our Sunday School publications are the best; well edited, strong, 
scholarly and orthodox in the explanation of the word. In one of the 
Western States, a committee, made up of men of various denomina- 
tions, was appointed to select Sunday School literature for a State 
institution. There was placed before this committee literature of 
many publishing houses. After a careful, deliberate and unbiased 
consideration of the literature the committee unanimously selected the 
publications of the Methodist Book Concern. We, therefore, recom- 
mend the exclusive use of our publications and tracts. 

Further, we recommend the introduction into the homes of people 
all books published by our Book Concerns. 

Whereas, The Management of the Book Concerns, by close atten- 
tion to business, carefully guarding the sacred fund invested by the 
Church to their care during even these hard times, has been able to 
send us a draft for §321 to be distributed to our worn-out preachers, 
our widows and orphans. Be it 



Fortieth Session. 41 

Resolved, That we pledge our heartiest support in purchasing and 
selling our own periodicals and literature. 

We hail with much pleasure the enlargement and the constant im- 
provement of the Southwestern Christian Advocate. We recognize 
that this paper is an important factor in our work in the spreading of 
the doctrines of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and giving to our 
people the higher ideals of life. 

Whereas, Dr. I. B. Scott, by his strong editorials and untiring 
effort has made this paper one among the best, we desire to commend 
his work as meeting our hearty appreciation and approval. 

Resolved 1st, That we pledge our undivided support to the South- 
western Christian Advocate, and do hereby make it the official organ 
of our Conference. 

Resolved 2nd, That we recommend to the District Conference that 
no local preacher's license shall be renewed unless he subscribes for 
the Southwestern. 

Since the Southwestern Christian Advocate must carry to the next 
General Conference 10,000 cash subscribers, and since there are eight- 
een colored Conferences belonging to our Methodism, thus making 
our share of the subscriptions about 555 ; be it 

Resolved, That each minister does hereby pledge himself to take 
the Southwestern himself, and to secure during the next twelve months 
his proportion of the number of cash subscribers necessary to placing 
the Southwestern on a self supporting basis. 

Respectfully submitted, 

G. W. BYERS. 
G. F. HILL. 



REPORT OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 



Mysterious are the workings of Providence, and favorable has our 
Heavenly Father been in the administration of human affairs. He 
has proven Himself wise, and His ways beyond human comprehen- 
sion, with the transmission of power to investigate, and the making of 
many inventions. 

The mechanism of man, the world, and all things visible, the re- 
demptions of man are things enshrouded in infinite mystery. Oppo- 
sition cuts no figure with man or no enterprise of pluck or push. 
When Gallieo began to discover that the earth was a spherical ball 
flying about the sun, he was apprehended, brought before the rulers 



42 North Carolina Conference. 

and made to recant his concessions of it, but just before he arose from 
his knees, he was heard to say "And still it moves" — a fact of univer- 
sal admission to-day. The Methodist Episcopal Church, notwith- 
standing the seas of trouble through which it has evaded in this coun- 
try alone, is molding an indellible and infinite sentiment, and even her 
enemies are rising up to call her blessed. She utilizes every feasible 
end for the promulgation of her work. The Church Extension de- 
partment of her work is not a whit behind the other departments of 
her work. The F. A. and So. Ed. Soc. is making stupendous and 
rapid strides for the exclusion of ignoring barbarity, and superstition, 
while the Missionary Society labors in a special, and peculiar way, for 
the advancement of the Lord's kingdom, by the preaching of the holy 
cross. 

The Missionary and Church Extension Society go hand in hand. 

The Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society prepares the 
individual with those legitimate abilities for accomplishments in any 
calling of life. The Missionary Society in obedience of the command, 
from Olivet, sends the man forth in the Spirit of Christ, while the 
Church Extension constructs an edifice where those to whom he must 
preach must be nestled, and trained in Sabbath School. All the de- 
partments of the work of M. E. Church, and your committee urges 
that while none of our disciplinary benevolences can be justly over- 
looked, we do emphasize the importance of a hearty support for our 
Church Extension work. 

We plead your earnest consideration and help. Now those who 
have borrowed money must make a speedy settlement in some way. 

The following is the report of the Church Extension Society. 

The Board of Church Extension of the Methodist Episcopal Church 
makes report of progress and needs in its bi-monthly magazine, Chi is- 
tianity in Earnest. 

From 1866 when this work began to Sept. 1, 1898, the Board col- 
lected and disbursed, $ 6,124,000 

Of this, The General Fund, derived chiefly from 

collections, personal gifts for Frontier 

Churches, §250 each, and Mountain Fund 

specials of $100 each, all for use by donations 

to churches, has aggregated $3,937,000 

The Loan Fund has a permanent 

capital of $ 1,036,000 

And churches borrowing have re- 
turned 1,151,000 

Giving for use by loans . $2,187,000 



Fortieth Session. 43 

Making the aggregate above given $ 6,124,000 

With this the Board aided 10,824 churches — more than one-third of 
the entire number owned by our denomination. 

Our Conference has shared in this work as follows : 
The collections taken in our churches, from the begin- 
ning to November 1, 1897, the close of the last fiscal year 

of the Board, aggregated $ 2,073.08 

To this our Conference adds this year $ .... 

Making a total of $ .... 

One hundred and fifteen churches within our bounds 
have received aid up to November 1, 1897. 

By donations of $ 19,584.09 

And loans of $ 4,500 

The part our Conference is to take, in both giving and receiving, is 
definitely fixed, under provisions of Discipline, by the General Com- 
mittee from year to year. For the ensuing year. 

Our Conference is asked to raise by collections $ 300.00 

Our needy churches may, on approved applications receive .$ 500.00 
The amount of aid granted must depend on the amount of the col- 
lections taken, and cannot exceed the proportion above indicated. 
Interest, therefore, in our own Conference, as well as in the genera' 
cause, should inspire us to use all diligence to secure the full amount 
asked, and if possible go beyond it. 



Resolutions. 

Whereas, We have been so highly favored and blest with the 
presence and presidency of our very much esteemed and beloved 
Bishop, W. F. Mallalieu, D. D., who has so ably and nobly presided 
over the deliberations of the Conference. Therefore, be it 

Resolved, That the Conference tender to him a rising vote of 
thanks for his fatherly adv : ce, counsel and Godly admonition, as well 
as the care he has had in all the work of the Conference. 

J. P. FRANKLIN, 
G. B. McLEAN, 
R. E. JONES. 
The good people of Lenoir having so faithfully taken care of the 
members of the Conference, delegates and visitors, Resolved, That 
we render them a rising vote of thanks for their kindness to us. 

R. D. BETHEA, 



44 North Carolina Conference. 

The railroads having granted reduced rates to this Conference, Re- 
solved, That we give them our heartfelt thanks. R. D. BETHEA. 

Resolved, That each preacher in charge preach one sermon on Vivi- 
section in their church during the ensuing year. J. P. MORRIS. 

Whereas, Our churches are having so much trouble on account of 
secret societies and, whereas, we believe them to be hurtful to our 
people, Resolved, That we, the members of the North Carolina Con- 
ference, do all we can to discharge the same. A. H. NEWSOME. 

Whereas, The opening of new work and the making of one new 
district has so divided our missionary appropriations that many of the 
pastors, and the presiding eldcs, are very inadequately assisted. 

Be it Resolved, That we hereby ask the Missionary Committee, 
through our General Conference District representative. Rev. J. M. 
Carter, for a larger appropriation to this conference, at the next session 
of the Missionary Committee. REV. J. A. RUSH, 

J. D. CHAY1S. 

Resolved, That we, the X. C. Conference, now in session, do in no 
sense hold Rev. E. M. Collett responsible for the loss of the property 
at Oxford, and that w r e endorse his course of adjustment of the whole 
matter. J. D. CHAVIS, 

R. E. JONES. 



SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION AND TRACTS. 
REPORT of committee. 

The Sunday School, being one of the greatest organizations of our 
church, should demand our prayers and interest to make it successful. 

We are glad to note its growth, embracing now 81,228 schools, 349,- 
085 officers and teachers, 2,(>i4,215 scholars. 127,286 conversions 
were reported last year. 

We advise, that the best teachers be chosen, those who are earnest 
in spiritual experience, intelligent in mind, apt to teach, and godly in 
life; that we urge a careful preparation of the lesson by teachers and 
pupils; and that children be encouraged to memorize the Scriptures. 

We urge that the literature used by our Sunday Schools be pur- 
chased from our Methodist Book Concern. 

The Sunday School Union has aided 3,H00 schools during the past 
year, and since it has no other contributions than from the charges 
we recommend that each charge do their utmost to bring up their 



Fortieth Session, 45 

apportionments for the ensuing year, and thus help to foster such a 
potent factor in our Methodism. 

TRACT SOCIETY. 

We wish to impress upon your minds the importance of the use of 
Tracts in connection with our pastorial work. Many persons have 
been saved and induced to live a higher life by simply reading a 
tract. 

The Tract Society of our church states that a catalogue of tracts 
may be sent free to any address, and that any charge, through its pas- 
tor, is at liberty to send for tracts to the amount of one-half its last 
collection, and that special grants of tracts will be given when circutrf 
stances require. We recommend that pastors avail themselves of this 
privilege. 

The Tract Society gives to the cause of Missions from $6,000 to 
$7,000 each year. 

We urge that we do more this year than last to bring or send our 
full apportionments. Respectfully, 

J. M. ROAN, 
J. C. ROBBINS, 
J. D. MURPHY, 

Committee. 



SABBATH OBSERVANCE. 

The committee on Sabbath Observance, beg leave to report as 
follows : 

Whereas, In the wisdom of Almighty God the command has been 
given to "Observe the Sabbath Day and keep it Holy," and that this 
day has been consecrated unto the service and worship of him who 
made it ; and 

Whereas, There is a growing tendency toward Sabbath breaking, 
such amusements as draw the hearts and minds of our young people 
from the hope of the Gospel in Christ, and that there is a growing ten- 
dency toward Sunday excursions by rail and vehicle, extravagant din- 
ners, unnecessary Sabbath calls, at the expense of being prompt at 
Church service, and the reading of the newspaper instead of God's 
word, which is demoralizing in its effects upon the minds and morals 
of our people. 

Be it resolved, That we, the preachers of the North Carolina Con- 



46 North Carolina Conference. 

ference of the Methodist Episcopal Church hereby pledge ourselves to 
fight every form of Sabbath breaking. 

Be it resolved further, That each preacher preach one sermon on 
Sabbath breaking during the next Conference year. 

Respectfully, your committee, 

J. A. RUSH, 
A. CLARK. 



CONFERENCE RELATION. 

We, your committee, beg leave to report in the case of Wm. Wells. 

Bro. Wells promises to pay twenty-nine dollars and twenty cents of his 

last draft, and two dollars of benevolent money. Thirty-one dollars 

and twenty cents secured by I. Wells, P. E. 
We therefore recommend that he be continued in the second year's 

study. Respectfully submitted, 

M. MUNDY, 
J. A. RUSH, 
M. J. BULLOCK, 
C. HARSHAW. 



BIBLE CAUSE. 

Our interest in the American Bible Society embraces, as we take 
into consideration, a great work of usefulness in placing the "Word 
of God" in the reach of the people. 

There is po home in America excused from not having the "Precious 
Volume." 

The black man in the cane and cotton fields, the Indian in the forest 
and the foreigner in the slums of the cities all over this country can 
have perfect satisfaction through the instrumentality of this Society. 

Whereas, We are benefited by having hundreds of Bibles given us, 
and by its wholesome influence the world is coming to Christ; 

Resolved, That we do all we can to aid the Society in this grand 
work of christianizing the world. G. W. BROWER, 

B. F. THOMAS, 
F. L- BOST. 



Fortieth Session. 47 

TEMPERANCE AND PROHIBITION. 

Whereas, It is our duty to fight sin of every kind, and combine 
every energy and force to destroy the monster evil, king alcohol, for 
it is a great hindrance to the progress of our race and nation morally, 
financially, and religiously than any other evil. We, therefore, 
recommend November 27th, ( fourth Sunday) for Temperance Sunday), 
and that every preacher of the North Carolina Conference shall 
preach a Temperance Sermon on that day. 

Resolved, That we, the members of the North Carolina Conference 
do all in our power to promote the cause of temperance. 

s. l. johnson, 
l. g. Mcdonald, 

A. W. McM ASTER. 



EDUCATION. 

Education is the process of the development or drawing out of the 
powers of the mind and body, rather than the mere acquisition of 
knowledge. 

In education the discipline of the intellect is the principal or most 
essential element; hence education is not confined to school and col- 
lege years. 

It is begun under wise and competent, teachers, but should be con- 
tinued ever through life by constant research and study. 

True education is the bringing of man into right relationship with 
his fellowman and his God. 

It is the realization of one's individuality, possibilities, and responsi- 
bilities. 

We have great reasons to congratulate ourselves on our relation to 
the Methodist Episcopal church, for she is not only a great missionary 
or evangelizing force, but she is also the patron of schools and learn- 
ing. That the educational sentiment has kept pace with the amazing 
growth and enterprise of the church is demonstrated in the fact that 
from the Cokesberry College we have advanced to the great Boston 
and greater American Universities. Our schools, seminaries, colleges, 
and universities are thrown open not only to the brother in white, but 
to the brother in black as well. 

We view with pride and admiration the prosperity of our splendid 
schools of learning, established for the culture and refinement of our 
people, and return our sincere thanks to Almighty God for the gra- 



48 North Carolina Conference. 

cious providence which brought them into existence, and for the 
philanthrophy of those good and great men by whose aid their sup" 
port and continuation are made posssible. 

Whereas, Those noble institutions were given to us at a time 
when we were not able to help ourselves, and believing that the 
schools both North and South are well supplied with well trained 
teachers and that the curriculums are such as to produce the finest 
typj of scholarship, and the training and development such as to pro 
duce the highest type of manhood and womanhood; therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we urge our young people, and especially our 
young men who are looking toward the ministry, to avail themselves 
of the most excellent opportunities furnished by the educational insti- 
tutions of our church. 

Resolved, That we as a Conference nerve ourselves to call upon our 
congregations to stand with us in a benevolent support of our institu- 
tions of learning. 

Resolved, That we tender hearty greeting to the honored Presidents 
and efficient Faculties of all our schools, and especially to our beloved 
Bennett College, the "Power House" of the North Carolina Confer, 
ence, and to the Kent and Allen Homes, veritable 'batteries," for 
generating light to illuminate the homes of the preachers and laymen 
within her borders with the pledge of prayerful remembrance and 
financial help and that we will not only stand by them but will also be 
with them in carrying forward their noble work. 

J. W. DAVES, 
H. L. ASHE, 
J. P. FRANKLIN, 
Committee. 



FREEDMAN'S AID AND SOUTHERN EDUCATION SOCIFTY. 

The work of this Society as a part of the M. E. Church has done 
more good than any similar organization in the South. No power or 
force has done more good to lift the cloud and weight of ignorance 
from the Negro and the poorer whites of the South than the F. A. & 
S. E. Society of the M. E. Church. The Church never spent money 
more profitably nor made investments from which larger dividends and 
greater interests were received. 

It is to be deprecated that in a few instances in some of the Confer- 
ences the F. A. & S. E. Society has not received the attention and 



Fortieth Session. 49 

hearty encouragement of the pastors that it should, while comparatively 
undue stress has been laid upon Missions and Church Extension. 

We do not see that it is more honor to the Church to save one soul 
three thousand miles away, at the expense of ten thousand dollars, 
than it is to use that same amount of money to save ten thousand souls 
of those who are at her doors. This does not mean that less should be 
done for the great work of Missions, but that more should be done to 
save the thousands in the reach of the F. A. & S. E. Soctety. 

Our schools, carried on by this Society, have set in motion a wave 
of Christian Education and morality that will effect both the present 
generation and the thousands yet unborn, and still continue until it 
lash the shores of eternity and break in silvery spray. 

God has bedecked the Southern firmament with these stars of Chris- 
tian Education that make effulgent that part of the country once cursed 
by slavery, and thereby cursed by ignorance. No system of Education 
has done more to revolutionize public entiment in the South than the 
Freedmen's Aid and Education Society. The work of this Society is 
changing our bitterest enemies into friends; it is changing the Southern 
idea of a Negro from that of. a brute to that of a genuine man. This, 
itself, is enough to pay the great Church for her large expenditure. 

The F. A. & S. E. Society emphasizes pre-eminently Christian 
Education, as that education which has not Christ as its center and 
foundation is of little value. 

The schools of the F. A. & S. E. Society are preparing men and 
women for leadership — those who will plead for the Christian Church 
and for righteous citizenship in this great country of ours. 

Among these schools Bennett College demands our best efforts, 
prayers and most hearty support. 

The erection and completion of the new brick five-story dormitory 
for our young men, by means of putting our own mites together, has 
placed a never-fading star in our crown and evoked a round of applause 
from our friends in the North and those in the South, while our own 
hearts are gladdened and made to rejoice in the consciousness of self- 
help. 

Our Gammon Theological Seminary stands as a child of direct 
providence. The work of our beloved Gammon Theological Semi- 
nary, under the F. A. & S. E. Society, is being felt from the lakes to 
the coral strand, from the turbulent Atlantic to the placid Pacific, and 
even where "Africa's sunny fountains roll down their golden sands." 
The impress of Gammon Theological Seminary may now be found in 
the power of preaching the gospel of Christ. 



50 North Carolina Conference. 

We here reiterate our former utterances : 

Whereas, The duly qualified candidates for admission in our Con- 
ference can enjoy in Gammon the best Bible and theological training 
for three years without paying any fee whatever ; and, 

Whereas, That excellent board may be had for $7.50 per month, 
with free rooms, and that in case of very poor but promising students, 
even this small sum is, in part, provided for by loans from various 
sources ; and 

Whereas, The large annual outlay of the Seminary and of the F. 
A. & S. E. Society, which co-operate with it, may just as well be 
applied for the benefit of the young men of the North Carolina Confer- 
ence as for the benefit of others. 

Therefore, We do recommend a young man seeking admission 
into our Conference, to first pursue a course in Bennett College and 
then pursue a course at Gammon Theological Seminary. 

We heartily endorse the Stewart Foundation for Africa, and hereby 
acknowledge our gratefulness in the establishment of the same. 

J. P. MORRIS, 
R. W. S. THOMAS. 



EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

We observe daily that immorality, illiteracy, intemperance, and, in 
fact, sins of every description are predominant factors in degrading our 
youth. To bring about a changed conaition in the social, moral and 
religious life of our young people, and thus bring them to a higher 
standard of Christianity and moral respectability, we feel the need of an 
institution that will be able to grasp the young people and prepare 
them for greater usefulness in life. 

Whereas, We believe that in the Epworth League we have discov- 
ered the long and much needed institution, 

Resolved 1st, That each League of the State strive to make this 
Conference year ihe paramount record of all previous years, and that 
each officer of State, District and Local Chapters be a committee whose 
business it shall be to execute plans for the development of this our 
beloved institution. 

Resolved 2d, That each pastor pledge his hearty support and co- 
operation to the work, seeing to it that Leagues be organized where- 
ever suitable and sufficient material can be gathered, not forgetting to 
encourage and show the needs of our League literature. 



Fortieth Session. 5i 

Resolved 3rd, That each Presiding Elder also pledge his support 
to the younger of our twain sisters, and go forth in the now raging 
battle, looking up and lifting up until the world shall be conquered for 
Christ. 

R. P. HAIRSTON, 
A. H. NEWSOME, 
S. F. B. PEACE, 
J. W. JONES, 
W. F. ALLEN. 



EPWORTH LEAGUE ANNIVERSARY. 

Lenoir, N. C, October 15, 1898. 

3:30 P. M. Saturday. — After the devotional services were ended what 
members of the State Epworth League Cabinet were present, and the 
delegates from District Leagues, with members of the Annual Confer- 
ence, resolved themselves into a convention for the purpose of electing 
Cabinet Officers for the State League. Rev. J. P. Morris, D. D., the 
President of the State League Cabinet for '97-' 98 was present and pre- 
sided. Upon nomination J. D. Diggs was elected Secretary, pro tern. 

On motion of Mrs. R. C. Bearden the vote on the election of presi- 
dent be taken by ballot. The chairman appointed for tellers, J. W. 
Davis, G. W. Morehead, J. A. Rush, and Wm. Crawford. 

On motion of J. A. Rush, the Bar of the Convention was fixed at the 
third window. 

The result of the first ballot was reported as follows : J. P. Morris, 
35; R. W. S. Thomas. 3 ; J. D. Diggs, 7. ]. P. Morris having received 
the highest number of votes Rev. R. E. Jones moved to make the vote 
unanimous. It was carried. It was agreed that the other officers be 
elected by acclamation, which resulted as follows : 

Preside n 7 — Rev. J. P. Morris, Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

First Vice President — Rev. J. D. Diggs, Maxton, N. C. 

Second Vice President — Rev. J. W. Davis, Atlanta, Ga. 

Third Vice President — Mr. John W. Simpson, Winston, N. C. 

Fourth I 'ice President — Mrs. R. C. Bearden, Charlotte, N. C. 

Recording- Secretary — Mrs. Willis Graves, West Raleigh, N. C. 

Corresponding Secretary — Miss Dulcina Torrence, Bessemer, N. C. 

On motion Rev. I. W. Lowery, A. M., State League President of 
South Carolina Conference, was made an honorary member ; Junior 
League Superintendent, Miss Georgia A. Jones; Superintendent Ep- 
worth Guards, Rev. G. W. Morehead. 



52 North Carolina Conference. 

The following resolutions received and adopted: 
Whereas, By reason of the cumberso.mene.ss of meeting in joint 
session with the Annual Conference, and a delegation of Leagues will 
be an unnecessary expense on the people and otherwise; Be it 

Resolved, That the State Convention meet as a separate body, and 
at a different time from the Annual Conference. 

G. B. McLEAN, 
E. H. McARTHER, 

Committee, 

On motion of Mrs. R. C. Bearden, Charlotte, N. C, was chosen as 
the place for next meeting. 

On motion the Convention adjourned with benediction by Dr. M. C. 
Mason, of Cincinnati, Ohio. 

REV. J. P. MORRIS, President. 

J. D. DlGGS, Secretary. 



Fortieth Session. 



53 



THE WORK IN ASHEVILLE. 
Bv MISS AI.SIE B. D01.E. 




ASHEVILLE INDUSTRIAL HOME. 

I have great pleasure in meeting the North Carolina Conference, a 
pleasure which I have long anticipated, but which has been impossi- 
ble until now. 

It is perhaps unnecessary in this presence, to enter into a detailed 
account of the work undertaken by the Woman's Home Missionary 
Society. I will briefly state its purpose, as given in Article II of the 
Constitution which reads thus : "The aim of this Society shall be to 
enlist the efforts of Christian women, in behalf of the needy and desti- 
tute women, and children, of all sections of our country, without dis- 
tinction of race, and to co-operate with the other societies of the 
church in educational and missionary work." Our organization grew 
out of a need, which after it was realized, dare not be neglected. The 
hearts and consciences of the good women of Methodism had been 
thoroughly aroused and enlisted, so they banded themselves together 
for the uplifting and enfranchisement of their sisters, who had been 
shut away from opportunity for improvement. 

They pledged to this cause, their means, their effort and their pray- 
ers ; for they realized that (Jod was leading, and that the cause which 
they had espoused was His cause. 



54 North Carolina Conference. 

Wisely was this Society christened Houie Missionary Society, bear- 
ing as its motto these words : " For love of Christ, and in His name," 
and cherishing in its heart this sentiment. " First our Redeemer, next 
our country." With the spirit of Christian patriotism, and with a w.s- 
dom God-given, these women began their work of helpfulness, at the 
rock whereon our civilization is built, — the Home, — for, if in the be- 
ginning, the Maker had not " set us in families," there would have 
been no homes, no property, no literature, science, or civilization — 
nothing worth living for. 

The Christian home in which the parents love and cherish one 
another ; where the children are loyally devoted to one another, and 
are taught to honor and love the father and mother ; such a home is 
indeed the type of heaven on earth. 

In reading the writings of Paul, who was a model minister as well 
as a careful observer, and deep reasoner, we see how he reveres the 
home ; and, '" He who went about doing good," yet, " had not where 
to rest His head," gives testimony of his regard for the home where 
righteousness dwelt. When weary and worn, needing the comfort and 
solace of a resting place, the tired feet turned toward the home at 
Bethany, where was rest and welcome. No other wcrd in our lan- 
guage is so suggestive of sweet and hallowed associations, as is the 
word home. 

There, truly, is the fountain head of good to our nation ; and there 
as surely, may be the fountain of evil. The thought prompting the 
originators of our work, has been to help purify and dignify the do- 
mestic life of those who have known too little of the sweetness and 
sacredness of a wholesome and orderly Christian home. 

Wherever our schools have been planted, there, also, has been 
erected the model Home, into which the girls are gathered, and given, 
not only practical ideas of how to conduct a home, but are lead also 
to know and love the Lord, and to seek the Eternal Home, "not 
made with hands." Our society has wisely provided the three-fold 
culture, mental, industrial, and spiritual. Some one has said, "That 
to be truly great, is to see what God is doing, and to do it with Him." 

Our workers have been given to see God's plan for the education 
and development of the colored girls of the South, and upon their en- 
tering into this plan, He has provided the means with which to estab- 
lish their undertaking. When they realized that they were included 
in His plan for correcting the fearful evil of mormanism, they coura- 
geously undertook to aid in this good work, and were honored in 
bearing no small share in staying this horrible tide of sin. The rescue 
and shelter offered to defenseless immigrant girls — strangers in a 



Fortieth Session. 55 

strange land, — an easy prey to those who would entice them to their 
ruin, is another branch of our work in the great cities ; and many in- 
nocent girls have been saved through our Immigrant Homes, 

In the large cities which are centers of vice, His plan has been car- 
ried out in the building of Deaconess Homes with their varied lines of 
applied Christianity. 

Ready hands with timely aid, have also been extended toward our 
needy ministers, and their families, both on the western frontier, and 
in the Southland. The call cf the needy and the oppressed in every 
section of our land has met with a ready response from this helpful 
organization. This can be more fully shown by quoting from the An- 
nual Report as follows : 

" Eighteen years ago a few women banded together to help mrke 
the hurdens of life lighter for other women less favored than they. 
They were at that time officially unrecognized, but are now one of the 
seven authorized societies of the Methodist Episcopal Church. They 
now number fifty thousand members. 

They have seen over 81 ,000,000 pass through their treasury. Seven- 
ty-five missionaries and teachers are now in their employ, and over 
fifty deaconesses are at work, or in training. They have twenty-one 
Industrial Homes, thirteen schools for academic work, three Immi- 
grant Homes, twenty-four Deaconess' Homes, besides hospitals and 
training schools. 

More than two thousand girls have been in training in our Industrial 
Homes, and in our schools, eight thousand pupils have been taught. 
Beginning with nothing, we now have property valued at half a million 
dollars. 

Early in our history, points were chosen for our work in the South 
and West, and money began to be collected for many buildings. The 
beautiful structure at Asheville, N. C. is the last of these enterprises." 

And now, brethren, for this youngest child of our society, I bespeak 
your influence, your effort, and your prayers; for with God's blessing, 
and your support, we cannot fail. Through the eleven years since our 
school opened, we have had abundant evidence of the approval of the 
Master, in the conversion of many souh, and in the superior culture, 
and character of the girls who have gone out to teach, and to help 
those entrusted to their care, or to brighten the homes that are blessed 
by their presence. ALSIE B. DOLE. 

Asheville, N. C. 



56 North Carolina Conference. 

JVortb Carolina Conference. 

GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

Isaac Wells, P. E., P. O ., Greensboro, N. C. 

Boone's Mill, (supply) L. W. Thomas. 

Center ( P. O. Salem ) W. M. Chavis. 

Danville (Va., supply) 

East Greensboro (supply) 

Greensboro (supply) 

Jackson (supply) Henry Garrett. 

Leaksville Marcus Mundy. 

Madison Alexander Clark- 
Madison Circuit J. D. Hairston. 

Ramseur David Connell. 

Reidsville Sam' 1 M' Donald 

Reidsville Circuit Turner Mills. 

Rocky Mount (Va.) E. H. Mc Arthur. 

South Greensboro A. W. McMaster. 

Summerfield B. F. Thomas. 

West Greensboro R. G, Shipp. 

J. D. Chavis, President; J. P. Morris and R. W. S. Thomas, Professors 
in Bennett College — members of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 

R. E. Jones, Assistant Manager of Southwestern Christian Advo- 
cate — member of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 

J. W. Davis, J. A. Foust and W. M. Wells left without appointment 
to attend one of our schools. 



RALEIGH DISTRICT. 

W. P. Haves, P. E., P. O., Oxford, N. C. 

Clarksville Supply. 

Durham , " 

Goldsboro L. G. McDonald. 

Louisburg Supply. 

Newberne J. P. Jones, 



Fortieth Session. 57 

Norfolk and Princess Anne G. B. McLean. 

Oberlin M. C. Rogers. 

Oxford W. R. Zeigler. 

Raleigh G. F. Hill. 

Townsville and Henderson E. V. McDaniel. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 

Robert Smith, P. E., P. O., Hickory, N. C. 

Asheville H. L. Ashe. 

Boone S. B. Cornelius. 

Catawba Supply. S. J. Hayden. 

Forest City J. C. Addie. 

Franklin and Bryson Supply. 

Gastonia G. W. Brower. 

Hickory J. M. Roan. 

Lenoir S. F. B. Peace. 

Lincolnton Supply. R. L. Foster. 

Macpelah J. C. Robbins. 

Marion Peter F. Johnson. 

Patterson J. H. Hunter. 

Shelby and Fallston R. P. Hairston. 

Sherrill's Ford and Newton R. D. Bethea. 

Stanley Creek and Mount Holly W. F. Allen. 

West Asheville and Waynesville ' ' William Crawford. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

Daniel Brooks, P. E., P. O., High Point, N. C. 

Charlotte, Mission Circuit P. J. Cook. 

Simpson Chapel G. W. Morehcad. 

Elkton ■ A. B. McQueen. 

Fayetteville and Prospect Hall Supply. 

Hamlet and Southern Pines G. W. Byers. 

Laurinburg M. M. Jones. 

Maxton J. D. Diggs. 

Melrose . , , , J. D. Murphy, 



58 North Carolina Conerence. 

Red Spring Supply. 

Rowland and Salem M. J. Bullock. 

Swan Station Supply. 

Wilmington and Baggaw S. A. J. Miller. 

E. M. Collett, Conference Evangelist, member of Charlotte Quar- 
terly Conference. 



WINSTON DISTRICT. 
XV. XV. Pope, P. E., P. O., Winston, N. C. 

Advance Supply. 

Ashboro • S. M. Hanes. 

High Point S. L. Johnson. 

Jefferson Supply. C. R. Davidson. 

Jonesville and Wilkesboro J. W. Jones. 

Kernersville F. L. Bost. 

Lexington A. H. Newsome. 

Mayhew S. A. Gibson. 

Mitchell ... Elisha Howard. 

Mount Airy J. P. Franklin. 

Salisbury C. E. Ball. 

Statesville and Philadelphia J. A. Laughlin. 

Trinity S. R. McCorkle. 

Walnut Cove Dorsey McRae. 

Winston, Mt. Pleasant S. P. West. 

St. Paul J. A. Rush. 

Yadkin S. L. May. 



Fortieth Session. 
Moneys to Be Raised. 



59 



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Danville, 

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Norfolk and Princess Anne, 

Raleigh, 

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Benaja, 1:10 

Cente 1 ' and Julian, 10 

Caswell, i 2 

East Greensboro, 110 

Greensboro ; 70 

Leaksville, '15 

Madison Circuit, 4 

Madison j 15 

Raniseur 10 

Reidsville, I 25 

Rocky Mount 5 

South Greensboro, 5 

West Greensboro i 5 

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OFFICIAL MINUTES 



OF THE 



^QRTH 



AROLINA 



CONFERENCE, 



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OF THE 



flftetbobist Episcopal Cburcb, 



HELD IN 



Winston, m. c, ©ctober 12*16, X899. 



R. W. S. THOMAS, Secretary. 



^ Div.Sch. 

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CHARLOTTE, N. C. 

NEWS AND TIMES PRINTING HOUSE. 

1900. 



# 



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Historical View Since Organization in 1836. 



For the organization of Methodism in America, the work in North 
Carolina was continued in the Virginia, and afterwards in the Vir 
ginia and South Carolina Conferences. In the year 1836 the General 
Conference set up a North Carolina Conference. Its first session 
opened as a part of the Virginia Conference, but when it adjourned 
ttiere were two Conferences. 

SESSIONS OF CONFERENCE. 



Place. 



Bishop. 



Secretary. 



Xi Feb. 

2 Jan. 

3 !Jan. 

4 Jan. 

5 Dec. 

6 Oct. 

7 Oct. 
S Oct. 
9 Dec, 



8, 1837 •• 
31. 1838. 
26, 1839.. 
29, 1840. . 

20, 1840. 
27, 1841. 
26, 1842. 
25, 1843- 

4, 1844.. 



Jan. 
Jan. 
Dec 
Dec 
Jan. 
Jan. 
Jan. 
Jan. 
Tan. 
Jan. 



20 Man 

21 Feb 

22 Jan. 

23 Jan. 
Jan 



Feb. 
Feb 
Feb. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Oct. 
Sept 
Oct. 
Oct 



41 lOct. 



14, 1869.. 

6, 1869... 
20, 1S71. 
28, 1872. 

8,1873... 

7, 1874... 
6,1875... 

5, 1876... 

10, 1877.. 

24, 1878.. 

30, 1879.. 

4, 1880.. 
27, 1881.. 

26, 1882. 

31. 1883.. 

6, 1884.. 

5, 18S5.. 

11, 1886 

14, 1886.. 

27, 1S87. 

25, 1888.. 
25, 18S9. 
23, 1890.. 

15, 1891.. 
20, 1892. 
19, 1893. 
4, 1894.. 

16, 1895.. 
. 17, 1896. 

7, 1897... 
13, 1898. 
12, 1899.. 



Petersburg, Va... 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Louisburg 

Newbern 

Mocksville 

Raleigh 

Louisburg 

Halifax 

Pittsboro 



Union Chapel. 
High Point ... 
Lincolnton.... 
Greensboro.. . 

Charlotte 

Lexington 
Greensboro... 

Winston 

Wilmington... 
Lumberton ... 
Greensboro. .. 
High Point ... 
Raleigh. ..;... 
Laurinburg. . . 

Winston 

Greensboro... 
Lumberton . .. 

Charlotte 

Raleigh 

High Point . .. 

Lenoir 

Goldsboro .... 

Maxton 

Winston 

Reidsville .... 
Lexington .... 

Oxford 

Greensboro... 

Charlotte 

Laurinburg 

I enoir 

Winston 



Morris . 
Andrew. 
Morris.. 
Morris. . 



Waugh.. 
Morris.. 
Soule.... 



Ames 

James... 

Simpson 

Simpson.... 

Ames 

Haven 

Wiley 

Foster. ... 

Harris 

Scott....... 

Peck 

Simpson ... 

Warren 

Foster 

Merrill 

Bowman.. . 
Andrews... 

Ninde 

Walden.... 
Mallalieu .. 
Fitzgerald. 

Joyce 

Joyce 

Warren.... 

Foss 

Hurst 

Foster 

Mallalieu .. 
Mallalieu .. 
Andrew.... 
Mallalieu .. 
Fowler 



H. G. Leigh 
H. G. Leigh 
H. G. Leigh 
S. S. Bryant. 
S. S. Bryant , 
S. S. Bryant . 
S. S. Bryant , 
S. S. Bryant . 



Wm. G. Matton.... 

Wm. G. Matton 

Wm. G. Matton 

Wm. G. Matton 

Wm. G. Matton 

Wm. G. Matton ... 
Wm. G. Matton ... 
Wm. G Matton.... 
Wm. G. Matton.... 

E. O. Thayer 

E. O. Thayer 

E. O. Thayer 

E. O. Thayer 

W. F. Steele 

W. F.Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F.Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

W. F. Steele 

C. N. Grandison... 
C. N. Grandison... 
C. N. Grandison... 
C. N. Grandison. .. 

P. Morris 

P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

P. Morris 

R. W. S. Thomas.. 
R. W. S. Thomas.. 
R. W. S. Thomas.. 
R. W. S.Thomas.. 



i6,2oS 
20,030 
20,225 
2^,579 
21,147 
22,851 
28,413 
25,8S 9 



3.229 
4,106 
4.56o 
8,411 
8,268 
9-531 
S.5S2 
9.717 
10,174 
9,525 
8,525 
9.854 
7,012 
7.338 
7.4S8 
7,761 
8,167 

8,371 
8,424 
8,664 
8,94s 
8,034 



14 
28 
69 
52 
70 
100 

97 
1.4 
106 
112 
127 
97 
97 
93 
87 
94 
96 
95 
94 
100 
"5 



9,612 



X Facts for the first nine sessions are gleaned from the General Minutes and from the 
Conference Journal for those years, which is now in the custody of the North Carolina 
Conference of the M. E. Church, South. 

f At this date the Conference had 19,499 white members, and 3,390 colored. Without 
consulting the wisdom of the latter, nearly the whole membership became part of a new 
Church, organized in May, 1845, and called the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. 
At the close of the war in 1S65 most of the colored members left the Church South. 
Some entered the A. M. E. Church ; some the A. M. E. Z. Church ; some the Colored 
M. E. Church of America. But thousands gladly returned to the bosom of the old 
Methodist Episcopal Church as it returned to the State. 

* At this session a new Conference — the Blue Ridge— was formed, with twelve 
preachers, 2,839 members and probationers, and 41 church edifices. 



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VI 



CONFERENCE ROLL OF 1899. 



ELDERS 



Admitted 
to Con. 



Lewis B. Gibson, 1870 
Wyatt Walker, 

John E. Champlin, 1871 

Charles W. Blaylock, » 

David Connell, " 

Isaac Wells, l &73 

Daniel Brooks, I 875 

Samuel M. Haynes, " 
Wiley C. Gibson, 

Andrew Connor, J ^79 

Robert Smith, 1881 

Osborn Letterlough, 1882 

EHas M. Collett, 1883 

Alexander Newsome, 1885 

EHsha Howard, " 

George W. Byers, u 

James P. Jones, " 

William W. Pope, 1886 

Charles Harshaw, " 

Simon P. West, " 

Geo. W. Morehead, " 

John D. Hairston, 1887 

Joseph H. Hunter, " 
Moses J. Bullock, 
A. Clark, 

William P. Hayes, 
Evander V. McDaniel, 
Samuel McDonald, 
J. P. Morris, 
Dorsey McRae, 
Marcus Mundy, 

Jordan D. Chavis, " 

Milton M. Jones, " 

Walter R. Zeigler, " 

M. C. Rogers, " 

A. W. Pryor, " 

G. F. Hill, 1890 
Sandy A. Gibson, 



ii 

1890 



1893 



EH H. McArthur, 
J. D. Murphy, 
Samuel F. B. Peace, 
J. P. Franklin, 
Jefferson D. Diggs, 
John A. Rush, 
Samuel L. Johnson, 
G. W. Brower, 
Henry Evans, 
R. E. Jones, 
R. W. S. Thomas, 
G. B. McLean, 
B. F. Thomas, 
J. W. Davis, 
A. W. McMaster, 
J. W. Jones, 
L. G. McDonald, 
J. M. Roan, 
Robt. P. Hairston, 
Hugh L. Ashe, 
Franklin L. Bost, 
Wm. Chavis, 
Saml. McCorkle, 

DEACONS. 

Franklin Allen, 
Albert B. McQueen, 
Jno. C. Robbins, 
S. A. G. Miller, 
R. O. Bethea, 
Sandy B. Cornelius, 
J. C. Addie, 
Turner Mills, 
William Crawford, 
Samuel May, 
Jas. A. Laughlin. 
Jno. W. Wells, 
Peter J. Cook, 

PROBATIONERS. 

Peter F. Johnson, 
Robt. J. Shipp, 
Chas. E. Ball, 



1894 



1895 
1896 



1897 
1898 



1896 



1897 
1898 



1899 



VII 



Our Honored Dead* 



''Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord. 1 ' — Rev. 14-ij 



" Thy Brother Shall Rise Again.'''' — John 11-23. 



Name. 



1816 
1820 



1821 

1816 
1825 



Harry F. Pope.. . 
Mingo G. Croom. 
George W. Price. 
Richard Waters . 
Matthew Alston. 
Nelson Farror. . . 
James Payne 
Alex. M. "Turner. 



3 s 



1870 
1874 
1S71 

1875 
1870 
1S71 
1S7S 
1S74 



Josiah Caldicut i87i 



1S30 



1839 
1865 



Geo. W. Ratcliff. 
Wilson W. Morgan. 

Wilson Gra} T 

Thornas S. Stit 

W. H. Smith 

Wiley C. Gibson.... 



1891 
1892 
1877 

1893 
1888 

1S75 



27 



19 



Departed, Where and When. 



May 23, 1879 Greensboro 

March 17, 1881 Wilmington 

Sept. 12, 1881 .Charlotte 

March 29, 1883 Maxton 

April 1. 1884 Greensboro 

January 9, 1887 Raleigh 

April 1, 1888 .Greensboro 

August, 1888 Raleigh 

August 12, 1890 Marion 

1891 Hickory 

Sept. 16, 1892 Kernersville 

November, 1S92 Dobson 

November, 1894 Lexington 

May 20, 1896 Lexington 

Nov. 1, 1898 Hamlet 



THE CONFERENCE CLAIMANTS AND THEIR 
RESIDENCES. 



"While Still Their Bodies Feel." 



