uality and the best of harmony evisting among the brethren.
Meeting adjourned to meet on Thursday afternoon, 1 o clock
Benediction by Rev. H. Clay Robinson.
THURSDAY AFTERNOON SESSION, 1 O'CLOCK.
President Rev. R. D. Grant, in the chair. Meeting opened
by singing hymn, "A Charge to Keep I Have." Scripture les-
son, 1st Psalm, by Rev. Jesse Stewart.
The President highly commended the brethren for their spir-
itual and interesting meetings while visiting the brethren in
Adjourned to meet in College Hill, Ohio, at our quarterly
session, Dec. 4th and 5th, 1902. Total collection, $13.70. Ben-
ediction by Rev. R. D. Grant.
REV. R. D. GRANT, President.
REV. PETER EVERETT, Vice-President.
REV. OBADIAH JONES, Treasurer.
REV. WILLIAM STEELE, Secretary.
SATURDAY, Sept. 6th, 1902, 7:30 P. m.
The Elders representing the Western Union Baptist Minis-
ter's Institute met in the Antioch Baptist church for the purpose
of examining Brother J. H. Carr for the Ministry of the Gospel.
The Elders organized in Council as follows:
Moderator, Rev. R. D. Grant.
Catechiser, Rev. H. C. Bailey.
Clerk, Rev. William Steele.
Rev. F. G. Bookins, pastor of the Antioch Baptist church,
commended the character and reputation of Brother Carr in the
highest terms as a Christian gentleman. Also said that the
brother was laboring on a special mission as a servant for Christ.
This was satisfactory to the Council and the Elders proceeded to
examine the candidate in the following manner:
1st. Reading the Scriptures.
2nd. Short sermon. Text, Matt. 3rd chap., 2nd verse.
After a careful examination of his Christian experience. Call to
preach the Gospel, and View of Bible Doctrines. The Council
was satisfied that Christ had called and commissioned him to
preach the Gospel. A motion prevailed to ordain the said Broth-