eastern division of Mississippi and served for two years
His chief aim is to upbuild the Central Mississippi College.
REV. J. C CADE.
Rev. J. C. Cade was born in Dallis county, Ala., Dec.
26, 1838. He was converted and called to the ministry in
1861. When he became pastor of the Morning Star church,
over which he now presides, there were only two mem¬
bers, Fannie Estelle and Arthur Dickersoa. The follow¬
ing persons have since been elected as officers : B. U. Nel¬
son and Charles Richardson, deacons; H. L. Black, clerk.
The church is now in a prosperous condition having prop¬
erty worth $1500 and a membership of two hundred. Rev.
Cade is one of the old faithful few who bore the yoke in
the heat of day and still bears it faithfully for the Master.
His churches are in Bolivar county and represent in the
Bolivar County District Association and the Baptist State
Convention. The Lord has greatly blessed him and his
labors of love for fallen humanity He is one of the old
pillars of the State Convention.
REV. A. C. CAMl'BALL.
The subject of this sketch, Rev. A. C. Compbell, was
born near Providence in Grenada county, Miss., in 1851.
His parents died when he was a child, leaving him and
his brother Aaron. In spite of opposing circumstances he
acquired, at odd times, some education by dint of bard
study, on Mr. Paynes plantation in Yazoo county. Prof.
R. L. Beal from the West Indies taught night school to
which Mr. Campbell repaired after each day of labor, for
study and intellectual discipline. About this time he was
converted and received into Mt. Salem Baptist church.
He experienced a call to preach and was ordained to the
ministry in 187!). Rev. Campbell's life as a public man has
been quite eventful From sexton and clerk of his church
he was ordained to preach as an evangelist in 1879, and in
that year his power as a winner of souls for the Master
was signalized at Mt. Arernon church in Yazoo City. Many
souls were added to the church as a reward of Brother
Campbell's labor in the revival of this season and in the
fall of the same year Mt. Vernon called him as pastor.
Thus began his ministerial career, so be continued to or-