Andrew Connor Jefferson 

Wiley C. Gibson Hamlet 

Chas. Harshaw Greensboro 

Lewis B. Gibson 

W T idow of James Payne Greensboro 

Widow ot Alex M. Turner Raleigh 

Widow of Geo. W. Ratcliff Asheville 

Widow of W. H. Smith Lexington 

Wyatt Walker Reidsville 

J. E. Cbamplain High Point 

C. W. Blaylock Greensboro 



VIII 

OFFICERS OF THE CONFERENCE. 



Presiding Bishop— C. H. FOWLER, D. D'., LL. D. 

Secretary— R. W. S. THOMAS, Charlotte, N. C. 
Assistant Secretaries — S. A. PELLER and S. F. B. 
PEACE. 

Statistical Secretary — J. P. MORRIS, Greensboro, N. C. 

Assistant Statisticians— J. M. ROAN, J. P. FRANKLIN, 
A. W. McMASTER, J. C. ROBBINS, W. R. ZEIG- 
LER. 

Treasurer— GEORGE M. MOOREHEAD, Madison, N. 
C. 

Assistant Treasurers— M. M. TONES, R. P. HAIRS- 
TON, A. H. NEWSOME." 



ORGANIZATIONS. 



CONFERENCE BOARD OF CHURCH 
EXTENSION. 

Rev. J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, J. L. Bullock, 

Aaron Mendenhall. 

Additional Members — S. A. Peeler, A. G. Nelson, B. G. 
Hightower, E. B. Williams, Wade Lovett and the Presid- 
ing Elders members, ex-officio. 

BOARD OF DEACONESSES. 

I. Wells, J. D. Chavis, C. H. Moore, L. B. Gibson, Mrs. 
M. J. Bvnock, Mr?. Mary Morris, Mrs. H. Wells, Mrs. 
Grace Nelson. 

TRIERS OF APPEALS. 

J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Moore- 
head, M. M. Jones, M. C. Rogers. 

CONFERENCE STEWARDS. 

J. D. Chavis, A. H. Newsome, M. Mundy, S. F. B. 
Peace, W. R. Zeigler. 



IX 

STANDING COMMITTEES. 

Conference Relation — M. Mundy, M. J. Bullock, G. W. 
Byers, J. P. Franklin, J. D. Murphy. 

Total Abstinence and Prohibition — S. L. Johnson, W. 
F. Allen, E. H. McArthur and S. G. McDonald. 

Bible Cause — G. W. Brower, B. F. Thomas and F. L. 
Bost. 

Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society — J. 
D. Chavis, J. P. Morris and S. A. Peeler. 

Periodicals and Church Literature — R. E. Jones, Wm. 
Chavis and G. F. Hill. 

Education — A. Clark, H. L. Ashe and S. A. J. Miller. 

Sabbath Observance — G. B. McLean and H. Evans. 

Sunday School Union and Tract Society — J. M. Roan, 
J. C. Robbins, S. A. Gibson and S. P. West. 

State of the Church — David Connell, J. E. Champlain, 
L. G. McDonald. 

Auditing Committee — The Stewards. 

Postofhces — The Presiding Elders. 

Church Extension— J. D. Diggs, J. D. Haiston, E. V. 
McDonald. 

Epworth League- — S. F. B. Peace, R. P. Hairston, J. 
W. Jones, S. M. McDonald, J. P. Jones. 

Public Worship— W. W. Pope, J. D. Diggs, S. P. West. 

BOARD OF EXAMINERS. 
J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, G. Morehead,' J. P. Franklin, 
S. A. Peeler, M. M. Jones, J. D. Diggs, S. F. B. Peace, J. 
F. Champlin, A. H. Xewsome, Samuel McDonald, R. W. 
S. Thomas. 

TWENTIETH CENTURY COMMITTEE. 
J. D. Chavis, R. E. Jones, J. D. Diggs, S. A. Peeler, M. 
M. Jones. 



RESIDENCES, ADDRESSES, ETC. 



BISHOPS. 
Thomas Bowman, 3966 Delmar Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 
Randolph S. Foster, Roxbury, Mass. 



X 

Stephen M. Merrill, 57 Washington Street, Chicago, 111. 

Edward G. Andrews, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 

Henry W. Warren, University Park, Col. 

Cyrus D. Foss, 2043 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 

John F. Hurst, Washington, D. C. 

William X. Ninde, Detroit, Mich. 

John M. Walden, 220 West Fourth Street, Cincinnati, 
Ohio. 

Willard F. Mallalieu, Boston, Mass. 

Charles FI. Fowler, Buffalo, N. Y. 

John H. Vincent, Topeka, Kan. 

James N. Fitz Gerald, 1505 Locust Street, St. Louis, 
Mo, 

Isaac W. Joyce, u 15 Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, 
Minn. 

Daniel A. Goodsell, Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Charles C. McCabe, Fort Worth, Texas. 

Earl -Cranston, Portland, Oregon. 

MISSIONARY BISHOPS. 

William Taylor, 150 Fifth Avenue, New York. 
James M. Thoburn, Bombay, India. 
Joseph C. Hartzell, Vivi, Congo Africa. 



TO PREACH THE MISSIONARY SERMON. 



S. L. Johnson. Alternate H. L. Ashe. 



OFFICIAL VISITORS. 



TO GAMMON THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY. 
J. D. Chavis. W. W. Pope. 

TO BENNETT COLLEGE. 
The Presiding Elders. 

EXAMINATION FOR ADMISSION ON TRIAL. 

J. D. Diggs: — English Branches. Leading Facts in Am- 
erican History. — Montgomery. Larger Catechism. 

— Nast. 



XI 

S. A. Peeler: — Exegetical Studies iti the Pentateuch and 
Isaiah. — Warren. Preparation and Delivery of Ser- 
mons. — Broadus. 

J. E. Champlin: — The Discipline of the M. E. Church. 
Life of John Wesley. — Telford. Smaller Scripture 
History. — Smith. 

S. F. E. Peace: — Elements of Psychology. — Hill. Manuel 
of Christian Evidences. — Row. 

M. M. Jones: — Systematic Theology, Vol. I. — Miley. 
History of the Christian Church, Vol. i, 3 — Hurst. 

J. P. Fianklin: — Lessons in Logic. — Jevon. Exegetical 
Studies in New Testament. — Horswell. Methodol- 
ogy, &c. — Crook and Hurst. 

A. H. Newsome: — Principles of Rhetoric. — Hill. Doc- 
trinal Aspects of Christian Experience. — Merrill. 
Introduction to the Holy Scriptures. Old and New 
Testament. — Harman. 

G. W. Morehead: — Theory and Practice of Extemporan- 
eous Preaching. — Buckley. Plain Account of Chris- 
tian Perfection. — Wesley. 

R. W T . S. Thomas: — History of American Methodism. — 
Stevens. The Supernatural Book. — Foster. Biblical 
Hermeneutics. — Terry. 

Samuel McDonald: — Butler's Analogy. Outline Univer- 
sal History Modern. — Fisher. 



MEMBERS OF CLASSES. 



FIRS T YEAR STUDIES. 

J. W. Wells, Peter J. Cook, James A. Laughlin, Peter 
E. Johuscn, Robert J. Shipp, Charles E. Ball. 
SECOND YEAR STUDIES. 
None. 

THIRD YEAR STUDIES. 
J. C. Robbins, S. A. J. Miller, Sandy B. Cornelius bur- 
ner Mills, Win. Crawford, J. C. Addie, Samuel May Ro- 
dolphus Bethea. 



XII 

FOURTH YEAR STUDIES. 
W. F. Allen, Albert B. McQueen. 

P. S. — Members will be examined again on the subjects 
the} 7 failed in, on examination and will not be permitted 
into class before proper average on each book. See the 
Secretary of the Board of Examiners and know the studies 
you are to make up. 



DISCIPLINARY QUESTIONS. 



Question I. Who have been received by transfer and 
from what Conference? Silas A. Peeler. 

2. Who have been readmitted? None. 

3. Who have been received on Credentials, and from 
what Churches? R. A. Cottingham, Presbyterian Church; 
C. W. Walton, A. M. E. Zion Church; S. P. Steele, Bap- 
tist Church. 

4. Whi have been received on trial? (a) In studies of 
first >ear. J. W. Wells, (b) In studies of third year. None. 

5. Who have been continued on trial? (a) In studies 
of fir^t year. Peter J. Cook, James A. Laughlin, Peter E. 
Johnson, Robert J. Shipp, Charles E. Ball, (b) In studies 
of second year. None, (c) In studies of third year. J. C. 
Robbins, S. A. J. Miller, (d) In studies of fourth year. 
None. 

6. Who have been discontinued? William Wells. 

7. Who has been admitted into mil membership? (a) 
Elected and Ordained Deacons this year. Sandy B. Cor- 
nelius, Turner Mills, William Crawford, (b) Elected and 
ordained Deacons previously. John C. Addie, Samuel 
May Rodolphus Bethea. 

8. What members are in studies third year? (a) Ad- 
mitted into full membership this year. Sandy B. Cornel- 
ius, Turner Mills, William Crawford, J. C. Addie, Samuel 
May, Rodolphus Bethea. (b) Admitted in full membership 
previously. None. 



XIII 

9. What members are in studies fourth year? Albert B. 
McQueen, W. F. Allen. 

10. What members have completed the Conference 
course of study? (a) Elected and ordained elders this 
year. Samuel R. McCorkle, William Chavis. (b) Elected 
and ordained elders previously. John M. Roan. 

ii. What others have been elected and ordained dea- 
cons? (b) Under missionary rule. J. W. Wells, J. A. 
Laughlin. 

12. What, others have been elected and ordained elders? 
(a) As local deacons. None, (b) Under missionary rule. 

13. What was the character of each preacher examined? 
Thi's was strictly done as the name of each preacher was 
called in open Conference. 

14. W T ho have been transferred and to what Confer- 
ence? James A. Foust, Texas; J. W. Davis, Atlanta. 

15. Who have died? Wiley C. Gibson. 

16. Who have been located at their own request? None. 

17. Who have been located? None. 

18. Who have been withdrawn? None. 

19. Who have been p ermitted to withdraw under 
charges or complaints? None. 

20. Who have been expelled? None. 

21. What other personal notation should be made? R. 
A. Cottingham, of Presbyterian Church; C. W. Walton, 
of A. M. E. Zion Church, and Simon Steele, of Baptist 
Church. 

22. Who are the Superannuated Preachers? Osborn 
Letterlough, Joseph H. Hunter. 

23. Who are the Superanuated Preachers? W. A. 
Pryor, Andrew Conor, Wyatt Walker, J. E. Champlin, C. 
W. Blaylock, L. B. Gibson, Charles Harshaw. 

24. Who are the Triers of Appeals? J. D. Chavis, J. P. 
Morris, M. M. Jones, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. 
C. Rogers. 

25. What is the Statistical Report for this year? See 
Reports. 



XIV 

26. What is the aggregate of the Benevolent Collec- 
tions ordered by the General Conference, as reported by 
the Conference treasurer? $2,094. 

27. What are claims on the Conference fund? $442. 

28. What has been received on these claims, and how 
has it been applied? $442. 

29. Where are the Preachers stationed? See Appoint- 
ments. 

30. Where, shall the next Conference be held? Reids- 
ville M. E. Church, Reidsville, N. C. 



JOURNAL OF DAILY PROCEEDINGS. 
FIRST SESSION. 



FIRST DAY— THURSDAY. OCT. 12, 1899. 
OPENING. 

The Forty-first Annual Session of the North Carolina 
Conference convened in the St. Paul M. E. church, Win- 
ston, N. C, October i2\h, 1899, at 9 o'clock a. m. with the 
Rev. Bishop Charles H. Fowler, D. D. LL. D.., of Buffalo, 
N. Y., presiding. 

DEVOTIONS AND SACRAMENT. 

The bishop conducted the opening devotional services. 
Fie read the Scripture lesson from the 13th chapter of 1 
Corrinthians. Hymn No. 798 from the Methodist Hym- 
nal was sung, beginning 

"And are we yet alive, 
And see each other's face." 

The Floly Sacrament of the Lord's Supper was then ad- 
ministered by the bishop (assisted by the presiding elders) 
to the members of the Conference, and a large number of 
the laity. 

ROLL CALL. 

At the request of the bishop R. W. S. Thomas, the sec- 
retary of the last Conference session, called the roll, and 
the following answered to their names : 

ELDERS. 

Lewis B. Gibson, Wyatt Walker, John E. Champlin, 
Charles W. Blaylock, David Connell, Isaac Wells, Daniel 
Brooks, Samuel M. Hanes, Robert Smith, Elias M. Col- 
lett, Alexander H. Newsome, Elisha Howard, George W. 
Byers, James P. Jones, William W. Pope, Simon P. West, 
Geo. W. Morehead, Joseph P. Hunter, Moses J. Bullock, 
A. Clark, William P. Hayes, Evander V. McDaniel, Sam- 
uel McDonald J. P. Morris, Dorsey McRae, Marcus Muir 



1 6 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

dy, Jordan D. Chavis. Milton M. Jones, Walter Ziegler, 
M. C. Rogers, G. F. Hill, Sandy A. Gibson, Eli. H. McAr- 
thur, J. D. Murphy, Samuel F. B. Peace, J. P. Franklin, 
Jefferson D. Diggs, Samuel L. Johnson, G. W. Brower, 
Henry Evans. R. E. Jones, R. W. S. Thomas, G. B. Mc- 
Lean, B. F. Thomas, A. W. McMaster, J. W. Jones, L. G. 
McDonald, J. M. Roan, Robt. P. Hairston, Hugh L. Ashe. 
Franklin L. Bost. 

DEACONS. 

W. M. Chavis, Franklin Allen, Samuel McCorkle, Jno. 
C. Robbins, S. A. G. Miller. 

PROBATIONERS. 

R. O. Bethea, Sandy B. Cornelius, William Crawford, 
Samuel May, Jas. A. McLaughlin, Peter F. Johnson, Rob- 
ert J. Shipp, Chas. E. Ball. 

ELECTION OF SECRETARY. 

R. W. S. Thomas was put in nomination by Bro. E. M. 
Collett and S. A. Peeler was put in nomination by Presid- 
ing Elder I. Wells. The voting was done by balloting. 
Votes cast were 50. R. W. S. Thomas received 38 and 
S. A. Peeler 12, whereupon R. W. S. Thomas was elected 
secretary. 

ELECTION OF CONFERENCE TREASURER. 

Nominations were made by E. M. Collett and Robt. 
Smith, presiding elder. The former putting in nomina- 
tion George M. Morehead the latter R. P. Hairston. Fif- 
ty-two votes were cast of which R. P. Hairston received 
13, J. D. Diggs 1, G. Morehead 38. G. Morehead was 
elected conference treasurer. 

ELECTION OF STATISTICAL SECRETARY. 

On motion J. P. Morris was elected statistical secretary. 
ELECTION OF ASSISTANT SECRETARIES AND 

TREASURERS. 

The secretary, R. W. S. Thomas, J. P. Morris, statistic- 
al secretary and G. Morehead, treasurer, were permitted to 



Forty-First Session. 17 

nominate their assistants. R. W. S. Thomas nominated 
S. A. Peeler and S. F. B. Peace. J. P. Morris nominated 
T. M. Roan, J. P. Franklin, A. W. McMaster, J. C. Rob- 
bins, W. R. Ziegler. George Morehead nominated M. M. 
Jones, R. P. Hairston and A. H. Newsome. 

STANDING COMMITTEES. 

W. P. Hayes, from the presiding elders presented the 
list of standing committees. On motion the list was 
adopted. 

COLLECTOR. 

M. M. Jones was appointed collector for the Book Con- 
cern. 

TIME FOR MEETING AND ADJOURNING. 

The time for meeting was 8:30. The first half hour to 
be devoted to devotional services. The business of the 
Conference to be called at 9 o'clock. Time for adjourn- 
ing at 12 o'clock m. 

BAR OF CONFERENCE. 

On motion of j. D. Diggs the bar of the Conference was 
arranged to reach the whole column from the altar. 

RESOLUTION RFAD BY REV.R. E. JONES. 

R. E. Jones offered the following resolution: 
Whereas, We are highly honored in having as the pres- 
ident of our forty -first session the distinguished scholar 
and brother Bishop Charles H. Fowler, D. D., LL. D. Be 
it 

Resolved, That we do hereby extend to him a most 
cordial welcome and pledge him our co-operation in the 
work of this session looking towards the best interest of 
the Church and the Master's kingdom. 

J. D. DIGGS, 
J. D. CHAVIS, 
E. M. COLLETT, 
M. M. JONES, 
J. P. FRANKLIN. 



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PRESENTATION OF FLOWERS. 

The sisters of St. Paul's M. E. church, of Winston, 
made a presentation of a bouquet of beautiful flowers as 
an expression of kindness and a token of respect, to the 
presiding" bishop. 

The sisters aiso of the High Point M. E. church sent 
flowers with kind greetings. 

The flowers from the sisters of the St. Paul M. E. 
church, Winsion, were presented by Rev. J. D. Chavis, D. 
D., of Greensboro. The presentation of the flowers from 
the sisters of the High Point M. E. church was made 
through the pastor, the Rev. S. L. Johnston. 

THIRTEENTH QUESTION. 

The Greensboro district was called. The character of 
Isaac Wells, its presiding elder was passed and he read the 
report of his district. (See Report). The following effec- 
tive elders of the Greensboro district passed and reported 
their benevolent collections. (See statistics No. 4.) Mar- 
cus Mundy. Alexander Clark, J. D. Hairston, J. Connel, 
Samuel McDonald, E. H. McArthur, A. W. McMaster, 
B. F. Thomas, J. D. Chavis, R. E. Jones, R. W. S. 
Thomas. 

WESTERN DISTRICT. 

The western district was called and Robt. Smith its pre- 
siding elder passed and reported his work. 

The following effective elders of the district passed and 
reported their benevolent 'collections: G. W. Brower, S. 
F. B. Peace R. P. Hunter, H. L. Ashe. 

W I LM I NGTO N D ISTRI CT. 

The characters of Daniel Brooks, presiding elder of the 
Wilmington district and the effective elders were passed 
and they made their report: G. W. Morehead, G. W. By- 
ers, M. M. Jones, j. D. Diggs, Henry Evans J. D. Mur- 
phy, M. J. Bullock,~E. M. Collett, G. F. Hill. 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 

The characters of W. W. Pope, presiding elder of the 
Winston district and the effective elders were passed and 



Forty- First Session. 19 

they made their reports: S. M. Haynes, S. L. Johnson, J. 
W. Jones, F. S. Bost, A. H. Newsonie, S. A. Gibson 
Elisha Howard, J. P. Franklin, S. P. West. 

RALEIGH DISTRICT. 

The characters of W. P. Hayes, presiding elder, and the 
effective elders of the district were passed and they made 
their reports: L. G. McDonald, J. P. Jones, G. B. Mc- 
Lean, M. C. Rodgers, W. R. Ziegler, Evander McDaniel. 

COMMUNICATIONS. 

Letters from the Educational Society, Christian Tem- 
perance Alliance, Epworth League, American AntrSa- 
loon, Board of Church Extension, Gospel in All Lands, 
F. A. and S. E. Society, Sunday School Union and Tracts 
and others were handed the secretary by the bishop to be 
given to the chairmen of the various committees. 

MOTION BY W. W. POPE. 

On motion of \V. W. Pope a committee of inquiry was 
appointed in the case ot Dorsey McRae. M. M. Jones, 
M. J. Bullock and Marcus Mundy formed the above 
named committee. 

COMMITTEE ON MISSIONS. 
G. W. Morehead, J. D. Chavis and J. E. Champlin were 
appointed as the committee on missions. 

SPECIAL ORDER OF THE DAY. 
It was unanimously agreed that the special order of the 
day be the election of delegates to the General Conference 
after the reception of members into full connection and 
that after the reception of candidates be the election for 
the delegates Friday morning. 

INTRODUCTIONS. 

Rev. I. G. Perm, assistant secretary of the Epworth 
League. Bro. Penn gave a very interesting address. 

The Rev. McLease, pastor of the A. M. E. Zion church 
of this city, also the Rev. T. J. Jordon, pastor of the A. 
M. E. church, Greensbcro, N. C, were introduced to the 
Conference. 



20 North Carolina Conference. 

APPORTIONMENT FOR TPIE F. A. AND S. E. SO- 
CIETY. 
The presiding elders were appointed to make the ap- 
portionment for each charge to raise the $1,000; the as- 
sessment for this conference year. 

REMARKS BY THE BISHOP. 
The bishop expressed himself in a forcible manner con- 
cerning the work'of the F. A. and S. E. Society and he 
urged the brethren of the Conference to give the society 
their tangible support by urging the claims of the society 
to their charges. 

READING OF THE NAMES OF THE CHAIRMEN 
OF THE STANDING COMMITTEE. 
The secretary was called on to read the names of the 
chairmen of the standing committees. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS. 
Bro. S. L. Johnson was appointed by the bishop to hold 
the devotional services in the morning. 

Dr. Chavis was appointed to preside over the statistical 
session by the bishop. The time for the statistical session 
was 2 o'clock. 

BENEDICTION. 
The benediction was pronounced by the bishop. The 
Conference adjourned to meet this afternoon in statistical 
session. 

SECOND SESSION— STATISTICAL. 

FIRST DAY- -THURSDAY AFTERNOON, OCT. 12, 

1899. 
OPENING. 
The Conference was called to order at 2 o'clock with 
Dr. J. D. Chavis, presiding. 

Devotional exercises were conducted by Dr. J. D. 
Chavis. 

STATISTICS. 
The financial and statistical reports from the various 
charges were presented. Adjournment. 



Forty-First Session. 21 

THJRD SESSION. 

SECOND DAY— FRIDAY MORNING. WINSTON, 
N. C 3 OCT. 13, 1899. 

DEVOTIONAL SERVICES. 

The devotional services were opened at 8:30 a. m. The 
Rev. S. L. Johnson, pastor of the High Point M. E. 
church, presiding. 

OPENING AND READING OF THE MINUTES. 

At 9 o'clock the bishop took the chair and called for 
the reading; of the minutes of the previous sessions. They 
were read and approved. 

Fifth Question- -Who Has Been Continued on Trial" — 
was taken up. The names of the following were called 
their reports given, and. after proper representations from 
the presiding elder and favorable reports from the board 
of examination had been made they were continued as 
specified below in studies of the third year. 

CONDITIONED. 

, Albert B. McQueen passed in the studies of third year 
conditioned on the bringing up his study of psychology. 

J no. C. Robbins continued in studies of third year. 

S. A. J. Miller continued in studies of third year. 

CONDITIONED WITH PRIVILEGE. 

Wm. F. Allen continued with the privilege of taking 
the studies of the fourth year, since he has only a book or 
two to make. 

INTRODUCTION OF DR. HARD. 

Rev. Dr. Hard was introduced. He gave a short ad- 
dress, the subject 01 which he styled "Some Cool Facts 
About the North Carolina Conference." He showed the 
object of the Church Extension Society and the workings 
of the society. He also showed that the membership of 
the North Carolina Conference had grown enormously, 
but the amount it sent to the Church Extension Office 
was very small. He furthermore stated that since the 



22 North Carolina Conference. 

North Carolina Conference was organized $24,184 had 
been given to this Conference by the society. 

NAMES CALLED AND ACTION. 

The names of the members of the class of the first year 
studies were called and they gave their reports. After 
proper representations from the presiding elder and re- 
ports from the board of examination had been made, they 
were continued. 

Peter J. Cook continued and left without appointment 
to attend school, j. A. Laughlin, Peter E. Johnson, Robt. 
J. Shepp and Charles E. Ball were all continued in the 
first year studies. 

INTRODUCTIONS. 

The Rev. Mr. Coles, pastor of the Christian church in 
this city, was introduced. Rev. Bro. Fry, pastor of the M. 
E. church. South, (city), Rev. Bro. Callahan, pastor of the 
Winston circuit of the M. E. church, South, Bro. Jeffer- 
son, local preacher of the M. E. Church, South, also Rev. 
Rev. Schoolfield, evangelist of the M. E. Church South. 

Bro. Zinniman, of Cincinnati, the representative for 
the Eastern and Yv'estern Book Concerns. 

THE ORDER OF THE DAY. 

The consideration of the reception of members into 
full connection. The members of the class were called 
and they gave their report. After proper representations 
from the presiding elder and reports from the board of 
examination had been made, they passed. The candi- 
dates for admission into full connection, consisting of 
Sandy B. Cornelius, J. C. Addie, Turner Mills, Wm. Craw- 
ford, Samuel May and Rodolphus Bethea were permitted 
to take seats before 1 he altar. 

BISHOP'S ADDRESS. 

The bishop gave an inspiring address. He explained 
the relation of the candidates to the members of the Con- 
ference and the relation of the members of the Confer" 
ence to the candidates. He made strong emphasis about 



Forty-First Session. 23 

the preacher moving from one denomination to another. 
He showed the sacredness of the work and stated that 
no preacher lias a right to> jump here or there, and that 
110 bishop could release him save the bishop — the under- 
taker. He defined the meaning of a Methodist preacher. 
He urged the Conference to straightforwardness and that 
a member is under no obligation to let a man come into 
the Conference. He earnestly, as a teacher, instructed 
the class how to prepare a sermon. This was really help- 
ful to the whole Conference. 

After this address the members of the class responded 
favorably to the usual disciplinary questions and here they 
were admitted. 

MOTION FOR TIME. 

On motion the time was extended. 

MOTION FOR DISCONTINUANCE. 

On motion Wm. Wells was discontinued. 

INTRODUCTIONS. 

Rev. Mr. Holand, ot the First Baptist church, city, 
Rev. Mr. Johnson, of Mt. Zion church, city, and Presi- 
dent S. G. Atkins, of the Slater Industrial School, of Win- 
ston-Salem, were introduced. 

MOTION FOR SUPERNUMERARY RELATION. 
On motion of Robt. Smith, J. Hunter was granted a 
supernumerary relation. 

TWENTY-SECOND QUESTION. 
Who Are the Supernumerary preachers? was taken up. 
Osborn Latterlough and W. A. Pryor. 

MOTIONS. 
On motion of W. W. Pope, W. A. Pryor was granted 
a superanuate relation. 

THE ORDER OF THE DAY. 
The voting for the ministerial delegate. M. M. Jones, 
A. FI. Newsonie, H. L. Ashe were appointed tellers and 
S. F. B. Peace assistant secretary. The result was as fol- 
lows: Votes cast 66. 



24 North Carolina Conference. 

J. D. Chavis 54, E. M. Collett 4, I. Wells 1, R. E. Jones 
5, M. M. Jones 1, J. D. Hairston 1. 

J. D. Chavis having obtained the highest number of 
votes was elected the ministerial delegate to the General 
Conference. 

RESERVES. 

Next was the voting for the reserve. The same tellers 
were appointed. Votes cast 60. M. M.Jones 4, E. M. 
Collett 6, R. W. S. Thomas 3, R. E. Jones 33, J. P. Morris 
8, R. Smith 5, B. P. Thomas 1. R. E. Jones was elected 
as the reserve delegate. 

DRAFTS. 

Drafts were annctinced on the Book Concern for $334 
and on the Chartered Fund for $22. These drafts were 
handed to the secretary to be delivered to the chairman of 
the board of stewards. J. D. Chavis, D. D. 

TWENTY-THIRD QUESTION. 
Who Are the Superanuated Preachers? Was taken up. 
Andrew Conner, Wvatt E. Walker, J. E. Champlain, C. 
W. Blaylock, L. B. Gibson, Chas. Harshawm, W. A. 
Pryor. 

ROLL OF DELINQUENTS. 
The delinquents were called and reported their collec- 
tions. 

ANNOUNCEMENTS. 
G. W. Morehead was appointed to hold the devotional 
services in the morning. 

THE CLOSING. 
The doxology was sung when the session closed with 
the benediction. 

FOURTH SESSION. 

THIRD DAY—SATURDAY MORNING, WINSTON, 
N. C, OCT. 14, 1899. 

DEVOTIONAL SERVICES. 
The prayer service was conducted by Bro. G. W. More - 
head. The Bishop called the Conference to business at 
the usual hour 9 o'clock. 



Forty-First Session. 25 

FIFTH QUESTION. 

Who Have Been Received on Trial? Was taken up. 
The following names were presented: J. W. Wells, W. E. 
Clapp, J. W. Spencer. The committee on examinations 
having reported and been represented by the elder J. W. 
Wells was admitted. 

On motion, the names of W. E. Clapp and J. W. Spen- 
cer were presented. The board of examination reported 
but the presiding elders withdrew their motion for their 
admittance. 

RECOGNITION OF ORDERS. 

The names of R. A. Cottingham, of Presbyterian 
church, C. W. Walton, of A. M. E. Zion Church, J. W. 
Waddell, of A. M. E. Zion Church, Simon Steele, of Bap- 
tist Church. 

On motion, the orders of R. A. Cottingham, C. W. Wal- 
ton were recognized. 

On motion, the order of J. W. Waddell was not recog- 
nized. 

ELEVENTH QUESTION. 

What Others Haye Been Elected and Ordained Dea- 
cons? was taken up. J. W. Wells and J. A. Laughlin 
were elected deacons under the missionary rule. 

THIRTIETH QUESTION. 

Where shall the next Conference beheld? Was taken 
up. The names of Lenoir, Lexington and Reidsville were 
presented. Lenoir was represented by Rev. S. F. B. Peace 
and Lexington by A. H. Newsome, R. E. Jones, W. W. 
Pope. Strong reasons Were given by Samuel McDonald 
and J. P. Morris for Reidsville. After much discussion 
the names of Lenoir and Lexington were withdrawn, and 
the vote was for Reidsville. Reidsville was chosen as the 
place for the next Conference. 

INTRODUCTION. 



Dr. J. W. E. Bo wen, of Gammon Theological Seminary, 
ns introduced and ga 
bers of the Cnoference. 



was introduced and gave a thrilling address to the mem- 



26 North Carolina Conference. 

RESOLUTION. 
A resolution on Rev. Collett's work. 

REPORT. 
From the committee of inquiry on the case of Dorsey 
McRae. 

STATE OF THE CHURCH. 
After the reading of this report the matter concerning 
the position of the Ramseur charge was discussed and ac- 
tion was taken. The Conference gave $50.00, and R. B. 
McRary gave a check for $100.00. This amount was put in 
the hands of Presiding Elder Wells. The Bishop then ask" 
ed the Conference to stand and sing 

Praise God from whom all blesing flow. 
On motion of J. P. Morris, the name of the Ramseur 
Church was changed to McRary Chapel. 

COLLECTION. 

A collection was taken for stationery, $1.46. 

Rev. J. D. Chavis was appointed to preside over the af- 
ternoon session at 3 o'clock. Rev. R. E. Jones was ap- 
pointed to hold the devotional service. 

The pastoi read the Sunday Report on public worship 

Adjourned to meet at 3 o'clock. 

FIFTH SESSION. 

Fourth Day — Saturday Afternoon, Winston, N. C. 
OPENING. 

At 2:30 Bro. R. E. Jones conducted the prayer service. 
After singing hymn No. 828. 

BUSINESS. 
Bro. Jones offered prayer. Dr. Chavis then called the 
Conference to business. He then called on theSecretary 
to read the names of the various committees and many re- 
ported. 

REPORTS. 

The reports read were: Bible cause, F. A. and D. Edu- 
cation Society, Education and Temperance. They were 
adopted. 



Forty-First Session. 2; 

INTRODUCTION. 

Rev. Dr. Graham, Superintendent of the Atlantic Mis- 
sions. 

RESOLUTION. 

A Resolution was read by R. E. Jones concerning the 
Southwestern Christian Advocate. 

On motion, Messrs R. A. Cottingham, after having 
answered questions and being properly represented by his 
Presiding Elder, he was received into full connection and 
passed his four year studies. 

On motion of Presiding Elder Wells, Miss S. E. Thorn- 
borough's deacon's license was renewed. 

REPORTS. 
Report of the Custodians. Many discussions. 

MOTION. 
On motion of G. W. Morehead, the committee be direct- 
ed to collect interest due the Conference claimant fund 
before the sitting of the next Annual Conference and it be 
distributed among the Conference claimants. 

MOTION. 
On motion of J. D. Diggs, that the committee for the 
investment of Conference claimant sums, have a friendly 
lawyer's consideration and that said money be under good 
security. 

W. W. Pope, J. P. Jones and A. J. Peeler were elected 
the committee on consultation. 

MOTION. 
On motion, the present committee still hold their offices 
for another year. 

REPORT. 
S. A. Peeler read the report on Bible. 
ADJOURNMENT. 
On motion, the Conference adjourned to meet Monday. 
16th. 

Benediction by Bishop C. H. Fowler. 
FIFITH SESSION. 
Fourth Day — Monday Morning, October 16th, 1899. 
Devotional service was conducted by Dr. Morris. 



28 North Carolina Conference. 

READING OF THE MINUTES. 
At the usual hour, the Bishop took the chair and called 
for the reading of the Minutes. They were approved. 

MOTION. 

On motion of Rev. W. S. Thomas, Dr. Morris was made 
reporter to the Southwestern Christian Advocate. 

The Bishop having special duties with the cabinet had to 
be absent for a few minutes. He, therefore, appointed Dr. 
Morris to take the chair. 

REPORTS. 

Reports from committee on Church Literature, Sabbath 
Observance, Epworth League and Church Extension were 
then read and adopted. 

MOTION. 

On motion of J. D. Chavis, the Conference excused B. F. 
Thomas, because of ministerial duties. 

On motion of E. M. Collett, the Conference decided that 
each member of the Conterence claimant fund not present, 
that their dues to the oBok Concerns be paid by the Con- 
ference steward. 

Resolution of thanks to the kind people of Winston for 
their entertaining the Conference, by Rev. S. A. J. Miller. 

The Bishop returned at 10:15 an d called for the report 
of the Board of Stewards. 

Collection for stationery, $1.38. 

Report of the Conference Treasurer. 

At 10:25 the Bishop appointed Dr. Chavis to take the 
chair. 

DISCUSSIONS. 

As to the explanation of a resolution made by Rev. J. 
D. Diggs, concerning a professorship in Bennett College. 
After proper explanations, Rev. J. P. Franklin made the 
following motion: 

That a committee be appointed to make an estimate of 
the amount for the professorship, and distribute it accord! 
ing to the numerical strength of the charge, and that each 
pastor raise his amount. 

The ? mount for the professorship is $500. 



Forty-First Session. 29 

The Bishop returned. He appointed S. A. Peeler to fill 
the vacancy on the Board of Examiners, made by the 
transferring of J. A. Rush to the Atlanta Conference. 

TO PREACH THE MISSIONARY SERMON. 

S. L. Johnson. Alternate, H. L. Ashe. 

Resolution of kind greetings to Mrs. Bishop Fowler, by 
Rev. G. B. McLean. • 

Conference Board ci Trustees: Daniel Brooks, S. A. 
Peeler, J. D. Diggs. 

INTRODUCTION. 

The Rev. Graham, superintendent of the Atlantic Mis- 
sion. 

r \ HE TWENTIETH CENTURY COMMITTEE. 

Rev. J. D. Chavis, J, D. Diggs, R. E>. Jones, M. M. 
Jones, S. A. Peeler. The committee was asked to take 
steps at once. 

DISCUSSION. 

Concerning the printing of the minutes. Many motions 
were made, but were not carried, consequently, J. D. 
Chavis made a motion based 011 the same of 1897 in regard 
to the publication of the N. C. Minutes. 

That ''"he Presiding Elder draw from the missionary 
charges rhe amount for their minutes out of their first 
quarter's draft and the preachers of self-supporting charges 
pay their's before Conference and should they fail to do 
so' their Presiding Elder shall arrest their characters in 
Conference. 

RESOLUTIONS. 

Whereas, We have been so> highly favored and blessed 
with the presence and presidency of our very much esteem- 
ed and beloved Bishop, C. H. Fowler, D. D., L.L. D., who 
has so ably and nobly presided over the deliberations of 
the Conference. Therefore, be it, 

Resolved, That the Conference tender to him a rising 
vote of thanks for his iatherly advice, counsel and Godly 



30 North Carolina Conference. 

admonition, as well as the care and interest he has mani- 
fested in all the work of the Conference. 

J. B. FRANKLIN, 
M. J. BULLOCK, ' 
J. W. JONES, 
S. L. JOHNSON, 

Committee. 
RESOLUTIONS. 

Whereas, At the last session of our Annual Conference 
the Rev. E. M. Collett was appointed Conference evan- 
gelist; and, 

Whereas, He has rendered great services in aiding us to 
gair many souls and to keep up a more lively interest in 
the things of God; and, 

Wnereas, His work is indispensable to the Church and 
Conference: therefore, be it, 

Resolved, That we heartily endorse his appointment 
and recommend his labors as highly satisfactory, and be- 
speak for him larger success. 

S. A. PEELER, 
A. H. NEWSOME, 
S. M. HANES, 
G. W. BYERS, 

s. Mcdonald, 

R. W. S. THOMAS, 
ROBT. E. JONES, 
S. P. WEST, 

Committee. 
RESOLUTIONS. 

Whereas, The Southwestern Christian Advocate, so ad- 
mirably meets the needs of our work in the South in the 
defending of our Methodism, and in stimulating religious 
thought, being, as it is. an indispensible factor to> the de- 
velopment of our people, 

Resolved, first, Thai we do hereby re-affirm our loyalty 
to the paper and re-adopt it as our official organ. 

Resolved, second, That we elect a Conference reporter 
who shall at least once each month report the work of our 
Conference. 



Forty-First Session. 31 

Resolved, third. Thai: we hereby set apart the fourth 
Sunday in November and the third Sunday in June as 
Southwestern Days, and urge each pastor to do his best to 
secure subscribers on these days. 

Resolved, fourth, That we do hereby pledge ourselves 
to secure our proportion of the proposed 10,000 subscrib- 
ser and therefore request that the District Conferences to 
require each local preacher, exhortor, Sunday school su- 
perintendent and Epworth League President to take the 
paper. 

Resolved, fifth, That hereafter that each pastor in re- 
porting to the Annual Conference shall report at the same 
time the number of subscribers in his charge to the South- 
western. 

' M. M. JONES, 
J. P. MORRIS, 
A. H. NEWSOME, 

s. Mcdonald, 

Committee. 
THE CLAIMS OF THE CONFERENCE. 

The Board of Stewards was called to read out the 
amounts for the Conference claimants. The secretary of 
the board read the names and the sums were given to the 
parties. ^See report. 

Presiding Elder Ha;, es brought up the matter concern- 
ing the Kingston Church. It was tabled. 

The following are the supporters for the publication of 
the minutes: 

Rev. J. D. Chavis, Diggs, Collett, Peeler, Smith, Brooks, 
Hayes, Pope, Wells and R. E. Jones. 

They are to pay a certain amount in sixty days, so as to 
not delay the payment of minutes. 

The Bishop then called the Secretary, R. W. S. Thomas, 
to read the appointments. (Seeappointments.) 

After the reading of the appointments the Bishop made 
a short address. 

The Doxology was sung. 

The Benediction was pronounced by Bishop C. H. 
Fowler, the President of the Conference, and the Fortv- 



32 North Carolina Conference. 

first Session of the North Carolina Conference then ad- 
journed sine die. 

CHAS. H. FOWLER, 
R. W. THOMAS, President. 

Secretary. 



CERTIFICATES. 



This certifies that in Winston, N. C, on Sunday, Oct. 
15th, 1899, Sandy B. Cornelius, Turner Mills and William 
Crawford were duly ordained Deacons; J. W. Wells and 
James A. Laughlin as local Deacons under missionary 
rule, by the undersigned, and Samuel R. McCorkle and 
William M. Chavis, were duly ordained Elders by the un- 
dersigned, assisted by several Elders. 

CHARLES H. FOWLER. 

Winston, N. C, October 15, 1899. 



I hereby certify that the foregoing papers contain a 
correct copy of the proceedings of the N. C. Conference of 
the M. E. Church, at its session, held in Winston, N. C, 
from October 12 to 16, A. D. 1899. 

R. W. S. THOMAS, Secretary. 



LOCAL PREACHERS. 



Allison, Frank Mooresville, N. C. 

Bethea, A. J Wilmington, N. C. 

Bronton, Thomas Rockingham, N. C. 

Campbell, A. J High Point, N. C. 

Cunningham, Madison Greensboro, N. C. 

Chinn, G. W Kernersville, N. C. 

Dillworth, C 

Dew, C. L Ulla, N. C. 

Derr, J. R Mahew, N. C. 

Doggett, W Reidsville, N. C. 

Freeman, G. L Bolton, N. C. 

Hairston, Harry Walkertown, N. C. 

Hicks, M. A Mahew, N. C. 



Forty-First Session. 33 

Hinton, L. B , West Raleigh, N. C. 

Jones, F. J Lenoir, N. C. 

Jones, P. G Lenoir, N. C. 

Leak, Emanuel Rockingham, N. C. 

Lenoir, H. N Rockingham, N. C 

Massie, J. P Mooresboro, N. C. 

McMaster, Charles Greensboro, N. C. 

McNeill, S. A Red Springs, N. C. 

Norwood, J. T Lenoir, N. C. 

Moore, S. M Benaja, N. C. 

Reid, Jessie Kernersville, N. C. 

Pass, Norris Greensboro, N. C. 

Sherrill, Alfred Mahew, N. C. 

Thompson, D. T Falston, N. C. 

Walker, T. J Thompsonville, N. C. 

R. W. S. T. 

REPORTS. 



BOARD OF STEWARDS. 

