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Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, was
born in County Cavin, Ireland, August 8th,
1846. In his youth he came with his parents to
Canada and settled at Teviotdale, County of
Wellington, where he attended the public school,
and afterwards assisted his father in the store,
till he was 25 years of age. He began business
for himself in 1871, sold out in 1877 and came
to Manitoba, where he accepted a position with
J. A. K. Drummond at High Bluff. Two years
afterwards he enterc 1 the house of Campbell &
Marlatt, Portage la Prairie, and in 1879 was ap-
pointed postmaster of the town. Mr. Miller is a
Presbyterian, and has held such offices as Elder,
superintendent of Sabbath School, treasurer of
Knox Church Presbytery, and Synod Convener
of Sabbath School committees. He was treasurer
of the county four years, and is now president
of the Y.M.C.A., member of School Board,
director and treasurer of Lansdowne College,
and president of the Bible Society. He was
married on the 13th of March, 1872, to Annie,

daughter of the Revd. N. Brown, of I,istowel   REV. JOHN ELLIS LANCELEZ ,

Ontario.   Toronto, was born at Birkenhead,

England, loth January, 1848,

and married on September 27th, 1877, to Caroline Eliza Ward, of Niagara Falls. He came with his father to Canada when eight years old, and received his education at the public schools and Victoria College, Cobourg. At the age of twenty-two he entered the Methodist ministry. Prior to ordination he spent his time at Plattsville, Aurora, Chatham and Dundas. In 1874, at Hamilton, he was ordained. He has served the church at Guelph, Niagara Falls, Lon-don, St. Thomas, Dunnville, Burlington, Thorold and Toronto. While in the Niagara Conference he was journal secretary, missionary secretary, member of the examining board in theology, also a member of the General Conference in 1886. He is now a member of the Toronto Conference and is financial secretary of the Toronto West district. He has given considerable time to the lecture platform, is popular and faithful as a preacher and pastor, full of wit and repartee in debate, beloved by his brethren, and respected

wM, wHIrL, MILLER.   by all who know him.



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