REverend James Brewington
Magnum Bilyeu's Rose; Foster; Free; Rare Magnum 200 250 on Denton will J. E. be E. lien- Echoes of the Conference.--Rev. D. Kemp, who was counsel for E. P. Aldred, writes to the Evening as follows: In your of March 15th of the proceedings the Wilmington conference, held Snow Hill, Md., you s:iy the P. Aldred "confesses his guilt of Improper intimacy with a domestic, that he found it Impossible to the temptation." Please allow me space in your columns to say Rev. E. P. Aldred never confessed that he was-guilty of tlie charge against him, but, on the contrary, public and in private, and in the public press over his own signature, lias positively denied tho charge. have just had my attention culled your report, as abovo stated, this late .statement. This much I knowJs due Mr. Aldred and his warm friends. He was allowed, without reading tho evidence, or any of the case as presented to the conference, by a unanimous vote of committee having his case, to decide withdraw from tlie ministry and membership of the M. E. church under charges. Tlie Rev. James McK. Brewington, formerly junior pastor of the M. Churches at Queenstown and Win- cheater, has brought suit fpr against his former senior, Rev. E. Tompkinson. At Brewington's instigation Mr. Toinpkinson's character was investigated several weeks ago by a committee of ministers, reported verdict being guilty. But when the matter was brought to attention of the conference at Hill lost week tho accused minister was acquitted and continued in service, while Mr. Browington to pass the test of admission to conference.