Received from the Book Concern $334 

Received from Chartered Fund 22 

Received from Conference Collection 86 

Total $442 

We recommend the following disbursements: 

To widow Gibson, through Robert Smith $40 00 

To widow Turner, through Bro>. Rogers 44 00 

To widow Payne, through S. A. Peeler 44 00 

To widow Smith, through herself 44 00 

To Rev. L. B. Gibson, through himself 35 00 

To Rev. Wyatt Walker, through himself 44 00 

To Rev. Harshaw, through S. F. B. Peace 44 00 

To Rev. J. E. Champlin, through himself 43 00 

To Rev. A. Conner, through himself 45 00 

To Rev. A. W. Pryor, through himself 15 00 

Tn Rev. C. W. B.Uyiock, through himself 44 00 

Total $442 00 

J. D. CHAVIS, Chairman. 



34 North Carolina Conference. 

MISSIONS. 

Greensboro District. — District, $148; Danville, $40; 
Boon's Mill, $35; Ramseur, $25; Madison Circuit, $25; 
West Greensboro, $20. Total, $298. 

Raleigh District.— District, $490; Oberlin, $30; Oxford, 
$120; Goldsboro, $100; Newbern, $150; Norfolk, $80; Ral- 
eigh, $125. Total, $1125. 

Western District. — District, $190; Asheville, $190; 
Boone, $20; Caldwell, $15; Waynesville and Beaver Dam, 
$20; Franklin, $20; West Asheville, $25; Stanley Creek, 
$50. Total, $530. 

Wilmington District. — District, $140; Charlotte, $60; 
Charlotte Mission, $140; Elkton, $40; Red Springs, $25; 
Swan Station, $35; Hamlet, $25; Wilmington, $150. To- 
tal, $615. 

Winston District. — District, $40; Advance, $25; Jones- 
ville, $20; Mayhew, $20; Mt. Airy, $44; Statesville and 
Philadelphia, $30; Yadkin, $20; Ashboro, $20; Salisbury, 
$50; Mt. Pleasant, $50; Kernersville, $20. Total, $339. 
Grand total, $2907. 

I hereby concur in the above appropriations. 

CHARLES H. FOWLER. 



REPORTS. 



REPORT OF THE GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

Dear Father and Brethren: Through the goodness of 
the Lord we have been brought together to report an- 
other \ ear's labor. I am glad to report the district as be- 
ing in a 'ery healthy state. This district consists of 16 
charges, all of which we have tried to give special atten- 
tion. 

TEMPORAL CONDITION. 

At Rocky Mount, Va., Danville, Leaksville, Reidsville 
and Madison, improvements have been small; but at 
Greensboro. Center and Julian, East Greensboro, Reids- 
ville Circuit and Summerfield many dollars were raised 
for improvements. 



Forty-First Session. 35 

SPIRITUAL CONDITION. 

This has been a year in which God has poured showers 
of blessings upon the church and many souls have crowd- 
ed into her doors. 

Greensboro, conversions 130 

Madison, conversions 100 

Reidsville', conversions 35 

Leaksville, conversions . . . .• 35 

West Greensboro, conversions 39 

Reidsville Circuit, conversions 72 

Ramseur, conversions 20 

Center and Julian, conversions 34 

East Greensboro, conversions 20 

Madison Circuit, conversions 18 

Summerfield, conversions 82 

Rocky Mount, conversions 10 

South Greensboro, conversions 18 

Leaksville, conversions 35 

Total 569 

SUNDAY SCHOOL. 

We have about 42 Sunday schools on the district that 
are doing much toward distributing Scriptural knowledge. 

EDUCATIONAL. 

More and more our people realize the need of Chris- 
tian education. More and more each year are the walls 
of Bennett College crowded. President Chavis and his 
noble corps of teachers seem to be consecrated to their 
work. Kent Home under the supervision of Miss Thorn- 
borough is a great blessing to the girls. 

FINANCIAL CONDITION. 

We are glad to say that with possibly one exception 
Ave are on an increase of last year. 

Greensboro, S. A. Peeler $105 00 

Leaksville, M. Mondav 60 00 

Madison, A. Clark 50 00 

Reidsville. S. M. McDonald 30 00 



36 North Carolina Conference. 

Reidsville Circuit, T. W. Mills 33 00 

East (jreensboro, J. W. Wells 40 00 

Center and Julian, Wm. Chavis 20 00 

Madison Circuit, J. D. Hairston 15 00 

"West Greensboro, R. G. Shipp 14 00 

SummernVld, B. F. Thomas 22 00 

South Greensboro, A. W. McMaster 33 00 

Rocky Mount, Va., A. McArthur 10 00 

Ramseur, D. Connell 30 00 

EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

The Epworth League is a department that is doing 
much to train the young people of the Church for the 
responsibilities that are soon to be theirs. 

The influence of the Epworth League and Sunday 
Schi.cl Convention held in Greensboro is being felt all 
over the district; it was a source of blessing and inspira- 
tion to all who attended. 

Respectfully submitted, 

I. \\ T . WELLS, P. E. 



WINSTON DISTRICT. 

Dear Father and Brethren: Through the mercy and 
help of Almighty God I am permitted to report the dis- 
trict as follows: 

I have looked after the spiritual and temporal business 
of the church to the best of my ability. The district is in 
good condition, special attention has been given to all 
the benevolent causes, the salvation of sinners, the Ep- 
worth League, building and improvement. 

1. Advance, R. Tuttle, pastor. Our church at Liberia 
has been completed all but the pews, for building and im- 
provements. Benevolence, $60; conversions, 100; acces- 
sions, JK. 

2. Asheboro, Rev. S. M. Hanes, pastor. This work 
has grown wonderfully under Bro. Hanes. Building and 
improvement, $48; benevolence, $261; conversions, 68; 
accessions, 40. 

3. High Point, Rev. S. L. Johnson, pastor. This 
charge is in the best condition ever known. They have 



Forty- First Session. 37 

enclosed the new brick church and are now holding ser- 
vices in it. Building and improvements $1,113, benevo- 
lence $30, conversions 115, accessions 80. 

4. Jonesville, J. W. Jones, pastor. Rev. Jones has done 
a good work this year He is a good pastor and looks 
after every interest of methodism. Building and improve- 
ment S72, benevolence $20, conversions 25. 

5. Kernersville, Rev. F. L. Bost, pastor. This charge 
is on a boom this year. Building and improvements $58, 
benevolence $23, conversions 134, accessions 79. 

6. Lexington and Thomasville, Rev. A. H. Newsome, 
pastor. They are preparing to build at Thomasville. Our 
greatest need at this point is a new church. This work has 
been greaJy revived this year. Building and improve- 
ments $94. benevolence $28, conversions 102, accessions 
80. 

7. May hew, Rev. S. A. Gibson, pastor. They are pre- 
paring to build at Mt. Mourne. They have a very beauti- 
ful lot near the town; this lot is large enough for a church 
and parsonage. The work is wonderfully revived. Build- 
ing and improvement , benevolence $20, conversions 

50, accessions 76. 

8. Mitchell, Rev. E. Howard, pastor. This charge has 
not made much improvement but we see hope for this 
work. Benevolence $3, building and improvements $5, 
conversions 37, accessions 41. 

9. Mt. Airy, Rev. J P. Franklin, pastor. We have a 
parsonage completed at Mt. Air}-. Bro. Franklin is a 
worker and builder. Building and improvements $220, 
benevolence $46, conversions 85, accessions 17. 

10. Salisbury, Rev. D. McRae, pastor. This work has 
made no improvement. Building $22, benevolence $3, 
conversions 14, accessions 7. 

11. Statesville and Philadelphia, Rev. J. A. Laughlin, 
pastor. This work is in good condition. We have bought 
a lot at the cost of $60; $30 raised, $25 paid. Building 
and improvement $37. 

12. Trinity, S. R. McCorkle, pastor. This work is in 



38 North Carolina Conference. 

good condition. Bro. McCorkle is a young- man and I 
bespeak success for him in the future. 

13. Walnut Cove, Rev. C. S. Ball, pastor. This work 
has done wonderfully. We have a lot at Germanton and 
are making preparations to build. 

14. Winston, Mt. Pleasant, S. P. West, pastor. This 
is a new station and will be a great work in the near fu- 
ture. Building and improvement $340, benevolence $26, 
conversions 115, accessions 70. 

15. Winston, St. Paul, Rev. J. D. Diggs, pastor. Bro. 
Diggs is doing a good work. The Sunday school and Ep- 
v/orth League are in good condition. Benevolence $203, 
conversions 100, accessions 62. 

16. Yadkin, S. L. May, pastor. This work has won- 
derfully improved. We have a new opening on this work 
that will be good in the near future. Building and im- 
provements $50, benevolence $20, conversions 50, acces- 
sions 30. 

Respectfully submitted, 

W. W. POPE, P. E. 



REPORT OF THE WESTERN DISTRICT. 

Dear Father and Brethren: The mercy of God permits 
me to report the work of the western district. I return 
many thanks to my heavenly Father for His many bless- 
ings on my brethren and myself. 

The scarcity of money and the excitement over small- 
pox in the spring greatly paralyzed our work. 

Asheville, Rev. H. L. Ashe and his membership have 
built a nice three-room parsonage and he is living in it. 

Forest City, Rev. J C. Addie and his membership have 
built a new church at Henrietta Cotton Mills. 

Franklin and Bryson City, Rev, C. W. Walton, pastor. 
Two churches have been improved. 

Hickory, Rev. J. M. Roan and his membership have 
raised some money en a new church. 

Lenoir. Rev. S. F. B Peace. A new church is being 
built at Waryer's Gap. 

Lincolton, Rev. A. L. Foster. The lot in Lincolnton 



Forty First Session. 39 

is sold and two bought, one at Crouce and the other at 
L. Bethel. 

McPelah, Rev. J. (.'. Robbins. The parsonage was de- 
stroyed by fire in February but has since been replaced 
by a nice four-room building. 

Marion, Rev. P. F. Johnson. Two churches have been 
improved. 

Patterson. The pastor who was appointed there (Rev. 
J. H. Hunter) did not go. I supplied the work with W. E. 
Clapp. He has put in windows and some seats at Ger- 
man's Hill. A new church after plan No. 2 is being built 
at Buffalo. 

Shelby ^nd Fallston, Rev. R. P. Harriston. The par- 
sonage has been completed. 

Sherrill's Ford and Newton, Rev. R. D. Bethea. Bre- 
vard's chapel at Denver has been ceiled and a tower 
built to the church at Newton. 

Stanley Creek, Rev. W. F. Allen. The church has been 
enclosed 2nd they are worshiping in it. 

West Asheville, Rev. W. M. Crawford has worked hard 
and raised the most of the money to free the church of 
debt at Waynesville. 

INDEBTEDNESS. 
There is but little indebtedness on the district this year 

Waynesville $100 00 

Asheville on parsonage 37 00 

McPelah on parsonage 112 00 

Patterson 50 00 

Total $^99 00 

SPIRITUAL. 

The revival work was not so good in the spring. 

The smallpox broke out in Marion, Hickory. Lenoir, 
Newton and scattered our congregation, but the fall meet- 
ings have been good. We have had about 275 conver- 
sions and most have been added to the church. 

EDUCATIONAL. 

Our people are realizing more and more the need of a 



4o North Carolina Conference. 

Christian education. Some young men and women are 
preparing to enter Bennett this fall while others will make 
their way to Asheville to attend the Allen Industrial 
Home one of the best schools in the State for colored girls. 
The Normal and Industrial School at Hickory is still run- 
ning. The enrollment last session was 75. 

FINANCE. 
At each Quarterly Conference and church service I have 
urged the pastors and membership to collect and pay their 
benevolent collections. We have striven hard to hold our 
own in the benevolent collections. I think most of the 
pastors have done well in raising benevolent money. 

SUNDA YSCHOOLS. 

We have fifty Sunday schools on the district, a gain of 
two, many are buying and using more literature than in 
the past. Many of the houses are poor and the schools 
go into winter quarters. 

EPWORTH LEAGUE. 
The organization is doing good work among our peo- 
ple. There are 29 chapters on the district. The conven- 
tion held at Hickory was a success. Bro. I. G. Penn was 
with us and his lectures and talks were both good and in- 
spiring. Seven delegates from this district convention 
went to the international convention and three delegates 
were elected to go to the State convention. 

MISCELLANEOUS. 
I have worked hard this year to get our people to take 
our Church papers and use our Bibles and Church hym- 
nals and I have succeeded in selling quite a number of 
books and secured a goodly number of subscribers for the 
Southwestern and Epworth Herald. 

ROBT. SMITH, P. E. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 
Dear Bishop and Brethren: The following is the re- 
port of this district. This is my fifth vear on the district 
and the most difficult, but by the goodness and mercy of 



Forty-First Session. 41 

God we have had a successful year. There has not been 
much work done this year in the way of improving Church 
property and in paying off old indebtedness. 

The preachers have been laboring very faithfully with 
us among the people to quiet their minds and to get them 
to trust in the Lord and look to Him the giver of every 
good and perfect gift. The confusion has damaged the 
work a little. 

Our ranks have been broken this conference year by the 
master's call. During November of 1898 Bro. W. C. Gib- 
son, of Hamlet, died. 

Charlotte, Simpson's Chapel, Rev. G. W. Morehead. 
the pastor, has had much sickness in his family this year, 
and he has worked very faithful, but not much success in 
spiritual work. But the trustees have been very active 
and successful in raising $326.43 which includes a dona- 
tion of $57.60 that was given by two former members. 

The Charlotte Mission, Bro. Peter Cook was appointed 
to this work and could not get the people together and 
get a support so he asked to leave and did so in Decem- 
ber. It was then supplied by Rev. A. R. McNeil, a local 
preacher who looked after the work and added some mem- 
bers to the church. 

Hamlet Circuit, Rev. G. W. Byers, pastor. Some very 
good meetings have been had. Conversions 50, accessions 
18. The work is in a good state; the church at Hamlet 
has been beautifully painted. 

Elkton Circuit is a poor mission. Brother A. B. Mc- 
Queen has served on this charge two years, and has had 
some success in conversions and accessions to the church 
and has lived on a very small salary. 

Fayetteville and Prospect Hall have not had a preacher 
this year, all the members are gone. 

Laurinburg, Rev. M. M. Jones, pastor. He has done 
good and successful work. Conversions 35, accessions 
20. The charge is doing wonderful considering the ad- 
verse condition in which our people had to work. 

Maxton, Rev. M. J. Bullock, pastor. He came to the 
work in February after Bro. J. D. Diggs was moved to 



42 North Carolina Conference. 

Winston, and he has done a most excellent work. Con- 
versions no. 

Melrose Circuit, Rev. J. D. Murphy, pastor. Brother 
Murphy has been faithful and has worked hard and has 
been successful in buying and paying $20 for a bell at Mt. 
Zion and also some indebtedness on the church property. 
Conversions 82, accessions 56. The work is in a very 
good state. 

Red Springs Mission,' Brother J. M. McNeill, a local 
preacher, has had charge of the work for six months and 
has a Sunday school of 40. 

Lumberton Circuit. On this work Brother Henry 
Evans and his people have had some good meetings, the 
result was 80 conversions and 58 accessions. The circuit 
is doing very well. 

Ramland and Salem. Rev. G. F. Hill took charge of 
this circuit in February after Rev. Bullock was sent to 
the Maxton charge and Bro. Hill and his people have had 
a A r ery good year. Conversions 65. 

Swan Station. This is a poor circuit with three ap- 
pointments. Bro. A. T. Covington, a local preacher has 
been in charge of the work and he has had some conver- 
sions and accessions. The benevolent collections I think 
will not fall below that of last year. 

Wilmington and Burgaw, Brother S. A. J. Miller has 
had charge of the work but has not been able to do much; 
this has been the confused part of the State all the year. 

Epworth League. We have 1 1 chapters on the district 
but they are not very active in work. We ha,ve only one 
active chapter, the one at Charlotte, which is doing very 
well. 

Now Ave feel thankful to the Lord for his mercy in that 
He hath brought us through another conference year. 

Respectfullv submitted, 
DANIEL BROOKS, P. E. 



REPORT OF RALEIGH DISTRICT. 

Dear Bishop and Brethren: One year ago I was ap- 
pointed to this district by Bishop W. F. Mallalien at the 



Forty-First Session. 43 

Lenoir Conference. I am thankful to the godd Lord 
that I can make this report. This district embraces a 
vast territory as has already been stated by Evangelist E. 
M. Collett. I found the district under the management 
of Rev. E. M. Collett, who had closed his second year as 
its presiding elder in a good healthy spiritual condition. 
But owing to the great confusion that occurred shortly 
after the Conference adjourned, many of our members 
moved away. So there has been a falling off of member- 
ship in a great many of our churches. Our district being 
small, or few in number has suffered most from this. Un- 
der the circumstances, we have tried to do the best we 
could. I am thankful to God we have not been a failure. 
There has been seme inmprovement on all the charges 
more or less. 
C. W. Blaylock. He reports some added to the church, 

1 . Durham and Creedmore, which was supplied by Rev. 
and a good Sunday school at Creedmore. This charge 
has two churches neither one completed and only a few 
members at each church. Whole membership 7, benevo- 
lent money $2. 

2. Goldsboro, Rev. L. G. McDonald, P. C. This is a 
station. The pastor has worked faithfully this year; 
painted his church on the inside and out, and has man- 
aged to pay on the indebtedness. Has raised some money 
for improvement, etc. Had some accessions to the church. 
Our church in this p]ace bids fair to become one among 
our best charges on the district. 

Newberne and Kinston, Rev. J. P. Jones, P. C. There 
are two churches on this circuit. The one at Newbern is 
newly built by the pastor who has finished up his fifth 
year on this charge. The building of this church seems 
to be the work of the pastor during these five years. Only 
7 members are on this entire charge. No seats in the 
church at Newbern, and very few in the one at Kinston. 
The church at Kinston is in a dilapidated condition, and 
is a little dangerous to hold service in. These two churches 
are not making any progress in the way of membership, 
benevolence, or in Sunday school work. Benevolence $1. 



44 North Carolina Conference. 

4. Norfolk and Princess Anne, Va., Rev. G. B. McLean, 
P. C. This charge under management of its pastor has 
moved onward during this year. Bro. McLean has done 
good work. He has been adding members to the churches 
all year, raised more benevolent money than ever before, 
that is since we have had the work. Has opened up work 
in James Street church and Barbersville, raised some 
money to build a new church at Pleasant Ridge. 

5. Oberlin, Rev. M. C. Rogers, P. C. Bro. Rogers has 
done a good work here this year. Too much cannot be 
said for this charge and its pastor. The District Confer- 
ence was held here in August, and the good people spared 
no pains in making it enjoyable. The church and Sunday 
school and Epworth League are working nicely and bids 
fair to be second to none on the district. Some additions 
to the church during the year, and Sunday school better 
than ever before; all the benevolent money raised, etc., 
$33. (Full members 86, Prob. 3,) improvement $115. 

6. Oxford, Rev. W. R. Zeigler, P. C. Bro. Zeigler has 
had a hard year, sickness in his family, sickness in his 
membership and several deaths. A good many of his 
members went North, etc. Sunday school is good and the 
Epworth League. Bro. Zeigler is a good preacher, has 
done the best he could under the circumstances. Some 
additions to the church, benevolence $14, raised for im- 
provement, etc., $ , prob. . 

Raleigh, Rev. G. F. Hill was the pastor, owing to the 
transfer of Rev. Rush from Winston effect a change at 
Maxton, Rowland and Raleigh. Hence Bro. M. C. Rog- 
ers supplied the Raleigh station. This church is a station 
with only 18 members as the pastor's report will show. 
There has been but very little done at this place, a few 
dollars raised for improvement, etc. $6. 

7. Townesville, The pastor is Rev. E. V. McDaniel. 
This charge has made some improvement this year, at one 
of the churches and have some money on hand, for the 
other church. Twenty-six conversions on the charge this, 
year, and some added to the church, there are 90 full mem- 
bers and 18 prob. Sixty dollars ($60) raised for improve- 



Forty-First Session. 45 

merit, benevolence $7. On this charge like Bro. Zeigler's 
there has been a falling off by the members going North. 
9. Clarksville and Louisburg. We have neither church 
nor members. I hoped if returned to the district we will be 
able to do greater work and more, as we shall understand 
it better and be prepared to do more. The Sabbath schools 
are in good condition and doing well, and also the Ep- 
worth Leagues are making some progress. I am sure 
that the district has advanced in some respects if not in 
all, which will be seen from the pastor's reports. You 
will see from the few members on the district, that we 
don't intend to be behind, God being our helper. Dear 
Bishop and brethren we are going to come to the front. 

Very respectfully submitted, 

W. P. HAYES, P. E. 



STEWARDS REPORT. 



We the stewards have examined the Presiding elders' 
vouchers and find them correct. 

I. D. CHAVIS, 

A. H. NEWSOME. 



TEMPERANCE AND PROHIBITION. 



Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging; and whoso- 
ever is deceived thereby is not wise. 

The demon king alcohol is doing more to pull down 
our lace morally, financially and religiously than any 
other evil. 

Ninty per cent, of all the crimes that are committed in 
the South are due to strong drink. Therefore be it 

Resolved 1st. That we the ministers of the North 
Carolina Conference do all in our power to promote the 
cause of temperance. 

Resolved 2nd. That each pastor fulfil the require- 
ment of the discipline that we use unfermented wines at 
all sacramental services. 

Resolved 3rd. That we urge those we may come in con- 



46 North Carolina Conference. 

tact to abstain from intoxicating liquors and abandon the 

use of tobacco. 

S. L. JOHNSON. 

W. F. ALLEN, 

E. H. McARTHUR. 



REPORT TWENTIETH CENTURY THANK OF- 
FERING FUND. 



1. The North Carolina Conference accepts the call of 
the bishops to the Church for Twentieth Century 7 Thank 
Offering Fund of $20,000,000, and enter gladly upon the 
work of raising our fair share of that sum. 

2. We wish to divide our gifts between our Bennett 
College and the debts on our churches and parsonages. 

3. To aid in this work we appoint as a Twentieth Cen- 
tury Thank Offering Fund Board the presiding elders and 
two ministers and two laymen from each district as fol- 
lows : 

Greensboro — J. D. Chavis, at large. Ministers — S. A. 
Peeler, R. A. Cottingham. Laymen — C. H. Moore, J. N. 
Smith. 

Raleigh — Ministers — W. R. Zeigler. L. G. McDonald. 
Laymen — L. B. Hinton, W. M. Graves. 

Western — Ministers — S. F. B. Peace, R. P. Hairston. 
Laymen — T. R. Adams, Geo. Johnson. 

Wilmington — Ministers — M. M. Jones, J. D. Murphy. 
Laymen — W. H. Thomas, D. P. Allen. 

Winston — Ministers — J. D. Diggs, A. H. Newsom. 
Laymen — R. B. McCrary, M. P. Matthews. 

4. This board shall have power to add to its numbers. 

5. The presiding elder and two ministers and two lay- 
men of each district shall constitute a district board for 
each district and shall have power to add to this district 
board. 

6. It shall be the duty of the conference board to do all 
it can by special meetings and conventions to arouse in- 
terest on this subject throughout the Conference. 

7. It shall be the duty of the district board to hold 



Forty-First Session. 47 

meetings on the district and awaken every charge on this 
subject, to inspire the organization of local committees 
in each church, and aid the pastors as best they can in se- 
curing some contributions from each and every member 
of the Church within the bounds of the North Carolina 
Conference. 

8. It is understood that every person shall have the 
privilege of directing to what object his donation shall go. 

9. The board has power to organize and use whatever 
means it sees fit to adopt to awaken the church and raise 
the money. 

Signed by committee. 

J. D. CHAVIS, 
R. E. JONES, 
M. M. JONES, 
T. D. DIGGS, 
S. A. PEELER. 
INVESTIGATION COMMITTEE. 

We your committee appointed to investigate the case 
of the Rev. Dorsey McRae beg to submit that we ex- 
amined all papers and facts relating to his conduct and 
find that he has been using language very unbecoming a 
minister of the Gospel. We do not see, from facts present- 
ed us, enough in this case to refer it to a committee for 
trial and therefore we recommend that his character pass. 

M. J. BULLOCK, 
M. MUNDY, 
M. M. JONES. 



STATE OF THE CHURCH. 

We the committee on the state of the Church beg to 
submit the following: 

The Church in its organized form is the great agent un- 
der God to reform this world which is so fatally cursed 
with sin, therefore its work and influence has wonderful 
power both \<isible and invisible. Its onward move in any 
land or among any people very greatly lifts the standard 
of their peace and prosperity; its failure is their failure. 

The North Carolina Conference of the Methodist Epis- 



48 North Carolina Conference. 

copal Church with its ministry and membership in the 
State of North Carolina and some portions of Virginia 
are engaged in this most noble work. Some knowledge of 
its status will perhaps be of inspiration to us. The tem- 
poral work as to building and improving we believe has 
and other means at hand would allow. 

The temporal state of the Church as reported by the 
presiding elders (and it is from them that we glean our in- 
formation), is good with some exceptions. Mention may 
be made of one particular point, namely Ramseur, where 
the church has been closed on account of debt — a claim 
of $276 is against it. Slight indebtedness rest upon some 
other churches but no serious one known to the commit- 
tee. 

The Epworth League among the young people in each 
district is succeeding well, accept the Wilmington district. 
Much good is being brought to the Church through this 
agency. 

The spiritual work has in a great measure exceeded the 
past. Each district has had on very nearly all the charges 
gracious revivals and many conversions. The Conference 
evangelist reports that under his labors more than twelve 
hundred souls have been converted. 

Submitted, 

d. connell, 
t. e. champlin, 
l. g. Mcdonald. 



F. A. AND S. E. SOCIETY. 

We rejoice in the fact that the F. A. and S. E. Society 
is still doing excellent work among us. It is doing much 
to enlighten the dark places, to elevate the degraded, and 
to edify all. The Church spends its money in no other 
way more profitably. 

Our pastors are doing much to encourage this work. 
We feel that they might do more. 

The good results from this work may be seen every- 
where. We think if the pastors will do' their whole duty 
to this cause, the other causes will take care of themselves. 



Forty-First Session. 49 

We know that we have not all the opportunities that 
should come to us, but we have many, and we believe that 
in the providence of God the time will come when we 
shall have all that He intended we should. We believe 
that the F. A. and S. E. Society is to be the instrument 
used of God to bring this to pass. It is the little leaven 
that is to leaven the whole lump. 

We note with joy the success which has attended our 
own beloved Bennett College. For the most part the pas- 
tors have done well by this institution, many of them 
might do better. Every advantage offered should be util- 
ized. This will be done if every pastor does his duty. 

Whereas, The w r ork of the F. A. and S. E. Society is 
indispensable and whereas this work cannot go on suc- 
cessfully among us unless the pastors and presiding elders 
co-operate in this work. Therefore we recommend that 
the hearty co-operation on the part of pastors and elders 
in making this cause a success. 

We further recommend raising the amount apportioned 
us and ask that the society continue to do all that is pos- 
sible for us. J. D. CHAVIS, 

S. A. PEELER, 
J. P. MORRIS. 



SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION AND TRACTS. 

The Sunday school being one of the greatest organi- 
zations of our Church, demands our most sincere prayers 
and greatest interest to make it successful. The total 
Sunday school population in the United States is more 
than 12,000,000; of whom there are in the Methodist 
Episcopal Church over 31,000 Sunday schools with 350,- 
000 officers and teachers; and more than 2,600,000 schol- 
ars. 

We advise great care; in the selection of teachers, that 
they may be men and women of earnest Christian charac- 
ter, with knowledge of the Bible and aptness in teaching. 

We believe that the literature for the Sunday school, 
supplied by the Methodist Episcopal Church and pub- 
lished by our own book concern, is the best for the pur- 



50 North Carolina Conference. 

pose that can be obtained. Furthermore we urge that 
our pastors and presiding- elders see that our literature 
is used in all of our Sunday schools. 

In as much as the Sunday School Union of our Church 
aids every year about 3,500 needy schools with literature 
and has no resources except the collections in our 
churches, we urge that an offering be given for this cause 
in all of our charges, and especially that the Sunday near- 
est Christmas be set apart by all our Sunday schools for 
a Christmas contribution to the Sunday School Union. 

The Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 
aids in the circulation of religious literature in the form 
of tracts and leaflets throughout the entire world. 

The Tract Society gives $10,000 annually to our mission 
stations to aid in the publication and circulation of relig- 
ious literature. We recommend that no Sunday school 
be reluctant in taking a collection for this noble society, 
so that this Christian literature may be used in all our Sun- 
day schools. 

We further recommend that each pastor urge that the 
collections be taken for this cause in all our churches dur- 
ing the ensuing year; and thus aid this society to spread 
Christian literature throughout the world. 

Signed, 

J. M. ROAN, 
S. P. WEST, 
J. C. ROBBINS, 

Committee. 



REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON CHURCH EXTEN- 
SION. 

We believe that all the benevolences of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church might be combined and successfully 
operated through three great enterprises, viz: The mis- 
sionary, the educational, and the church extension; but 
each of these is so fundamental in its nature and work that 
the practical operation of them must ever be separate 
and distinct. 

The missionary and educational societies have not re- 



Forty-First Session. 5 1 

ceived as much from the abundance of American liber- 
ality as their usefulness warrant; our contributions to 
them might, with honor to the knigdom of grace and 
profit to ourselves, have been much larger, yet the com- 
mittee is conscious of the fact that our gifts to the church 
extension cause have been far too small proportionately. 
We believe also that the meagerness of the collections to 
church extension is a natural consequence of treating 
that cause as a minor affair or a mere incidental. 

Therefore the committee feels it to be advisable that 
each pastor take more to heart, if possible, the disciplina- 
rian injunction to preach on the subject of church exten- 
sion and take a collection for same in his charge at least 
once a year. 

We also implore the leading lay members of each church 
in our bounds to be active in helping the pastors to dis- 
seminate church extension information and raise the full 
apportionment in their charge. 

Respectfully submitted, 

For the committee. J. D. DIGGS, Ch'm'u and Sec. 



BIBLE CAUSE. 

There is no home in America excused from not having 
the "Precious Volume." The black man in the cane and 
cotton fields, the Indian in the forest and the foreigner in 
the slums of the cities all over this country can have per- 
fect satisfaction through the instrumentality of this so- 
ciety. 

Whereas, We are benefitted by having hundreds of Bi- 
bles given us, and by its wholesale influence the world is 
coming to Christ. 

Resolved, That we do all we can to aid the society in 
this grand work of Christianizing the world. 

G. W. BROWER, 
B. F. THOMAS, 
F. L. BOST, 

Committee. 



52 North Carolina Conference. 

EDUCATION. 

Education is the drawing out of the powers of the 
mind, rather than the mere acquisition of knowledge. 

In education the discipline of the intellect is the princi- 
ple or most essential element ; hence education is not con- 
fined to school and college years. It is begun under wise 
and competent teachers, but should be continued through 
life by constant research and study. True education is 
the bringing of man into right relationship with his fellow- 
man and his God. We have great reasons to congratulate 
ourselves on our relation to the Methodist Episcopal 
Church. She has set in motion a great wave of Christian 
education and morality that will effect both the present 
generation and thousands yet unborn, and still continue 
until it lash the shores of eternity and break in silvery 
spray. 

God through the Methodist Episcopal Church has be- 
decked the Southern firmament with some of these stars 
of Christian education that shall make effulgent that part 
of the country once cursed with slavery. 

We view with great pride and admiration the prosperity 
of our splendid schools of learning, established for culture 
and refinement of humanity. These noble institutions 
were given to us at a time when we were not able to help 
ourselves and believing that the schools both North and 
South are supplied with well trained teachers and that 
the curriculums are such as to produce the finest type of 
scholarship and the developments the highest type of man- 
hood and womanhood. 

We therefore reitterate our former utterances. 

ist. It is resolved that we urge our young people and 
especially our young men who are looking toward the 
ministrv to avail themselves of the excellent opportuni- 
ties furnished by the educational institutions of our 
Church. 

Resolved 2nd. That we, as members of the North 
Carolina Conference nerve ourselves to call upon our con- 
gregation to stand by us in a benevolent support of our 
institutions of learning. 



Forty-First Session. 53 

Resolved further, That we tender hearty greetings to 
the honored presidents and efficient faculties of our 
schools, and especially, to our beloved Bennett College, 
the power house of the North Carolina Conference. 

A. C. CLARK, 
H. L. ASHE, 
S. A. J. MILLER, 
Committee. 



SABBATH OBSERVANCE. 

Among the many subjects that requires our most serious 
consideration, we think this one holds a place of no mean 
importance. Our minds run back to the critical days 
when under the careful guidance of Jehovah, Israel was 
marshalled out of Egypt en route to the land of *their 
promised rest sworn to them, and formally to their fathers. 
One great requisite was a code of rules and regulations 
for their civil, moral, and religious obedience. 

Called to the flaming heights of Pisgah, Moses received 
such statues which if a man do he shall live by them. Par- 
ticularized among them, all combined, make the most 
complete and superb document in the world, written in 
unmistakable lines: 

"Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy, six days 
shalt thou labor and do all thy work." 

Implicit obedience to this as to all of the command- 
ments was the fabric on which rested the safety and pro- 
gress of this peculiar race. 

We are sorry to find so many professing Christians and 
even ministers who are too- weak along the line of practic- 
ing and preaching against the sin of Sabbath breaking. 
"Remember" implies that worldly-mindedness is likely to 
cause many to forget the sanctity of this, the greatest of 
days. It is not only to be kept but sanctified, because 
God made, kept, sanctified and rested from His creative 
work, not as one wearied, but reviewed His labors with 

joy- 

We must not forget by preparing the choice meal left 
off on purpose, polish or black the shoes, or even abandon 



54 North Carolina Conference. 

the sick, take the long contemplated journey, including 
excursions, bicycling, all of Which are too often practiced 
by our people in this land. True the ox having fallen in 
the ditch may be taken out. But what a sin against the 
beast and God, to> push it into the mire just to have a mer- 
ciful Lord to help get him out on the Holy Sabbath. 
St. Augustine observes that it is better to plow on the 
Sabbath than dance. Augustine does not license any one 
to dance, especially on the Lord's day, nor plough, but 
on the principle, "of two evils chose the less." Yet God 
says remember, for no evil pleases Him. Many people 
are weak because of the fact that they question the day 
to be kept. Deaf to the voice of the Spirit of this com- 
mand they forget in this connection the emphasis our 
Lord's resurrection lays on this day. The apostles and 
primitive Christians observed it with humble and fervent 
strictness, and what should cool our zeal for the same? 
From the foregone statements we arm in the sincerity 
of our hearts: 

i. That it is not the Jewish Sabbath the observance of 
which w r e emphasize so much, but one-seventh of our time 
we owe to God, and must be reverently given Him. 

2. That a faithful compliance with this command em- 
phasizes in the clearest and strongest manner the purest 
moral and spiritual character. For the sin of Sabbath 
desecration is the hotbed of all other evils. 

But the strongest emphasis for the reverence of the 
Lord's day is that of His resurrection, which .'ills the dark 
places of earth with His matchless glory. And if we love 
Him we will serve Him with a deep sense and be more 
sensitive as to the sacredness of this day. For surely no 
Christian can ignore the Christian Sabbath and claim fel- 
lowship with Him who is Lord, even of the Sabbath. 
' So we ask that we as ministers and members of the 
Methodist Episcopal Church, call a halt, by denouncing 
all evil whatsoever on the Lord's day, by precept and ex- 
ample. We emphasize it and ask that less patronage be 
given to Sunday newspapers, trains, chaise and hack 
driving, excursions, buggy riding, bicycling, picnics. 



Forty-First Session. 55 

street boot-blacking, large and costly dinners, Jews' 
stores, taking out Jews license, and even desist from cele- 
brating marriages, where it can more practically be done 
in the week, for the Lord's day is not even a wedding^ 
day. 

Therefore, in the honor and name of the peace of our 
land, and the rock upon which rests the future happiness 
and prosperity of our nation, the virtue of our youth, the 
peace and sanctity of our Zion, and all others that exalt 
our Christ, and that the "commandment may be called 
honorable, and the Sabbath a. delight," let us "remem- 
ber and forget not the Sabbath day to keep it holy." And 
then in God's house on the Lord's day we can sing more 
loud and sweet the poetic refrain of Watts: 

Welcome sweet day of rest, 

That saw the Lord arise, 
Welcome to this reviving breast 

And these rejoicing eyes. 

• 

G. B. McLEAN, Ch'm'n; 
H. EVANS, 
S. A. GIBSON, 
Winston, October 15, 1899. 



ROLL OF HONOR. 



Red Springs, N. C: — Alexander McCallum, Lula Mc- 
Queen, Dinah Love, W. M. McEachin, Mary M. Mc- 
Eachen, Marshal Wilson. 

Melrose, N. C.:— J. D. McLauchlin, J. F. Steadman. J. 
E. Wall, J. E. Graham, Hattie Murphy, J. C. McBryde, 
Hector McNeill, J. D. Murphy. 

Mayhew Charge: — Zetter Sherii], Bertie Sherrill, Ma- 
noah Sherrill, Bessie Longe, Eliza Hairs ton, Sarah Gram, 
May Jane Reid, Maggie Neill, Fannie Nounsell, Fannie 
Byers, Effie Brown, Rennie Davidson, Ida Anderson, An 
nie Anderson, A. M. Miller, Mary Ann Houston, Emma 
Matthews, Alexander Adams, S. A. Gibson. 



56 North Carolina Conference. 

NORTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE. 
APPOINTMENTS. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 



Isaac Wells, P. E., P. O., Greensboro, N. C. 

Central Randolph W. M. Chavis 

Danville (Va., supply) 

East Greensboro R. A. Cottingham 

Greensboro S. A. Peeler 

Jackson (supply) Henry Garrett 

Leaksville Marcus Mundy 

Madison G. A. Morehead 

Ramseur S. A. Gibson 

Reidsville A. Clark 

Reidsville Circuit E. H. McArthur 

Rocky Mount (Va.) E. H. McArthur 

South Gieensboro A. W. McMaster 

Summerrield B. F. Thomas 

West Greensboro R. G. Shipp 

J. D. Chavis, President, and Prof. J. P. Morris in Ben- 
nett College- — members of Greensboro Quarterly Confer- 
ence. 

R. E. Jones, Assistant Manager of Southwestern Chris- 
tian Advocate — member of Greensboro Quarterly Con- 
ference. 



RALEIGH DISTRICT. 



W. P. Hayes, P. E.. P. O., Greensboro, N. C. 



Clarksville Supply 

Durham and Creedmore Supply 

Goldsboro L. G. McDonald 

Louisburg Supply 

Newberne E. V. McDaniel 

Norfolk and Princess Anne G. B. McLean 

Oberlin W. R. Zeigler 

Oxford and Henderson G. F. Hill 



Forty-First Session. 57 

Raleigh J. W. Wells 

Townsville and Bullock J. D. Hairston 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 



Robert Smith, P. K, P. O., Hickory, N. C. 



Asheville H. L. Ashe 

Boone (supply) J. D. Waddel 

Forest City J. C. Addie 

Franklin and Bryson F. J. Floyd 

Gastonia S. F. B. Peace 

Hickory R. P. Hairston 

Lenoir G. W. Brower 

Lincolnton Supply, R. L. Foster 

Macpelah J. C. Robbins 

Marion S. A. J. Miller 

Patterson W. F. Allen 

Shelby and Fallston J. M. Roan 

Sherrill's Ford and Mount Holly P. F. Johnson 

West Asheville and Waynesville William Crawford 

Caldwell C. Harshaw 

P. J. Cook left without appointment to attend school 
member of the Hickory Quarterly Conference. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 



Daniel Brooks, P. E., P. O., High Point, N. C. 



Charlotte, Mission Circuit J. P. Jones 

Charlotte, Simpson Chapel R. W. S. Thomas 

Elkton A. B. McQueen 

Fayetteville and Prospect Hall Supply 

Hamlet and Southern Pines G. W. Byers 

Laurinburg M. M. Jones 

Maxton M. J. Bullock 

Melrose J. D. Murphy 

Red Spring Supply 

Rowland and Salem M. J. Bullock 



58 North Carolina Conference. 

Swan Station Supply 

Wilmington and Baggaw S. A. J.M iller 

E. M. Collett, Conference Evangelist, member of Char- 
lotte Quarterly Conference. 



WINSTON DISTRICT. 



W. W. Pope, P. E., P. O, Winston, N. C. 



Advance A. B. McQueen 

Ashboro S. M. Hanes 

High Point S. L. Johnson 

Jefferson Supply. C. R. Davidson 

Jonesville and Wilkesboro J. W. Jones 

Kernersville F. L. Bost 

Lexington and Thomasville A. H. Newsome 

Mayhew D. Connell 

Mitchell Elisha Howard 

Mount Airy J. P. Franklin 

Salisbury D. McRae 

Statesville and Philadelphia J. A. Laughlin 

Trinity S. R. McCorkle 

Walnut Cove C. E. Ball 

Winston, Mt. Pleasant S. P. West 

Winston, St. Paul J. D. Diggs 

Yadkin S. L. May 

Winston Circuit To be supplied 



Forty-First Session. 59 



IN MEMORIAM. 
Rev. Wiley C. Gibson. 

A father in Israel has fallen, but covered with the armor 
of righteousness to rise glorious. 

Rre. Wiley C. Gibson was a faithful member of the X. 
C. Conference in which he did good service. For quite a 
number of years he received his appointments and gladly 
went to them, whatever were the circumstances, surround- 
ing them', that he might labor in the Master's vineyard, for 
his glory, and the salvation of precious souls. 

When his strength failed him, he calmly submitted and 
retired to rest a while, this side the river before going to 
his crown. 

We mourn the loss of our dear brother. He was one of 
the pioneers and pillars of our church and conference. He 
was a true man, faithful to himself, his people and to his 
God. 

His loyalty, no one questioned. It was demonstrated 
by his faithful service as a humble member, as a kind pas- 
tor, and an honored superannuate. 

