Religion: Methodists

Two Methodist Episcopal conferences took place last week — the semi-annual conference of the bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church (at Washington) and the quadrennial conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South* (at Memphis).

Methodist Episcopal. The bishops convene in semi-annual conference only as an administrative body and to hear reports. This time they heard that Bishop Anton Bast of Denmark could not join them because pardon or reprieve from his prison was refused (TIME, March 29) ; that reports of Mexi can religious persecution were false; that England lags in restricting liquor sales in India. The conference was calm.

Methodist Episcopal, South....

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