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Ebenezer, 10-30, C. S. Madder; 6-15,
Wm. Leach Burngreave Road, 10-30, C. H. Wilkin
son; 6-30, L. S. Jones Thurgoland, 10-30, Wm. Harding; 2-30
Wm. Harding Hillsbro', 10-30, H. Wright; 6, John Rose Oughty-Bridge, 2-30, R. W. Haw Grenoside, 10-30, John Lenton ; 6,
John Lenton Wadsley Bridge, 10-30, J. M. Lowe; 6,
Isaac Williams Southey, 2-30, A. Andrew; 6, A. And.
Eastwood, 10-30, J. J. Hume; 6, Jno.
Walker Parkgate, 10-30, W. Elton; 6, J, Cun
liffe Kimberworth, 10-30, R. Vasey ; 6, R.
Vasey Bramley, 10-30, W. H. Broad; 6, W.
H. Broad Aughton, 10-30, J. Pickering ; 6, J.
Pickering Swallow Nest, 2-30, Robert Bush ; 6,
Cranemoor, 2-30, E. Felstead ; 6, E.
Felstead Stocksbridge, 10-30, D. Crossthwaite ;
6, D. Crossthwaite Wilson Street, 6, J. Myers
Brunswick, 10-30, A. R. Johnson; 6-15,
R. B. Salisbury Tripity, 10-30, J. W. Laycock; 6-30, C.
S. Madder Montgomery, 10-30, John Waddington;
6-15, John Carter Wesley, Heeley, 10-30, John Rose; 6-15
B. G. Berry Gleadless, 3, A. Mawby ; 6, A. Mawby Totley, 3, G. Ho'mes ; 6, G. Holmes Normanton, 3, J. Hopewell ; 6, J. Hope
well Millhouses, 10-30, Jno. Hindson; 6-15,
Wath, 10-30, J. T. Crouch ; 6, J. T.
Crouch Swinton, 10-30, Joseph Ward ; 6, Joseph
Ward Mexboro', 10-30, G. H. Chapman; 6,
G. H. Chapman Holyland, 10-30, J. M. Spicer; 6, J. M.
Spicer Elsecar, 10-30, Wm. Pratt ; 6, Wm.
Pratt Wentworth, 2-30, Kirby ; 6, Kirby Greasboro', 2-30, H. Blane ; 6, H. Blane Rawmarsh, 10-30, J. Cunliffe ; 6, W.
6, Geo. Taylor Hemingfield, 2-30, Rev. W. H. Maude;
6, Rev. W. H. Maude Wombwell, 10-30, B. Turner ; 6, B.
Turner Kilmhurst, 2-30, Jno. Urmson ; 6, Jno.
Urmson Hoyland Common, 2-30, Rev.J. Charles
worth ; 6, Rev. J. Charlesworth Hooton Roberts, 6. J. Calvert West Melton, 2, S. Bayley ; 6, S. Bayley Rycroft, 2-30, T. Roberts ; 6, T. Roberts
Mount Pleasant, 10-30, J.M. Mitchell ;
6-15, J. J. Beecroft Ecclesfield, 10-30, J. J. Beecroft; 6,
J. M. Mitchell High Green, 10-30, G. Candler; 6, W.
E. Blane Warren, 10-30, W. E. Blane ; 6, G.
Candler Westwood, 6, R. Swire Wharncliffe Silkstone, 2-30, R, Hollings
6, R. Hollings Pilley Hill, 2-30, T.Parker; 6, T. Parker
Priory Place, 10-30, Jno. Webster; 6-30,
Jno. Webster Nether Hall Mission Room, 3, G. Wain Bentley, 6, G. Wain Askern, 10-30, D. Roberts ; 6, J. Hinch
; cliffe Bawtry, 10-30, G. Mason, ; 6, G. Mason Barnby Dunn, 2-30, J. Cooper ; 6, J.
Hathersage, 10-30, John Andrew; 6,
John Andrew Tideswell, 2-30, Abraham Andrew; 6,
Abraham Andrew, June 26.