In bis will he left to the church all the property that he 
had. When he had thus given himself as a living sacrifice, 
he, like Stephen, commended his soul unto God and fell 
asleep. 

He died Nov. st, 1898, aged 79 years. Though passed 
into the unseen, yet he lives in our memory. 

Death enters where none can tell. 
He'll in a moment call thee hence 
To heaven or down to hell. 

We pass the silent years 

Amid flowers and mid gloom 

Each moment brings us nearer 

The grave, the waiting tomb. 

E. M. COLLETT, 

S. A. PARKER, 

I. E. CHAMPLAIN. 



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North Carolina Conference. 

MONEY TO BE RAISED. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 



Names of Charges 



Reidsville Circuii . 
Cemral Randolph. 

Jackson 

East Greensboro. . 

Greensboro 

Leaksville 

Madison Circuit. . 

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Gastonia and Bessemer 

Hickory 

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61 



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Names of Charges 
By Districts. 



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Greensboro 

Wilmington 

Western 

Raleigh 

Total for 1899 

Total last year 1898. . 
Increase this year 1899. 
Decrease " " 



Cash Vchr. 



43 
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78 
49 
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279 
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49 
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37 



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130 

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19 
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OFFICIAL JOURNAL | 



OF TH1 



FORTY-SECOND SESSION 



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OP THE 



Hlortb Carolina I 



Hnnual Conference 



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fllletboMst Episcopal Cburcb, 



HELD AT 



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Hetoevilie, m, <&., October 11*15, 1900. 



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35J, GREENSBORO, N. C. 

C. F. Thomas, Book and Job Printer. 
1900. 

UlV.SCn. \£$£2&*P£!**!{!!&t<!g!*Wi£*£!!& 

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8248 

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A. W. Mc i XI ST Eft, \k, ^sident. Davj.j Wuite, Secretary 

Capital Stock (paid in) $25,000. 
Surplus $45,000. Undivided Profits $25,000. 



5 



outbem Xoan anb 

■fc ^rust Company, 

GREENSBORO, N. C. 

Negotiates Loans on Real Estate. 

Transacts a General Banking Business. 
Savings Bank Department. 

LOANS ON REAL ESTATE. 

Two plans of securing loans are offered borrowers: First, to ob- 
tain onerhalf the value of improved and unencumbered City Real 
Estate. Second, To secure more than half of the value of improv- 
ed and unencumbered City Real Estate by paying monthly pay- 
ments. The amount required as monthly payments being deter- 
mined by the amount borrowed. 2 per cent, of the amount loaned 
will always be accepted for monthly payments. 

SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. 

Every man, woman and child should learn to save a portion of 
their daily earnings. Money deposited on the first day of any month 
begins to draw interest at once at the rate of 4 per cent. ; if deposited 
after the first day of the month, interest begins the first of the fol- 
lowing month. Begin at once to form the habit of saving, and you 
will never regret it. 



OFFICIAL JOURNAL 



FORTY-SECOND SESSION 



OF THE 



THortb Carolina 



Bnnuai Conference 



fllletbobtst Episcopal Cburcb, 



IRefoeville, 1R. <L, ©ctober 11*15, 1900. 



GREENSBORO, N. C. 

C. F. Thomas, Book and Job Printer, 

J900. 



Historical View Since Organization in 1836. 

From the organization of Methodism in America, the work in North 
Carolina was continued in the Virginia, and afterwards in the Vir- 
ginia and South Carolina Conferences. In the year 1836 the Gen- 
eral Conference set up a North Carolina Conference. Its first ses- 
sion opened as a part of the Virginia Conference, but when it ad- 
journed there were two Conferences. 

SESSIONS OF CONFERENCE. 



Date. 



Place. 



8, 1837.... | Petersburg, Va.. 

31,1838.... Greensboro, N. C. 

26, 1839 .... Louisburg 

29,1840.... Newbern 

. 20, 1840 .... Mocksville 

27, 1841.... Raleigh 

26, 1842.... Louisburg 

25, 1843.... Halifax 

. 4, 1844 Pittsboro ....:... 



Jan. 

•Ian 

Dec. 

Dec 

Jan. 

Jan. 

Jan 

Jan 

Jan 

Jan. 

Jan 

Feb. 

Jan 

Jan 

Jan. 

Feb 

Feb. 

Feb. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct 

Oct. 

Oct. 

Oct. 

sept 

Oct. 

Oct 

Oct. 

Oct 



14, 1868 .... Union Chapel . 

6, 1869 jHigh Point... 

20, 1871 ... Lincolnton.... 
28, 1872. . . . Greensboro. . . 
8, 1873.... Charlotte 

7, 1874 Lexington.... 

6, 1875 Greensboro... 

5, 1876 Winston 

10, 1877 Wilmington... 



24, 1878. 
30, 1879. 
4,1880.. 
27, 1881. 
26, 1882. 



Lumberton , 
Greensboro . 
High Point.. 

Raleigh 

Laurinburg. 



31, 1883.... jWinston. 
6, 1884 I Greensboro. 



5, 1885 
11, 1886 
14, 1886 
27. 1887 . 
25. 1888.. 



Lumberton.. 

Charlotte.. . . 

Raleigh . ... 

High Point.. 

Lenoir 

25, 1889 Gol'fsboro... 

23. 1890 Maxton 

15, 1891 Winstou .... 

20, 1892 Reidsville... 

19,1893 Lexington, . 

4, 1894 Oxford 

16, 1895 Greensboro.. 

17. 1896... Charlotte ... 

7.1897 Laurinburg. 

13, 1898. . ..Lenoir 

12, 1899,... IWinston 

11, 1900.... Reidsville .. 



Bishop. 



Secretary. 



Morris . . . 
Andrew 
Morris . 
Morris. . 



Waugh 

Morris 

Soule 



Ames 

James 

Simpson.. . 
Simpson.. 

Ames 

Haven 

Wiley 

Foster 

Harris 

Scott 

Peck 

Simpson. . . 
Warren . . . 

Foster 

Merrill 

Bowman . . 
Andrews . 

Ninde 

Walden — 
Mallalieu.. 
Fitzgerald. 

Joyce 

Joyce 

Warren — 

Foss 

Hurst 

Foster 

Mallalieu.. 
Mallalieu. . 
Andrews... 
Mallalieu. . 

Fowler 

Foss 



H. G. Leigh 

H. G. Leigh 

H. G. Leigh 

S. S. Bryant.... 
S. S. Bryant.... 
S. S. Bryant.... 
S. S. Bryant ... 
S. S. Bryant.... 



Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm G. Matton 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm. G. Matton. 
Wm G. Matton. 
E. O. Thayer... 
E <). Thayer. . 
E. O. Thayer. 
E. O. Thayer. 
W. F. Steele . . 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
C. N. Grandison 
O. N. Grandison 
C. N. Grandison 
C. N. Grandison 

J. P. Morris 

J. P. Morris 

P. Morris 

J. P. Morns 

R. W. S. Tliomas 
R. W. S. Thomas 
R. W.S. Thomas 
R W. S. Thomas 
R. E Jones 



16,208 
20,030 
20,225 
20,579 
21,147 
22,851 
28,413 
25,889 



3,229 

4,106 

4.560 

36J 8,411 

37 8,266 

35 9,531 

44 8,582 

44 9,717 

10,174 

9,525 

8,525 

9.854 

7,012 

7,338 

7,488 

7,761 

8,167 

43 8,371 

44j 3,424 

49 8.664 



65 



8,948 
8,034 



8 200 
8,096 
66 8,106 
70 9,612 
73! 9,884 



74 12.751 
77i 7,409 
73 9,525 
76 1 



14 
28 
69 
52 
70 
100 
97 
104 
106 
112 
127 
97 
97 
93 
87 
94 
96 
95 
94 
100 
115 



t Facts for first nine sessions are gleaned from the General Minutes and 
from the Conference Journal for those years, which is now in custody of the 
North Carolina Conference of the M. E. Church. South 

t At this date the Conference had 19,499 white members, and 3,390 colored. 
Without consulting the wisdom of the latter, nearly the whole membership 
became part of a new Church, organized in May, 1845, and called the Methodist 
Episcopal church, South At the close of the war in 1865 most of the colored 
members left the Church South. Some entered the A M. E. Church: some the 
A. M E Z Church ; some the Colored M. E. Church of America But thou- 
sands gladly returned to the bosom of the old Methodist Episcopal Church as 
it returned to the State. 

* At this session a new Conference— the Blue Ridge— was formed, with 
twelve preachers, 2,839 members and probationers, and 41 church edifices. 



IV. 

Conference Qfficers. 

PRESIDENT: 

BISHOP CYEUS D. FOSS, D. D., LL. D., 
2043 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pa. 

SECRETARY: 

ROBERT E. JONES, 
429 Carondelet St., New Orleans, La. 

ASSISTANT SECRETARIES: 

SILAS A. PEELER, SAMUEL F. B. PEACE. 

STATISTICAL SECRETARY: 

JOHN P. MORRIS, 
Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

ASSISTANT STATISTICAL SECRETARIES: 

ALFRED W. McMASTER, JOHN P. FRANKLIN, 

JOHN M. ROAN, MILTON M. JONES, 

JOHN W. WELLS. 

TREASURER: 

GEORGE W. MOREHEAD. 
Madison, N. C. 

ASSISTANT TREASURERS: 

ROBERT P. HAIRSTON, JOHN D. HAIRSTON. 



boards, 4» c - 

CONFERENCE BOARD OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 
J. P. Morris, S. A. Peeler, A. W. McMaster. 

A. Mendenhall. 
Additional Members. — B. F. Thomas, B. G. Hightower, E. B. Wil- 
liams, Wade Lovett and P. E., ex officio. 

BOARD OF DEACONESSES. 
I. Wells, C. W. Blaylock, C. H. Moore, L. B. Gibson, Mrs. M. J. 
Bullock, Mrs. Mary Morris, Mrs. H. Wells, Mrs. Grace Nelson. 

TRIERS OF APPEALS. 
J. P. Morris, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. M. Jones, M, C. 
Rogers, M. Mundy, L, B. Gibson, 



TO PREACH MISSIONARY SERMON. 
George W. Brower. Alternate, Silas A. Peeler. 

PUBLISHING COMMITTEE. 

M. J. Bullock, Chairman; J. D. Diggs, Secretary; J. P. Morris, 
Treasurer; M. M. Jones, W. W. Pope, I. Wells, S. A. Peeler. 

BOARD OF EXAMINERS. 

J. D. Chavis, D. D., Chairman; J. P. Morris, D. D., Registrar; G. 
W. Morehead, S. A. Peeler, B. D., S. F. B. Peace, A. H. Newsome, 
R. W. S. Thomas, A. M., J. P. Franklin, Ph. B., M. M. Jones, A. 
B., J. E. Champlin, S. McDonald, J. D. Diggs, B. S. 

STUDIES ASSIGNED EXAMINERS. 

J. D. Diggs : — English Branches. Leading Facts in American 
History. — Montgomery. Larger Catechism. — Nast. 

S. A. Peeler: — Exegetical Studies in the Pentateuch and Isaiah. 
— Warren. Preparation and Delivery of Sermons. — Broadus. 

J. E. Champlin: — The Discipline of the M. E. Church. Life of 
John Wesley. — Telford. Smaller Scripture History. — Smith. 

S. F. B. Peace:— Elements of Psychology.— Hill. Manuel of 
Christian Evidences. — Row. 

M. M. Jones:— Systematic Theology, Vol. I.—Afiley. History of 
the Christian Church, Vol. 1. — Hurst. 

J. P. Franklin: — Lessons in Logic. — Jevon. Exegetical Studies 
in New Testament. — Horswell. Methodology, &c. — Crook and Hursfr 

A. H. Newsome:— Principles of Rhetoric, — Hill. Doctrinal As- 
pects of Christian Experience. — Merrill. Introduction to the Holy 
Scriptures ; Old and New Testament. — Harmon. 

G. W. Morehead: — Theory and Practice of Extemporaneous 
Preaching. — Buckley. Plain Account of Christian Perfection. — 
Wesley. 

R. W. S. Thomas: — History of American Methodism. — Stevens. 
The Supernatural Book. — Foster. Biblical Hermeneutics. — Terry. 

Samuel McDonald: — Butler's Analogy. Outlines of Universal 
History, Modern. — Fisher. 



VI. 



Roll of the ["J or f b G aro ^ na G on ^ erence > 
1900. 



ELDERS. 

Lewis B. Gibson, 
John E. Champlin, 
Charles W. Blaylock, 
David Connell, 
Isaac Wells, 
Daniel Brooks, 
Samuel M. Hanes, 
Andrew Connor, 
Robert Smith, 
Elias M. Collett, 
Alexander H. Newsome, 
Elisha Howard, 
George W. Byers, 
James P. Jones, 
William W. Pope, 
Simon P. West, 
George W. Morehead, 
John D. Hairston, 
Joseph H. Hunter, 
M. J. Bullock, 
Alexander Clark, 
William P. Hayes, 
Evander McDaniel, 
Samuel McDonald, 
John P. Morris, 
Dorsey McRae, 
Marcus Mundy, 
Jordan D. Chavis, 
Milton M. Jones, 
Walter R. Zeigler, 
M. C. Rogers, 
A. W. Pryor, 
George F. Hill, 
Sandy A. Gibson, 
Eli H. McArthur, 
J. D. Murphy, 
Samuel F. B. Peace, 
J. P. Franklin, 
Jefferson D. Diggs, 
Samuel L. Johnson, 
George W. Brower, 



Henry Evans, 
Robert E. Jones, 
Robert W. S. Thomas, 
Gabriel B. McLean, 
Benjamin F. Thomas, 
Alfred W. McMaster, 
J. W. Jones, 
L. G. McDonald, 
J. M. Roan, 
Robert P. Hairston, 
Hugh L. Ashe, 
Fraklin L. Bost, 
Wm. Lhavis, 
Samuel McCorkle, 
Silas A. Peeler, 
R. A. Cottingham. 

DEACONS. 

Franklin Allen, 
Albert B. McQueen, 
John C. Robbins, 
S. A. G. Miller, 
R. D. Bethea, 
Sandy B. Cornelius, 
J. C. Addie, 
Turner Mills, 
William Crawford, 
Samuel L. May, 
Robert J. Shipp. 

PROBATIONERS — SECOND YEAR. 

John W. Wells, (Deacon), 
J. A. Laughlin, (Deacon), 
Peter F. Johnson, (Deacon). 

FIRST YEAR. 

Charles E. Ball, 

John H. Lovell, 

James M. McNeil, 

Albert S. Cottingham, (Deacon) 



Journal of Dailj proceeding. 



FIRST DAY— Morning Session. 



Reidsville, N. C, Thursday, October 11, 1900. 
The North Carolina Conference convened in St. Paul's M. opening s e s» 

sion. 

E. Church;at Reidsville,"North Carolina, Thursday, October 

11, 1900, at 9:30, Bishop Cyrus D. Foss presiding. SSiliS™ 

The opening exercises conducted by the Bishop consisted of 
reading from the Psalms and the New Testament, singing 
of the familiar hymn, "O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing," 
and prayer offered by the Bishop. 

The Bishop delivered an appropriate Opening Address, ^ e e 8 ° mg Ad ' 
noting the progress of the Conference and the advancement 
of the Colored people in general since his presence eight years 
ago. 

Secretary R. W. S. Thomas, of the last session called the Ro11 CalL 
roll and the following members answered to their names: 

Lewis B. Gibson, John E. Champlin, David Connell, Isaac p^Sf™ 
Wells, Daniel Brooks, Samuel M. Hanes, Robert Smith, Elias M. 
Collett, Alexander Newsome, George W. Byers, James P. Jones, 
William W. Pope, Simon P. West, George W. Morehead, John D. 
Hairston, Moses J. Bullock, A. Clark, William P. Hayes, Evan- 
der V. McDaniel, Samuel McDonald, J. P. Morris, Dorsey Mc- 
Rae, Marcus Mundy, Jordan D. Chavis, Milton M. Jones, Walter 
R. Zeigler, M. C. Rogers, Sandy A. Gibson, S. A. Peeler, R. A. 
Cottingham, Eli H. McArthur, J. D. Murphy, Samuel F. B. 
Peace, J. P. Franklin, Jefferson D. Diggs, Samuel L. John- 
son, G. W. Brower, Henry Evans, R. E. Jones, R. W. S. 
Thomas, B. F. Thomas, A. W. McMaster, J. W. Jones, L. G. 



North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Deceased. 

Elections. 
Secretary. 
Assistants. 



Statistical 
Secretaries. 



Treasurer. 
Assistants. 



McDonald, J. M. Koan, Robt. P. Hairston, Hugh L. Ashe, 
Franklin L. Bost, Samuel McCorkle, Franklin Allen, Albert 
B. McQueen, Jno. C. Bobbins, S. A. G. Miller, R. D. Bethea, 
Sandy B. Cornelius, J. C. Addie, Samuel May, Jno. W. Wells. 
Probationers — Peter F. Johnson, Eobt. J. Shipp, Chas. E. 
Ball 

Wyatt Walker, Osborn Letterlough and Charles Harshaw 
were reported deceased. 

On nomination of R. W. S. Thomas, R. E. Jones was unan- 
imously elected Secretary. The Secretary nominated S. A. 
Peeler and S. F. B. Peace as assistants, and they were elected. 

The following officers were also elected: 

Statistical Secretary, John P. Morris ; Assistant Statistical 
Secretaries, A. W. McMaster, J. P. Franklin, J. M. Roan, M. 
M. Jones, J. W. Wells. 

Treasurer, G-. W. Morehead ; Assistant Treasurers, J. D. 
Hairston. R. P. Hairston. 

W. P. Hayes made the following nominations for the Pre- 
siding Elders, and these were elected as the Standing Com- 
mittees: 



Conference Relation. — M. Mundy, J. W. Jones, G. W. Brower, J. D. 
Ke d es gCOm - Murphy, W. R. Zeigler. 

Freedman's Aid and Southern Education Society. — J. D. Chavis, J. P. 
Morris, S. A. Peeler. 

Total Abstinence and Prohibition. — S. L. Johnson, S. F. B. Peace, 
E. H. McArthur, L. G. McDonald. 

Bible Causr.—J. M. Roan, B. F. Thomas, F. L. Bost. 

Education. — J. D. Diggs, R. P. Hairston, A. W. McMaster. 

Periodicals and Church Literature. — R. E. Jones, M. C. Rogers, H. 
L. Ashe. 

Sabbath Observance— R. W. S. Thomas, G. F. Hill, Wm. Crawford. 

Sunday School Union and Tract Society. — S. McDonald, J. C. Rob- 
bins, S. P. West. 

State of the Church.— J. E. Champlin, A. H. Newsome, D. Connell. 

Stewards and Auditing Committees. — R.A.|Cottingham, M.J.Bullock, 
J. P. Jones. 

Church Extension. — S. A. Peeler, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Byers. 




ROBERT E. JONES, 
Secretary. 



Forty-Second Session. 9 

Epworth League. — G. W. Morehead, M. M. Jones, Henry Evans, 
J. D. Hairston, C. W. Walton. 

Memoirs— E. W. S. Thomas, L. B. Gibson, M. J. Bullock, G. 
W. Brower, A. Clark. 

Home Missionary Society. — H. L. Ashe, S. A. Peeler, J. D. Diggs, 
M. M. Jones, G. F. Hill. 

Public Worship.— 1. Wells, A. Clark. 

A statistical session was ordered for the afternoon, at 2:30, statistical Ses- 
sion ordered. 

at which time the statistics were to be reported. 

On motion the bar of the Conference was ordered to include e^ce* Confer " 
the space between the pulpit and the third window. 

On motion of R. Smith the hours of sessions were fixed at Hours for 

from 8:30 a. m., to 12 m., the first half hour to be devoted to adjournment. 

prayer meeting. 

Drafts from the Chartered Fund of $22 and the Book Con- Dra , ft | P/ e " 

t sented and or- 

cern of $300 were presented and were ordered payable to R. dered - 
A. Cottingham, Chairman of Board of Conference Stewards. 

On motion the Presiding Elders were constituted the Com- committee on 
mittee to make apportionments to the charges for Episcopal ments. 
Fund and other causes of the church. 

Documents relative to the various enterprises of the church 
were handed to the appropriate committees. 

On motion of R. E. Jones, M. J. Bullock was elected col- £§!}g°Sin ah 
lector for the Gospel in all Lands. Lands." 

The Thirteenth Question, " Was the character of each Thirteenth 
preacher examined?" was taken up. The names of the fol- 
lowing Presiding Elders were called, their characters passed 
and they reported for their districts respectively: Isaac 
Wells, Greensboro District ; Robert Smith, Western District ; JJSffiSork! 1 " 
Daniel Brooks, Wilmington District; W. P. Hayes, Raleigh 
District; W. W. Pope, Winston District. (See reports.) 

Rev. A. Clark presented to the Bishop the following breth- 

Introductions- 

ren and they were introduced to the Conference ; Revs. J. R. 
Brooks, D. D., of the M. E. Church South, W. R. Slade, and 
J. A. Carter of the Baptist Church, and Rev. I. G. Penn, as- 



10 



Nokth Carolina Conference Journal. 



Rev. Penn 
speaks. 



E. M. Collett 
excused. 



Announce- 
ments. 
Benediction. 



sistant General Secretary of the Epworth League. Eev. Penn 
addressed the Conference on the interest of the Epworth 
League of the Methodist Episcopal Church. 

On motion of R. W. S. Thomas E. M. Collett, the Confer- 
ence Evangelist, was excused to attend the revival services at 
Charlotte. 

After the announcements the morning session of the first 
day was closed with the benediction by Bishop Foss. 



FIRST DAY— Afternoon Session. 



October 11, 1900. 

Pursuant to adjournment the Conference convened at 2:30 

fin presMes? P ~ with J. E. Champlin in the chair by the appointment of the 

Bishop. The lis,t of the charges was read and the statistical and 

ports. financial reports were handed in by the respective pastors. The 

session was closed with the benediction. 



SECOND DAY— Morning Session. 



Devotions. 



Minutes ap- 
proved. 

"Absentees' 
called. 



Delinqents 
called. 



Thirteenth 
Question re- 
sumed. 



October 12, 1900. 

The Conference convened at 8 :30. The first half hour was 
spent in devotional services, conducted by W. R. Zeigler. 
At nine o'clock Bishop Foss took the chair. 

The minutes of the previous session were read and approved^ 

The roll of absentees was called and the following answered 
to their names : G. F. Hill, William Chavis. 

The Statistical Secretary was permitted to call for the de- 
linquents who had not passed in their financial and statistical 
reports. 

The Thirteenth Question was resumed. On motion the 



Forty-Second Session. 11 

pastors reported the amounts collected for Missions, Church The Pastor's 
Extension, Freedman's Aid, Conference Claimant, Episcopal 
Fund, and the number of subscriptions to the Southwestern 
Christian Advocate in their respective charges. 

The character of the following effective Elders were passed 
and they reported : 

Greensboro District — William Chavis, M. Munday, A. Clark, District. 
Sandy '[Gibson, E. H. McArthur, A. W. McMaster, B. F. 
Thomas, S. A. Peeler, E. A. Cottingham. 

The characters of the following not in charge were passed : ^ot in charge. 
J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, E. E. Jones. 

Raleiqh District. — L. G. McDonald, E. V. McDaniel, W. E. Raleigh Dis- 

y ' trict. 

Zeigler, G. F. Hill, J. D. Hairston, G. B. McLean. 

Western District— R. L. Ashe, G. W. Brower, R. P. Hairston, St tcrn ° ia ' 
J. M. Eoan, S. F. B. Peace. 

Wilmington District. — J. P. Jones, M. M. Jones, M. J. Bui- wiimingtoD 

District. 

lock, E. W. S. Thomas, G. W. Byers, H. Evans, J. D. Murphy, 
S. McDonald, M. C. Eogers. The character of E. M. Collett, 
the Conference Evangelist, was also passed. 

Winston District— S. M. Hanes, S. L. Johnson, J. W. Jones, St 8t ° n DiS " 
F. L. Bost, A. H. Newsome, D. Connell, J. P. Franklin, S. E. 
McCorkie, S. P. West. J. D. Diggs, Elisha Howard, D. McEae, 

The Bishop read paragraph 82 of the Discipline and made p ^ ^f^ p S 82 ' 

inquiry relative to the taking of the Benevolent collections, 

and Presiding Elders Wells, Hayes, Smith, Brooks and 

Pope reported in the affirmative. 

The Fifth Question, "Who have been continued on trial ?" Fifth Ques- 
tion. 

was taken up. The Class of the First Year was called. The 

following having met the standard of the studies of the First 

Year, their characters passed, they reported their collections 

and were advanced to the studies of the Second Year : J. W. ed to second 

Wells, J. A. Laughlin, P. F. Johnson, Eobert J. Shipp. 

The character of Charles E. Ball was passed, he reported Cha f.- E. Ball 

r ' r continued. 

his collections and was continued in the studies of the First 
Year. 



12 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

p. j. ook dis- On motion of R. B. Jones the name of Peter J. Cook of the 
Class of the First Year, was entered as discontinued. 

Laymen's As- ^ n motion of S. A. Peeler, the Laymen's Association of the 

sented 0n pre " N. C. Conference was granted the courtesy of presenting the 

result of its recent meeting. Mr. J. E. McGirt was introduced. 

J. e. McGirt He made a few remarks touching the organizatiu, and 

speaks. 

also read the constitution which had been adopted. On mo- 

space granted ^ on °^ ^" ^* -Dig& s a P a g e °^ the Conference minutes was set 
intheMinutes - apart for the publishing of said constitution and such other 

items as might be furnished by that Association. 
r. b. McRary Prof. R. B. McRary, President of the Laymen's Association' 

speaks. J J 

was then introduced. His remarks in regard to its work and 
its relation to the ministry were full of interest and were hap- 
pily expressed. 

The Bishop introduced the following brethren : Rev. B. B. 
Introductions 

Hill, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Reidsville, N. 

C, and Rev. A. S. Cottingham. 
Tenth Ques- The Tenth Question "What members have completed the 

Conference course of study ?" was taken up. The characters 
continued in of Albert B. McQueen and W. F. Allen were passed. They re- 

the Fourth . . . . 

Year. ported their collections and were continued in the studies of 

the Fourth year. 

Dr. w. f. ow- Rev. Dr. W. F. Oldham, Assistant Secretary of the Mission- 

duced. ary Society, was introduced by the Bishop. Dr. Oldham ad- 

dressed the Conference on the work he represented. 

The Ninth Question, "What members are in the studies of 
the Fourth year ?" was taken up. Sandy B. Cornelius, Wm. 
Crawford and J. C. Addie reported their collections. Their 

Class contin- characters were passed, and they were continued in the 

ued in Third .. ., , _, . 

Year. studies of the Third year. 

Case of Tur- ^he character of Turner Mills was arrested by Presiding 
Elder Wells. On motion, his case was referred to the Pre- 
siding Elders for recommendation for procedure. 

R. D. Bethea and J. C. Robbins reported their collections. 



Ninth Ques- 
tion. 



Forty-Second Session. 13 

Their characters were passed, and having made the required 

standard they were advanced to the studies of the Fourth class advanc- 

J ed to the 

year. Fourth Year. 

S. A. J. Miller and S. L. May reported their collections 
Their characters were passed and they were continued in the continued in 
studies of the Third year. 

Question Thirty, "Where shall the next Conference be held ?" Question 

" Thirty. 

was taken up. Maxton, High Point and Goldsboro were 

placed in nomination by M. J. Bullock, S. L. Johnson and 

W. P. Hayes, respectively. Lively speeches presenting the 

claims of the several places ensued. 

On motion of M. M. Jones, the time for adjournment of the Time Ex- 
tended, 
morning session was extended. 

On the first vote by show of hands, the Chairman was una- 
ble to decide. On the second vote by standing, Maxton re- 
ceived 25, High Point 30, Goldsboro 2. High Point waScK. " 1 * 
chosen as the place for the meeting of the next session. 

After the announcements, on motion, the Conference ad- Announce- 
ments, 
iourned the morning session of the second day with benedic- Adjournment. 

J ° J Benediction. 

tion by Bishop Foss. 



THIRD DAY— Morning Session. 



OCTOBEE 13, 1900. 

The Conference convened at 8:30, and the first half hour Devotions, 
was devoted to devotional services, conducted by B. F. Thomas. 

At 9 o'clock Bishop Foss took the chair. 

The minutes of the previous session were read and ap-^. 
proved. P roved - 

The Seventh Question, " Who have been admitted into full seventh 
membership?" was taken up. The names of Robert J. Shipp 
and Peter F, Johnson were presented. 



14 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Having made the required standard in the studies of thesec- 
ciass admitted ond year, Robert J. Shipp was admitted into full membership 

and was elected to Deacon's orders, 
case of p f Peter F. Johnson was elected to Deacon's orders and con- 
Johnson, tinued on trial in the class of the second year, but was cred- 
ited with having passed in all the studies of the second year. 
Question Question Twenty-two, " Who are the supernumerary preach- 

ers ?" was taken up and Joseph H. Hunter was continued in 

Supernumer- 
ary preacher, that relation. 

Question Question Twenty-three, "Who are the superannuated preach- 

Twenty-three erg ? „ WRg taken up< A w p ry01% Q _ w B ] aylockj Andrew 

edpreachers." Connor and L. B. Gibson were continued in their present re- 
lation as superannuated preachers. 
„ ^ „ On motion of W. W. Pope, J. E. Champlin, who had 

Made Effec- r ' l ' 

tive - been superannuated for several years, was made effective, 

without ap- ^ n m °tion of Elder Robt. Smith, the Bishop was requested 
attend ^chooL to leave R. P. Hairston and Hugh L. Ashe without appoint- 
ments to attend school. 

On motion of W. W. Pope, David Connell, upon his request, 

superannu- was granted superannuated relations, 
ates. to r 

case of Tur- Turner Mills, whose case was referred to the Presiding El- 
ferredL llls re " ders for recommendation of procedure, upon their recom- 
mendation, was put upon the supernumerary list, and his 
case referred to the Presiding Elder of the Greensboro Dis- 
trict for investigation. 

j. p. Jones su- ® Q m °tion of D. Brooks, J. P. Jones was placed upon the 
perannua es. SU p erannua t e( j ]\ s ^ upon his request. 

Question Four Question Four, "Who have been received on trial ?" was 
taken up. John H. Lovell and James M. McNeil having 
passed the required studies for admission and having signed 

Admitted on ^ ne questions relative to tobacco and debt, were admitted on 

trM - trial. 

Mjnute Fund R- W. S. Thomas made a statement to the effect that in the 
publishing of the last year's minutes they cost $31.00 above 
the actual retail price. On motion, the Conference roll was 



Forty-Second Session. 15 

called and $20.50 was collected toward meeting the deficiency, collection 

tHKOIl. 

Kev. W. A. Graham, of the Atlantic Mission Conference, '-...,.. 

Introductions. 

and Eev. N. M. Cooper, of the Blue Kidge Conference, were 
introduced. 

Upon the previous request of the Conference, Bishop Foss The Bishop 

lectures on 

delivered an interesting, inspiring and scholarly address on India. 
India. A vote of thanks was tendered the Bishop for his ad- vote of thanks 
dress. 

The Conference voted to have an afternoon session at 2:30 
for the purpose of hearing reports, and the Bishop appointed 
J. P. Morris to preside. 

After announcements, the third day morning session was 
closed with benediction by Bishop Foss. 



Afternoon ses- 
sion. 



THIRD DAY— Afternoon Session. 



October 13, 1900. 
Pursuant to adjournment, the Conference met at 2:30 with J. p. Morris 

presiding. 

J. P. Morris presiding. 

The devotions were conducted by M. J. Bullock. Devotions- 

The Minutes of the morning session were read and approved. Minutes ap- 

° rr proved. 

The reading of the reports, which was the order of the day, committees 

Report. 

was taken up, and reports of the following standing commit- 
tees were read and adopted : Freedman's Aid and Southern 
Education Society, Sunday School Union and Tract Society, 
State of Church, Church Extension, Total Abstinence and 
Prohibition, Bible Cause, Education, Periodicals and Church 
Literature, Sabbath Observance, and Home Missionary Society. 
(See Reports). 

After the announcements, the session was closed with the Benediction 
benediction by J. D. Chavis. 



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FOURTH DAY— Morning Session. 



October 15, 1900. 
Devotions. The Conference convened at 8:30. The first half hour was 

spent in devotional services conducted by George W. Byers. 
j. p. Morris At 9 o'clock J. P. Morris, by appointment of the Bishop, 

prGSlQGS. 

took the chair. 
proved 8 ap " -^ ne m i nu tes °f the previous session were read and ap- 
proved, 
steward's Re- The Steward Board presented its report through the Chair- 
ted, man, K. A. Cottingham. The report was recommitted for 

corrections, 
'^easurer's The Treasurer, G-. W. Morehead, presented his report and 

it was adopted. (See tabulated statement.) 
lections* C ° 1_ R- -E- Jones presented the following resolution : 

Whereas, The Claimant Fund is too small to meet the just 
demands upon it, be it 

Resolved, That each member of the Conference hereby agrees to 
pay in yearly one per cent, of his salary. 

After considerable discussion the motion to adopt prevailed. 

Miss Thorn- The deaconess license of Miss S. A. Thornborough was re- 
borough's li- 
cense renewed newed on motion of I. Wells. 

statistical Re- The Statistical Reports were read and adopted. 

ports. 

The report of the Mitchell charge, which was delayed, was 
charge, rea d by Presiding Elder Pope and passed to the Statistical 

Secretary and Treasurer for entry. 
Publication of On motion of J. D. Diggs the matter of the publication of 

Minutes. ,,' . , ■, 

the minutes was taken up. 

collection. ® n ro ^ ca ^ a collection of $2.50 was taken toward meeting 

the deficiency on last year's minutes. 

Several plans for the publication of the minutes were ad- 
vanced, fully discussed, but failed to carry. 

plan adopted. ^he following resolution presented by J. D. Chavis was 
adopted; 



Forty-Second]Session. 17 

Resolved, That the Presiding Elders draw from the missionary- 
charges the amount for their minutes out of their first quarter's 
draft and the preachers of self-supporting charges pay theirs be- 
fore Conference, and should they fail to do so the Presiding Elders 
shall arrest their characters in Conference. 

Bishop Foss, who had been absent during the first part of Bishop takes 

the session on account of illness, took the chair. 

On motion, one thousand copies of the Minutes for 1900 Minutes or- 

x dered, 

were ordered published. 

On motion of J. D. Ohavis, S. A. Peeler, J. P. Morris, J. D. SgSHSee. 
Diggs and the Presiding Elders were constituted the pub- 
lishing committee. 

The committee appointed by the last session of the Confer- Special Com- 
ir J mittee Re- 

ence on Conference Claimant Fund Investment, made the f ol- ports. 

lowing report, which was adopted: 

We, the committee on Conference Claimants, beg to report the 
result of our work: 

We find that the amount on hand is $744.74. $644.74 bearing 
interest at 6 per cent. The interest on $569.74 has not been col- 
lected for five years. The interest on $75.00 has not been collected 
for four years. We recommend that this interest be collected the 
earliest day possible. 

In regard to the notes given by persons holding the amounts 
above referred to, we consulted Lawyer Bynum, of Greensboro, N. 
C. He says that these notes he cannot recommend as good. 

$644.74 of this amount is a note made by Bennett College. We 
were instructed to find out whether this note is safe, and if not, 
to ascertain what is a good note. Attorney Bynum recommends 
that a note given by the college signed by the president of the cor- 
poration holding the college property, with a certificate declaring 
that this property is not encumbered, is good. 

W. W. POPE, 
J. P. JONES, 
S. A. PEELEK. 

J. D. Chavis gave his personal note for $644.74 to be en- „ . . 

° r T Note given. 

dorsed by the secretaries of the Freedtnan's Aid and Southern 



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North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Collection or- 
dered. 



Time ex- 
tended. 



Orders recog- 
dized. 



Introductions 



Committee on 

Epworth 

League. 

Ordination. 



Education Society, payable to the Treasurer of the Claimants 
Fund five months from date. 

On motion, the Treasurer of the Claimant Fund was in- 
structed to collect the note of one hundred dollars given by 
J. P. Morris, I. Wells and others in three months. 

On motion, the time of the morning session was extended. 

The Board of Conference Stewards presented its report 
which was adopted. See report. 

On motion of E. Smith, Albert S. Cottingham was recog- 
nized as a deacon coming from the African Methodist Epis- 
copal Zion Church, and was admitted on trial and placed in 
the studies of the first year. 

The Bishop introduced the following brethren : Revs. F. 
H. Wood, D. D., and W. S. Hall, of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church, South, Eev. L. H. Hundley, of the Central Alabama 
Conference, and Rev. A. J. Code, of the A. M. E. Church. 

The committee on Epworth League presented its report and 
it was adopted. See report. 

The Bishop, assisted by Drs. W. F. Oldam and J. P. Mor- 
ris, ordained Robert J. Shipp and Peter F. Johnson as dea- 
cons. 

After the reading of the appointments by the Bishop and 
singing of hymn, " 0, for a thousand tongues to sing," and 
the benediction pronounced by Dr. Oldam, the Conference 
stood adjourned sine die. 



CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATION. 



This is to certify That, on October 15, 1900, in Reidsville, N. C 
I ordained Robert J. Shipp and Peter F. Johnson as Deacons. 

CYRUS D. FOSS. 



Forty-Second Session. 19 



Disciplinary Questions. 



1. Who have been received by transfer, and from what Confer- 
ences ? None. 

2. Who have been readmitted ? None. 

3. Who have been received on Credentials, and from what 
churches? Albert S. Cottingham, A. M. E. Z. church. 

4. Who have been received on trial? (a) In studies of first 
year. John H. Lovell, James M. McNeil, Albert S. Cottingham. 

5. Who have been contiued on trial? (a) In studies of first 
year. Charles E. Ball. 

(b) In studies of second year. John W. Wells, James A. 
Laughlin, Peter F. Johnson. 

6. Who have been discontinued ? Peter J. Cook. 

7. Who have been admitted into full membership ? (a) Elected 
and ordained deacons this year. Eobert J. Shipp. 

8. What members are in studies of Third year? (a) Admitted 
into full membership this year. Eobert J. Shipp. 

[b) Admitted into full membership previously. Sandy B. Cor- 
nelies, Samuel L. May, William Crawford, John C. Addie, Samuel 
A. J. Miller. 

9. What members are in studies of fourth year ? Albert B. Mc- 
Queen, Franklin Allen, Eodolphus D. Bethea, John C. Bobbins. 

10. What members have completed the Conference course of 
study ? None. 

11. What others have been elected and ordained Deacons? 
(a) As local preachers? Peter F. Johnson. 

12. What others have been elected and ordained Elders ? None. 

13. Was the character of each Preacher examined ? (1). 
This was done as the name of each preacher was called in open 
Conference. 

(2) The case of Turner Mills was referred to the Presiding Elder 
for investigation. 

14. Who have been transferred, and to what Conferences ? 
None. 

15. Who have died ? Wyatt Walker, Osborn Letterlough, 
Charles Harshaw. 



20 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

16. Who have been located at their own request ? None. 

17. Who have been located ? None. 

18. Who have withdrawn ? None. 

19. Who have been permitted to withdraw under charges or 
complaints ? None. 

20. Who have been expelled ? None. 

21. What other personal notation should be made ? None. 

22. Who are the Supernumerary Preachers? J. H. Hunter, 
Turner Mills. 

23. Who are the Superannuated Preachers? Andrew Connor, 
L. B. Gibson, C. W. Blaylock, J. P. Jones, A. W. Pryor, David 
Connell. 

24. Who are the triers of appeals ? J. P. Morris, S. M. Hanes, 
G, W. Morehead, M. M. Jones, M. C. Eogers, M. Munday, L. B. 
Gibson. 

25. What is the Statistical Eeport for this year ? See tabulated 
statement. 

26. What is the aggregate of the Benevolent Collections ordered 
by the General Conference, as reported by the Cof erence Treasurer ? 
$2329.00. 

27. What are the claims on the Conference Fund ? $449. 

28. What has been received on these claims, and how has it 
been applied ? $449. 

29. Where are the Preachers stationed ? See Appointments. 

30. Where shall the next Conference be held ? High Point, 
N. C. 



Forty-Second Session 21 



appoint ments. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

Isaac Wells, P. E., P. 0., Greensboro, N. C. 



Central Kandolph, W. M. Chavis. 

Danville, Va., to be supplied. 

Durham and Creedmore Evander McDaniel. 

East Greensboro R. D. Bethea. 

Greensboro S. A. Peeler. 

Jackson, to be supplied by Henry Garrett. 

Leaksville Marcus Mundy. 

Madison G. W. Morehead. 

Oberlin and Raleigh W. R. Zeigler. 

Oxford and Henderson G. F. Hill. 

Reidsville Alexander Clark. 

Reidsville Circuit E. H. McArthur. 

Rocky Mount, (Va.) W. F. Allen. 

South Greensboro A. W. McMaster. 

Townsville and Bullock's J. D. Hairston. 

West Greensboro R. J. Shipp; 

J. D. Chavis. President ; J. P. Morris, Professor, Bennett College 
— members of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 

R. E. Jones, Assistant Manager Southwestern Christian Advo- 
cate—member of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 

M. M. Jones, P. E., P. O., Hickory, N. C. 

Asheville S. A. Cottingham. 

Boone, to be supplied by J. D. Waddell. 

Caldwell, to be supplied. 

ForestCity J. C. Robbins. 

Franklin, to be supplied by A. A. Vaughn. 



22 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Gastonia A. H. Newsome. 

Hickory and Newton J. W. Wells. 

Lenoir Robert Smith. 

Lincolnton, to be supplied. 

