The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 38
The twelfth half yearly meeting of the District Council was held in Dewar's Temperance Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 15, and was opened in due form by the D C R, Bro. Peter Braid wood. The reports showed that there had been one death during the half-year, and the balance left in funeral fund was £91 5s 3 ½ d. There had never been any deaths in the Juvenile Tents, and the District Juvenile Funeral Fund amounted to £27 5s 10 ¾d The District Trustees, Bros. Cooper, Taylor, and Brown, were re elected. Bro. George Rowe, of Greenock, was elected D C R; Bro. James Leiper, DDR; Bro. Robert Dunnachie, D T; and Bro. Richardson Campbell, D S (re-elected). Bro. Campbell was also elected representative to the Moveable Conference, and Bro. Braid wood alternate.
The first social meeting of the Scottish Favourite Juvenile Tent was held in the Rose-street Hall on Friday evening, Feb. 14, Bro. Richardson Campbell, Superintendent, in the chair. Addresses were delivered by the Chairman and Bros. Peter Braid wood, Cooper, and Rev. Wm. Halliday, of Guthrie Kvangelical Union Church. A capital programme was given entirely (with one exception) by the young folks. Bro. John Brown deserves great praise for the complete arrangements made by him on the occasion, The Tent is in a very flourishing state. Total abstinence is a condition required for membership in the church of Bro. Haliiday.
New Text at Hamilton.—A Tent of our honourable Order was duly opened at Hamilton on Thursday, 30th January, by Bro. Peter Braid wood, D C R, assisted by Bros. John Brown, D T, William Taylor, Graham, John Sinclair, and Richardson Campbell, D S. It was agreed to call it the "Hamilton True Blue" Tent, No. 1265. The meetings of the Tent are to be held in the British Workman every alternate Thursday.