Talbot Lane, 10-30, John Walker ; 6-30
A. Learoyd Masboro', 10-30, A. Learoyd ; 6-80, J.
Pitt Street, 10-30, Aldm. Dowsing; 6,
Aldm. Dowsing Salem Reform, 10-30, W. Fletcher ; 6,
Parkgate, 2-30, W. R. Golightly ; 6, W.
R. Golightly Clayton West, 10-30, W. Scoffield; 6,
W. Scoffield Upper Cumberworth, 10-30, E. Collinge;
6, E. Collinge Princes Street, Monday, 7, J. Urmson
SUPPLEMENTARY LIST. Retford, June 12th, 10-30, J. Dyson,
J.P. ; 6, J. Dyson, J.P. Carbrook Reform, July 3rd, 10-30, T.
Turtle ; 6, T. Turtle Sheepbridge, U.M.F.C., 2-30, Councillor
G. Woodcock ; 6, Councillor G.
Woodcock Wales, U.M.F C., 10-45, R. Allison ;
5-45, R. Allison Oxford St. U.M.F.C., July 24th, 10-30,
T. Turtle ; 6, Wm. Turner Cherry Tree Hill U.M.F.C., 10-30, Wm.
Turner ; 6, T. Turtle Castleton, 2, H. White, Manchester;
6, H. White, Manchester Edale, 10-30, A. Andrew, 6, A. Andrew Worksop, August 14th, 10-30, S. M. Johnson; 6, S, M. Johnson
(Time to be fixed.) Dodworth, 10-30, T. Turtle; 6, T. Turtle Fulton Road, 10-30, J. Lockwood; 6,
J. Lockwood Brightholmlee, 2-30, T. Turtle; 6, T.
Turtle Barnsley U.M.F.C., 10-30, Councillor G.
Woodcock; 6, Councillor G. Woodcock Elsecar Reform, 2-30, F. J. Littlewood,
Doncaster, 6, F. J. Littlewood, Doncaster
HANOVER CIRCUIT. Hanover, 10-30, B. G. Berry;
Lovefeast 2-30, W. Leathley and G. C. Amph
lett; 6-15, G. C. Amphlett Pye Bank, 10-30, R. B. Salisbury; 6, R.
Daws Thorpe Hesley, 2-30, H. Rose; 6, H.
Rose Grimesthorpe, 10-30, W. T. Raper; 6,
J. H. Cotterill Wadsley Bridge, 2-45, W. Lane; 6, W.
Lane Oxford Street, 10-30, G. C. Amphlett;
6, M. L. Clapham*
BRUNSWICK ROAD CIRCUIT.
Brunswick Road, 10-30, L. S. Jones ; 6,
W. T. Raper
Holloway, 10-30, Jno. Hadfield ; 6, Jno.
PARKGATE CIRCUIT. Kiinhurst, 10-30, Jno. Watson; 6, Jno.
OPEN-AIR SERVICES. Moorhead, 8 p.m., B. Hardy, D. S.
Dunn, H. White Broad Lane Fountain, 8 p.m., F. Glass
8 cock, Robt. Cox, W. Leathley Chester Lane, 5-30 p.m., M. Brocklesby
Wm. Garrett, Jas. Sails
LIST OF REPRESENTATIVES APPOINTED
BY THE BRANCHES.
METHODIST REFORM UNION. Watery Street, 10-30, J. Normington ;
6, Jas. Marsden Philadelphia, 10-30, M. Nash; 6, W.
Sharp Gower Street, 10-30, Jas. Marsden; 6,
M. Nash Weston Street, 10-30, E. Benson ; 6, E.
Braimbridge Ebenezer, Bramall Lane, 10-30, J. F.
Burt; 6, H. Wright Attercliffe, 10-30, W. Mawer; 6, J.
Normington Grimesthorpe, 10-30, H. Boothroyd ; 6,
W. Ashworth Greenhead, 2-30, G. Carr; 6, G. Carr Mexbro', 2-30, J. J. Read; 6, J.J. Read Wombwell, 2-30, Ed. Dixon; 6, Ed.