Macpelah, G. W. Brower. 

Marion, to be supplied. 

Mayhew J. C. Addie. 

Patterson, to be supplied. 

Shelby and Falston J. M. Roan. 

Sherrill's Ford S. A. J. Miller. 

Stanly and Mt. Holly P. F.Johnson. 

Statesville and Philadelphia J. A. Laughlin. 

Waynesville S. B. Cornelius. 

West Asheville William Crawford. 

H. L. Ashe left without appointment to attend one of our schools 
— member of Asheville Quarterly Conference. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

M. J. Bullock, P. E., Greensboro, N. C. 

Elkton, to be supplied by A. R. McNeil, 

Goldsboro and Newbern J. E. Champlin. 

Hamlet Henry Evans. 

Laurinburg S. F. B. Peace. 

Lumberton G. W. Byers. 

Monroe Elisha Howard. 

Maxton W. P. Hayes. 

Melrose J. D. Murphy. 

Norfolk, Va L. G. McDonald. 

Pleasant Ridge, Va G. B. McLean. 

Red Springs and Prospect Hall J. M. McNeill. 

Roland and Salem B. F. Thomas. 

Swan's, to be supplied by S. P. Steele, 

Wilmington and Burgaw M. C. Rogers. 

E. M. Collett, Conference Evangelist, member of Simpson, Char- 
lotte Quarterly Conference. 

R. W. S. Thomas, Teacher in Cookman Institute. Jacksonville, 
Florida, member of Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 



Forty-Second Session. 23 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 

W. W. Pope, P. E., P. O. Winston, N. C. 

Advance A. B. McQueen. 

Asheboro S. P. West. 

Charlotte R. A. Cottingham. 

High Point S. L. Johnson. 

Jefferson, to be supplied by C.R.Davidson, 

Jonesville and Wilkesboro J. W. Jones. 

Kernersville F. L. Bost. 

Lexington Daniel Brooks. 

Madison Circuit Dorsey McRae. 

Mount Airy J. P. Franklin. 

Mocksville and Mooresville To be supplied. 

Randlema.n S. L. May. 

Ramseur S. A. Gibson, 

Summerfield S. McDonald. 

Thomasville S. R. McCorkle. 

Walnut Cove C. E. Ball. 

Wilson— Mt. Pleasant S. M. Hanes. 

St. Paul's J. D. Diggs. 

Wintson. Circuit To be Supplied. 

J. H. Lovell, member Mt. Airy Quarterly Conference, R. P. 
Hairston, member St. Paul's, Winston Quarterly Conference — left 
without appointments, to attend one of our schools. 



24 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

REPORTS. 



BOARD OF STEWARDS. 



We, the Board of Stewards, beg leave to submit the following 
report: 

Received from Book Concern §300.00 

" Chartered Fund 22.00 

" " Conference Collections 91.00 

" Interest on Funds, 36.00 



Balance $448.05 

Your committee recommend the following disbursements: 

Widow Gibson, (G. W. Byers)* $32.00 

A. Conner, (J. C. Robbins) 35.00 

Widow Ratcliff, (The Stewards) 32.00 

Turner, (W. R. Ziegler) 32.00 

Letterlough, (M. J. Bullock) 40.00 

Payne, (S. A. Peeler) 35.00 

Smith, (A. H. Newsome) 31.50 

Harshaw, (G. W. Brower) 31.50 

Walker, (self) 40.00 

Rev. L. B. Gibson, (self) 26.50 

Rev. J. P. Jones, (self) 26. 50 

Rev. C. W. Blaylock, (self) 42.00 

Rev. A. W. Pryor, (S.L.Johnson) 22.05 

Rev. D. Connell, (self) •. 22.00 

Total $449.05 

R. A. COTTINGHAM, 
M. J. BULLOCK, 
J. P. JONES. 

*The names in parenthesis indicate to whom the amounts were delivered.— 
Secretary. 

REPORT OF THE HISSIONARY COflHITTEE. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

Appropriation for District $148 

Boone's Mills 75 

Danville, Va 100 

Durham and Creedmore 100 

East Greensboro 100 

Oberlin and Raleigh 75 

Oxford and Henderson 150 

Reidsville 75 

Townsville and Bullocks 40 

West Greensboro 30 

$893 



Forty-Second Session. 25 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 



Advance $ 30 

Asheboro 25 

Charlotte 80 

Jonesville 25 

Kernersville 25 

Lexington 100 

Mocksville and Moresville 100 

Madison Circuit 25 

Mt. Airy 100 

Ramseur 25 

Thomasville 25 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 



For District $100 

Elkton 45 

Hamlet 40 

Monroe 45 

Norfolk, Va 200 

Pleasant Ridge, Va 100 

Red Springs 40 

Swans 45 

Wilmington 175 

$790 
WESTERN DISTRICT. 

For District $150 

Asheville 200 

Boone 40 

Caldwell 30 

Franklin 35 

Mayhew 20 

Patterson 40 

Stanley Creek 100 

West Asheville 75 

Statesville 27 

Waynesville 40 

$757 
RECAPITULATION. 



1. Greensboro District.. 

2. Winston " 560 

3. Wilmington " 790 

4. Western " 757 

Grand total $3000 

I concur in these appropriations. 

CYRUS D. FOSS. 



26 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



presiding Ciders' Reports. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 



Dear Father and Brethren : By the mercies of God we are 
permitted to make the following Report : 

Though our people have been greatly excited over the recent 
election law, the Lord has wonderfully blessed us and crowned our 
efforts with great success, so, that to-day we are proud to have the 
privilege of reporting : 

Temporal Condition. 

The temporal increase of our district is small. Central Randolph. 
"William Chavis, some little improvement. 

Greensboro. — Rev. S. A. Peeler, has been earnestly concerned 
about a new church, having raised some $600 for that purpose, and 
we believe it to be in the near future when this edifice will be 
completed. Improvements have been made on the parsonage 
amounting to .$40.00. 

Jackson — Rev. Henry Garrett, has added a nice recess to one of 
his churches. 

Danville, Va.— Supplied by Rev. C. W. Blaylock. This is a very 
promising field, but our money supply is not sufficient to enable 
one to remain. 

East Greensboro. — Rev. R. A. Cottingham, pastor. This Brother 
finished at Gammon in May and came to this charge, and by earnest 
work comes up with an excellent report. 

Leaksville. — Rev. M. Mundy, has built a good parsonage at 
Leakesville. This is a nice four-room house and stands to the 
credit of the Leakesville church exclusively. 

Madison. — Rev. G. W. Morehead has made some improvement 
on the parsonage. 

Ramseur. — Rev. S. A. Gibson. We have been successful in lift- 
ing the heavy debt on the Ramseur church. 

Spiritual Work. 

All of the Brethren report good revivals, though there has not 
been as large a number of conversions as reported last year. But 
all of the churches have been wonderfully helped. 




ISAAC WELLS, 
Presiding Elder of the Greensboro District. 



Forty-Second Session. 27 

Number of Conversions. 
East Greensboro, R. A. Cottingham, 21 ; Greensboro, S. A. Peel- 
er, 6 ; Jackson, Henry Garrett, 12 ; Leaksville, M. Mundy, 15 ; 
Madison, G. W. Morehead, 39 ; Madison Circuit, C. W. "Walton, 39 ; 
Ramseur, S. A. Gibson, 43 ; Reidsville, A. Clark, — ; Reidsville 
Circuit, E. H. McArthur, 36; South Greensboro, A. W. McMaster, 
11; Summerfield, B. F. Thomas, 28; West Greensboro, R. J. Shipp,15. 

Sunday School Work. 

I have made special efforts to visit all of the Sunday Schools on 
my district, and I have been able to find them under good manage- 
ment and in growing condition, and I pray that they may continue 
to thrive. 

. Epworth League. 

There are fifteen Epworth Leagues within my district, and I can 
say that they are making rapid progress. Those that were dead 
have received new vigor and are now making remarkable efforts. 

Bennett College. 

We are proud to say that Bennett College completed the past 
year the most successful term in all her history, and we^are today 
able to see more of her fruits in the different schools as teachers, in 
the pulpits as preachers, and in the business avenues of life, than 
in all her past history. All through the direction of Drs. Chavis 
and Morris and the strong faculty. 

Kent Home, 

Under the direction of Miss Thornborough, is doing much towards 
the training of our young ladies upon whom greatly depends the 
destiny of our people. We wish her much success, and also that 
more of our young ladies may feel the need of Christian home 
training, and come to this home and qualify. 

ISAAC WELLS, P. E. 



28 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



RALEIGH DISTRICT. 



Dear Bishop and Brethren: The Lord has blessed me during 
this year with good health so that I have gone all of my rounds, 
and have met all my appointments with two exceptions on the 
third round, namely, Norfolk and Goldsboro. We give thanks to 
God for having taken care of us, and for so wonderfully leading us 
during the year. I have traveled during the year 3,549 miles at a 
cost of $75.00. I have preached 104 sermons, and have also lectur- 
ed at nearly all the charges on the District. The District Confer- 
ence was held at Pleasant Ridge, Va., beginning on the 26th of 
July. I have spared no pains in assisting the brethren on their 
work whenever I could do so. Our District has not done as much 
as we desired, but we are thankful for what has been accomplished 
and are hopeful of better results in the future. 

The Charges. 

Clarksville, Va. — Bro. J. D. Hairston, who has charge of the 
Townesville and Bullock's charges, visited there and preached. 

Durham and Creedmoore. — With the exception of a few added 
to the church, there has nothing been done at either place. There 
is a small Sunday school of 27 members at Creedmore; while it has 
only 9 members of the church. $1.00 benevolence collected there. 

Goldsboro Station. — Rev. L. G. McDonald, P. C. There has not 
been much done at this place during the year. The pastor seems 
to have done the best he could, but he has not met with much suc- 
cess. The increase and decrease have been about the same. Be- 
nevolence, $26.00. 8 added to the church. 

Louisburg. — Has no church organization. 

Newberne. — Rev. Evander McDaniel is the pastor. This place 
stands as it has stood for several years so far as growth is concern- 
ed. Kinston is with Newberne. The church house at Kinston is 
in bad condition. There is some hope for Newberne. 

Norfolk and Princess Anne, Va. — Rev. G. B. McLean, pastor. 
We have had a fall off in the city of Norfolk, but in the country 
at Pleasant Ridge, we have had some additions to the church. I 
would suggest that the churches in the city be given to one pastor, 
and the one at Pleasant Ridge be made a circuit. Benevolence, 
$18.00. Some additions to the church. 

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Forty- Second Session. 29 

ing on nicely this year. It has a fine Sunday School and Epworth 
League. It has had a good revival. Several have been added to 
the church, and a good deal of improvement done. Benevolence 
$25.00. 

Oxford and Henderron. Eev. G. F. Hill, P. C. This charge 
has not done much this year. Many of its members have gone 
North and to other parts of the country. The pastor has carried a 
fine congregation all the year. Some improvement has been made 
on the parsonage, and a few have been added to the church. 

Raleigh. Eev. John W. Wells, P. C. This is a station. There 
has not been much done there during the year. A few have been ad- 
ded to the church, and some improvement has been made on the 
parsonage. The pastor has had a hard time at this place. Benev- 
olence $5.00. 

Townsville and Bullock's. Rev. J. D. Hairston, P. C. The 
charge has been blessed with two glorious revivals this year which 
resulted in 43 conversions with nearly the same number added to 
the church. We believe that the spiritual condition of the church 
is much better than heretofore. Benevolence $13.00. 

W. P. HAYES, P. E. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 



Dear Father and Brethren : Through the providence of 
God I am able to report the work of the Western District, for 
which I am very thankful. 

Temporal. 

Asheville. — Rev. H. L. Ashe, pastor, has raised some money to 
build a church and has exchanged the lot on Hill street for one on 
College street, opposite the Allen Industrial Home. 

Forest City. — Rev. J. C. Addie, pastor. There have been no im- 
provements this year. 

Franklin— .Rev. T. J. Floyd, the pastor, left his work and noth- 
ing has been accomplished there. I supplied the work with Noah 
Cox. 

Hickory. — Rev. R. P. Hairston, pastor, has bought a new church 
lot and is building a new church after Plan No. 140 B, and has 
completed the basement story out of stone and brick. The lumber 
is being laid down for the building. 



30 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Lenoir — Eev. G. W. Brower, pastor. The parsonage has been 
improved by adding one room. The church at Waryer's Gap has 
been inclosed and is in use. This church is being built after Plan 
No. 1 A. 

Lincolnton. — Rev. A. L. Foster, pastor, is finishing a church at 
Spring Hill. 

Macpelah. — Rev. J. C. Robbins, pastor, has finished paying for 
the parsonage. 

Marion. — Rev. S. A. J. Miller, pastor, has completed the church 
and painted it inside and out. 

Patterson. — Rev. Franklin Allen, pastor, was appointed to this 
work, but left it in January, and I supplied the work with P. M. 
Patterson. There has been some work done at Buffalo. 

Shelby and Fallston.— Rev. J. M. Roan, pastor. There have 
been improvements made on both churches. 

Sherrill'sFord and Newton. —Rev. R. D. Bethea, pastor. Some 
money has been raised on improvements. 

Gastonia — Rev. S. F. B. Peace, pastor. Some improvements 
have been made at Bessemer City. 

Stanley Creek. — Rev. P. F. Johnson, pastor. Lumber has been 
bought to ceil the church at Stanley Creek, and money has been 
raised to pay for a lot at Mount Holly. 

West AshevILLE. — Rev. William Cranford, pastor. Improve- 
ments have been made on the parsonage. 

Waynesville. — Rev. S. B. Cornelius, pastor. This church has 
been freed from debt. Some money raised. 

Boone. — Rev. J. D. Waddell, pastor. This church is being fin- 
ished on the inside. 

Caldwell. — Rev. C. Harshaw, pastor, died July 3rd, 1900. I sup- 
plied the work with W. G. Jones. No improvements. 

New lots purchased this year at Biltmore, Reedy Patch, Harper- 
town, Mulberry, Hickory, Mount Holly and Crouse. 

Indebtedness. 

Hickory $193.50 

Marion 60.00 

Patterson 40.00 



Total $293.50 

Spiritual. 
This work is much better than last year, so far as I have been 



Forty-Second Session. 31 

able to keep account. There have been 650 conversions on the dis- 
trict, the most of them have been added to our church. 

Educational. 

Our people are taking more interest in Christian education than 
ever before. Some of the young people of this district attended 
Bennett ; some the Industrial School at Asheville, and others the 
Hickory Normal. 

Finance. 

At each Quartely Conference and church service I have urged 
the pastors and membership to raise more Benevolent monies than 
they raised last year, and send it at once to the different treasurers 
and get vouchers for it. 

Sunday Schools. 

We now have fifty-four Sunday Schools — a gain of two — namely, 
at Eeedy Patch and Mount Holly. The most of the Sunday Schools 
buy and use our literature and are organized into Missionary So- 
cieties, and have raised some Missionary money. 

Epworth League. 

There are twenty-nine chapters on the district. Not more than 
half are active. The District Convention was not so good this 
year as last. I have urged each Chapter to put their most active 
and best men and women in as officers and carry the work to suc- 
cess. 

Miscellaneous. 

I have made every effort this year to get our people to take our 
church papers, and to purchase our Church Hymnals, Bibles and 
Young People's Song Books, and Epworth League literature. I 
have succeeded in selling quite a number of Bibles and Hymnals, 
Young People's Song Books and also Epworth League literature. 

EOBERT SMITH, P. E. 



32 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



WILniNGTON DISTRICT. 



Dear Bishop and Brethren op the Conference: I am thank- 
ful to the Lord for preserving mercy through this year and for the 
health and success of the brethren in their work. 

I have travelled through the District from two to four times and 
have found the work in very good condition considering the cir- 
cumstances in which they have labored. 

The Spiritual and Financial Success on Stations 
and Circuits. 

Charlotte Station. Rev. R. W. S. Thomas, pastor. The mem- 
bers say that they have had one of the best years in the history of 
the church. A great revival has been in progress for three weeks 
in which souls have been converted and a great many professed to 
be filled with the Holy Spirit. The church is alive. Rev. E. M. 
Collett, Conference Evangelist, has conducted the meeting for 
about a week. Number of converts this year 60. Accessions, 62. 
Raised for new building, $285.89. 

Charlotte Mission and Monroe. Rev. J. P. Jones went to 
Charlotte soon after Conference and found the members ready to 
disband, which they did. He then went to Bethel church several 
miles from Monroe where we have a few members. He has done 
as well as could be expected considering the condition of things. 

Elkton Circuit. Rev. A. R. McNeill, pastor. This is a very 
poor work. The people like their preacher. Conversions 13. Ac- 
cessions 11. 

Hamlet and Southern Pines. Rev. G. W. Byers, Pastor. "We 
have nothing at Southern Pines, but on the other part of the cir- 
cuit we have had a very good year. 

Laurinburg Charge. Rev. M. M. Jones, pastor. The work has 
been very good all the year. 

Lumberton Circuit. Rev. Henry Evans, pastor. Beauty Spot 
and Mount Zion have done well, but the church at Lumberton has 
not done so well. Some twenty-five or thirty members who pro- 
fessed holiness have not attended the church much this year and 
some not at all and have caused some confusion, Conversions 40, 
Accessions 30. 




M. J. BULLOCK, 
Presiding Elder of the Wilmington District. 



Forty-Second Session. 33 

Maxton Charge. Rev. M. J. Bullock, pastor. Has had a suc- 
cessful year. Conversions 64. Benevolence better than last year. 

Melrose Charge. Rev. J. D. Murphy, pastor. The work has 
been very good. Conversions 36. Monies raised for improvement 
$138, and the church at Mt. Zion beautifully painted. 

Red Spring's and Prospect Hall. Bro. J. M. McNeill, local 
preacher is in charge of the circuit. We are without a church house 
at Red Springs. We would have had a lot bought and paid for 
but could not get a deed. Our only place to hold services is a 
school house where two other denominations have organized this 
year. This is also a poor mission work, and we cannot do much 
until we get a church. 

Rowland and Salem Circuit. Rev. Samuel McDonald, pastor. 
This circuit has had a very successful year. Conversions 31. Ac- 
cessions 20. 

Swann Circuit. Rev. S. P. Steele, pastor. This circuit is in a 
better spirit of work than last year. Number of conversions 23. 

Wilmington Charge. Rev. M. C. Rogers, pastor. This work is 
very hard to build up. The membership is like the tide — it flows 
and ebbs, and yet there has been some success. Conversions 20. 

The Epworth League and Sunday School Convention convened at 
Laurinburg May 24-26, and the speeches made and papers read 
were very helpful and interesting. 

The District Conference met at Mt. Zion church and was well 
attended. The spirit of the meeting was good. 

Rev. E. M. Collett, Conference Evangelist, conducted two meet- 
ings on the district, at Laurinburg and Hamlet, in which souls 
were converted and many professed holiness. The church was 
greatly revived. 

Our ranks were broken by death April 20th. The summons 
came, and Rev. Osborne Letterlough answered to the call and went 
from labor to reward. Respectfully submitted, 

DANIEL BROOKS, P. E. 



WINSTON DISTRICT. 



To Bishop and Members of the North Carolina Annual Conference. 
Dear Fathers and Brethren: We have, in the providence of 
God, met to to recount the work done this Conference Year. The 
year has been one of earnest labor, the results of which are woven 
into history. 



34 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Discouraged by no obstacle, disheartened by no defeat, appalled 
by no danger, many devoted and loyal men and women have 
wrought for God. 

Death has not visited us on our district this year. 

Revivals. 

This been a great revival year. Nearly every charge has been 
blessed with a number of conversions. Some of the notoriously 
wicked have been converted and brought into the church. We 
are thankful to report many conversions and many accessions. 
The church has harkened to the trumpet call of the Bishops, and 
has put forth strenuous efforts to help bring to Jesus as a Twen- 
tieth Century thank offering, two million souls. The fires are still 
burning on our altars. We believe in the Holy Ghost. 

Benevolence. 

Money has been hard to reach this year. Many of the members 
have lost their jobs, and hundreds have been forced to move North 
for employment, and they are still going ; yet we have managed to 
hold our own and make some advancement. As reports will show, 
strenuous efforts have been made to bring up every dollar appor- 
tioned to the district. 

Epworth League and Sunday School. 

Our Epworth League and Sunday Schools are moving along 
nicely. We held a successful Convention at Asheboro in the 
month of June. Speeches were made by Revs. J. D. Chavis, D. D., 
J. D. Diggs, B. S.j and others. Our League and Sunday School 
received instruction and inspiration that could not otherwise have 
been gotten. The Juniors were also represented. 

Education. 

We have none of our church schools on the Winston District, 
but we are doing what we can to turn the minds of our young men 
and young women to Bennett College. I think a greater number 
will go from this district than ever before. Our Bennett is before 
us. 

Temperance. 

We have spent an equal share of our time working with our peo- 
ple on temperance. The results have been marvelous. Many have 
given up snuff, tobacco and drink. Rev. E. M. Collett, our Con- 



Forty-Second Session. 35 

ference Evangelist, has done great good for us along this line. We 
hope he may continue until North Carolina is free from intemper- 
ance. 

Summary of the Work. 

Advance. — Rev. A. B. McQueen, pastor. This work was mai'i 
a half station last year. Brother McQueen has built a parsonage 
at Piney Grove at a cost of 3150.00, and all is paid but $30.00 ; 
Benevolence, $25.00; Building improvement, 6123.00; Conversions, 7; 
Accessions, 12. The whole church desires his return. 

Asheboro. — Rev. S. M. Hanes, pastor. This work has about 
held its own. Many of our members have gone from Randleman, 
which makes the work much weaker than last year. The pastor 
has succeeded well. Benevolence, §13.00 ; Conversions, 26 ; Ac- 
cessions, 12. 

High Point. — Rev. S. L. Johnson, pastor. This charge is in 
good condition. Everything is moving just right. Brother John- 
son has his people in command, and is pushing his new church to 
completion. High Point sends in an invitation for the next An- 
nual Conference. Building and improvement, $1,002.00 ; Benevo- 
lence, 840 ; Conversions, 37 ; Accessions, 27. 

Jonesville. — Rev. J. W. Jones, pastor. This work is in good con- 
dition. The church at Wilkesboro has been ceiled at a cost of 
888.00 ; also at Elkin at a cost of $50.00 Brother Jones has served 
this work six years, and they are still pleading for his return. 
Building and improvement, $87.00 ; Benevolence, $23.00 ; Conver- 
sions, 102 ; Accessions, 37. 

Kernersville. — Rev. F. L. Bost, pastor. This work is in extra- 
ordinary condition. Brother Bost has managed to pay off an old 
debt that has been standing for fifteen years against the church — 
money that was borrowed from the Church Extension Society. He 
has ceiled the church at New Bethel. All parts of the charge have 
been revived spiritually and financially. Building and improve- 
ments, $87.00 ; Benevolence, $12.00 ; Conversions, 26 ; Acces- 
sions, 16. 

Lexington and Thomasville. — Rev. A. H. Newsome,pastor. The 
work at Thomasville is in good condition. They have rebuilt the 
church at this place at a cost of $297.00. The future prospect of this 
is good. Lexington has about held its own, and yet the outlook is 
good for Lexington. We have a good people at this place. Build- 
ing and improvements, $260.00 ; Benevolence, $30.00 ; Conversions, 
16 ; Accessions, 10. 



36 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Mayhew. — Rev. D. Connell, pastor. Brother Connell is a good 
pastor. He has paid for our lot at Mount Mourne, and we have a 
part of the material on the ground for building. This lot is near 
the railroad, and will make a good place for the parsonage on this 
charge. 

Mitchell. — Rev. E. Howard, pastor. This charge is very poor, 
and say they cannot support a minister in their present condition 
and desire a change. Brother Howard has labored hard on very 
little support. 

Mt. Airy. — Rev. J. P. Franklin, pastor. This work is in good 
condition. Brother Franklin has labored hard in church building. 
They have a neat, commodious brick church, with a seating 
capacity of about 600. This church, when completed, will be 
second to none in the Conference. We feel that this will be one of 
our leading points in the near future. Building and improve- 
ments, 3820.00 ; Benevolence, $28.00. 

Salisbury. — D. McRae, pastor. This work is very poor, and we 
recommend a change, so that this work can be attached to some 
other charge. This work cannot support a minister. 

Statesville and Philadelphia. — J. A. Laughlin, pastor. This 
work is gradually increasing in love for our church. We are pre- 
paring to build in Statesville. We must have a church in this 
beautiful town. We ask the Conference to help us a little along 
this line, and in a few years we will invite you to Statesville. 

Trinity. — Rev. S. R. McCorkle, pastor. Brother McCorkle, has 
been sick the greater part of the year and could not render the ser- 
vices he desired, but he has been faithful, and kept things moving. 
Building and improvements, $75.00 ; Benevolence, $6.00 ; Conver- 
sions, 30. 

Walnut Cove. — C. E. Ball, pastor. All the points on this 
charge seem greatly revived. Brother Ball has done a good work. 
German ton is building a church. Building and improvements, 
$82.00 ; Benevolence, $27.00 ; Conversions, 38 ; Accessions, 35. 

Winston, (Mt. Ppeasant).— Rev. S. P. West, pastor. This 
charge is a station, and a good one. This is a Holy Ghost church. 
Brother West has done a good work. The members all seem to be 
willing to work. Building and improvements, $270.00 ; Benevo- 
lence, $34.00 ; Conversions, 30 ; Accessions, 30. 

Winston, (St. Paul). — Rev. J. D. Diggs, pastor. This is another 
Holy Ghost church. Brother Diggs is leading the church to a 
glorious victory. The church is in good condition. This is the 



Forty-Second Session. 37 

largest church in the district. Strenuous efforts are being put forth 
to build a new church. Building and improTements, $500.00 ; 
Benevolence, $241.00 ; Conversions, 45 ; Accessions, 44. 

Winston Circuit. — M. A. Hick, pastor. This a new charge, and 
a good one. They have completed their church at Liberia and 
paid for it, and built a new one at Boston Cottage, at a cost of 
$350.00. This is also a Holy Ghost charge. Building and improve- 
ments, $140.00. 

Yadkin. — S. L. May, pastor. This has done well, considering 
the condition of the people. He has worked hard on small means. 
Building and improvements, $45.00 ; Benevolence, 60 ; Conver- 
sions, 45 ; Accessions, 30. We desire a change in this work. 

W. W. POPE, P. E. 



RESOLUTIONS. 



Whereas, We have been so highly favored and blessed with 
the Ipresence and presidency, of our very much esteemed and be- 
loved Bishop, Cyrus D. Foss, D. D., who has so ably and nobly 
presided over the deliberations of the Conference ; therefore, be it 
Resolved, That the Conference tender to him a rising vote of 
thanks for his fatherly advice, counsel and Godly admonition, as 
well as the impartial care and interest he has manifested in all the. 
work of the Conference. J. P. FRANKLIN, 

S. A. PEELER, 
R. E. JONES, 
W. W. POPE, 
J. H. L0A 7 ELL. 
J. D. CHAVIS, 
J. P. MORRIS. 



VOTE OF THANKS. 



Whereas, The good people of Reidsville have so highly enter- 
tained us in opening their doors and making us welcome to their 
hospitalities ; therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we return them a vote of thanks. 

S. L. JOHNSON, 
S. M. HANES, 
F. L. BOST. 



North Carolina Conference Journal. 



COMMITTEE ON MEHOIRS. 

"We know that God directs the affairs and destinies of men and 
nations, and that his judgments are just and righteous altogether. 
"Whatever comes to us from His almighty hands is for the good of 
all concerned, and we bow in submission to His will. 

"We are called on to mourn the loss of three of our fellow-labor- 
ers, who by their faithfulnessness, won a high place in the Con- 
ference and in the hearts of our people. 

WYATT W. WALKER. 

Father "Walker was born in 1826, in the State of Virginia, and was 
converted at the age of fifteen years. He was licensed to preach in 
1866, being at that time a member of the A. M. E. Zion church. 
He joined the North Carolina Conference on credentials in 1871, 
and remained effective for 25 years ; in 1896 he was placed 
upon the superannuated list. In this relation he remained till his 
death, which occurred May 20th, 1900, at Reidsville, N. C. He was 
a striking example of patience and •meekness, and did not fail to 
impress his flocks by the power of a Godly life. He passed away 
in great peace. 

REV. CHARLES HARSHAW. 

Brother Harshaw was born in the State of North Carolina, in the 
year of 1840, and was converted at the age of 25 years. He served 
the church as a local preacher for six years, and in 1875 joined the 
North Carolina Annual Conference. He was ordained deacon in 
1873, and elder in 1879. He spent 23 years in effective service tak- 
ing a superannuated relation in 1898. He breathed his last at his 
home in Lenoir, N. C, July 3, 1900. His life was hid with Christ 
in God, and no man came in touch with him without having the 
consciousness of being in the presence of a man of God. 

REV. OSBORN LETTERLOUGS. 

In the year 1846, Osborn Letterlough was born in the State of 
North Carolina, and was converted at the age of nineteen. He 
was licensed to preach in 1880, joining the North Carolina Confer- 
ence in 1882. In 1894 he was granted a supernumerary relation, in 
which relation he remained until his death, which occurred in Max- 



Forty-Second Session. 



39 



ton, April 20th, 1900. He had served a number of charges in the 
Conference with acceptability. His brother, Robert Smith, for 
years Presiding Elder in the North Carolina Conference, survives 
him. 
Whereas, We have suffered the loss of these brethren, be it 
Resolved, That we bow in humble submission to the Great Head 
of the church. Truly, we can say, well done faithful soldiers of 
Christ. The battle is fought ; the victory won. 

R. W. S. THOMAS, 
L. B. GIBSON, 
M. J. BULLOCK, 
G. W. BROWER, 
A. CLARK. 



Qur fjonored Qead. 



"Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord.'''' 




1816 
1820 



1821 

1816 

1825 



1830 



1839 
1865 
1826 
1846 
1840 



Harry F. Pope 

Mingo G. Croom 

George W. Price 

Richard Waters 

Matthew Alston 

Nelson Farror 

Jame6 Payne 

Alexander M. Turner 

Josiah Caldicut 

Geo. W. Ratcliffe 

Wilson W. Morgan... 

Wilson Gray 

Thomas S. Stitt 

W. H. Smith 

Wiley C. Gibson 

Wyatt Walker 

O. Letterloh 

C. Harshaw 



id 

a o 
< 


> 

O 
01 


1870 


7 


1874 


7 


1871 


10 


1875 


7 


1870 


14 


1871 


4 


1878 


9 


1874 


16 


1871 


16 


1891 




1892 


27 


1877 




1893 




1888 


19 


1875 




1871 26 


1880 2 


1882 


16 



Departed, Where and 
When. 



May 23, 1879 Greensboro 

March 17, 1881 Wilmington 

Sept. 12, 1881 Charlotte 

March 29, 1883 Maxton 

April 1, 1884 Greensboro 

January 9, 1887 Raleigh 

April 1, 1888 Greensboro 

August, 1888 Raleigh 

August 12, 1890 Marion 

1891 Hickory 

Sept. 16, 1892 Kernersville 

November ,T892 Dobson 

November, 1894 Lexington 

May 20, 1896 Lexington 

Nov. 1, 1898 Hamlet 

May 20, 1900 Reidsville 

April 20, 1900 Maxton 

July 3, 1900 Lenoir 



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40 North Carolina Conference Journal 



THE CONFERENCE CLAIMANTS AND THEIR 
RESIDENCES. 



A. Connor, High Point. 

L. B. Gibson Greensboro: 

C. W. Blaylock ■ 

J. P.Jones " 

A. W. Pryor High Point. 

D. Connell " 

Widow Wiley Gibson Hamlet. 

" James Payne Greensboro. 

" Alex. M. Turner Raleigh. 

" Geo. W. Ratcliffe Asheville. 

" W. H. Smith, Lexington. 

" Wyatt Walker Reidsville. 

" Chas. Harshaw Lenoir. 

" Osborn Letterloh Maxton. 



FREEDHAN'S AID AND SOUTHERN EDUCATION SOCIETY. 



In these closing days of the 19th century, so full of unrest and 
molestation for many of our people in this Southland, nothing 
comes to us with a sweeter message, or points to a brighter star of 
hope, than the F. A. & So. Ed. S. We rejoice in the great work it 
is doing among us, to enlighten the dark places, to elevate the de- 
graded, and to edify all the people by dispursing the black clouds of 
ignorance which hang so low over sections of this great country of 
ours. 

The good results from the work of this society may everywhere 
be seen with that benign influence, which necessarily comes from 
those whose hands have been trained, and whose brains have been 
developed, and whose hearts have been kindled through the work 
of Christian education. The church spends its money in no other 
way more profitably. 

Our pastors are doing much to encourage this work. We feel that 
they might do more. If the pastors will do their full duty to this 
cause, the Society will soon come to that strong, healthy condi- 
tion which is so much needed and for which the church now prays. 



Forty-Second Session. 41 

The F. A. & So. Ed. So., helps us greatly in our work. In fact, 
its work is indispensable to our success. The work of this Society can 
not well go on without the co-operation of the presiding elders and 
the pastors. We therefore recommend the hearty co-operation of 
the ministry in this cause. We further recommend raising the 
full amount apportioned our Conference. We respectfully ask the 
Society to continue its work among us. J. D. OHAVIS, 

S. A. PEELER, 
J. P. MORRIS. 



REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON EDOCATION. 



Beloved Brethren': — We beg leave to submit the following 
facts communicated to us as hereinafter designated : 

1st. From the President and Corresponding Secretary of the 
Board of Education of the Methodist Episcopal church : That the 
Board of Education is faithfully endeavoring to promote the Edu- 
cational interests of the whole church in every way possible. 

We are happy to report that most of our institutions are in a 
gratifying condition and doing excellent work. 

It is a pleasure to report to you that the movement for a proper 
recognition of the English Bible in a college course has become 
very general in our church nearly all our colleges requiring such 
study, many of them offering excellent schedules, and a few pro- 
viding special teachers for the department of the English Bible. 

"The Sunday School Children's Fund," administered by the 
Board of Education, is accomplishing much good. The last an- 
nual report shows the following facts : 

Number of students receiving aid, 1,843. 

Number of schools in which students were aided, 127. 

Average amount loaned to each student, $44.39. 

Total number of students aided from the beginning in 1873, is 
9,662, with an average total to each beneficiary of .§94.60. 

During the past year the Board aided students who gave their 
home residence or church relationship as within the bounds of the 
North Carolina Conference to the number of 13, and the amount 
of §380. The contributions of the Conference received by the Board 
for the year were §267.52. The Minutes show a large number of 
charges not contributing to this fund. 

We are persuaded that Children's Day should be observed in 
every charge, and that no other festival will prove more popular 
than this. 



42 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

It is the day for general contributions to the loan fund ; for pre- 
senting the claims of higher Christian Education so that hosts of 
our young people will be persuaded to go to a Christian college ; 
and for so presenting the claims of our Master that thousands shall 
annually be brought into the church on this day. On Children's 
Day the children's friends should be exalted. 

The fact that there are two Educational collections, ought not 
to cause complaint or confusion. 

"The Public Educational Collection, is designed to help meet the 
current expenses of the local institutions of learning that are not 
sufficiently endowed. The two collections however, should be 
kept entirely separate. It is not in harmony with either the letter 
or the spirit of the discipline to combine these collections. They 
cannot even be taken on the same day without injury to both. 
The Conference and the Board of Education are alike interested 
in both collections. The one collection goes directly to support 
the schools ; the other goes largely to keep the young people in 
these same schools. 

We call special attention to the Children's Day exercises pre- 
pared by the Board of Education, believing them to be better 
adapted to Methodist Sunday Schools and better fitted to promote 
the objects for which Children's Day was instituted than are any 
other exercises likely to be obtained. 

E. G. ANDREWS, President. 
W. F. McDOWELL, Corresponing Secretary. 

It is with peculiar pride that we point our youth to Bennett Col- 
lege with the Kent Home for girls at Greensboro ; and to the Allen 
Industrial Home, also for girls at Asheville, within the bounds of 
North Carolina. 

And we earnestly insist upon the necessity of our young men 
coming into the North Carolina Conference taking advantage of 
the opportunities and benefits afforded at Gammon Theological 
Seminary, at Atlanta, Ga., and the Boston School of Theology of 
Boston University, Boston, Mass. 

Respectfully submitted, 

R. P. HAIRSTON, 

A. W. McM ASTER, 

J. D. DIGGS, Sect'y. and Chair'n. 



Forty-Second Session. 43 

PERIODICALS AND CHURCH LITERATURE. 



The printing press has made this an age of reading and of inves- 
tigation. Books of all kinds are purchasable at prices within 
reach of even the poorest. There are good books and bad books. 
There are good papers and bad papers. It appears that just at this 
time corrupt and light books are the most popular. The effect upon 
the ideals of our young, and the blighting of home life demand that 
strong-minded and keen-eyed men shall set about to counteract 
this influence of evil. The Methodist church for its growth and 
strength is as much indebted to her family of advocates. Book 
Concern, Tract Society, and Sunday School publications as to its 
distinguishing characteristic of holy enthusiasm and religious 
ferver. 

It is the business. of the Methodist preachers to disseminate 
Methodist literature, and as much his duty as to fill his pulpit and 
receive the church benevolent collection. Let there be a reviving 
of the "old-fashion" of the Methodist preacher of distributing 
tracts and canvassing for the Advocate from house to house. 

The committee is pained to learn that there are among us those 
who use other literature than our own. We recommend the use 
of no other literature than that published by ourJBook Concern. 

We endorse the Southwestern Christian Advocate as our official 
organ and commend the able editorial work of Dr. I. B. Scott, its 
present editor. 

R. E. JONES, 
M. C. EOGERS, 
H. L. ASHE. 



CHURCH EXTENSION. 



We, the committee on Church Extension, beg to submit the fol- 
lowing report : We rejoice in the evident progress the Board of 
Church Extension is making, and we fully appreciate the fact that 
with this progress there have come to us greater responsibilities 
and needs. 

We call the attention of the Conference to the fact that out of 
the abundant aid this society has given, we have received by do- 
nation §19,(»84.00 and by loans $4,500.00. These amounts have been 
distributed among 117 churches. While we have received these large 
benefits we have paid to the Board through our Conference collec- 
tions §2,360.00. 

Since this society is a source of great good to the church at large 



44 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

and to ourselves as well, we therefore heartily commend its work 
and recommend that each charge be earnestly requested to raise 

the full amount apportioned it. Interest in the success of the gen- 
eral work, and especially in our own. ought to inspire us to use all 
diligence to secure our full share of the money to be raised. We 
should do more if possible. 

The society has our full sympathy in the demand for 81,000,000 
new century fund. We trust our brethren will give their co-oper- 
ation in this matter. We hope to be able to respond fully to this 
noble call. 

We beg the brethren to forward promptly money raised for this 
society and urge upon the Conference Board of Church Extension 
greater care in placing the money we get from the society. We 
think it advisible to give larger amounts to places that merit them, 
rather than scatter the whole by small amounts that many may be 
accommodated. Make one place strong and it will not only then 
be able to take care of itself, but will in turn help others. 

S. A. PEELER, 
G. W. BYERS, 
S. M. HAYXES. 



EPWORTH LEAGUE. 



It is with pleasure we note the rapid progress of the Epworth 
League in our Conference within the past four years. From very 
few organizations the movement has grown until there are now 

^r5'72 charges in which there are chartered chapters of the Epworth 
League with a membership of 50,000. We rejoice in the increase 
of chapters within the bounds of the North Carolina Conference 
in the fact that there are 26 more chapters in 1900 than there were 
in 1899. We however deplore the fact that there are yet 51 churches 
with no Leagues. Your committee recommends that the Presid- 
ing Elders look after these churches where there are no Leagues 

^and require an organization at the earliest opportunity, and that 
thev also repor: at the nest Conference how many churches on 
each of their districts have no Leagues, and furnish to the Confer- 
ence some reason why an organization of the League cannot be 
secured. 

We further recommend approval of the Inter-denominational 
Congress of Christian young people of the Xegro Race which has 
been inaugurated by our Assistant General Secretary, Penn, and 



Forty-Second Session. 45 

approved by twenty denominations, boards and societies doing 
Christian work among the colored people. In the great end of the 
century effort for an increased subscription list to the Epworth 
Herald, we pledge ourselves to try and secure in each of our 
Leagues five subscribers for the Herald, at the 50 cent rate for 8 
months. We urge that all of our Leagues endeavor to send dele- 
gates to the International Epworth League convention at San 
Francisco, and that our Leagues become more interested in the 
great work of soul-saving, for which the church, and of course, 
the League is organized. 

G. W. MOREHEAB, 
M. IT. JONES, 
HENRY" EVANS, 
J. D. HAIBSTON, 
C. W. WALTON. 



THE WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. 



We need not say that this is one of the greatest societies of our 
church, for the work it has done and is doing demonstrates that 
fact. There is no greater work to be done for any people, than 
that of elevating the women. There is no better way to lift a race 
or nation to higher planes of civilization than the training and de- 
veloping the girls of that race or nation, into a pure womanhood. 
The Woman's Home Missionary Society occupies this important 
place in the church and in the world. 

This Southland has been dotted with magnificent homes where- 
in the girls who are aspiring to greater heights in life may be 
gathered and trained for usefulness. We congratulate ourselves 
that we have two of these homes in the bounds of North Carolina 
Conference. 

The Kent Home, located at Greensboro, has done a great work 
for the girls. A large number of girls have gone forth from there 
with higher ideas of life, with a practical knowledge of hew to keep 
a home, and thus model homes have been established throughout 
the State by this class of girls. 

