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Rev. Eusebius Kirtley,

pastor of the Baptist Church, of Vevay, was born in Boone County, Ky., March 11, 1847. He graduated at Georgetown (Ky.), College, also at the Louisville Theological Institute. His first pastorate was Dry Creek, Woodford Co., Ky., while in college. In 1878 he went to Carrollton, and in June, 1880, to Vevay. He is a close biblical student, a clear and earnest speaker and reasoner, and his whole heart, soul, and strength are enlisted in the cause of Christ. Rev. Kirtley's parents, James A. and Margaret (Scott) Kirtly, were born in Boone County, Ky., where they have resided all through life. His father began preaching when eighteen years old, and has been a successful Baptist minister ever since. He has been pastor of Bullettsburgh Church for over thirty years.