Dixon Jump, 10-30, J. Parsons; 6, J. Parsons
Almond, A., Keighley Aldom, Dr., London Amphlett, G. C., London Andrew, A., Manchester Andrews, J., Bridlington Anderton, J., Bradford Ashworth, W., Barnsley Bate, William, Launceston Barber, G., Downham Barratt, J., Pontefract Barratt. J. A., Pontefract Barnett, J. W., Blandford Barley, E., Wibsey
* No Collections this day, but on July 24th.
Barrett, G., Brackley Bayley, Samuel, Crewe Beavan, F. J., Cardiff Beecroft, J.J., Reading Bennett, J. L., Downham Bennett, W. Jun., Downham Benson, Edwin, Tring Berry, B. G., Faversham Birtles, S. J., Bradford Blane, H., Manchester Blane, W. E., Manchester Boothroyd, Henry, Denby Dale Buckley, W. Oldham Burkitt, J., Louth Burt, F. J., Louth Braimbridge, E., Bradford Brocklesby, M., Hull Broad, W. H., York Brown, T., Crosshills Bush, Robert, Kings Lynn Campbell, T., Hull Candler, G., London Carr, Jno., Manchester Carter, Jno., London Chamberlin, A. J. N., Norwich Chapman, G. H., Derby Clapham, M. L., London Codd, G., Wath Collier, W., Leicester Collinge, E., Oldham Cooper, Jno., Hull Cossons, J. R., East Dereham Cotterill, J. H, Louth Cox, Robert, Ashton-under-Lyne Cropper, J., London Crouch, J. T., Oldham Crossthwaite, D., Bradford Cunliffe, J., Oldham Daws, Robert, Norwich Dixon, J. Doncaster Dixon, Edward, Norwich Donnington, J., Spalding Dowsing, Alderman, Hull Drakard, W. Grantham Dunn, R. S., Faversham Durley, R., Aylesbury Eccles, J. H. M., Birmingham Elton, William, York Errington, M., Coventry Eskholme, P., Pateley Bridge Felstead, E., Grantham Fletcher, W., Manchester Garrett, W., Halifax Gibbon, William, Northampton Gibson, J. F., Melton Mowbray Glasscock, F., Downham Golightly, W. R., Durham Goodare, A, Blackburn Hadfield, Jno., Manchester Haigh, J. C., Huddersfield Harding, Jos., Catford Harding, William, Shaftesbury Hardy, B., Swaffham Haw, R. W., Howden
Heckley, James, Pontefract
Wright, H., London
Smith, J., J.P., Lincoln
MONDAY, JUNE 20. The Representatives met in the Schoolroom of Norfolk Street Chapel at 9 30 a.m. A public tea meeting was held in Carver Street Schoolroom at 5 p.m.; after which a public meeting was held in Carver Street Chapel. The chair was taken by Mr. J. Dyson, J.P., of Thurgoland, and addresses
delivered by officers of the Association and other friends.
TUESDAY, JUNE 21. A public sacramental service was held in Norfolk Street Chapel at 11 a.m., and an address given by Rev. H. Hastling, Chairman of the district.
A Temperance Meeting was held in the Temperance Hall, Townhead Street, in the evening at 7 p.m., prerided over by Mr. G. H. Hovey.
THE THIRTY-THIRD MEETING. MINUTES of Thirty-third Aggregate prayed that the blessing of God might Meeting of Members of the Wesleyan rest upon the gathering. Methodist Local Preachers' Mutual- Bro. Thos. Cole also gave a hearty Aid Association held in the School. welcome. He could not help going room of Norfolk Street Chapel, Shef- back fifteen years when the brethren field, Monday morning, June 20, 1881. last met in Sheffield. Some who Present: Bro. C. S. Madder (Presi- were with us then had gone to the dent) in the chair, and more than better country, amongst whom he 170 Representatives.
mentioned David Hill, of York; Thos. The meeting commenced by sing. Cuthbertson, whose face always ing Hymn 478. Bro. A. R. Johnson beamed with love, and Wm. Nelstrop, read Psalm 116, and prayer was who always manifested such interest offered by Bros. J. E. Hockey, of in our work. These had crossed the Birmingham, and R. Durley, of dark river, and we hoped to meet Aylesbury.
them again, He could not but symThe President called upon Bro. G. pathise with Bro. T. Chamberlain in H. Hovey, the President of the Shef- his sickness; and another old friend field Branch, who gave a cordial who had gone to the other side of the welcome to the brethren, declaring globe, Bro. Wm. Bowron, would think that the friends at Sheffield were of them assembled there.