Allen Home, located in Asheville, N. C, one of the finest build- 
ings and best arranged homes for colored girls in the South, is do- 
ing for our people there in that community that which no other 



46 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

school can do. Elevated as it is upon the mountain peaks, situat- 
ed in a health resort, managed by highly cultured women whose 
hearts have been given to the work, represents a glare of light 
seen and felt throughout that community, 

Whereas, These homes have done, and are doing 60 much for 
our people in this Southland ; be it 

Re&ohed, 1st. That the preachers of the North Carolina Confer- 
ence pledge themselves anew to stand by this society in its work. 

Resolved, 2nd, That each pastor be requested to co-operate with 
these good women in their work. 

Resolved, 3rd, That the parents be urged to send their girls to 
these homes. Respectfully submitted. 

H. L. ASHE, Chairman. 



SABBATH OBSERVANCE. 



Whereas, The divine requirements concerning the observance 
of the Sabbath day are explicit and strict. 

Whereas, Here and there we see the Lord's day desecrated by 
railroads, lodges, clubs, merchants and others, among whom are 
not a few church members who take the day for pleasure, such as 
carriage riding, visiting and sumptuous dinners. And 

Whereas, The Lord's day is polluted year after year by the 
running of excursion trains, and by buying and selling at the 
camp-meetings, thus bringing a disgrace upon the church and 
ministry, for in some of these camp-meetings melons and whiskey 
are sold. Therefore be it 

Resolved, That we the ministers of the North Carolina Confer- 
ence never rest satisfied until these evils be destroyed, for they are 
wrecking the morals of our people and giving them a wrong idea 
of true worship and threatening the peace and welfare of our 
society. 

R. W. S. THOMAS, 
Wm. CRAWFORD, 
GEORGE F. HILL. 



Forty-Second Session. 47 

STATE OF THE CHURCH. 



We, your Committee on the State of the Church, beg to submit 
the following : 

We believe that the church of God is the great organized force 
by which the world is to be reformed, and through which the hu- 
man race is to be redeemed ; its various departments, working in 
their various capacities to perfection, and then blending together 
their religious sentiments, making a union and oneness of aim and 
purpose, is a power before which no spurious forces of sin can 
stand, though they be combined together. If there be jars and 
shatters ; if the different departmens do not harmonize ;if there be 
friction, the force is lost in that friction, and, like salt without 
savor, its work of redemption is delayed until a more perfect state 
can be reached. 

We w T ould, therefore, consider the work within the bounds of 
our own Conference. 

Each Presiding Elder's District through its Presiding Elder, has 
reported favorably to the Conference the state and work of the dif- 
ferent departments on each district. The financial, the Sunday 
Schools, the Epworth Leagues and the spiritual, are all in good 
working order. No serious incumbrances seem to be hindering the 
onward move, such as debt, disagreement, or want of ready workers. 

We have spoken of the Church as a whole, but find we must 
justly make one exception — this relates to the church at Fayette - 
ville — this property is involved in debt to the amount of about 
$1'!0, as information has reached us, and is now advertised to be 
sold for the purpose of liquidating said debt. Shall we, or shall 
we not make effort to save that property ? Perhaps, in the distant 
future, if not in the near, it will become of value and advantage 
to the church. 

We, therefore, submit this, as our report. 

J. E. CHAMPLIN, 
A. H. NEWSOME, 
D. CONNELL. 



BIBLE CAUSE. 



There is no other book in the world that has a greater influence 
for good than the Bible. No home is complete without it. No 
mind can become fertilized with the knowledge of God's will to 
man except it comes in close communion with Him through His 



48 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Word. By feasting on His Word daily, we are enabled to "grow- 
in grace" and in the knowledge of our Christ. 

We urge the ministry to see that the Bible is placed in every 
home, and that we encourage a more careful study of God's Word, 
and a more earnest effort to contribute to the Bible Cause that it 
may send the light throughout the wor'd, and thus enable the 
continuance of its good work until "all shall know Him, from the 
least unto the greatest." J. M. ROAN, 

B. F. THOMAS, 
F. L. BOST. 



TOTAL ABSTINENCE AND PROHIBITION. 



Never in the history of Christian civilization has intemperance 
been so prevalent among all classes of people as to-day. Strong 
drink and tobacco are used by the high and low, the rich and the 
poor. King alcohol seems to say to temperance, "I am wrong and 
you are wrong; let us compromise." Hence, we have in some 
places local option and dispensaries as a compromise for the sa- 
loons. We believe if the money that is spent by church members 
for strong drink and tobacco was spent for the redemption of the 
world we would be ready for the millenium by the end of the twen- 
tieth century. 

Therefore it is the duty of the ministers of North Carolina to 
practice, pray and preach temperance. 

Whereas, On account of the influence of the officers over the 
laity of the church, be it 

Resolved 1st. That we do not nominate any man for an office in 
the church who is a friend to the liquor business. 

Resolved 2nd, That each pastor fulfill the requirement of the dis- 
cipline, that we use unfermented grape juice. 

Resolved 3rd, That we urge those with whom we may come in 
contact to abstain from intoxicating liquors and abandon the use 
of tobacco S. L. JOHNSON, 

s. f. b. peace, 
l. g. Mcdonald. 




W. W. POPE, 
Presiding Elder of the Winston District. 



Forty- Second Session. 49 



THE SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION AND TRACT SOCIETY. 



We regard the Sunday School as one of the greatest factors in 
the religious and educational life not only of our own age but of 
the ages to come. And since the Sunday School is the place in 
which the true principles of the religion of Jesus Christ are to be 
taught, we urge upon the preachers and superintendents of our Sun- 
day Schools to be careful as to who teach these precious truths, for 
those who are being taught to-day will be the church of to-morrow. 
Therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we select teachers, if possible, who are living epis- 
tles of Jesus Christ, seen and read of men. 

One of the reasons why we should be so careful about this work 
is because of its far-reaching results. The total Sunday School 
population of the United States is more than 12,000,000, of whom 
there are in the Methodist Episcopal Church over 31,000 Sunday 
Schools with 350,000 officers and teachers and more that 2,600,000 
scholars, into whose hearts the seeds are to be sown. " What will 
the harvest be ? " 

We believe that our literature for the Sunday School, supplied 
by the Methodist Episcopal Church and published by the Book 
Concern, is the best for the purpose that can be obtained. We 
therefore urge that our pastors and presiding elders everywhere see 
that our lit rature is used in the Sunday Schools. We recommend 
that wherever practicable the home department be estalished in 
connection with our Sunday Schools. This is a distinct branch of 
the school for the benefit of those who are unable to attend its ses- 
sions, but are willing to study the lessons at home. We suggest 
that officers and pastors send to the Book Concern for literature 
upon this subject, and take steps for the establishment of this de- 
partment, which links the home and the school in the study of 
God's word. 

TRACT SOCIETY. 

The Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church aids in the 
circulation of religious literature, particularly in the form of tracts 
and leaflets throughout the entire world. It is circulating litera- 
ture in at least twelve languages in the United States alone, and in 
more than twenty languages in foreign lands. Every year it gives 
away 11,000,000 pages of tracts in the United States alone, besides 



50 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

sending 810,000 annually to our mission stations for aid in the pubt 
lication and circulation of religious literature. During the pas- 
year it has distributed tracts to the soldiers in nearly all our camps, 
to the sailor? and maries wherever access could be obtained, to the 
prisons and public institutions throughout our land wherever 
application was made, and 'o thousands of pastors for circulation 
in their cha'ges. 

We recommend that the pastors in our Conference avail them- 
selves more generally of the liberal offer of the Tract Society, which 
provides that every preacher who will make application can receive 
from the Society fre ■, in the form of tracts, one half of the last col- 
lection of his charge for the Tract Society. 

We recommend that our pastors send to the Book Concern for the 
catalogue of tracts, which will be sent free to all who apply for it: 
and that they examine the abundant store of tracts published un- 
der the auspices of our Church. 

Inasmuch as the Tract Society needs the 6um of c'50,000 per an- 
num in order to carry on its work throughout the I hurch and the 
world, we urge that a collection be taken for this Society in a'l our 
churches during the coming year, and that our support, both mor- 
ally and financially, b j given to the efforts of this Society to spread 
a Christian literature throughout the world. 

s. Mcdonald, 

J. C. ROBBINS, 
S. P. WEST. 



CONSTITUTION OF THE LAYHEN'S ASSOCIATON OF THE 

NORTH CAROLINA CONFERENCE OF THE METH = 

ODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. 



Article I. Name— This Association shall be known as the Lay- 
men's Association of the North Carolina Conference of the Meth- 
odist Episcopal Church. 

Article II. Object— Its object shall be to mutually interest 
the Laymen within the bounds of the North Carolina Conference 
of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the governmental and gen- 
eral affairs of the Church, whereby the church may be stimulated 
to greater efficiency and usefulness in the hands of God in ad- 
vancing His cause. 

Articll III. Membership— The membership shall be composed 



Forty-Second Session. 51 

of delegates to be elected annually, at the District Conferences, in 
such manner as the laity may decide. They may be male or 
female, and eacli District within the bounds of the Annual Con- 
ference shall be entitled to two delegates. Provided, That the priv- 
ileges and prerogatives of members of the lay association shall not 
be denied to any laymen of the Methodist Episcopal Church, ex- 
cept the right to vote and the right to hold office. 

Article IV. Officers— The officers shall be a President, a 
Secretary and a Treasurer. They shall be elected at the close of 
each annual meeting and shall remain in office until their succes- 
sors are chosen. 

Article V. Executive Committee— There shall be an Execu- 
tive Committee, consisting of the officers named in Article IV 
and three members elected by the Association, or appointed by the 
President, of which five shall constitute a quorum. The duties of 
said Committee shall be to make all necessary arrangements,- as to 
place and time of meeting of the Association, prepare a program 
of exercises for each session, secure the presence of desirable 
speakers and perform all other needed work. 

Article VI. Meetings — This Association shall hold an annual 
meeting at the place and time of meeting of the North Carolina 
Conference, on such day and at such hour as may be arranged by 
the Executive Committee. It shall hold such other meetings from 
time to time as the Executive Committee may decide upon. 

Article VII. Collections No collections shall at any time 
be allowed for any cause except the necessary expenses of the As- 
sociation. 

Article VIII. Amendments — This Constitution may be amended 
at any session of the Association by a two-thirds vote of the mem- 
bers present and voting. E. B. McEAEY, President, 

J. E. McGIET, Secretaey, 
A. L. BETHEL, Treasurer. 



WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. 



The Woman's Home Missionary Society has been organized in 
our Conference just one year. It has been known, however, in 
the Conference and has done some effectual work, but until now 
we have had no Conference organization. 

The ladies had a short program prepared in which the 



52 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

great need of Home Mission work was thoroughly discussed. The 
program ended in a very enthusiastic and, I trust, profitable mass 
meeting. In this meeting the elders and ministers expressed their 
hearty appoval, and pledged their co-operation in the work. 

There are eight or more newly organized auxiliaries, which seem 
to be working fairly well. Amount of money raised, $38.00. We 
trust for larger results another year. 

Conference Officers. 

President. — Mrs. J. P. Morris, Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

Vice President.— Mrs. A. E. Morehead, Madison, N. C. 

Corresponding Secretary. — Mrs. M. J. Bullock, 200") Bennett Street, 
Greensboro, N. C. 

Recording Secretary. — Miss Zula Pope, 743 Chestnut Street, Win- 
ston, N. C. 

Treasurer.— Mrs. R. C. Bearden, Charlotte, N. C. 

District Vice Presidents. 

Wilmington District— Mrs. Fannie Thomas, Hamlet, N. C. 
Western District — Mrs. Roan, Shelby, N. C. 
Winston District — Miss Hattie Evans, Red Bank, N. C. 
Greensboro District — Miss Annie Holmes, Greensboro, N. C. 

State Organizers. 

Mrs. M. J. Bullock, Mrs. Mary Morris and Mrs. A. E. Morehead. 
Yours, in His name. 

C. L. BULLOCK, 
2005 Bennett Street, Greensboro, N. C. 



Forty-Skcond Session. 53 



Roll of fjonor. 



This Roll Contains the Names of Persons Who Paid 50 Cents or 
More to the Benevolent Causes. 



Advance.— Sandy Phelps, Mary E. Phelps, Liliie Phelps, Rosa 
McQueen, A. B. McQueen. 

Charlotte.— R. W. S. Thomas, C. H, Mills, Jno. Williams, 
George Johnson, Chas. Knots, Gilbert Collett, Creecy Gladden, 
Cora Williams, Cattie Bearden. 

East Greensboro.— Lula B. Jeffries, Sidney Green, M. B. Cot- 
tingham, R. A. Cottingham, Eugene Houston, W. E H'lley, Louisa 
Holley, Mrs. Green, Leve Davis, George Shaw, Henry Davis, Cal- 
vin Gorrell, Joseph Suggs, Wm. Vanstory, Florence Jones, David 
Brown, Mrs. Jeffries, G. W. McAdoo. 

Leaksville— Quincy F. Mundy. 

Macpelah. — Creecy Morrison, Caroline Carpenter, Amanda 
McCorkle, Alex. McLean, Mrs. J. C. Robbins. 

Mt. Airy.— R. G. Cromartie, Willie Ferguson, Alice Kelly, Ada 
Tucker, Easter Stewart, Matt. Stewart, Julius L. McNair, W. M. 
Headen, Geo. W. Hill, Annie Reynolds, J. Crawford, R. B. Bynum, 
L. M. Ferguson. 

Norfolk and Princess Anne— Wm. Parson, Commilla Knox, 
Avah Cotton, Sr., W. A. Lovett, Mrs. Ella Munden, E. C. Knox, 
Mrs. Louvenia Wright, Miss Laura V. Cotton, Joe Webster. 

Oxford. — Mrs. Emma Hunt, Mrs. Annie Bullock, Mrs. Rosa 
Carter, Mrs. Mittie Hicks, Mrs Rosa Fields, Miss Ada Cooper, Rob- 
ert Baskerville, Alice Baskerville. 

Townsville.— Palles Alsten, Bristel Alsten, Glosler Lewis, Liz- 
zie Morrow, Ann Wimbish, Dossie Kenton, Ishmand Davis, Nanie 
Royster. 

Wilmington.— Mrs. C. A. Hanes, Annie T. Garrison, Annie C. 
Johnson, Charlotte Pope, Ida E. Rodgers, M. D. Gibson, M. C. 
Rodgers. 

Winston.— St. Paul. Henry Nail, Lula H. Fries, J. W. Simp- 
son, John H. Johnson, K. H. Hawkins, Lucy Peoples, E. M. Diggs, 
C. W. Martin, John H. Dandrige, T. A. Marshall, John A. Tur- 
rentine, R. N. Carter, John F. Hughes, Walker J. Barksdale, 
Thomas S. Wright, C. A. Hairston, E. Eccles, Henry Foster, Lew- 
is Davis, G. N. Williams, Lizzie Belle, John W. Hayes, Belle 
Neal, Joe H. Brim, Bettie Brim, Maggie Penry, Emma Carter, 
Victoria Carter, F. W. Wright. 



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Full Corps of Able Teachers. 



COURSES OF STUDY. 

College, College Preparatory, Scientific, 

Philosophic, Normal and English. 



INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION FOR GIRLS. 



EXTRA— MUSIC, SHORTHAND and DRAWING. 



KINDERGARTEN. 



Students should be in each department the first 
day of the session. Students wishing rooms in the 
College Building should apply early. For catalogue 
and further information, address the President, 

REV. J. D. CHAVIS, D. D., 

Greensboro, N. C. 



W. R. TROXLER. JNO. F. TROXLER. 

TROXLER BROS. 



CAKKY A FULL UNI OP 



Pine I Groceries, 

Fresh Heats and Produce. 

823-825 Ashe Street. - ... ... Phone 113. 

GREENSBORO, N. C. 

COLORED DRUG STORE. 



W. L,. McNAIR 

will carafully compound your prescriptions. Only fresh drugs are used. 
We also carry a nice line of 

PERFUMES, SOAPS AND TOILET ARTICLES. 
HOT AND COLD DRINKS SERVED. 

W. L. McNAIR, Proprietor and Manager, 

122 East Market Street. 

QUALITY, A.WBU.A.A ' PFRFFOT FIT, 

IS ESSENTIAL TO A WELL DRESSED MAN. 



MERCHANT TAILOR. 

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OF THE 



North Carolina Annual Conference 



OF THE 



<$* Methodist Episcopal Church, *f 



HELD IN 



^4 norris Methodist Episcopal Church, ^ 

High Point, N. C, Oct. 17-20, 1901. 



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GREENSBORO, N. C. : 
O. F. THOMAS, BOOK AND JOB PRINTER, 



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BISHOP DANIEL A. GOODSELL, LL. D., D. D. 
PRESIDENT OF THE CONFERENCE. 



OFFICIAL JOURNAL 



OF THE 



FORTY-THIRD SESSION 



OF THE 



NORTH CAROLINA 



Annual Conference 



OF THE 



Methodist Episcopal Church, 



HELD IN 



florris Methodist Episcopal Church, 



High Point, N. C, Oct. 17=20, 1901. 



GREENSBORO, N. C. : 

C. F. THOMAS, BOOK AND JOB PRINTER, 

1901. 



Historical View Since Organization in 1836, 

From the organization of Methodism in America, the work in North Caro- 
lina was continued in the Virginia, and afterwards in the Virginia and South 
Carolina Conferences. In the year 1836 the General Conference set up a North 
Carolina Conference. Its first session opened as a part of the Virginia Con- 
ference, but when it adjourned there were two Conferences. 



Date. 



Place. 



Bishop. 



Secretary. 



$1 Feb. 8, 1837... . Petersburg, Va. . . 

2 Jan. 31,1839 Greensboro, N. C. 

3 Jan. 26, 1839 Louisburg 

4 Jan. 29, 1810 Newberne . 

5 Dec 20, 1840 Mocksville 

6 Oct. 26, 1841 ... Raleigh... 

7 Oct. 26, 1842 Louisburg 

8 ! Oct. 25. 1843. . Halifax 

9|Dec. 4, 1844 Pittsboro 

t * * 



Morris .. 
Andrew. 
Morris .. 
Morris . . . 



Waugh 
Morris , 
Soule- . 



H G. Leigh.. 
H. G. Leigh . 

H. G. Leigh . 
S. S Bryant . 
8. S. Bryant . 
S. S. Bryant. 
S. S. Bryant. 
8. S. Bryant. 



16208... 
20030 1 . . . 
20225 . . . 
20579 ... 
21147... 
22851 . . . 
28413... 
25889 ... 

* ! * 

* * 
3229 14 
4106 28 
4560 69 
8411 69 
8266 70 
9531 100 
8582 97 
9717 104 

10174 106 
9525 112 
8525 127 
9854 97 
7012 97 
7338 93 
7488 87 
7761 94 
8167 96 
8371, 95 
3424 94 
8664 100 
8948 115 
8034;... 

' 8200116 

8096 119 
8106 125 
9612124 
9884 133 

12751133 
7409 133 
9525 133 
10579 133 
10579133 

X Facts for the first nine sessions are gleaned from the General Minutes and 
from the Conference Journal lor those years, which is now in custody of the 
North Carolina Conference of the M. E. Church, South 

tAt this date the Conference had 19,499 wnite members, and 3,390 colored. 
Without consulting the wisdom of the latter, nearly the whole membership 
became part of a new church, organized in May. 1845, and called the Methodist 
Episcopal Church, South, At the close of the war in 1865 most of the colored 
members left the Church South. Some entered the A, M. E. Church: some the 
A. M. E. Z. Church; some the Colored M. E. Church of America; but thousands 
gladly returned to the bosom of the old Methodist Episcopal Church as it re- 
turned to the -Hate. 

* At this session a new Conference— the Blue Ridge— was formed, with twelve 
preachers, 2,839 members and probationers, and 41 church edifices. 



Jan. 14, 1868 Union Chapel. 

Jan 6. 1869 High Point. ... 

Dec. 20, 1871 Lincolnton. .. 

n.-c. 28, 1872 Greensboro. ... 

Jan. 8, 1873 Charlotte 

Jan. 7, 1874 Lexington 

Jan. 6, 1875 Greensboro.... 

Jan. 5, 1879 Winston 

Jan. 10, 1877 Wilmington ... 

Jan. 24, 1878 Lumberton 

Jan 30. 1879 — Greensboro. . . 

Feb. 4, 1880 High Pojnt. . . . 

Jan 27, 1881 Raleigh 

Jan. 26, 1882 Laurinburg 

Jan. 31, 1883 Winston 

Feb, 6, 1884 Greensboro. ... 

Feb. 5, 1885 Lumberton ... 

Feb. 11, 1886... .Charlotte 

Oct. 14. 1886 Raleigh 

Oct. 27, 1887 High Point. 

Oct. 25, 1888 Lenoir 

Oct. 25, 1889 Goldsboro 

Oct. 23, 1890 Maxton 

Oct. 15 1891 I Winston 

Oct. 20, 1892 Reidsville 

Oct. 19, 1893 Lexington 

Oct. 4, 1894 Oxford 

Oct. 16, 1895 Greensboro 

Sept. 17. 1896.... Charlotte 



Oct. 7, 1897 
Oct. 13, 1898.. 
Oct. 12, 1899. , 
Oct. 11, 1900., 
Oct. 17. 1901.. 



Laurinburg. 
Lenoir 

'Winston 

'Reidsville 
High Point. 



Ames 

James 

Simpson ... 
Simpson ... 
Ames 

Haven 

Wiley 

Foster .. • 

Harris 

^cott 

Peck 

Simpson .. 
Warren. ... 

Foster 

Merrill 

Bowman . . . 
Andrews... 
Ninde. 
Walden . . . 
Mallalieu. . 
Fitzgerald . 

Joyce 

Joyce. 

Warren. • 

Foss 

!Hurst 

Foster 

Mallalieu. . 
Mallalieu- . 
Andrews. . 
Mallalieu. 

Fowler 

Poss 

Coodsell .. 



Wm. G.Matton 
Wm. G. Matton 
Wm. G. Matton 
Wm. G Matton 
Wm. G. Matton 
Wm G. Matton 
Wm G. Matton 
W'm. G. Matton 
Wm. G. Matton 
E O Thayer . 
E. O. Thayer . 
E. O. Thayer. 
E. O. Thayer. 
W. F. Steele . 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W. F. Steele.. 
W F. Steele . 
0. N Grandison 52 
''. N. Grandison . .. 
IC. N. Grandison 60 
C. N. Grandison 63 
■I, P. Morris 65 

J. P. Morris 66 

J>. P. Morris 70 

J P. Morris ' 73 

R. W. S, Thomas 77 
R. W.S.Thomas 74 
R. W.S.Thomas 77 
R. W.S.Thomas 73 

R. E. Jones , 76 

R E. Jones. ... I 78 



Gonferenee Qffieers. 

PRESIDENT : 

BISHOP DANIEL A. GOODSELL, D. D., LL. D., 

Chattanooga, Tenn. 

SECRETARY : 

EOBERT E. JONES. 
7621 Burthe St., New Orleans, La. 

ASSISTANT SECRETARIES : 
SILAS A. PEELER, JOHN W. WELLS. 

STATISTICAL SECRETARY : 

JOHN P. MORRIS, 
Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C. 

ASSISTANT STATISTICAL SECRETARIES : 

ALFRED W. McMASTER, JOHN P. FRANKLIN, 

JOHN M. ROAN. S. F. B. PEACE. 

TREASURER : 

GEORGE W. MOREHEAD. 
Madison, N. C. 

ASSISTANT TREASURERS : 

J. D. DIGGS, A. CLARK. 



[boards, %>e. 



CONFERENCE BOARD OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 

J. P. Morris, S. A. Peeler, A. W. McMaster, 

A. Mendenhall. 
Additional Members.— B. F. Thomas, B. G. Hightower, E. B. Wil- 
liams, D. B. Yancey, and P. E. ex officio. 

BOARD OF DEACONESSES. 
I. Wells, C. W. Blaylock, G. H. Moore, L. B. Gibson, Mrs. M, J. 
Bullock, Mrs. Mary Morris, Mrs. H. Wells, Mrs. Grace Nelson. 



TRIERS OF APPEALS. 
A. H. Newsome, S. M. Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. C. Rogers, M. 
Mundy, R. Smith, S. F. B. Peace. 



BOARD OF EXAMINERS. 
J. D. Chavis, D. D., Chairman; J. P. Morris, D. D., Registrar; 
G. W. Morehead, S. A. Peeler, B D., S. F. B. Peace, A. H. New- 
some, B. F. Thomas, J. P. Franklin, Ph. B., J. E. Champlin, S. 
McDonald, J. D. Diggs, B. S., A. Clark. 



TO PREACH MISSIONARY SERMON, 
S. A. Peeler, B. D. Alternate, J. D. Diggs, B. S. 



PUBLISHING COMMITTEE, 
M. J. Bullock, Chairman; J. D. Diggs, Secretary; J. P. Morris, 
Treasurer; M. M. Jones, W. W. Pope, I. Wells, S. A Peeler. 



Qur {honored Qead. 



Blessed are the Dead Which Die in the Lord. 



Name. 



r3 =h 

So 



H o 



Departed, Where and 
When. 



1816 
1820 



1821 

1816 

1825 



10 



1830 



1839 
1835 
]826 
1846 
1840 



Harry F. Pope 1870 

Mingo G Croom 1874 

George W. Price — 1871 

Richard Waters 1875 7 

Matthew Alston 1870 14 

Nelson Farror 1871 4 

James Payne 1878 9 

Alexander M. Turner 1874 16 

Josiah Caldicut 1871 16 

Geo. W. Ratcliffe 1891 

Wilson W. Morgan... 1892 27 

Wilson Grav 1877 

Thomas S. Stitt 1893 

W. H. Smith 1888 19 

Wiley C. Gibson 1875 

Wvatt Walker 1871 26 

O. Letterlough 1880 2 

C. Harshaw 1882 16 



May 23, 1879 Greensboro 

March 17, 1881 Wilmington 

Sept, 12. 1881 Charlotte 

March 29, 1883 Maxton 

April 1, 1884 Greensboro 

January 9, 1887 Raleigh 

April 1, 1888 Greensboro 

August, 1888 Raleigh 

August 12, 1890 Marion 

1891 Hickory 

Sept. 16, 1892 Kernersville 

November, 1892 Dobson 

November, 1894 Lexington 

May 20, 1896. Lexington 

Nov. 1, 1898 Hamlet 

May 20, 1900 Reidsville 

April 20, 1900 Maxton 

July 3, 1900 Lenoir 



THE CONFERENCE CLAIMANTS AND THEIR RESIDENCES 



A. Connor High Point. 

L. B. Gibson Greensboro. 

C. W. Blaylock Greensboro. 

Elisha Howard Asheboro. 

A. W. Pryor High Point. 

D. Connell High Point. 

Evander McDaniel Townsville. 

Widow Wiley Gibson Hamlet. 

Widow James Pajne Greensboro. 

Widow Geo. W. Ratcliffe Asheville. 

Widow W. H. Smith Lexington. 

Widow Wyatt W'alker Reidsville. 

WMow Charles Harshaw Lenoir. 

Widow Osborn Letterlough Maxton. 



Roll of the n° r fk G aF ^°^ na G on ^ erence > 

1901. 



ELDERS. 

Lewis B. Gibson, 
John E. Champlin, 
<. harles W. Blaylock, 
David Connell, 
Isaac Wells, 
Daniel Brooks, 
Samuel M. Hanes, 
Andrew Connor, 
Robert Smith, 
Elias M. Collett, 
Alexander H. Newsome, 
Elisha Howard, 
George W. Byers, 
William W. Pope, 
Simon P. West, 
George W. Morehead, 
John D. Hairston, 
Joseph H. Hunter, 
M. J. Bullock, 
Alexander Clark, 
William P. Hayes, 
Evander McDaniel, 
Samuel McDonald. 
Jordan P. Morris, 
Dorsey McRae, 
Marcus Mundy, 
John D. Chavis, 
Milton M. Jones, 
Walter R. Zeigler, 
M. C. Rogers, 
A. W. Pryor, 
George F. Hill, 
Sandy A. Gibson, 
Eli H. McArthur, 
J. D. Murphy, 
Samuel F. B. Peace, 
J. P. Franklin, 
Jefferson D. Diggs, 
Samuel L Johnson, 
George W. Brower, 
Henry Evans, 
Robert E. Jones, 



Robert W. S. Thomas, 
Gabriel R. McLean, 
Benjamin F. Thomas, 
Alfred W. McMaster, 
J. W. Jones, 
L. G. McDonald, 
J. M. Roan, 
Robert P. Hairston, 
Hugh L. Ashe, 
Frank L. Host, 
William Chavis, 
Samuel McCorkle, 
Silas A. Peeler, 
R. A. Cottingham, 
W. F. Allen, 
Albert B. McQueen, 
John C. Robbins. 

DEACONS. 

S. A. J. Miller, 
R. D. Bethea, 
Sandy B. Cornelius, 
J. C. Addie, 
Turner Mills, 
William Crawford, 
Samuel L. May, 
Robert J. Shipp, 
JohnW. Wells, 
Peter F. Johnson. 

PROBATIONERS— SECOND YEAR. 

J. A. Laughlin, 
John H. Lovell, 
James M. McNeil, 
Albert S. Cottingham. 

FIRST YEAR. 

Chas. E. Ball, 

John M. McLeod (Deacon), 

John W. Simpson, 

Stephen H. Peters, 

Robert W.Winchester (Dea'n) 



Joirfqal of Daily proceedings 



FIRST DAY— Morning Session. 



High Point, N. C., October 17th, 1901. 

The North Carolina Annual Conference of the Methodist opening ses- 
Episcopal Church convened in its forty-third session in slon ' 
Morris's Chapel, High Point, N. C, Thursday October 17th, 
1901, at 9 o'clock a. m., Bishop Daniel A. Goodsell presiding. Bishop Gooct- 

sell presides. 

Bishop Goodsell conducted the opening devotions. Hymn 

793 Devotions. 

"And are we yet alive," 

was sung. After reading the forty-eighth chapter of Isaiah, 
and the second chapter of Ephesians, the Bishop administered 
the Holy Communion, assisted by Presiding Elders Wells, 
Pope, Bullock and Jones. 

The Bishop gave an interesting and helpful opening ad- ° dress. g Ad 
dress. 

Secretary R. E. Jones, of the last session, called the roll, 

,,.„„. -, t , t , Ro11 Call. 

and the following responded to the call: 

Lewis B. Gibson, John E. Champlin, Charles W. Blaylock, 
David Connell, Isaac Wells, Daniel Brooks, Samuel M. Hanes, 
Robert Smith, Elias M. Collett, Alexander H. Newsome, 
Elisha Howard, George W. Byers, William W. Pope, Simon P # 
West, George W. Morehead, John D. Hairston, M. J. Bullock, 
Alexander Clark, William P. Hayes, Evander McDaniel, Sam- 
uel McDonald, John P. Morris, Dorsey McRae, Marcus 
Mundy, Jordan D. Chavis, Milton M. Jones, Walter R. Zeigler, 
M. C. Rogers, A. W. Pryor, George F. Hill, Sandy A. Gibson, 
Eli H. McArthnr, J. D. Murphy, Samuel F. B. Peace, J. P. 



8 North Corolina Conference Journal. 

Franklin, Jefferson D. Diggs, Samuel L. Johnson, George W. 
Brower, Robert E. Jones, Gabriel B. McLean, Benjamin F. 
Thomas, Alfred W. McMaster, J. W. Jones, L. G. McDonald, 
J. M. Eoan, Wm. Chavis, Samuel McCorkle, Silas A. Peeler' 
Franklin Allen, Albert B. McQueen, John C. Bobbins, S. A. 
J. Miller, R. D. Bethea, Sandy B. Cornelius, J. C. Addie, 
William Crawford, Samuel L. May, Kobert J. Shipp. Proba- 
tioners: John W. Wells, J. A. Laughlin, Peter F. Johnson, 
Charles E. Ball, John H. Lovell, James M. McNeil, Albert S. 
Cottiugham. 
secretary On motion of D. Brooks, Robert E. Jones was unanimously 

elected. 

Assistants. elected secretary, with S. A. Peeler and J. W. Wells as assis- 
tants. 
ni u . . , _, On motion of J. P. Franklin, J. P. Morris was unanimously 

Statistical Sec- J 

Assistants elected statistical secretary, with A. W. McMaster, J. M. Roan. 
J. P. Franklin and S. F. B. Peace as assistants. 

On motion of J. D. Diggs, Geo. W. Morehead was unani- 

Treasurer 

Assistants. mously chosen conference treasurer, with J. D. Diggs and A. 

Clark as assistants. 
n . ,. „ M. M. Jones read the nominations for the Presiding Eiders 

Standing Com- o 

mittees. Q f s t an( li n g committees. (See reports.) 
collector Gos- On motion of M. J. Bullock, R. Smith was elected collector 

Lands. for " Gospel in All Lands." The accounts of that publication 

were placed in the hands of Bro. Smith by the Bishop. 
Hours for Meet- On motion of I. Wells the time for meeting was made 

mg and Ad- ° 

joumment. g :30 A M _fi rs t half hour to be spent in devotion— and that of 

adjournment at 12 m. 
conference On motion of R. Smith, the fifth pew in the middle tier of 

pews, was made the limit of the Conference bar. 
Dr. Mason in- Rev. Dr. M. C.B.Mason, secretary of the Freedman's Aid and 

trod need. J 

Southern Education Society, was introduced to the Confer- 
ence. 
Question Thir- Question 13 was taken. M. M. Jones, Presiding Elder of 
Presiding Eider the Western District, was called, his character passed, and he 

Jones Reports 

reported the work of his district. 



Effective Elders 
Wilmington 



Forty- Third Session. 9 

The characters of the following effective Elders of the Effective Eiders 

. Western Dis- 

Western District were passed and they reported their collec- trict, 
tions: A. H. Newsome, R. Smith, G. W. Brower, J. M. 
Roan and J. C. Robbins. 

The character of PL L. Ashe, absent, was passed. 

J. P. Franklin introduced a motion that pastors report the Pastors' Report 
total of benevolent collections, and state whether all the dis- 
ciplinary collections had been taken. A substitute for the 
motion was offered, that each collection and the total be 
reported. The substitute prevailed. 

M. J. Bullock, Presiding Elder of the Wilmington District, Pressing Eider 
was called, his character passed, and he reported the work of ports, 
his district. 

The characters of the following effective Elders of the Wil 
mington District were passed and they reported their collec- j)^ 
tions: J. E. Champlin, S. F. B. Peace, W. P. Hayes, J. D. 
Murphy, Elisha Howard, L. G. McDonald, G. B. McLean, B. 
F. Thomas, G. W. Byers and M. C. Rogers. 

The character of Henry Evans was passed, but being absent 
on account of sickness in family, Presiding Elder Bullock 
reported his collection. 1 

W. W. Pope, Presiding Elder of the Winston District, was Presiding Eider 

Pope Reports. 

called, his character passed, aud reported the work of his 
district. 

On motion of W. W. Pope, an advisory committee was case of s. a- 

r J Gibson. 

appointed in the case of S. A. Gibson, against whom com- 
plaints had been filed. The following committee was named: 
D. Brooks, S. A. Peeler, J. D. Diggs, A. H. Newsome. 

The characters of the following effective Elders of the B fgF H T eEI Tv r8 

° \\ mston Dis- 

Winston District were passed aud they reported their collec- trict 
tions: S. P. West, S. L. Johnson, J. W. Jones, D. Brooks, D. 
McRae, J. P. Franklin, S. McDonald, S. R. McCorkle, S, M. 
Hanes and J. D. Diggs. 

The'character of E. M. Collett," Conference Evangelist, was 
passed. 



10 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

S. A. Gibsou reported his collection. 

The characters of R. A. Cottingham, F. L. Bost and R. L- 
Hairston, absent, were passed. 
T Fund plscopal Bishop Goodsell made a statement concerning the Episcopal 

Fund. 
introductions. Rev> j E q.^ of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, 
and Rev. Z. Simmons, of the Congregational Church, both of 
High Point, were introduced to the Conference. 
TimetoVoteon On motion of J. D. Diggs, eleven o'clock Saturday morn- 

ProposedCon- . ,ii n -\ i • 1 i • , 1 ,, r i i i 

stitution Fix- ing was the hour nxed at which time the Conference should 

ed. . i 

consider the new constitution sent down by the last General 
Conference. 
Adjournnunt. The Conference having adjourned by limitation, after the 
announcements, Rev. J. E. Gay pronounced the benediction. 



FIR5T DAY— Afternoon Session. 



High Point, N. C, October 17th, 1901. 
Dr. Moms Pre- The Conference convened at 2:30 p. m., Dr. J. P. Morris 

sides. 

presiding. 

Devotions were conducted by W. P. Hayes. 
statistical Re- The statistical and financial reports of the pastors were 

ports. 

called and they reported. 
Adjournment. After the completion of the statistical business and the 
announcements, the Conference adjourned with the benedic- 
tion by Dr. Morris. 



SECOND DAY— Morning Session 



High Point, N. C, October 18th, 1901. 
Devotions. The conference convened at 8:30 a. m. The first half 



Forty-Third Session, 11 

hour was devoted to prayer service conducted byE. M. Collett. 

At 9 o'clock Bishop Goodsell took the chair. BishopGoodseii 

1 Presides. 

The minutes of the sessions of the previous day were read ^""^ Ap ~ 
and approved. 

The secretary called the roll of the absentees of the first Absentees caii- 
day and the following answered present: John H. Hunter, 
R. A. (Nottingham and Franklin L. Bost. A motion pre- 
vailed dispensing with the further calling of the roll. 

The statistical secretary called the roll for delinquent sta- ^^"caned 6 
tistical reports and they were passed in. 

Question Thirteen was resumed, and the character of Pre- Question Thir- 
siding Elder I. Wells, of the Greensboro District, was passed, pres/din^EWer 
and he reported his work. (See report.) 

The characters of the following effective Elders were E ^e n s b oro ers 
passed and they reported their collections: William Chavis, Dlstnct - 
Evander McDaniel, G. W. Morehead, W.R.Zeigler, G.F.Hill, 
A. Clark, M. Muudy, E. H. McArthur, J. D. Hariston, A. W. 
McMasters and S. A. Peeler. 

The characters of J. D. Chavis, J. P. Morris, R. E. Jones 
and R. W. S. Thomas, who were not in charge, were passed. 

The advisory committee appointed in the case of S. A. Gib- 
son, through its secretary, S. A. Peeler, presented the follow- 
ing report: 

We, the committee appointed to advise the Conference 
as to what ought to be done in the case of Rev. S. A. Gibson 
find reasons to recommend to the Conference that his case be 
referred to the Presiding Elder for investigation. (Signed — 
Daniel Brooks, J. D. Diggs, S. F. B. Peace, A. H. Newsome, 
S. A. Peeler.) 

On motion of J. D. Chavis the case was referred to the Pre- 
siding Elder of the Winston District for investigation. 

Question Twenty-two, "Who are the Supernumerary Preach- 
ers?" was called. The character of Joseph H. Hunter 
was passed and at his request he was continued in this rela 
tion for the third year. 



12 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

case °f Turner The case of Turner Mills was referred to the Presiding El- 

Mills referred ° 

der of the Greensboro District for investigation. 

Q ty S Th"ee Twen " Question Twenty-three, "Who are the SuperannuatedPreach- 
ers?" was called. The characters of the following superan- 
nuated preachers were passed, and they were continued in that 
relation: C W. Blaylock, L. B. Gibson, Andrew Connor, A. 
W. Pryor, David ConnelL 

T of j °p ar jone r ^ke character of J. P. Jones, a superannuated preacher, 
Arrested. wag arres t e d by Elder Wells, and, on motion of R. Smith, the 
charge was referred to the following select number, elected 
by the conference: S. A. Peeler, S. F. B. Peace, J. P. Frank- 
lin, R. Smith, A. Clark, A. H. Newsome, B. F. Thomas, S. 
McDonald, G. W. Brower, W. P. Hayes; S. A. Peeler, chair- 

C< pomted Ap " maa - tm motion, J. D. Diggs was appointed counsel for the 
defendant, and J. P. Morris for the church. 

Papers referred -p ne p a p ers i n this case were referred to the select number. 

R roiVierence 0n A motion to call the roll of the conference on the Confer- 
Fund. an ence Claimant Fund, according to a resolution passed at the 
last Annual Conference, failed. 

Eyander Me- Q n nio tion of I. Wells, Evander McDaniel, on his own re- 

Daniel s>u- 7 ' 

re.ammated. q Ues ^ was g raa ted superannuated relations. 

yu s eraim°uated 0n motion of M - J - Bullock, Elisha Howard, at his request, 

was granted superannuated relations. 
D p peaks™ Dr. Mason, of the Freedman's Aid and Southern Education 

Society, was introduced and made an appeal in behalf of that 

society. 
w . „ Rev. W. A. Graham, Superintendent of the Atlantic Mission 

Rev. \\ , A. Gra- r 

duced Intr ° Conference, was introduced to the conference and was given a 
seat on the platform. 
Question Nine. Question Nine, "What members are in the studies of the 
fourth year?" was called. The name of J. C. Addie was pre- 
sented, he reported and his character was passed, but having 
failed in the studies of the third year he was continued in 
that class. On motiou of J. D. Diggs, the conference or- 



Forty-Third Session. 13 

dered that J. C. Addie be informed that he must bring up 
the studies of the third year. 

Sandy B. Cornelius was called, he reported and his charac- 
ter was passed, but having failed in the studies of the third 
year he was continued in that class. 

AVilliam Crawford was called, he reported his collections 
and his character was passed. He was given credit for the 
books in which he passed, and was continued in the third 
year. 

The character of S. L. May was passed, and he reported, 
but having failed on examination was continued in the studies 
of the third year. 

