Petitions were presented from certain members of the following congregations, severally praying that the proposed legislation incorporating the United Church of Canada be not enacted.
Of M. R. Matheson and others, of Granum, Alberta, Members and Adherents of Jumbo Valley Presbyterian Church,-Mr. Stewart (Argenteuil).
St. Aandrew's Presbyterian Church; St. Aidan's Presbyterian Church; St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, all of New Westminster, B.C.-Mr. McQuarrie.
Petitions were presented from certain members of the following congregations and
bodies severally praying that the bill now before the House to incorporate the United Church of Canada be passed during the present session:-
McLeod Street Methodist Church, Ottawa, Ont.; United Presbyterian and Methodist Churches, Minden, Ont.; Gertrude M. Date and 45 others, of Montreal, Quebec; Central Methodist Church, Stratford, Ontario; Margaret Kerfoot and 135 others, of Prescott, Ontario; Community Church, Montreal East, Quebec; St. Andrews United Church, Wolf-ville, N.S.; Methodist Church, Bowmanville, Ont.; Methodist Church, Kincardine, Ont.
Calvin Presbyterian . Church, Rathwell, Manitoba; Presbyterian 'Church, Areola; Methodist Church, Victoria, B.C.; Presbyterian Church, Stoney Mountain, Manitoba; Union Church, Trout Creek; Methodist Church, Esquimalt, B.C.; Presbyterian Church, Mission City, B.C.; Metropolitan Methodist Church, Victoria, B.C.; United Church, Comfort, Alberta; Union Congregation, Aneroid, and other places Sask.-Mr. Lewis.
Congregational Church, Calgary, Alberta; Methodist Churches, Manotick, Kars and OsgoOde, Ont.; Union Churches, Sheho and Tuffrell, Sask.; Methodist Church, Carman, Man.; Union Church, Strongfield; Methodist Church, Rosetown, Sask.; Union Church, Lemberg; Methodist Church, Richmond, Ont; United Church, Craigmyle, Alta; United Church, Milestone, Sask.; Methodist Church, Quebec; Kensington Church, Montreal; Union Church, Rivers, Man.; Methodist Church, Gagetown, N.B.; Methodist Church, Raleigh, Township; United Presbyterian and Methodist Church, Leland, P.erth Road and Opini-cion, Ont.; Empress Avenue Methodist Church, London, Ont.; Methodist Churches, Union and Port Stanley, Ont.; Methodist Church, Exeter.-Mr. Pritchard.