This report was presented to Synod by the Right Reverend H.F.G. Appleyard, the Bishop Ordinary to the Armed Forces. In his introductory remarks, he paid tribute to the late Bishop J.O. Anderson, former Bishop Ordinary. Bishop Appleyard introduced the Chaplain General [Joseph Cardy] to Synod.
That the Chaplaincy Report be adopted. CARRIED
[Recorded as No. 115 in Acts of Synod, p. 71. List of Acts includes actions which are NOT resolutions/acts.]
Lt.-Col. M.L. Douglas was nominated by the Ven. R.K. Naylor, and Brigadier Aeneas McB. Bell-Irving.
The Ven. Cecil Swanson and the Very Rev. J.O. Anderson were also nominated, but withdrew their names.
The Prolocutor declared Lt.-Col. M.L. Douglas duly elected which announcement was received with applause by the House.
The Ven. R.K. Naylor and Brigadier Aeneas McB. Bell-Irving were deputed to accompany the Prolocutor-elect to the Upper House, and upon their return it was announced that the Upper House had received the information with acclaim.
Election of Deputy Prolocutor
The following were nominated: The Ven. F.R. Gartrell, the Very Rev. J.O. Anderson, the Rev. Canon W.H.H. Crump and the Rev. Canon R.R. Latimer.
Upon the ballot being taken, the Very Rev. J.O. Anderson was declared elected. (See pp. 40, 95.)
Message U-14 -- Concurrences. The Upper House concurs in the following Messages: L 22, L 23, L 24, L 25, L 26, L 27, L 29, L 32, L 34 and L 35. (See pp. 29, 30, 31, 32, 35, 37, 39, 46, 48, 94.)
Message L-24 - Election of Deputy Prolocutor
That the Lower House begs to inform the Upper House that the Very Rev. J.O. Anderson has been elected as Deputy Prolocutor of the Lower House. (See p. 31.)
The Upper House concurs in Message L-24 of the Lower House, (See p. 40.)