On motion of J. D Diggs, the conference requested the 
Presiding Elders to inquire of the undergraduates at the first ^w^^ ^'. 
Quarterly Conference as to whether they will be able to buy der & raduates - 
the books for their conference studies; and that the matter of 
books be adjusted by Presiding Elders and undergraduates. 

The character of Eobert J. Shipp was passed and he re- 
ported. Having passed in the studies of the third year, he 
was advanced to the fourth year. 

The Fifth Question was presented, "Who have been contin- QuLlstion Five 
ued on tr.al?" The characters of Albert S. Cottingham and 
J. H. Lovell were passed. Brother Cottingham reported his 
collection. Brothers Cottingham and Lovell having passed 
in the studies of the first year were advanced to the second 
year. 

The character of John M. McNeill was passed, he reported 
and was advanced to the second year, conditioned upon 
Broadus. 

The character of Charles E. Ball was passed, he reported 
and was continued in the first year, and given credit for the 
studies in the second year which he had passed. 

E. A. Cottingham and F. L. Bost, being absent on the first r. a. cotting- 
day, reported their collections. f. l. Bost 

report 

On motion the time of the session was extended. 



14 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Vw.^ThoT- A letter to the Bisho P from R - w - s - Thomas, of Jackson- 
as read. YiUe, Fla., was read by the secretary. 

On motion, a collection was taken which amounted to 
$25.00. 
Benediction. After announcements and benediction by Rev. Graham, 
the conference adjourned. 



THIRD DAY— Morning Session. 



Devotions. The Conference met at 8:30 ; the first half hour was devoted 

to prayer service, conducted by J.D.Diggs. 

B !ei?pre?ide"s At nine o'clock Eishop Goodsell took the chair. 

Mi ""^ s d Ap " The minutes of the previous session were read and approved. 

Question Ten. Question Ten was called, "What members have completed 
the Conference Course of Study." The characters of John C . 
Robbins, William F. Allen, and Albert B. McQueen were 
passed, they reported their collections and having passed in 
all the studies of the Conference Course, were elected to 
elder's orders. 

r. d. Bethea The name of R. D. Bethea was presented, his character was 

continued in - 1 

Third Year, passed, he reported his collection and was continued in the 
studies of the fourth year, but was credited with the studies in 
which he had passed. 
Question Eiev- Question Eleven. "What others have been elected and or- 

en, 

dained Deacons?" A. L. Foster and Martin A. Hicks duly 
recommended by the Western District Conference and John 
M. McLeod duly recommended by the Wilmington District 
Conference, having passed in the required studies, were elected 
to Local Deacon's orders. 

Question Four. "Who have been received on trial?" The 

Questio n Four 

names of John W. McLeod, John W. Simpson, Robert W. 
Winchester and Stephen A. Peters were presented. These 
having passed in the required studies for admission on trial, 



Forty-Third Session. 15 

and after recommendation of the Presiding, Elders were 
admitted on trial. 

The name of Lewis W. Thomas was presented, but on m °- The name of L 
tion of W. W. Pope the name was withdrawn by the presiding withdrawn, 
elder of the Wilmington District. 

Kobert W. Winchester was recommended by the Greensboro „ „, ,„. ,_ 

J R. W, A\ inches- 

District for election to deacon's orders under the Seminary **£ ^S^^ 1 

rule. Orders. 

On motion of J. P. Morris the Board of Examiners was in- Ga mmon m- 
structed to accept the diploma of Gammon Theological Semi- cepted. 
nary as a certificate covering the first two years of the Confer- 
ence Course. 

On motion Robert W. Winchester was elected to deacon's R w wincheg . 
orders under the Seminary rule and placed in the studies of Dea^on*s d o? 
the third year. ers ' 

Question Seven. "Who have been admitted into full con- Question seven 
nection?" The character of J. A. Laughlin was passed, he 
reported his collection, and he was continued on trial in the 
studies of the second year. 

John W. Wells and Peter F. Johnson, having passed in all class Admitted 
the studies of the first and second years, reported their collec- nection 1 Con " 
tion,s their characters were passed, and, having signed the dis- 
ciplinary questions, were admitted into full connection. 

On motion of S. McDonald, the Conference took up the _ . . ,. 

r Order or the 

order of the day, the consideration of the Proposed Con- day - 
stitution as sent down by the General Conference. After the Vote on the 
reading of the proposed constitution by the Secretary, the vote stitution. 
was taken without debate with the following result: Fifty- 
nine in the affirmative and none in the negative. 

Question Thirty. "Where shall the next Conference be Question Thirty 
held?" Mt. Airy, N. C, was nominated by J. P. Franklin, 
Lumberton, N. C, by M. J. Bullock, and Gastonia, N. C, by 
A. H. Newsome. After representation of the respective places 
Gastonia was withdrawn and the vote was taken: Mount,,. .. . 

Mt. Airy chosen 

Airy received thirty-six of the votes cast, and Lumberton conference ,° f 



16 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

twenty-three. Mount Airy was chosen the seat of the next 
Conference. 
introduction. Mrs. M. J. Bullock, Miss Carrie L. dwell, Superintendent 
of Kent Home, Greensboro, N. C; Miss Alsie B. Dole, Super- 
intendent of Allen Industrial Home, Asheville, N. 0.; Dr. J. 

C. Murray, of Gammon Theological Seminary, of Atlanta, Ga., 
and Prof. W. H. Thomas, Hamlet, N. C, were introduced to 
the Conference. 

Dr » eaks ay ^ >r " ^' ®' ^ lirrav niade a brief address on the necessity of 

a trained ministry. 
committee on g n mo t : on of J. D. Chavis a committee on memoirs was 

Memoirs Ap- 
pointed, appointed. The following were constituted the committee: 

G. B. McLean, W. R. Ziegler, S. A. Peeler, D. Brooks and J. 

D. Champlin. 

C R?Poiuti e onT On motion J. P. Morris was appointed committee on reso- 

Appointed. -i , • 

lutions. 
Ol ses*ion rnoon ® n motion an afternoon session was ordered, and the Bishop 
'pointed 18 }*) ^ appointed J. P. Morris to preside. 

The following proposition was offered by E. M. Collett for 



adoption: 



THE NORTH CAROLINA PROPOSITION. 



Proposition to A resolution by the North Carolina Conference to change the 
strictive Rale third restrictive rule of the Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal 
church. See paragraph 67, rule 8. — 

As it now reads; 

The general Conference shall not change nor alter any part or 
rule of our government so as to do away Episcopacy, nor destroy 
the plan of our itinerant general superintendency: 

But may appoint a Missionary Bishopor Superintendent for any 
of our foreign missions, limiting his Episcopal jurisdiction to the 
same respectively. 

Resolved therefore, That we, the North Carolina Conference, 
now in session at High Point, North Carolina, do now vote to 
change said rule 3 to read thus: 

The General Conference shall not change nor alter any part or 
rule of our government so as to do away Episcopacy nor destroy 
the plan of our itinerant general superintendency: 



Forty-Third Session. 17 

But may assign a Bishop or Bishops to special Service among 
peoples of other languages or races in the United States and in 
foreign countries. 

Resolved further: That the Bishops be requested to present this 
proposition to all of our Annual Conferences to be voted upon be- 
tween this and the sitting of the General Conference in 1904, and 
shall report the results to the Secretary of the General Conference, 
and that the Secretary of the General Conference be requested to 
give the final results of the vote of all the Annual Conferences, on 
the first day of the session of the General Conference so that if three- 
fourths of the votes have been obtained of the Annual Conferances, 
the General Conference may proceed to vote on the measure as it di- 
rects. 

Respectfully submitted, 

E. M. COLLETT, 
W. W. POPE, 
J. D. DIGGS. 

After discussion a motion offered by J. P. Morris prevailed 
that the proposition be tabled, and was ordered to be printed 
in the minutes. 

After announcements the Conference adjourned with the 
benediction by Dr. J. C. Murray. 



THIRD DAY— Afternoon Session. 



High Point, N. C, October 19, 1901. 
Conference met at 2:30, Dr. J. P. Morris presiding by ap- Dr Morris Pre- 
pointment of the Bishop. S1 es ' 

The devotions were conducted by Rev. R. Smith. Devotions. 

Reports from the following committees: Education, Reports of 

r n ' Standing 

Woman's Home Missionary, Bible Cause, Total Abstinence Committees - 
and Prohibition, Sabbath Observance, and Periodicals and 
Church Literature were read and adopted in the order given. 
(See reports.) 
Interest to the amount of $6.00 accruing on investments 



18 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

interest on for the benefit of the Conference Claimant Fund was pres- 

Claimant 

Fund. ented to the Conference, and, on motion, it was passed to the 

Board of Stewards. 

Resolutions of thanks to the people of High Point, and of 
appreciation of the presence of the general officers, introduced 
by R. D. Bethea were adoptel. (See resolutions.) 
C( R^port e of ° n The report of the committee on Missions was read and 
Missions. adopted> (See reports.) 

Drafts Present- Drafts for the chartered fund for $22.00, and from the Book 
ed 

Concern for $221.00, were presented to the Conference and 

ordered payable to W. P. Hayes, chairman of the Board of 

Stewards. 

Rev. D. Lee Aultman, Field Agent of the Western Metho- 

introductions. dist Book Concern, Rev. William F. McDowell, Corresponding 

Secretary of the Board of Education, Rev. Dr. J. C. Murray, 

Professor of Gammon Theological Seminary, were introduced 

to the Conference, and made addresses on the work that each 

represented. 

Miss E. E. Ancrum was introduced to the Conference and 

spoke relative to the Colored Orphan Asylum of Oxford, 

N. C. 

P committee The report of the publishing committee was read and 

Report - adopted. (See report.) 

At 5 o'clock Bishop Goodsell took the chair. 

conference Presiding Elder Jones nominated for the presiding elders, 

Boards Elect- 

ed. the Conference Board of Church Extension and Board of Dea- 

conesses. They were appointed. (See standing committee.) 
journal order- On motion of S. A. Peeler, 1,200 minutes were ordered 

ed Printed. ' ' 

printed. 

The following resolution was presented by J. D. Chavis 
and adopted: 

Resolved, That the Presiding Elders draw from the missionary 
charges the amount for their minutes out of their first quarter's 
draft and the preachers of self-supporting charges pay theirs before 
Conference, and should they fail to do so the Presiding Elders shall 
arrest their characters in Conference, 



Forty Third Session 19 

The select members in the case of J. P. Jones, through its 
secretary, made the following report: 

The select members appointed to try the case of Rev. J. P. Jones, j p Jones Ex _ 
charged with gross immorality, with deep feeling of regret beg to pelled. 
report that in their judgment he is guilty of adultery, and we do 
hereby declare him expelled from the ministry and membership of 
the Methodist Episcopal Church. 

J. P. FRANKLIN, 

s. Mcdonald, 

G. W. BROWER, 
S. F. B. PEACE, 
A. H. NEWSOME, 
BENJ. F. THOMAS, 
A. CLARK, 
W. P. HAYES, 
ROBT. SMITH. 

The report of the committee on the state of the church was committee on 

r State of 

read and adopted. c ^ ch Re " 

J. E. Champlin offered the following resolution and it was 
adopted: 

Resolved: That we, the members of the N. C. Conference of the Champlin's 
Methodist Episcopal Church, raise a permanent fund, each mem- 
ber of Conference paying $2.00 or more annually, and said fund to 
be put on deposit by the Conference Stewards with satisfactory se- 
curity. The interest accruing from said fund to be applied to as- 
sist our Conference Claimant Fund annually. 

J. E. CHAMPLIN. 

On motion an accurate record was ordered kept of those 
paying according to the resolution adopted. 

On motion of J. D. (Jhavis those who do not keep the pay- 
ments shall not be the recipients of tbe benefits of the Fund 
proposed. 

On motion the brothers of the Conference in good health 
who miss payment for two successive years shall be stricken 
from the list of those who are eligible for benefits of this fund. 

On motion of R. E. Jones a trunk for Conference records conference 

Trunk Order- 

was ordered bought of the Conference funds in the treasury of <?d. 
{he publishing committee. 



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North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Committee on 
Incorporation 



Trustees under 
the Proposed 
Incorporation 



Board of Stew 
ards Report. 



Auditing Com- 
mittee reports 



Conference 
Evangelist 
Requested. 



On motion of R. E. Jones the following committee was 
elected for the incorporation of the North Carolina Annual 
Conference: S. A. Peeler, J. D. Chavis and J. P. Morris. 

The following Trustees were elected under the proposed 
incorporation: D. Brooks, M. M. Jones, M. J. Bullock, I. 
Wells, J. P. Franklin, W. W. Pope, and R. Smith. 

The Board ot Stewards read their report and it was adopted. 
(See report.) 

The Auditing Committee presented the following report 
and it was adopted: 

We have carefully examined the Presiding Elders' books of the 
missionary appropriations and find that the funds have been expend- 
ed according to the instruction of the Conference. 

On motion the Bishop was requested to re-appoint E. M. 
Collett, Conference Evangelist. 

A motion prevailed that after devotions and the reading of 
the appointments the Conference adjourn. 

The afternoon session of the Third Day closed with the 
benediction by Dr. McDowell. 



FOURTH DAY -High Conference. 



Deacons Or- 
dained. 



Elders Ordain- 
ed. 



High Point, N. C, October 20, 1901. 

The Conference convened at 2:30 p. m. 

After the devotions and the reading of the report from the 
committee on Memoirs the Conference listened to the Mis- 
sionary Sermon by G. W. Brower. 

The Secretary presented John McLeod, Martin H. Hicks, 
Robert W. Winchester and Alexander L. Foster, and they 
were ordained Deacons by Bishop Goodsell, assisted by Pre- 
siding Elders Jones and Pope. 

The Secretary presented John C Robbins, William F. Al- 
len and Albert B. McQueen and they were ordained Elders by 



Forty-Third Session. 21 

the Bishop, assisted by the Presiding Elders, Dr. Wm. F. Appointments 
McDowell and Rev. D. L. Aultman. 

After the reading of the appointments by Bishop Goodsell, conference Ad- 

a r r •/ i i journs sine 

and the benediction, the Conference adjourned sine die. die - 



CERTIFICATE OF ORDINATION. 



This is to certify, That on the 20th day of October A. D. 1901, I or- 
dained under the election of the North Carolina Conference of the Methodist 
Episcopal Church the following as Deacons : Martin A. Hicks, Alexander 
L. Foster, John M. McLeod and Robert W. Winchester ; and at the sa m 
hour and place, and assisted by elders, the follounng as Elders: John C. 
Bobbins, William F. Allen and Albert B. McQueen. 

D. A. OOODSELL, Presiding Bishop. 

Done at High Point, North Carolina. 



22 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



Disciplinary Questions. 

1. Who have been received by Transfer, and from what Confer- 
ences ? None. 

2. Who have been readmitted ? None. 

3. Who have been received on Credentials, and from what 
Churches? None. 

4. Who have been Received on Trial ? (a) In studies of First 
Year. John M. McLeod, John W. Simpson, Stephen A. Peters. 

(6) In studies of Third Year (Dis. fl 165, §20.) Robert W. Win- 
chester. 

5. Who have been Continued on Trial ? (a) In studies of First 
Year. Chas. E. Ball. 

(b) In studies of Second Year. Albert S. Cottingham, John H. 
Lovell, John M. McNeill, J. A. Laughlin. 

6. Who have been Discontinued ? None. 

7. Who have been Admitted into Full Membership ? (a) Elected 
and Ordained Deacons this year. None. 

(6) Elected and Ordained Deacons previously. John W. Wells, 
Peter F. Johnson. 

8. What members are in Studies of Third Year? (a) Ad- 
mitted into Full Membership this year. John W. Wells, Peter F. 
Johnson. 

(b) Admitted into Full Membership previously. John C. Addie, 
S. L. May, Sandy B. Cornelius, Wm. Crawford, Samuel A. J. 
Miller. 

9. What Members are in Studies of Fourth Year? Robert J. 
Shipp,R. D. Bethea. 

10. What members have Completed the Conference Course of 
Study? (a) John C. Robbins, William F. Allen, Albert B. 
McQueen 

(b) Elected and Ordained previously. None. 

11. What others have been Elected and Ordained Deacons ? (a) 
As Local Preacher (Dis. ^ 165, §1.) Martin A.Hicks, Alexander L. 
Foster, John M. McLeod. 

{b) Under Missionary Rule (Dis. U 165, §4)« None 

(c) Under Seminary Rule. Robert W. Winchester. 



Forty-Third Session.- 23 

12. What others have been Elected and Ordained Elders ? None. 

13. Was the Character of each Preacher examined ? This was 
done as the name of each preacher was called in open Conference. 

(1) The case of S. A. Gibson was referred to the Presiding Elder 
of the Winston District for investigation. 

(2) The case of Turner Mills was referred to the Presiding Elder 
of the Greensboro District for investigation. 

14. Who has been Transferred, and to what Conferences ? None. 

15. Who has Died ? None. 

16. Who have been Located at their own request ? None. 

17. Who have been located ? None. 

18. Who have Withdrawn ? None. 

19. Who have been permitted to Withdraw under Charges or 
Complaints ? None. 

20. Who has been expelled ? James P. Jones. 

21. What other personal Notation should be made ? None. 

22. Who are the Supernumerary Preachers ? J. H. Hunter 
(third year.) 

23. Who are the Superannuated Preachers ? C. W. Blaylock, 
Andrew Connor, A. W. Pryor, David Connell, L. B. Gibson, Evan- 
der McDaniel, Elisha Howard. 

24. Who are the Triers of Appeals ? A. H. Newsome, S. M. 
Hanes, G. W. Morehead, M. C. Rogers, M. Mundy, R. Smith, S. F. 
B. Peace. 

25. What is the Statistical Report for this year ? 

26. What is the aggregate of the Benevolent Collections ordered 
by the General Conference, as reported by the Conference Treas" 
urer ? $2,624. 

27. What are the Claims on the Conference Fund ? $366 

28. What has been Received on these Claims, and how has it 
been Applied ? $366. 

29- Where are the Preachers Stationed ? See appointments. 
30. Where shall the Next Conference be held? Mt. Airy, N. C. 



24 North Carolina Conference Journal. 



appointments. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 



Isaac Wells, P. E. P. O., Greensboro, N. C. 

Central Randolph R. J. Shipp. 

Durham and Creedmore To be Supplied. 

East Greensboro R. D. Bethea. 

Greensboro S. A. Peeler. 

Jackson, supplied by H. Garrett. 

Leaksville Marcus Mundy. 

Madison G. W. Morehead. 

Madison Circuit Dorsey McRae. 

Oberlin and Raleigh W. R. Zeigler. 

Oxford and Henderson A. W. McMaster. 

Reidsville and Danville, Va G. B. McLean. 

Reidsville Circuit E. H. McArthur. 

Rocky Mount W. F. Allen. 

South Greensboro G. F. Hill. 

Townsville and Bullocks J. D. Hairston. 

West Greensboro Wm. Chavis. 

J. D. Chavis, President Bennett College; J. P. Morris, Professor 
Bennett College, members Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 

R. E. Jones, Field Agent Sunday School Union, member of 
Greensboro Quarterly Conference. 

R. W. S. Thomas, Teacher in Cookman Institute, Jacksonville, 
Florida. 

S. A. Peters, Professor Bennett College, member of Greensboro 
Quarterly Conference. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 



M. M. Jones, P. E. P. O., Hickory, N. C. 

Asheville A. S. Cottingham. 

Boone, supplied by J. D. Waddell. 

Caldwell To be supplied. 

Forest City J. C. Robbins. 

Franklin, supplied by M. A. Hicks. 



Forty-Third Session. 25 

Gastonia A. H. Newsome. 

Hickory and Newton Robert Smith. 

Lenoir J. W. Wells. 

Lincolnton To be supplied. 

Machpelah G. W. Brower. 

Marion, supplied by M. H. Hinton. 

May hew J. C. Addie. 

Patterson S. A. J. Miller. 

Shelby and Fallston Samuel McDonald. 

Sherrill's Ford W. M. Crawford. 

Stanley and Mt. Holly, supplied by S. J. Haden. 

Statesville and Philadelphia J. A. Laugh !in. 

West Ashevi!!e R. W. Winchester. 

Waynesville, supplied by A. L. Foster. 

H. L. Ashe, member of the Asheville Quarterly Conference, left 
without appointment to attend one of our schools. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 



M. J. Bullock, P. E. P. O , Greensboro, N. C. 

Elkton, supplied by O. Bethea. 

Goldsboro To be supplied. 

Hamlet Circuit Henry Evans. 

Huffman To be supplied. 

Laurinburg S. F. B. Peace. 

Lumberton J. D. Murphy. 

Maxton W. P. Hayes. 

Melrose G. W. Byers. 

Monroe p. F. Johnson. 

Newbern and Kinston To be supplied. 

Newport News J. M. McLeod. 

Norfolk, Va L. C. McDonald. 

Pleasant Ridge, Va Alexander Clark. 

Red Springs and Prospect Hall J. M. McNeill. 

Rowland and Salem B. F. Thomas. 

Swans j. E. Champlin. 

Wilmington-Burgaw M. C. Rogers. 



26 North Corolina Conference Journal. 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 



W. W. Pope, P. E. P. O., Winston, N. C. 

Advance J. W. Simpson. 

Asheboro S. P. West. 

Charlotte R. A. Cottingham. 

Fairview Circuit, supplied by M. C. Laughlin. 

High Point S. L. Johnson. 

Jefferson, supplied by Franklin Jones. 

Jonesville and Wilkesboro J. W. Jones. 

Kernersville F. L. Bost. 

Lexington and Thomasville Daniel Brooks. 

Midway Circuit S. R. McCorkle. 

Mount Airy J. P. Franklin. 

Mocksville and Mooresville To be supplied. 

Ramseur C. E. Ball. 

Randleman S. L May. 

Sumnierfield...... S. M. Hanes. 

Walnut Cove A. B. McQueen. 

Winston-Mt. Pleasant J. M. Roan. 

Winston-St. Paul J. D. Diggs. 

E. M. Collett, Conference Evangelist, member Charlotte Quare 
terly Conference. 

J. H. Lovell, member Mount Airy Quarterly Conference, H. P. 
Hairston, member Winston Quarterly Conference, left without ap- 
pointments to attend one of our schools. 



Forty-Third Session. 27 

REPORT OF BOARD OF STEWARDS. 



We, the Board of Stewards, beg leave to submit the following 
report : 

Received from the Book Concern $201 00 

" Chartered Fund 22 00 

" interest on Funds 6 00 

Conference Collections 137 00 



Total $366 00 

We recommend the following disbursements : 

Widow Gibson (G. W. Byers*) $ 30 00 

A Connor (M. M. Jones) 85 00 

Widow Radcliffe (A. S. Cottingham) 20 00 

" Letterlough (W. P. Hayes)., 30 00 

Payne (S. A. Peeler) 30 00 

Smith (Herself) L'5 00 

" Harshaw (M. M. Jones) 25 00 

Walker (J. W. Wells) 25 00 

Rev. L. D. Gibson (Self) 25 00 

Rev. C. W. Blaylock (Self) 25 00 

Rev. A. W. Pryor (Self) 22 00 

Rev. D. Connell (Self) 24 00 

Rev. E. Howard (Self) 25 00 

Rev. E. V. McDaniel (Self) 25 00 



Total $366 00 

Respectfully submitted, W. P. HAYES, 

W. R. ZEIGLER, 
R. SMITH. 
* The names in parentheses indicate to whom the amounts were 
delivered. — Secretary. 



REPORT OF MISSIONARY COMMINTEE. 



GREENSBORO DISTRICT. 

For District $148 00 

Durham and Creedmore 125 00 

East Greensboro 50 00 

Oxford 125 00 

Townsville 45 00 

West Greensboro 30 00 

Rocky Mount, Va 75 00 

Madison Circuit 25 00 

Oberlin and Raleigh 70 00 

Danville 50 00 

Total $743 00 



28 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

WESTERN DISTRICT. 

For District $ 140 00 

Asheville 200 00 

Boone 35 00 

Caldwell 25 00 

Franklin 35 00 

Mayhew 20 00 

Patterson 20 00 

Stanley and Mt. Holly... 40 00 

West Asheville 40 00 

Statesville and Philadelphia 25 00 

Waynesville 27 00 



Total $607 00 

WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 

For District $100 00 

Elkton 25 00 

Kinston and Newberne 20 00 

Monroe 30 00 

Norfolk 110 00 

Newport News 30 00 

Pleasant Ridge 110 00 

Red Springs 30 00 

Swan's 30 00 

Goldsboro 30 00 

Wilmington 125 00 



Total $640 00 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 

Advance $ 30 00 

Charlotte 80 00 

Jonesville 25 00 

Kernersville 25 00 

Mocksville and Mooresville 70 00 

Mt. Airy 80 00 

Ramseur 25 00 

Midway 50 00 

Randleman 25 00 



Total $410 00 

RECAPITULATION. 

Greensboro District $ 743 00 

Western District 607 00 

Wilmington District 640 00 

Winston District 410 00 

Total $2,400 00 

I concur in these appropriations. 

D. A. GOODSELL. 



Forty- Third Session. 29 



presiding glders' Reports. 



GREEENSBORO DISTRICT. 



Dear Father and Brethren : - - It has pleased God to spare us to 
meet another Annual Conference, and through a period of severe 
illness His hand has guided us. On the whole the brethren have 
worked faithfully. 

The temporal condition of the district is good. 

Central Randolph. — Rev. R. J. Shipp has done a good work. 
One church has been built on this charge, and lumber on the ground 
for another. 

Greensboro. — Rev. S. A. Peeler is wide awake to the interest of 
the church. Some 8600 has been raised this year for a new church. 

East Greensboro. — Rev. R. D. Rethea has raised some money 
for a new church. 

Leaks ville. — Rev. M. Mundy has built a very handsome little 
church at Mt. Zion. 

Reidsville Circuit. — Rev. E. H. McArthur has ceiled one of the 
churches on this charge. 

Rocky Mount, Va- Rev. W. F. Allen has remodeled the church 
there at a cost of 840. Conversions, 3. Benevolences, $ 10. 

The spiritual condition is healthy. Most of the charges have had 
glorious revivals. 

CHARGE. PASTOR. 

Cent'l Randolph, R. J. Shipp, 

Greensboro, S. A. Peeler, 

Jackson, Henry Garrett, 

Leaksville, M. Mundy, 

Madison, G. W. Morehead, 

Oberlin-Raleigh, W. R. Zeigler, 

Oxford, G. F. Hill, 

Reidsville circuit, E. McArthur, 

South Greensboro, A. W. McMaster, 

Townsville, J. D. Hairston, 

East Greensboro, R. D. Bethea, 

Sunday School and Epworth League. 

We have on the district thirty-seven Sunday-schools, all of which 



CONVER- 
SIONS. 
34 

35 


BENEVO- 
LENCES 

830.00 
127.00 


30 


4.00 


— 


60.00 


34 


61.00 


4 


30.00 


4 


8.00 


30 


27.00 


12 


40.00 


11 


10.00 


73 


40.00 



30 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

have been visited and encouraged as far as practical. Most of the 
Sunday-schools are organized into Missionary Societies, and use the 
church literature. 

There are twenty-two Epworth League chapters on the district. 
Many of these are proving a blessing to the young people. 

Educational. 

Bennett College closes each year under more favorable condit ; ons, 
and re-opens each school year with more flattering results. Drs. 
Chavis and Morris, Professor Peters and other members of the 
faculty are doing heroic work for God and humanity. 

Kent Home. 

Miss Carrie Crowell, Superintendent, is doing a great work in 
training the young ladies who go there, along the lines of industry, 
and lifting them into the highest type of Christian womanhood. 

Yours, 

ISAAC WELLS, P. E. 



WESTERN DISTRICT. 



To Bishop and Members of the North Carolina Annual ■Conference. 

Dear Bishop and Brethren:— The Lord has blessed me during 
this year with good health so that I have met my appointments, 
and through the mercies of God we meet to report the work of the 
year. I was appointed to this district by Bishop C. D. Foss one 
year ago. I entered upon the new field recognizing the great respon- 
sibility resting upon me. But with renewed consecration and im- 
plicit trust in God I determined to do my best. I found the district 
in a healthy condition, but remembering that progress is a law of 
God's universe and that the kingdom of God is to be advanced by 
conquest, we have endeavored to go forward and conquer the world 
for Christ. We view with pride and admiration the work accom- 
plished through the heroic efforts of pastors and people in the 
charges of the district, and return our sincere thanks to Almighty 
God for the gracious providence which brought us success. This 
district has nineteen appointments, ten of which are missionary 
points. 

Revivals. 

Nearly every charge has been blessed with great revivals. A great 
number have been converted and brought into the church. The 



Forty-Third Session. 31 

churches have been quickened to spiritual activity. The fire is still 
burning and the people giving God the praise for His goodness. 

Education. 

Our people are realizing more and more the need of Christian 
Education. A large number of our young men and women are 
preparing to enter school this fa'l, some at Bennett College, others 
at the Industrial School at Asheville, which is the best school in 
the State for girls. 

Temperance. 

We have spent much of our time in preaching and lecturing 
to our people on temperance. The results have been marvelous. 
Many have given up snuff, tobacco and drink. We will continue 
tofight against intemperance until our church and land are free from 
the curse. 

Benevolence. 

Owing to the great rains and high waters, resulting in the 
destruction of crops in many places, money has been hard to collect, 
yet we have made some advancement. I have urged in all the 
charges the need of collecting every dollar apportioned to the dis- 
trict. Reports will show that we are moving upward. 

Epworth League and Sunday-school. 

Our Epworth League and Sunday-schools are moving along nicely. 
We held a successful convention at Lenoir in June. Our Leagues 
and Sunday-schools received fresh courage and a good work is be- 
ing done. I have made every effort this year to get our people to 
take our church papers. I have succeeded in selling quite a num- 
ber of books and some Epworth League literature. 

Summary of the Work. 

Asheville. — Bro. A . S. Cottingham has done good work. Bought 
a lot to move the parsonage and raised i?£05 for the new church. 
We must have a church in this town. Bro. Cottingham is a wise 
and safe leader. His people love him. 

Boone. — Bro. J. D. Waddell has made some improvement on the 
church. The pastor has worked hard with good results. 

Caldwell. — Bro. M. A. Hicks has built a little church. This is 
a hard field. The pastor has shown himself willing to endure hard- 
ship as a good soldier for Christ. 

Forest City. — Bro. J. C. Robbins has done excellent work. He 
has built a new parsonage using what material of the old that could 
be used. Lumber is on the ground to build a new church at Brook's 
Chapel. He had a glorious revival on this charge, 



32 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Franklin. — Bro. A. A. Vaughn was appointed to this charge, 
but gave up the work. I supplied the work with Bro. S. B. Cor- 
nelius. 

Gastonia and Bessemer. — Bro. A. H. Newsome. This charge is 
in a good condition. Things are moving just right. They have 
raised money to beautify the church. Many members have been 
added to the church and the congregation greatly improved. 

Hickory and Newton. — Bro. J. W. Wells has worked hard to 
build tbe church started last year. He has paid the u Bal. Due" on 
the lot and for the lumber put on the lot last year. The building is 
framed, storm sheathing put on and covered. He has done a good 
work at Newton also. The charge is alive. 

Lenoir. — Bro. Robert Smith has done a noble work as his report 
will show. The church has been painted at Lenoir and ceiled at 
Warrior Gap. Bro. Smith's long experience as pastor and presiding 
elder, has fitted him for successfully managing his people. He 
should be commended for his push and zeal for Methodism. 

Lincolnton. — Bro. W. F. M. Edwards left his work and but little 
has been done. I supplied the work with Bro. P. F. Johnson. 

Machpelah. — Bro. G. W. Brower. This charge is in good condi- 
tion. They have had a great revival. The pastor and people are 
happy over the great success. 

Mayhew. — Bro. J. C. Addie has led his people to success. He has 
had a very good year and much done for the Master. 

Marian. — Bro. M. H. Hinton, has done a good years' work, and 
this charge is in a good condition. 

Patterson. — Bro. A. L. Foster, has worked hard with good results. 

Shelby and Folston. — Bro. J. M. Roan has repaired the church 
at Folston and done a good work at Shelby also. He had a glori- 
ous revival resulting in the conversion of many souls. 

Sherrill's Ford. — Bro. S. A. J. Miller. A parsonage has been 
started and the people are expecting to have it ready for the preacher 
when he comes from Conference. Bro. Miller is a good worker. 

Stanly and Mt. Holly. — Bro. P. F. Johnson. Tnis is a hard 
field but an inviting one. They have paid for the lot at Mt. Holly 
and are arranging to build. 

Statesville and Philadelphia.— Bro. J. A. Laughlin has had 
a successful year. This charge is in a good condition spiritually. 
We owe $35.00 on the lot at Statesville. The membership is small, 
consequently we can hardly make a show, but we have made many 
friends and the outlook is better than ever before. 

Waynesville. — Bro. S. B. Cornelius has done a faithful years' 
work, with little results. 

West Ashenille. — Bro. Wm. Crawford has done good work and 
many have been added to the church. 



Forty-Third Session. 33 

I have not failed to see after all the interests of my district. I 
have preached 115 sermons and delivered 25 lectures. 

Respectfully submitted, 

MILTON M. JONES, P. E. 



WILMINGTON DISTRICT. 



Dear Bishop and Brethren: — By the help of God we meet to 
report the work done on this District this year. 

I was appointed to this District one year ago by Bishop Foss, and, 
realizing the new responsibilities that came to me, I entered the 
work to do my whole duty, by the help of God, the Great Leader. 
I found most of the work in good condition and we have labored 
hard to keep the work alive and to make some improvements on 
„what had been committed to our hands. 

The coutinued r;iins during the Spring and Summer, causing 
shortness of the crops, hindered us from reaching the desired mark 
on salary and benevolence, but by the help of God we have made 
some progress on all lines. 

This has been a year of hard work with us, and many persons 
have been brought to Christ and added to the church as the result, 
of our labors. We have had good revivals on most of the charges 
with great success. 

Financial Condition — Indebtedness, etc. 

Fayetteville. — Soon after the last Annual Conference, our 
church here was sold to s itisfy the claim of one Mr. Watson, who 
furnished the material with which to build the church. (Unfortu- 
nately for us here this charge was left for three or four years with- 
out a pastor, consequently there was no one to look after the in- 
debtedness. ) 

Wilmington. — A loan of |690 during the pastorate of Rev. G. W 
Morehead, with interest to date,, amounts to one thousand and 
eight dollars ($1008.00) clue the Church Extension Society. During 
Brother West's pastorate, unfortunately for us, the church was 
burned, with no insurance, and until this year nothing has been 
paid on the indebtedness. 

Norfolk, Va. — We have two churches here, one of which is 
indebted to a member of the Washington Conference over $400.00 
for building, etc. The two churches here together have only seven 
members, and the 8400.00 seem a heavy burden. However, by the 
help of God we are trying to plan to cancel the debt. 



34 North Corolina Conference Journal. 

The Condition of Charges. 

Elkton. — Rev. A. R. McNeill, pastor.— The church at St. Johns 
has been ceiled and covered at a cost of $200.00. 

Goldsboro, Kinston and Newbern— This charge covers too 
much territory for one man and we recommend a change. Through 
the struggles of J. E. Champlin, Goldsboro has about held its own. 
A bell has been bought for this church at a cost of $40.00. Conver- 
sions, 7. Benevolences, $10.00 

Hamlet -Rev. H. Evans, pastor. — The church at Hamlet has 
been seated at a cost of $88.00. There is some money on hand for 
building at Eulers Grove. This work is too large for one man and 
we recommend a change. Money raised for building and improve- 
ments, $90.00. Benevolence, $78.00 

Laurinburg— Rev. S. F. B. Peace, pastor. — This is the leading 
charge on the district in membership. Some improvement has 
been made on the parsonage and the pastor has organized a new 
point near Beaver Dam. Amount raised for building and improve- 
ments, $65.00. Benevolence, $130.00. Conversions, 70. 

Lumberton. — Rev. G. W. Byers, pastor. — This is a good work. 
The church at Lumberton has been underpinned at a cost of 
$55.00, and they are planning to enlarge the church. Raised for 
building and improvements, $65.00. Benevolence $80.00. Con- 
versions, 48. 

Maxton — W. P. Hayes, pastor. This work is in a flourishing 
condition. At Maxton the tower has been finished and painted. 
Amount raised for building and improvements, $134.00. Benevo- 
lence, $103. Conversions, 40. 

Melrose — Rev. J. D. Murphy, pastor. The indebtedness of 
$98.00 has been paid and some improvements made. For benevo- 
lence, $85.00. Conversions, 36. 

Monroe. — Rev. E. Howard, pastor. — This work is six or seven 
miles in the country. It has about 30 members. We are trying to 
get in town. No improvement has been made on this work. Be- 
nevolence, $7.00. 

Newport News. — This is a new point, organized by Rev. J. M. 
McLoud in July. There are about 9,000 hands in this place em- 
ployed on the shipyard and we should have a church here by all 
means. Should we get a start here the outlook would be bright. 
Benevolence, $8.00. Conversions, 1. 

Norfolk, Va.— Rev. L. G. McDonald, pastor.— This work, on 
account of sickness and death in the family of the pastor, has 
made but little improvement. Benevolence, $"2.00. 

Pleasant Ridge, Va,— Rev, G. B, McLean, pastor.— This is a. 



Forty-Third Session. 35 

very good work and we hope to add another church soon. Build- 
ing and improvements, $70.00. Benevolence, $34.00. Conversions, 5. 

Red Springs and Prospect Hall.— Rev. J. M. McNeill, pastor. 
This charge is moving up the line. A church lot, costing $70.00, 
has been bought and paid for. The pastor and his people are build- 
ing a neat church at Red Springs, by plan 41. Size 28x45. We 
are also building at Prospect Hall. Building and improvements, 
$200.00. Benevolence, 127.00. Conversions, 9. 

Rowland and Salem.— Rev. B. F. Thomas, pastor, has made 
some improvement on the work this year. The church at Salem 
has been painted on the outside. This is a good work and the people 
ask for Rev. Thomas's return. Building and improvements, $85.00. 
Benevolence. $68.00. Conversions, 8. 

Swan's — Rev. S. P. Steele, pastor. — A parsonage has been built 
at a cost of $60.00. Benevolence, $13.00. Conversions, 8. 

Wilmington and Burgaw. — Rev. M. C. Rogers, pastor. — The 
church at Wilmington has 20 members and has paid on old indebt- 
edness to the Church Extension Society, $5.50. Building and im- 
provements, benevolence, etc. $18.00. A new church is being 
built at Burgaw. We hope to move off in Wilmington and com- 
plete our church and pay the Board of Church Extension all we 
are indebted to it. The pastor is doing his best for the work. 

Sunday Schools. 

There are 30 Sunday Schools of the district, a gain of two. They 
all seem to be in a flourishing condition and all use our literature. 

Epworth Leagues and District Conference. 

There are 15 chapters, some of which are doing good work. The 
District Convention at Rowland in June gave new vigor to the 
Leagues and Sunday Schools. Speeches, which encouraged the 
work, were made by Dr. J. P. Morris and others. 

The District Conference at Newport News and Beauty Spot were 
well attended. Dr. J. D. Chavis was present and made a good 
impression for the work of the church. 

Educational. 

We have none of our church schools on the district, but many 
young people who are anxious for an education attend Bennett 
College at Greensboro and the Whiten Normal School at Lumber- 
ton . We are trying to show the young people the need of educa- 
tional training in Christian schools. 

Respectfully submitted, M. J. BULLOCK, P. E. 



36 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

WINSTON DISTRICT. 

To the Bishop and Members of the North Carolina Annual Conference. 

Dear Fathers and Brethren. — I present to you the following 
as my fifth annual report of the Winston District. The year just 
closed has been one of earnest labor: 

Condition of the Work. 

The district is in good condition. Though this has been a year 
of many trials and perplexities, yet we have much to be thankful 
for to our Heavenly Father, who has enabled us to overcome and 
surmount many of them. Our success has not been all that we 
have desired on account of so many of our members moving 
West and North hunting work. 

The Winston District Conference sent out some resolutions ask- 
ing our people to think before selling out and breaking up our 
homes. We think we have helped the work along this line. The 
most of the pastors and members seem to be in heart, and I find 
that where the pastors keep level the members do the same. 

The following charges are building and raising money to build. 
Those building — Mt. Airy, Boston Cottage, on Winston circuit and 
High Point. Those that made improvements — Asheboro, Kerners- 
ville, Thomasville, Wilksboro, Mt. Pleasant, Advance and St. 
James, on Winston circuit . Those raising money for building 
purposes — Charlotte, Winston. St. Paul, Walnut Cove and An 
drews Grove, on the Thomasville charge. 

As Presiding Elder and co-worker with my brethren, I have tried 
to do my duty as I understood it. 

T have urged all the benevolent causes and helped the pastors 
and committees whenever I could. I have helped in all the re- 
vival meetings that I could reach. Our revivals have been good 
this year. A very great many souls have been converted and added 
o the church, and all the churches have been revived. 

Temperance. 

There is a sentiment among our people against the saloon and if 
prayer alone were sufficient to remove the monster alcohol and its 
deadly work, its existence would be of short duration. But this is 
not enough. We join the Temperance committee and Epworth 
League, the W. C. T. U., Y. M. C. A. and our Conference Evan- 
gelist in stamping the fell destroyer out of existence. And we can 
see the great effect of the of the work done. And the dis- 
trict says: "Paise the Lord!" for the use that he has made of our 
Conference Evangelist, E. M. Callett, along this line, and along 
the line of tobacco and snuff and other things that destroy man- 
hood and womanhood, 



Forty-Third Session 37 

Education. 

