Bxttlk Crkek, Feb. 18. - The genera] conference of Seventh-Day AdTentista begran here Friday. Th roll cal] showed 150 delepates seated and others still to come. A congregation of 2,000 people attended the opening ol the conference. The delegates come from every state in the union and from Eng-land. Ireland. Norway, Denmark, Holland, Fr nee, llussia, South África, Germany, Switzerland and South America. The address of the president, O. A. Olsen, proved by facts and figures that the work of the church was ly all over the world. The enforcement of the Sunday laws is agitating the Adven tists deply. Theii earnest endeavor is to establish religious liberty. Battle Creek, Feb. 21.- At Monday's sesfion of the Adventist conference cheering1 reports of progress were made by delegates from all parts of the world. The reports of the secretary and treasurer show the following-: Out of thirty-nine associations in the world there are 1,552 schools, with a membership of 35,323. Sabbath schools, missionary offerings foot ud the past year to 818,455.96. The net loss for the past year was $(i0.40.