Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 17
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CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL.
Question 10.-What traveling preachers are elected deacons?
Jno. F. Adams, Henry F. Brooks, Marvin W. Hester, M. L. Latham, Eastace
P. Swindall, Chas. E. Wilkins, Henry C. Bowman, Henry L. Vincent were
called, and having passed an approved examination on the course of study,
their character passed and they were elected deacons, and advanced to the
class of the third year.
Marvin W. Bowden, Frank D. Caveness, Tolbert M. Dalton, N. A. Phillips
and W. I. Caughran were called, their character passed, but not having
passed the examinations they were continued on trial in the class of the
Earnest Lloyd was called and his character passed and he passed an
approved examination and was advanced to the class of the third year, being
already an elder.
Henry Francis, Alonzo Monk, Jr., and Henry Stanford passed in character
and course of study, being already deacons, and were advanced to the third
Bertie T. Kimbro was announced as having passed in the Northwest Texas
Conference and a certificate of his election to deacon's orders was filed with
the Secretary and he was advanced to the third year.
A paper by W. B. Andrews and Jno. M. Barcus concerning continuance
of the work of providing homes for Superannuates was read and adopted.
In accordance with this paper the Presiding Elders nominated the following
as a Board of Trustees for iSuperannuate Homes and they were elected,
to-wit: Jno. M. Barcus, W. B. Andrews, Geo. Mulkey, R. F. Young, W. L.
Nelms, Wm. Lambdin, C. E. Brown, A. D. Porter, Jno. H. Garner.
Question 12.-What local preachers are elected deacons?
The following having been recommended by their respective District
Conferences were elected deacons:
Oscar A. Morton, from Dublin District.
J. P. Beaty, from Brownwood District.
Isaac Walker Duncan, from Weatherford District.
Question 16.-What local preachers are elected elders?
The following having been duly recommended by their respective District
Conferences and having certified their agreement with the church in doc-
trines and discipline, were elected elders, to-wit:
J. C. Watkins, from Brownwood District.
Joseph G. Walker, from Georgetown District.
Willie C. House, from Georgetown District.
The surrendered credentials of A. D. Scott were filed with the Secretary.
Question 7.-Who are received as local preachers from other churches?
The following having been received into the M. E. Church, South, from the
Methodist Protestant Church, and having been recommended by their re-
spective District Conferences, were recognized as elders:
W. H. McBee, from the Gatesville District.
H. T. McKay, from the Waxahachie District.
Question 14.--What traveling preachers are elected elders?
The following were called, their character passed and having passed an
approved examination they were elected elders:
F. M. Atchison, K. P. Barton, C. A. Bickley, J. Hall Bowman, Gideon J.
Bryan, Benjamin S. Crow, Geo. W. Shearer and W. L. Brandon.
The following were called, their character passed, but not having passed
on the course of study were continued in the class of the fourth year:
Walter M. Griffith, C. C. Hightower, Fred Pilley, J. W. Childress.
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South, periodical, November 1910; Waco, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49824/m1/17/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.