The Advent Review and Sabbath Herald, vol. 58
The Advent Review and Sabbath Herald, Vol. 58
July 19, 1881
“Upper Columbia Conference” Advent Review and Sabbath Herald 58, 4, pp. 59, 60.
THE second annual session of the Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh-day Adventists convened on the camp-ground at Dayton, W. T., June 1-7, 1881. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.1
FIRST MEETING, June 2, 9 A. M. The President in the chair. Prayer by Eld. L. D. Van Horn. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.2
Credentials of delegates being called for, the following were presented: Walla Walla, Geo. Savage, T. Chabot L. M. Johns; Milton, Wm. Russell, Win. McCoy; Dayton, C. F. Phar; Patha, Wm. A. Gibson. It was voted that Brn. H. Barkley, T. L. Ragsdale, E. E. Vinson, and Arthur Wilder act as representatives from Fairview, Pendleton, Peola, and Basket Mountain, respectively; also that Elds. J. H. Waggoner and I. D. Van Horn, and all members in good standing, be invited to take part in the deliberations of the Conference. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.3
Minutes of last session read and accepted. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.4
Voted, That the appointment of committees be left with the President. The following were named: On Resolutions J. H. Waggoner, L. D. Van Horn, A. T. Jones; Nominations, I. M. Johns, W. M. McCoy, Ambrose Johnson; Credentials, I. M. Johns, Ambrose Johnson, Aaron Miller; Auditing, Wm. Russell, Wm. Goodwin, C. F. Phar, Wm. A. Gibson, T. L. Ragsdale, E. E. Vinson. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.5
Eld. Waggoner made interesting and profitable remarks on the necessity of members individually keeping up the interest in all branches of the work also upon the growth of our country, and the necessity of energy on the part of all, that the growth of our work may keep pace with that of the country. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.6
Adjourned to call of Chair. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.7
SECOND MEETING, June 3, 2:30 P. M.—The President in the chair. Prayer by Bro. Wm. Russell. Minutes of the meeting read and accepted. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.8
The Committee on Nomimations reported as follows For President G. W. Colcord; Secretary, A. T. Jones; Treasurer, Wm. Nichols; Executive Committee, G. W. Colcord, Wm. Goodwin, Ambrose Johnson. The nominees were unanimously elected. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.9
The Committee on Resolutions reported as follows:— ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.10
Having examined the resolutions presented at your Conference,1 your Committee recommend that the brethren and sisters re-read them, and continue to act upon their suggestions. As they cover the whole ground of duty, if you strive to live up to them, it will be all that can be asked or expected of you as a Conference. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 59.11
J. H. WAGGONER,
I. D. VAN HORN, Com.
A. T. JONES.
The Committee on Credentials and Licenses recommended that the credentials of Elds. G. W. Colcord and A. T. Jones be renewed, and license granted to Bro. Win. Russell. Adopted unanimously. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 60.1
Adjourned to call of Chair. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 60.2
THIRD MEETING, JUNE 7, 5:30 A. M.—The President in the chair. Prayer by Eld. Wagonner. Minutes of last meeting read and accepted. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 60.3
Further action, of the Committee on Credentials and Licenses was called for; and it was voted that the Committee be discharged, and the matter left with the Conference Committee. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 60.4
Moved, That a vote of thanks be tendered to the General Conference, for the efficient labors of Eld. J. H. Waggoner. ARSH July 19, 1881, page 60.5
Adjourned sine die. G. W. COLCORD, Pres.
ALONZO T. JONES, Sec.