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METHODIST CONFERENCE IMPIRESSIVE 3tflIORl.L SIEVICE.. ?JIMIO fN R1. rVelnn?soay. Tlohe mosL impressive seasion of the Me thodiol Conference in any year follows tlhe answrr to the question"-'\hlnt oin istern and probationers haven died sinco thel last Conference?" This yeanr tile names of II laymen who lold at omine timte ibeen repreosenttalivn to tim Conference were inclrded. For to-day's mrmorial eretice lie organ loft. pulpit, and pInot form were drapel ill mnollrlling. Ovct then erntro of tile organ loft Wias the wnel -"Victory" in whit.e overr n olden crowna. llrrounded ry streamoer at opurpln alnd white. The pulpit below was draped in red, white, and bloe ribhons, while tihe ipreaidrnt's pldatform wa coveredo with streamers of purple and white, with a cascade of red, white, and hlo ribbhons in tihe centre, with a smaller giolden erown in front. Benlow nwas a red cloth of the Conmission Table. The namme rememhrred wer c:--Minis ters---JtweIh Trague. l:. Orlando Knee. ilmund atltrner. Alfred Roger, '.oscph Freeman. Alfred Stapleton. William Quickn, and Thonmas Grovne. Loaymen-T. Bevan, A. G. CIowes. T. S. iumble. J. E. Illingworth. Il. J. Joick. .1. Kittle. T: Ialw, .1. D. Pittoci?. W.. Pitts. R. if. Roh erts, nod D. B. Wheeler. Of the Minir; ters. William Quick diet in his 96th voer, and Alfred Stapleton in' his 27th -ear. Mr Stanleton wnas a oldlier, and o-ns in tile landing of Gallipoli. He was killed while trying to rescue tihe woundaled under fireo. FIor taco hours' minitiera an laymena spoke of tihe life work of ithrn men who ihad pasnre awany t uring thel year andl a 'om edr unioyn c, the preident. Rev. A.. Madsen, concludedl tiho morning srssion.