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THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES OF THE UNITED STATES convened in the State Street Church, Portland, Me., for its eleventh session, at 10.30 A. M., Saturday, Oct. 12, 1901, and was called to order by the moderator, Rev. Frederick A. Noble, of Illinois.
The Scriptures were read by Rev. Dan F. Bradley, of Michigan, and prayer was offered by Rev. Moses Smith, of Illinois.
1 ellers. The moderator appointed the following tellers :
Rev. Francis J. Van Horn, of Iowa; Rev. Henry H. Noyes, of Maine ; Rev. Robert H. Edmonds, of Ohio; Rev. Clifford H. Smith, of Vermont; Rev. Elbert S. Porter, of Massachusetts ; Rev. Horace Sanderson, of Colorado.
The roll. Credentials were gathered, and it was voted that the registrar be authorized to complete the roll.
The roll, when completed, was as follows:
• Numerals after the names of state bodies show how many delegates they may send to the Council, on the basis of one to each body and one for every ten thousand members, or major fraction. Those following names of local bodies show the number of churches in them, such bodies being entitled to name one delegate for every ten churches, or major fraction.
Houston Conference, 3.
THE CONGREGATIONAL ASSOCIATION.
ARKANSAS. [NO STATE ORGANIZATION.
Bay Conference, 20.
noma Association, 1o.
Denver Association, 28.
Arkansas Valley Association, 21. Rev. William F. Slocum, Rev. Manley D. Ormes.
Western Association, 1o. Rev. Horace Sanderson.
CONNECTICUT (7]. GENERAL CONFERENCE. Rev. John De Peu, Rev. Wm. De Loss Love, Rev. John C. Goddard, Rev. Arthur L. Gillett, Rev. William J. Mutch, Rev. George E. Soper, John H. Perry.
Central Conference, 13. Rev. Russell T. Hall.
Fairfield East Consociation, 19. Rev. Henry L. Slack, Rev. Cyrus F. Stimson.
Fairfield Southwest Conference, 9. Rev. Levi Rodgers.
Fairfield West Consociation, 18. Rev. Henry C. Woodruff, Edward W. Marsh.
Farmington Valley Conference, 17. J. T. Chidsey.
Middlesex Conference, 30. Rev. Frederick W. Greene, Edward S. Coe.
Naugatuck Valley Conference, 18. Rev. Frederick L. Grant, Rev. Sherrod Soule.
New Haven West Conference, 25.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
(SEE NEW JERSEY.)
HAWAII. HAWAIIAN EVANGELICAL ASSOCIATION.
Aurora Association, 16. Rev. Benjamin F. Aldrich, W. H. Van Arsdale.
Bureau Association, 19.
Chicago Association, 106. Rev. Frederick A. Noble, Rev. George H. Bird, Rev. Charles H. Taintor, Rev. Julian M. Sturtevant, Rev. Edward F. Williams, Rev. Frank T. Lee, Rev. Moses Smith, Rev. J. C. Armstrong, R. W. Patton.
Elgin Association, 26.
Central Association, 20. Rev. Otterbein O. Smith.
Grinell Association, 34. Rev. Edmund M. Vittum, Rev. Francis J. Van Horn.
Mitchell Association, 39.
Arkansas Valley Association, 20. Stephen Cronin.