Reverend Brewington, Jr.
He U Reho Wor Con diec War fo in everj --Presiding Elder J. A. B. of the Salisbury district, summoned nine Methodist preachers of the rnington Conference to Princess on Tuesday last, to hear testimony the trial of the Rev. W. E. son, a Methodist preacher in charg of the Princess Anno circuit, on charges of lying and slander. charges were preferred against him two elderly members of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Princes. Anne. The charge of lying Is the Rev. Mr. Tomktnson made assertion publicly that a membe made an assault upou him in at quarterly conference some since, which charge the member nies. The charge of slander is the Rev. Mr. Tomkinson made aging charges against the Rev. Brewington, Jr., preacher of tho circuit. The counsel for tho churcl ara Rev. Messrs. Cochran and The accused Is represented by hi brother, and also appears for The trial Is being conducted closed doors, and many lively tilts engaged In by opposing counsel. dispatch Wednesday announced tha the committee had found Mr. kinson guilty of the former charge and that he had been suspended the performance of all minlsteria Â·duties until the meeting, of the nual conÂ£ei6UC3, Mr. Tomkinson is confined to bis room by ijjness.;