We believe in the education of the head, hands and heart. 
Therefore we recommend a Christian education as the only means 
by which we can rise to a higher life. The M. E. church offers op- 
portunities that connot be surpassed for this purpose. Therefore 
we recommend the schools to the people of the Winston district, 
especially Bennett College, Greensboro, N. C, and Allen Indus- 
trial Home, Asheville, N. C. The students of Bennett College find 
employment easier than any others when they are once known. 
The girls of Allen Industrial home are more lady-like in their de- 
portment because of their association with the superintendents and 
teachers cf that school. We do not love others less but ours more. 

Epworth League. 

Our Epworth League work is moving along nicely, especially in 
the cities. We held a very successful District Epworth League 
and S. S. convention at Thomasville in the month of July. It was 
very largely attended, nearly all the Leagues being represented. 

Our district had the honor of sending a delegate to the Interna- 
tional convention held at San Francisco, Cal., last July, in the 
person of our esteemed brother and friend, J. D. Diggs, B. S. The 
district has 28 chapters and 800 members, an increase over last 
year of 8 chapters. 

Sunday Schools. 

Our Sunday Schools are in better condition than in any previous 
year. The old as well as the young are in attendance. Most of 
the pastors have classes and old men and women are buying specta- 
cles and glasses and are going into reading. Some who did notknow 
their A B C's a year ago are now Bible readers. This is where 
pastors take an active part in the work. 

Our Sunday School convention was in connection with our Ep- 
worth League convention at Thomasville, N. C, and was a grand 
success. 

Summary of the Work. 

Advance. — A. B. McQueen, pastor. — This work is in good condi- 
tion, spiritually. And the Sunday school and Epworth League 
work is good. But its financial condition is very meager. The 
pastor has labored hard to build up the work and has succeeded 
well. Conversions, 28. Accessions, 23. Benevolences, — . Money 
raised, S300.00. 

Asheboro. — Rev S. P. West, pastor. —This work has done better 
this year than any previous year. Brother West has kept himself 
busy and has kept all around him the same. He has beautified the 
church at Asheboro by painting it within, and has laid in the 



38 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

floor and ceiled the one at St. Mark. He is a worker wherever 
you put him. The people want him back. Conversions, 52. Ac- 
cessions, 49. Benevelences, $57. 

Charlotte. — Rev. R. A. Cottingham, pastor.— This work is in 
good condition. Brother Cottingham is doing all in his power to 
make Simpson Chapel the leading church in the Queen City for in- 
telligence. He is an earnest worker in all the enterprises. On ac- 
count of the financial crisis he has not been able to do all desired 
along the line of building and improvements. But we can see a 
ray of light ahead for Charlotte. 

High Point. — Rev. S. L. Johnson, pastor. — This work is in good 
condition. The church has been ceiled and plastered within, as 
you can see. Brother S. L. Johnson, pastor, was taken down with 
fever about the second week in July and has not been able to look 
after his work since. Rev. J. P Morris took charge of the pulpit 
on the Sabbaths, and the officers and members have looked after 
the other interests of the work. The work had such a good start 
before Brother Johnson was taken down that it has never stopped. 
The progress is slow but sure. All High Point needs is a good pas- 
tor and the work is safe. Conversions, — . Accessions, 37. Benevo- 
lences, $40.00. Money raised, $757.00 

Jonesville and Wilkesboro.— Rev. J. W. Jones, pastor. — This 
work is in good condition. We have bought a nice lot in North 
Wilkesboro at a cost of $100.00. Also beautified our church in old 
Wilkesboro by completing it inside. This is Brother Jones's sev- 
enth year on this work and the people are still asking for his re- 
turn. Conversions, 82. Accesions, 65. Benevolences, $24. Money 
raised, $449.00. 

Kernersville. — Rev. F. L. Bost, pastor. — We can discover tha- 
this work is steadily growing under Brother Bost. He is worthy 
of his name. The people call for his return. Conversions, — . Be- 
nevolences, — . Accesions, — . Money raised, — . 

Lexington. — Rev. D. Brooks, pastor. — A part of this work has 
done well this year, and a part not so well. Chestnut Grove be- 
came indifferent at the beginning of the year and still remains so. 
Lexington is doing what it can to keep up the work. They 
want relief. 

Mt. Airy. — Rev. J. P. Franklin, pastor.— This work stands 
ahead for church work. They have their new church nearly com- 
pleted. Brother Franklin has done his full duty in every respect 
Our church gives life and inspiration to all lovers of true holiness, 
and we think the next annual conference may feel safe in Mt. 
Airy. They all want Brother Franklin back. 

Randleman. — Rev. S. L. May, pastor. — This work is in excellent 
condition. This work was changed from, the Trinity to the Randle- 



Forty-Third Session. 39 

man charge last year. Brother May is a great revivalist and 
through this means he has brought his people up. He needs some 
help. His people are few and poor. Conversions, 45. Accessions, 35. 

Ramseur. — Rev. S. A. Gibson, pastor. The work is in good 
condition. Brother Gibson is a good, active worker. He plans to 
help his people and they follow him. They desire his return. Con- 
versions, 64. Accessions, 64. Benevolences, $80, Money raised, $475. 

Madison Circuit. — D. McRae, pastor. — This work is somewhat 
divided. The people opposed Brother McRae before he reached 
his work and a part still hold out. Brother McRae has managed 
o stay on the work and live. This work needs to be helped. 

Summerfield. — Rev. S. McDonald, pastor. — This work is not in 
as good condition as it ought to be. The people are somewhat 
dull on the matter of pastor's salary. Conversions, 30. Acces- 
sions, 21. Benevolences, $31.00. Money raised, $223.00. 

Thomasville. — S. R. McCorkle, pastor. Considerable improve- 
ments have been made on our churches at this place. Brother 
McCorkle has worked hard to build up his people and to teach them 
the way of holiness. Conversions, 84. Accessions, 50. Benevo- 
lences, $23.00. Money raised, $600.00. 

Winston; St. Paul. — Rev. J. D. Diggs, pastor. — This charge is in 
a healthy condition spiritually and financially. I have been in 
Winston 10 years and have never known the time when the people 
were truer to their chureh obligations than now. The S. S., Ep- 
worth League and young people's prayer meeting have tendency 
to lift up our people. Conversions, 60. Accessions, 34. Money 
raised, $1965.00. 

Winston Circuit.— Rev. C. W. Walton, pastor. Broiher Walton 
was used as a supply this year. He has labored hard on a very 
little salary. But we can see a healthy development in this work 
since last year. The churches have been beautified and consider- 
able indebtedness paid off. Conversions, 82. Accessions, 30. Be- 
nevolences, $20.00. Money raised, $518.00. 

Winston, Mt. Pleasant. — Rev. S. M. Hanes, pastor.— The ques- 
tion of pastoral support seems to be the only one on this charge. 
Otherwise it is a good one. Brother Hanes has worked hard to 
bring up the work. He has lived on very little this year. There 
is a very bright future for this work when it gets out of this finan- 
cial crisis. Conversions, 14. Accessions, 36. Benevolences, $4.00. 
Money raised, $702.00. 

Walnut Cove.— Rev. C. E. Ball, pastor. A great many of the 
members have left this point and it makes it very hard for the few 
to take care of the pastor. Brother Ball has had a very hard year, 
but some improvements have been made. Benevolences, $13.00. 
Money raised, $222.00. 



40 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Mocksville and Mooresville. — J.C.Derr. -This is a new work 
begun this year, with about two or three members. Now we have 
53. All we need on this work is a good pastor and a few good 
churches and we will be safe. Conversions, 13. Accessions, 7. 
Benevolences, $5.00. Money raised, $60.00. 

Respectfully submitted, * 

\Y. W. POPE, P. E. 



RESOLUTIONS, 



Whereas, We have been favored so highly and blessed with the 
presence and presidency of our much esteemed and beloved Bishop, 
D. A. Goodsell, D. D., who has so ably and nobly pi-esided over the 
deliberations of the Conference; Therefore be it 

Resolved, That the Conference tender him a rising vote of thanks 
for his fatherly advice, counsel and Godly admonition, as well as 
the impartial care and interest he has maaifested in all the work of 

the Conference. 

J. P. FRANKLIN, 
S. A. PEELER, 
R. E. JONES 
W. W. POPE. 
J D. CHAVIS, 
J. H. LOVELL, 
J P. MORRIS, 
J. D. DIUGS. 
M. M. JONES. 



Whereas, The good people of High Point have so highly enter-' 
tained us in opening their doors and making us welcome to their 
hospitalities; therefore, be it 

Resolved, That we return them a vote of thanks. 

R. D. BETBEA 



Whereas, Bro. R. E. Jones is proving himself an energetic sec- 
retary, and so accurately writes our Conference minutes; therefore, 
Resolved, That we extend him a standing vote of thanks. 

G. B. McLEAN, 

A. W. McM \STER, 

B. F. THOMAS. 



Whereas, The Sunday-school Union of the M. E. Church has 
honored and delighted us by appointing the Rev. R E Jones as 
field agent; therefore, 

Resolved, That we hereby tender them our most heartv thanks. 

S. A. PEELER. 
J. P. MORRIS. 



Forty-Third Session. 41 



STANDING COMMITTEES. 



Conference Stewyrds.— W. P. Hayes, R. Smith, W. R. Zeigler. 

Missions. J. P. Franklin, R. A. Cottingharn, P. F. Johnson. 

Church Extension — J. D. Diggs, A. W. MeM aster, J. H. Lovell. 

Freedman's Aid and Southern Education.— J D. Chavis, S. A. 
Peeler, J. P. Morris. 

Education— A.. S. Cottingham, G. W. Byers, S. M. Hanes. 
Sunday School Union and Tract Society.— S. McDonald, J. 0. 
Robbins, S. P. West. 

EpwoRTH League— G. W. Morehead, Henry Evans, J. D. Hairs- 
ton, G. W. Walton. 

Woman's Home Missionary Society. — R. D. Bethea, G. W. 
Brower, D. McRae. 

Bible Cause. — S. L Johnson, B. F. Thomas, F. L. Bost. 

Total Abstinence and Prohibition. — J. M. Roan.S. F. B. Peace. 
L. L. McDonal. 

Periodicals and Church Literature. — J. M. Rogers, J. W. 
Wells. 

State of the Church.— J. E. Champlin, A. H. Newsom, D. 
Connell. 

Conference Relation— A. Clark, R Smith, W. P. Hayes. 

Auditing Committee. — W. P. Hayes, R. Smith. W. R. Zeigler. 

Memoirs.— D. Brook, \V. R. Zeigler, S. A. Peeler, G. B. McLean, 
J. E. Champlin. 

Resolution.— J. P. Morris, R. D. Bethea, J. P. Franklin. 

Public Worship.— W. W. Pope, S. L. Johnson. 



MEMOIRS. 



Rev. W. G. Matton. 

It is with a feeling of deep regret that we submit to the divine 
call that hath summoned our brother, fellow pilgrim and co- 
laborer in the ministry, Rev. W. G. Matton, to pass from time to his 
reward in eternity. Brother Matton was one of the pioneers of 
the Methodic Episcopal Church in crossing the Mason and Dixon 
line after the close of the civil war. About the year 1886 he with 
a few others held the first Annual Conference at Union Chapel. 



42 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Bishop Ames presiding, and he himself performed the duty of sec- 
retary, which duty he continued for nine consecutive years. He 
was also Presiding Elder, presiding over the colored charges a 
great portion of the time, in which work he manifested the deep- 
est interest. The calm and sweet spirit with which he was always 
possessed brought him in touch with the most humble of the 
colored brethren. At the division of the colored and white into 
two conferences in 1879 he served with the Southern Central, after- 
wards the Blue Ridge Conference until failing health placed him 
on the superannuated list, in which relation he continued until his 
death. He was a patient sufferer for several years from rheuma- 
tism and other ailments combined until June 16th, 1901, the sum- 
mons came, and Brother Matton, in obedience thereto, passed 
from us to his home beyond the tide. Doubtless a happy soul hath 
joined the throng that ceaseless day and night lift up their voices 
amid the shouts of the redeemed. 

J. E. CHAMPLIN, 
D. BROOKS. 



MRS. JANE ELMIRA. McDONALD, 
Wife of Rev. L. G. McDonald. 

Wicked people only worry and drag out their days, and their 
life and toil to them are long and irksome. But as the sun, rising 
in beauty and throwing its golden spray over the world, marching 
onward to the western plains, and at the close of day silently de- 
mands that man suspend his labor, so the Christian awaits a day 
bright with pleasure and joy. And while darkness reigns the 
weary body lies upon the bed and enjoys the repose and dreams of 
night. This truth wonderfully asserts itself in its application to 
Sister McDonald. She was a consecrated servant of the Lord. 

She was born in Clarion county S. C, and was converted in 
early childhood. While laboring with her husband, she walked 
by his side as an untiring and devoted wife, often bracing him 
up when weak and almost despondent. 

She was conscious of her end, and bore her sickness with much 
patience and humility, ever cheerful and faithful, till on March 
the 10th the summons came for her to leave her labors and enter a 
glorious rest. And as any ladened body welcomes relief, and as 
conquerors welcome peace and conquest, so Sister McDonald 
calmly yielded to death, and her spirit floated through the ethereal 
blue to be at peace with God. 

May His tender hands be about the bereft husband and the 
church till we too shall meet in the "sweet by and by." 

G. B. McLean. 



Forty-Third Session. 43 



president Mckinley- 

In these days of highest civilization, culture, and national 
prosperity, how sadly does the intelligence come to us of such a deed 
as the fiendish act of the assassin to our late lamented and much 
beloved President of the United States. 

President McKinley met his fatal blow at the bloody hand of the 
assassin while receiving the honors of his countrymen and extend- 
ing his hand of brotherhood in the city of Buffalo. 

His death brings grief and untold sadness, not only to this our 
own country, but to the civilized nations of the world. He was a 
citizen, simple and true; a patriot brave, with an undying love for 
his country. As a statesman, he was wise, manly, courageous, yet 
patient. He was a true methodist, the church of his choice, and as 
a Christian gentleman he was a worthy example. As President of 
the United States, he was one of the four who shall never die in 
the hearts of the whole people. Put he sleeps. 

Thou noble McKinley, sleep on; wrapt in thy gentle shroud, sleep 
on; Sleep on beneath the Sunlight and the stars; and while one little 
spot in Canton is permitted to hold the last remains of thy sacred 
dust, the greater McKinley still lives enshrined in the hearts of 
more than seventy million people. 

J. D. CHAVIS. 



MRS. D. LROOKS. 



Mrs. D. Brooks was born September, 12, 1861. She died triumph- 
antly July 23, 190 . 

In the character and work of this sister we had a noble example 
of the mind of Christ wrought out in the life of his true follower 
She so lived the Christian life that in her life was manifested the 
goodness of God. Her light did truly shine, and by her good works 
many were attracted to the service of the Master and made to glorify 
our Father in heaven. 

She was a great blessing both to the home she lived to serve and 
to the church of her choice. As she was faithful so she was fruitful 
and in her death there is gr^at gain. She has heaven to reward hei 
and we are blessed in that her works do follow her. 

We trust that it may be our good fortune so to live that the good 
things resulting in the providence of God from such a noble life and 
triumphant death may be ours. 

S. A. PEELER. 



44 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

THE COMMITTEE ON FREEDMEN'S AID AND 
SOUTHERN EDUCATION SOCIETY 

Beg leave to report that in their judgment there was never a time 
when the necessity for the uplifting and saving of the poor and de- 
graded people of our own country was more urgent than now. We 
regard the Freedmen's Aid and Southern Education Society a suit- 
able instrument in the providence of God for the accomplishment of 
this work and we believe that in the accomplishment of this for own 
people much is done also toward the salvation of the whole world. 
Such a cause deserves the deep interest of our pastors and an 
earnest presentation of its work annually befoi'e the people of our 
churches. 
We recommend: l.That every member and friend of the North Caro- 
lina Conference co-operate heartily with the General Committee in 
their effort to raise One Hundred Thousand Dollars to be applied to 
the debt of the Society. 2. That the conference make an earnest 
effort to raise the remainder of the Two Thousand Dollars pledged 
to Bennett College. 3. That the Conference accept a note made by 
the Freedman's Aid and Southern Education Society for Six Hun- 
dred and Forty-four Dollars and Seventy-four Cents, payable in five 
years, with interest at six per cent, semi-annually, as settlement of 
a loan made to Rev. J. D. Chavis. 4. That the apportionment 
to our Conference for the Freedman's Aid and Southern Education 
Society this year be Five Hundred Dollars and we urge the collec- 
tion of this amount in full. 

S. A. PEELER, 

J. D. ' HAVIS, 

• J. P. MORRIS. 



EDUCATION. 



We. the Committee on Education, beg leave to submit the fol- 
lowing report : 

It is with pleasure that we call your attention to the following 
facts communicated to us by the President and Corresponding Sec- 
retary of the Methodist Episcopal Church. This Board has lost no 
interest in the work intrusted to its care, but is faithfully endeav 
oring to promote the educational interests of the whole church as 
the facts hereinafter designated will show. 

The earnest effort of this Board to promote the cause of Christian 
education among our people is a most gratifying one indeed. ' The 
conviction grows that Christian education must first of all be edu- 
cation." 



Forty-Third Session. 45 

The Sunday School Children's Fund, administered by the Board 
of Education, is accomplishing much good. The last annual re- 
port shows the following facts : 

Number of students receiving aid, one thousand eight hundred 
and forty-three (1,843). Number of schools in which students 
were aided, one hundred and twenty-seven (127). Average amount 
loaned to each student, forty-four dollars and thirty-nine cents 
($44.39). Total number of students aided from the beginning, in 
1873, nine thousand six hundred and sixty-two (9,662). With an 
cents ($94.60.) During the first year the Board aided students 
average to each beneficiary of ninety-four dollars and sixty 
who gave their home residence or church relationship as within 
bounds of the North Carolina Conference to the number of four- 
teen (14) and to the amount of six hundred and five dollars ($605) 
The contributions of the Conference received by the Board for the 
year were two hundred and thirty-five dollars ($235). 

The Minutes show a large number of charges not conlributing 
to the fund. We are persuaded that Children's Day should be ob- 
served in every charge, and that no other festival will prove more 
popular than this. It is the day of general contributions to the 
loan fund ; for presenting the claims of higher Christian education 
so that hosts of our young people will be persuaded to go to a 
Christian college; and for so presenting the claims of our Master 
that thousands shall be brought into the church on this day. 

On Children's Day the children's friends should be exalted. The 
fact that there are two educational collections ought not to cause 
complaint or confusion. The public educational collection is de- 
signed to help meet the current expenses of the local institutions 
of learning that are not sufficiently endowed. The two collections, 
however, should be kept entirely separate. I,t is not in harmony 
either with the letter or the spirit of the Discipline to combine 
these collections. They cannot even be taken on the same day 
without injury to both. The Conference and the Board of Educa. 
tion are alike interested in both collections. The one collection 
goes directly to support the schools; the other goes largely to keep 
the young people in these same schools. We call special attention 
to the Children's Day exercises prepared by the Board of Educa- 
tion, believing them to be better adapted to the Methodist Sunday 
schools and better fitted to promote the objects for which Children's 
Day was instituted than any other exercises likely to be obtained 

E. G. ANDREWS, Pres. 
W. F. MCDOWELL, Cor. Secretary. 



40 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

We are glad to have in our midst Bennett College with Kent 
Home for girls at Greensboro, and the Allen Industrial Home, also 
for girls, at Asheville. With great pleasure do we point our young 
people to these institutions. 

We recommend to our young men who expect to become mem- 
bers of the Nor.h Carolina Conference to take advantage of the 
benefits afforded at Gammon Theological Seminary, at Atlanta, 
Ga., and of the Boston School of Theology of Boston University, 
Boston, Mass. 

Respectfully submitted, G. W. BYERS, 

S. M. HANES, 
A. S. COTTINGHAM, 
Committee. 



EPWORTH LEAGUE. 

We, the committee on Epworth League, beg leave to submit the 
following: 

We are gratified to note the remarkable progress made in the 
League for the past year as seen in the large number of new chap- 
ters organized and the remarkable interest manifested by the 25,- 
000 delegates who journeyed across the continent to hold the Fifth 
International Convention in July last That the League argues 
well for the future of the church is apparent to all. 

The League is publishing through the Book Concern the largest 
circulated denominational organ in the world. Last year it netted 
for the charity fund of the Book Concern $15,000 which is an exhib- 
ition of the interest which the young people have in the veterans 
who have spent thenfselves in making Methodism what it is to day 
We note with great satisfaction the inauguration of a great Christian 
movement which is race wide and that it had its origin in our 
League through its representatives. 

In view, therefore, of the encouraging signs for the largest work 
in the future which the League has ever done; be it 

Resolved 1st. That we urge the organization of Epworth Leagues 
and Junior Leagues in every church, calling the attention of the 
brethren to the fact that if Epworth Leagues can be organized 
Junior Leagues can, as the Junior League takes in children from 3 
to 14 years. 

Resolved 2d. That we endorse the Young People's Christian Con- 



Forty-Third Session. 47 

gress to be held in Atlanta, Ga., August 6-11. 1902, and pledge our- 
selves to send delegates as requested, one from each Sunday-school 
and League Chapter. 

Resolved 3d. We renew our effort to diligently cirulate the litera- 
ture of the League, especially the Beading Course since it has been 
reduced in price to $1.00. Respectfully submitted, 

GEORGE W. MOREHEAD, 
J. D. HA1RSTON, 
C. W. WALTON, 



SABBATH OBSERVANCES. 

We appreciate the fact that many people of pious inclinations 
regard this question for its supremacy of importance. 

But there is a large and rapidly growing class who have virtu- 
ally no regard for the Christian Sabbath. To every humble, be- 
lieving soul there is great comfort in the approaching of this, the 
holiest of days. In the path of events that is being made possible 
by science and art, men are inclined to think that the art of Sab- 
bath observance is a poor and unpopular one, and to be found in 
the holy sanctuary is unscientific on the Lord's Day. 

Hence every conceivable question is produced against the sanc- 
tity of the same. 

Technically speaking, it will be found in the great judg- 
ment morning, that Sunday railroad trains, steam boats, excur- 
sions of all grades, were direct sins against God. That a large per 
cent, of America's population has a greater greed for lucrative 
gains, and has put a greater stress upon art and science than upon 
religion is declared by the strong appeals in popular circles for the 
opening of exposition gates upon the Christian Sabbath. It is a 
shame and a backward step in the progress of the nation. The grow- 
ing disregardfor the Christian Sabbath isnothing more nor less than 
anarchy. Anarchy is nothing more nor less than a defiance of law 
and order; disregard for the Lord's sanctuary; a wicked violation 
of the most holy laws and traditions; the failure of parents to 
gather their children at God's feet, results in the direst crimes, 
from single-handed murder at the card table to the brutal lynching 
of our fellow citizens, to the assassination of the President of the 
United States. 

America must cleanse herself of this lawlessness, but certainly 
the church must take the lead in this aggressive effort for the coer- 



48 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

cion and abolition of these great evils. The church must lead in 
the march of the nation's progress. The church is the interpreter, 
pacificator and the balm for the nation's troubles. This is God's 
way. ' His way is in the sanctuary," And He says, "Ye shall 
reverence my sanctuary, ye shall keep my Sabbaths." It is the 
prayer of this committee, for the good of all, that a greater adher- 
ence be observed for the Sabbath on the part of citizens of this 
state and nation and especially so of members of the Methodist 
Episcopal ( hurch. G. B. McLEAN, Ch'n and Sec. 

G. F. HILL, 
WM. CRAWFORD. 



SCHOOL AND TRACTS SOCIETIES. 



We recognize the Sunday School as one of the most important 
factors in the religious and educational life, not only of our own 
age, but of the ages to come, since it teaches the Bible and brings 
the gospel to vast multitudes in the responsive periods of childhood. 
The total Sunday-school population in the United States is more 
than 12,000,000, of whom there are in the Methodist Episcopal 
Church over 31,000 Sunday-schools, with 350,000 officers and teach- 
ers, and more than 2,600,000 scholars. 

Inasmuch as the education of the young in religion is of the 
highest importance, we recommend: that great care be exercised in 
the selection of teachers. 

The pastor and superintendent should mutually aid in choosing 
for the instruction of our children, men and women of earnest 
Christian character, with a knowledge of the Bible and aptness in 
teaching We hope the time is not far distant when every teacher 
in our Sunday-schools shall be a true follower of Jesus Christ, 
with a living expf rience. We urge that our pastors, and presiding 
elders everywhere see that our literature (which we believe to be 
the best for the purposes that can be obtained) is used in the Sun- 
day-schools. We are confident that this will help to build up an 
earnest religious character, loyal to our church, among the young 
people who attend our Sunday-schools. We also recommend wher- 
ever practicable that the Home Department be established in con- 
nection with our Sunday-schools. We suggest that our pastors and 
Sunday-school officers send to the Book Concern for literature 
upon this subject. 



Forty-Third Session. 49 

Tracts. 

The Tract Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church aids in 
the circulation of religious literature, particularly in the form of 
tracts and leaflets, throughout the entire world. It is circulating 
literature in at least twelve languages in the United States alone, 
and in more than twenty languages in foreign lands. Every year 
it gives away 11,000,000 pages of tracts in the United States alone, 
besides sending $10,000 annually to our mission stations for aid in 
the publication and circulation of religious literature. We there- 
for urge that the regular collections for these causes, be more ear- 
nestly looked after by all the pastors. 

W e reccommend that the pastors in our conference avail them- 
selves more generally of the liberal offer of the Tract Society, which 
provides that every preacher who will make application can receive 
from the Society free, in the form of tracts, one half of the last 
collection of his charge for the Tract Society. If a larger grant is 
needed, and his church is not able to pay for the tracts, the Society 
will make generous donations of tracts for distribution. 

Inasmuch as the Tract Society needs the sum of $50,000 per an 
num in order to carry on its work throughout the church and the 
world, we urge that a collection be taken in all our churches dur- 
ing the year, and that our support, both morally and financially, 
be given to the efforts of this Society to spread a Christian litera- 
ture throughout the world. S. McDONALD, 

S. P. WEST, 
J. C. BOBBINS. 



CHURCH EXTENSION. 

We, the committee on church extension, beg to submit the fol- 
lowing report: We are glad to note that among the many pro- 
gressive organizations in our church, the Board of Church Exten- 
sion is one of more than ordinary importance, and therefore de- 
mands our earnest consideration and generous support. 

It would doubtless be of interest to call attention to some figures 
indicating the strength and capabilities of this Society; also how 
our conference has fared, and what it has done. 

During the last twenty-five years the Board of Church Extension 
has collected and disbursed $7,228,772.75. The General Fund for use 
by donations to churches has aggregated $4,528,801.80. The Loan 
Fund has a paramount capital of $1,194,379.62, and churches bor- 
rowing have returned $1,505,591.38, making the aggregate above 
given, $7,228772.75, With this the board has aided 11,867 
churches, more than one-third the entire number owned by our 
denomination. 



50 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

Our conference has shared in this work as follows: The collec- 
tions taken in our churches from the beginning to November 1, 
1900, aggregated $2,538.78. Up to this time 119 within our bounds 
have received aid; by donations, $20,234.09, and by loans,$4,500.00, 
ehowing that we have received nine dollars for every one dollar we 
have given to this work. 

It is especially necessary for us to note the fact that the part our 
Conference is to take in both giving and receiving is definitely fixed 
under provisions of the Discipline from year to year. Our Confer- 
ence is asked to raise by collections $318, which is only about three 
cents per member; and our needy churches may on approved ap- 
plication receive $540, or about $160 for every $100 we raise. The 
amount of aid must depend on the amount of collections taken 
and cannot exceed the proportion above indicated. The interest, 
therefore, that we have in our own Conference, as well as in the gen- 
eral cause, ought to inspire us to use all diligence to collect the 
full amount asked, and more, if possible. 

We should not forget, also, the demand of the Board for $1,000,- 
000.00, New Century Fund, but let every brother strive to make 
himself felt in this great movement. 

We, therefore, would urge the brethren of the North Carolina 
Conference to see to it that they do not forfeit the advantages of 
this very helpful organization in our church, by failing to raise 
the small amount apportioned to the several charges, but by a 
hearty co-operation with the plans given, will strive to increase 
the value of church property in this state to the greatest extent 
possible. Eespectfully submitted, J. D. DIGGS, 

J. H. LOVELL, 
A. W. McMASTER. 



PERIODICALS AND CHURCH LITERATURE. 

The printing press has made this an age of reading and of inves- 
tigation. Books of all kinds are purchasable at prices within 
reach of even the poorest. There are good books and bad books. 
There are good papers and bad papers. It appears that just at this 
time corrupt and light books are the most popular. The effect upon 
the ideals of our young, and the blighting of home life demand that 
strong-minded and keen-eyed men shall set about to counteract 
this influence of evil The Methodist church for its growth and 
strength is as much indebted to her family of advocates, Book 
Concern, Tract Society, and Sunday School publications as to its 
distinguishing characthristic of holy enthusiasm and religious 
fervor, 



Forty-Third Session. 51 

It is the business of the Methodist preachers to disseminate 
Methodist literature, and as much his duty as to fill his pulpit and 
receive the church benevolent collection. Let there be a reviving 
of the "old-fashion" of the Methodist preachers distributing 
tracts and canvassing for the Advocate from house to house. 

The committee is pained to learn that there are among us those 
who use other literature than our own. We recommend the use 
of no other literature than that published by our Book Concern. 

We endorse the Southwestern Christian Advocate as our official 
organ and commend the able editorial work of Dr. I. B. Scott, its 
present editor. 

J. W. WELLS. 
M. C. RODGERS. 



BIBLE CAUSE. 

The American Bible Society was founded in 1816 for the purpose 
of circulating the Holy Scipture. During the 85 years of its history 
it has distributed in all parts of the world millions of copies of the 
Bible. The yearly reports of the Society shows its activitv and use- 
fulness. We recognize our great obligation to the Society for its 
invaluable help not only in our country, but more especially in our 
foreign field. There is no home in America excused for not having 
the "Precious Volume. " The black man in the cave and cotton 
fields, the Indian in the fore-t and the foreigner in the slums of the 
cities all over the country can have perfect satisfaction through the 
instrumentality of this society. 

Whereas, We are benefitted by having hundreds of Bibles given 
us, and by its wholesale influence the world is coming to Christ; 

Resolved. That we do all we can to aid the society in this grand 
work. B. F. THOMAS, 

S. L. JOHNSON. 



MISSIONS. 



We, your committee beg leave to submit the following report: 

The great commission, " Go ye into all the world and preach the 
gospel to every creature, " renders this subject the most important 
in the bounds of Methodism. 

The spread of the gospel is the spirit of mission. For this pur- 
pose this society, the greatest organ in the church, exists. 

Obedience to God and duty to our fellow-men demands that we 
f Strengthen our cords and enlarge our tents," and thus firmly 



52 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

plant the church in every county throughout the South and in all 
lands. 

The condition of the Lord's poor in the bounds of the North Caro- 
lina Conference and throughout the world renders missions a 
potent factor in the uplifting and Christianizing the human 
race. The strong arm of this society lifted this Conference into be- 
ing, and by its liberal appropriations annually the majority of our 
charges have the gospel preached unto them. 

These are reasons why missions should be fostered by this Confer- 
ence and the greatest libaral contributions made annually. 

The territory occupied is no proof that the victory is won . 
The battle is scarcely on; there are several counties in the bounds of 
this Conference with thousands of our people who know nothing of 
the church. The day has fully come for us to enlarge our tents, and 
thus occupy the land of possibility, giving all the pure word of God. 
It is no reflection to say the hope of our people and the salvation of 
the world lies in the doctrine, and efforts of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church. 

Through the Missionary Society, millions have been quickened in- 
to new life and made the instrument by which God is surely re- 
deeming a race. The achievements wrought are marvelous and 
still "there remaineth very much land to be possessed." The pur- 
pose of the gospel, the condition of our people, the responsibilities 
that confront us and the field to be occupied by us renders it vitally 
important that we strive to double our collections. The territory 
must be occupied and to do this the appropriation needs to be 
enlarged before the Church can reach the people. While a glimmer 
of light has brightened the dawn of our horizon, the path of prog- 
ress is dark, difficult, thorny and narrow. 

We therefore recommend that this Conference double her efforts 
to sustain the cause of Missions. 

J. P. FRANKLIN, 
R. A. COTT1NGHAM, 
P. F. JOHNSON. 



TOTAL ABSTINENCE AND PROHIBITION.. 



We believe that t he greatest foe that the church has to combat 
is the whiskey saloons. The influence of these dens of sin is seen 
everywhere. The greatest per cent, of crimes committed, or the 
homes made sad and desolate is caused directly or indirectly by in- 
temperence. Can we not hear appeaiingto us the wails of the widows 
and orphans? Shall we be deaf to the cries of loving fathers an4 



Forty-Third Session 53 

mothers whose sons and daughters are victims of this blood-thirsty 
dragon. Yea, from the regions of eternal darkness comes the 
groans of the souls that were damned by the cause of intemper- 
ence. Let the Christian ministry arouse themselves and unite 
every soldier into ranks to rout the giant "King Alcohol," and not 
stop until he is "dead, dead, dead." 

That we may be more united in our efforts, be it resolved: 

1st. That the ministry sustain the high standard of temperance 
that is laid down in the Discipline of the Methodist Episcopal 
Church by example and precept. 

2nd. That we tender our influence, and aid every good cause, es 
pecially the heroic work by the ladies of the W. C. T. U. 

3rd. That we wage war against every form of intemperance, es- 
pecially the use of tobacco in all its forms. 

J. M. ROAN, ) 

S. F. B. PEACE, > Committee 

l. g. Mcdonald. ) 



WOMAN'S HOflE MISSIONARY SOCIETY, 



The Methodist Episcopal Church has many societies, any of 
which, if rightly fostered, will be a great uplift to any people. 
The Freedman's Aid and Southern Education Society is doing 
much good in the educational interest of our people. The Church 
Extension Society is building churches throughout the world. 
The tract Society is spreading gospel truths throughout this and 
other lands. The Epworth League is a great social benefit to our 
young people. With all these healthy organizations of our great 
Methodism, which is doing noble work in spreading the Kingdom 
of our Lord among the sons of men, the church would still 
be incomplete without the Woman's Home Missionary Society. 
This magnificent society never fails to do good work whenever it 
comes in contact with the people of this Southland. 

The Allen Industrial Home, located in Asheville, N. C, superin- 
tended by Miss Alsie B. Dole, is doing a most excellent work — a 
work of which this Conference, especially, should be proud. 

The Kent Home, located in Greensboro, N. C , superintended by 
Miss Crowell is doing a good work, which is being felt through- 
out this State. There is a great deal of local work being done by 
the good women of our Conference. Whereas, this society has been 
instrumental in effecting so much good among our people; be it 

Resolved: That we, the preachers of the North Carolina Confer- 
ence, stand by this society in all its work, and co-operate with 
these good women to secure plans and realize the best results. 

R. D. BETHEA, Ch'u. 



54 North Carolina Conference Journal. 

The Conference Organization of the Woman's Home Missionary 
Society of the North Carolina Conference held their First Anniver- 
sary October the 19th, 1901. This was a very interesting meeting, 
a beautiful discussion on the Home Missionary Society, in which 
Miss Pope, the Recording Secretary, led off with a most excellent 
paper. Many ministers and others took part in this discussion in 
which we could see that a deep and growing zeal for the work was 
being developed, as was manifested by their earnest expressions. 
We had the pleasure of listening to very hopeful and encourag- 
ing remarks given by Miss Crowell, Superintendent of Kent Home, 
and Miss Dole, Superintendent of the Allen Home at Asheville. 

The Executive Committee met and had a meeting in the 
parlor of the President, Mrs. J. P. Morris, a day after the adjourn- 
ment of the Conference, in which there was some important busi- 
ness transacted. The amount of money raised for Home Mission 
purposes this year was §78.00. 

Charlotte organized June, 1901. Number of members, 14. Paid 
as dues, $3.00. For other purposes, $5.00. Total, £8.00. 

Greensboro Auxiliary has done some work for her mission in 
helping to the amount of $19.00 toward putting a furnace in Kent 
Home. They send as dues, $5.00. For other purposes, $4.00. To- 
tal, $28.00. 

Winston was organized October 28, 1900 Number of members, 
32. Visits, 280. Given the poor baskets and packages of provi- 
sions, 41; garments, 13; quilts, 5. Amount of money, $5.95. Dues, 
$10.00. Amount raised for other purposes, $20.00. 

Madison organization. Visits to the sick, 826. Bible readings, 
50. Garments given to the poor, 34. Given to the sick, $26.00. 
To Kent Home, $6.00. Total given for Home Mission work and 
other purposes, 50.00. 

Asheboro sent as dues, $2,00. Forest City, dues, $1.00. 

Conference Officers. 

Mrs. M. E. Morris, Pres. Mrs. A Morehead, Vice Pres. 

Mrs. C. Bullock, Cor. Sec. Miss Zulu Pope, Rec. Sec. 

Mrs. R. Bearden, Treas. 

District Secretaries. 

Greensboro District— Mrs. I. Wells, Mrs. M. J. Franklin. 

Wilmington District — Mrs. Anna Peace. 

Western District — Mrs. M. M. Jones. 

Winston District — Mrs. J. M. Roan, Mrs. Minnie Edmonson. 

C. L. BULLOCK, Cor. Sec. 



Forty-Third Session. 55 

STATE OF THE CHURCH. 



We the committee on the State of the Church beg leave to submit 
the following. 

On the Winston district two new churches have been built dur- 
ing the year and all things are well with the churches on the district. 

On the Western district the church is all well and in good condi- 
tion. On the Greensboro district the condition of the churches 
is good except that of Durham, where there is nothing, and that 
of the city of Raleigh, where there is but little; and some others on 
the Eastern portion of the district are weak; otherwise the state is 
good. 

On the Wilmington district we lost our church at Fayetteville, it 
being sold for debt. At Kinston our church has fallen down, caused 
by the blocks rotting, which were the only pillars beneath to support 
it. At Newbern there is a handsome chapel without any members. 

At Newport News a new membership and congregation has been 
organized and the rest of the district is reasonably good. 

J. E. CHAMPLIN. 
A. H. NEWSOME. 



56 North Carolina Conference Journal 

Roll of Bonor, 



This Roll Contains the Names of Persons Who Paid 50 Cents or 
More to the Benevolent Causes. 



Advance. — Sarah Phelps, Mary E. Phelps, Sandy Phelps, Callie 
Elis, Eliza Crews, Lillie Phelps, Conner Foster, T. C. Mack, Har- 
riet Bradshaw. Martha Nichols, Mamie Phelps, Lula Thomas. 

Asheboro. — Harriet Carter, Ora D. Lindsy, Delila West, Mattie 
Pitts, Celia Laughlin, G. E Carter, H. L. Baisemore, Jane Ingram, 
Mary Ingram, Sarah Redwine, Delia Steed, Adelaide Hayworth, 
Bettie Floyd, Patsy Cotton, M. A. Waddell, M. A. Watkins. 

Gastonia. — J. C. Gamble, John Shiver, Andy Hallman, Lola 
Adams, Minnie Gamble, G. W. Gidney, Carrie Presley, Mattie 
Burnes, Mary Davis, R. K. Adams, Milledge King, Dora Costner, 
Emmaline Reid, Steward Easter, M. Burt, E. F. Campbell, Betsy 
McCrite, Eddie McCorkle, J. W. Good, Mrs. Florence McCombe. 

Lenoir.— Elizabeth Hayes, F. C. Gwyn, Carrie Collett, L. A. C. 
Smith, Vaner Copenny, Sarah Jones, Harriet Patterson, Mary C. 
Wynn. 

Lexington. — Mary Ayers, Martha Wagner, Walter Rown, Ella 
McCravy, M. C. Fuller, Sallie Hardy, George Simmons, Raymond 
Payne, R. B. Jones, M. W. Barnhardt, Georgia D. Moose, Minnie 
Moose, Lizzie Barnhardt, Emmaline Finch, Thomas Goss. Emma- 
line Goss, R. B. McRary. 

Machpelah.— Nina Johnson, Henry Mebane, S. V. Connor, Ira 
Forney, Eliza McCorkle, Amanda McCorkle, J. H. Bost, Thomas 
C. Headen, M. J. Headen, C. M. Conner, Caroline Brower, Esther 
M. Brower. 

Newport News.— G. R. Golden, Leach Armstrong, Esther 
Campbell, L. H. Hariston, Sandy Armstrong. 

Wilmington and Burgaw.— C. A. Hayne, Annie C. Johnson, 
Carrie T. Garrison, Charlotte Pope, Sarah Philpot, Ida E. Rogers, 
Louvenia Flows, M. C. Rogers, Lenora Fennell, Mary E. Hayne, 
Alex. Ellison. 

Madison — Rev. G. W. Morehead, Mrs. Mary J. Franklin, Mrs. 
Ellen M. Scales, Mr. Thomas Scales, Mrs. Lena Scales. Miss Lizzie 
B. Cardwell, Miss Lettie Settle, Mrs Ruth Leisure, Mrs. A. E. More- 
head, Mrs. Mittie Scales, Mr. Natt Scales. 




GEORGE W. MOREHEAD, Treasurer. 



MONEY TO BE RAISED. 



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FULL CORPS OF ABLE TEACHERS. 

COURSES OF STUDY. 

College, College Preparatory, Scientific, 

Philosophic, Normal and English. 

INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION FOR GIRLS. 

EXTRA— MUSIC, SHORTHAND AND DRAWING. 

KINDERGARTEN. 

Students should be in each department the first day 
of the session. Students wishing rooms in the College 
Building should apply early. For catalogue and further 
information, address the President, 

REV. J. D. CHAVIS, D. D., 

Greensboro, N. C.