No one glad and honoured by the presence of had done more for the Association by the brethren. The services of the his speeches at their Annual Meetpast day had been most successful: ings and other modes of service than the early spirit of Methodism still he. He trusted that the blessing of held possession of the hearts of the God might rest upon them; and Local Preachers; and he earnestly while they were admonished to work
wbile it is called to-day, he hoped a great deal of ignorance respecting they might be the better fitted to do our operations. In 340 Circuits he the Master's will.
found there were no Branches ; conLetters were read from Bros. sequently he sent a letter of appeal, Chamberlin of Wroxham, and W. a copy of the Report, a copy of the B. Carter of Nottingham, expressing Magazine, a collecting card, and & regret for inability to be present; the stamped envelope ; each of which had latter promising to come if he could cost 4£d., to 900 ministers and gentlelater on, which promise was subse- men connected with the Circuits, quently fulfilled.
140 of whom had not taken the trouble The usual standing orders were to send them back. It had been his then passed. The Press and Public custom, if his letter was not answered to be admitted. No brother to speak in three weeks, to follow the appeal more than ten minutes without the
up with a post-card; and he had special permission of the Chairman. received more in response to the post
The President then addressed the cards than to the letters. The total brethren, stating that he had been result from this effort had brought looking forward to this time, when he £234 8s. 1d. to the Funds. He hoped would have to render an account of his successor would be able to fill the his stewardship. He had felt that it President's Box with gold. It had was the greatest honour that he could never been empty while in his pospossess to be the President of such session; and the amounts contributed an Association. It had, too, been the varied from 3d. to £5. When the most remarkable year of his life. contribution was 5s., or above, it was But amidst discouragement, and un- entered in the Magazine ; particulars charitableness in some quarters, he
of which had been furnished every had ever been sustained by the com- month. He had been in correfort which the best of Books afforded, spondence with persons all over the and he had ever strived faithfully to country, and some 2,000 letters had discharge his duty. When he took been received ; hundreds of them office twelve months previously, the being the thanks of ministers and first thing he tried to do was to master gentlemen for the information he had the Report; and from that he learnt given. With Bro. Benson he had that 75 Branches were taking out covered 5,636 miles; but in many £1,019 8s. 6d. more than they were places the local Secretaries had taken contributing. He at once wrote to no trouble to find them a home, and the Secretaries of those Branches they sometimes had had to stay in and to the Superintendents of the the largest hotels in the kingdom, Circuits, sending a copy of the Report, and, of course, to pay the largest and asking for a public meeting or a bills. In some cases they had had to service of some kind; and he secured send home for money in order to the promise of Bro. Benson to go reach there (laughter). He was quite with him and endeavour to revive the convinced that the proper way to do fire in the old Branches, or to esta- the work was to go to the place, to blish new ones. From all the Super- see the people, and to tell the minisintendents he had received kind and ters what was being done. The work courteous letters, but some forty of could only be sustained by their the local Secretaries had never an- holding meetings and letting the swered his letters. Some had excused people know their operations. Two themselves on the ground of being
old men he had met with in one of working men and could not attend to their Branches wanted to join ; and, the matter, though he (the President) when he asked them why they had had offered to pay their wages and not joined years ago, they replied, their railway fare, so that the cause “They did not think they would ever of the Association might be pleaded need to." He hoped the brethren before those who at present knew would take upon themselves the renothing of it, and that the work sponsibility of working their own might be done without cost to the district on the lines of a plan which Association. He had met, too, with had been carefully prepared, and