Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 19
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CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL.
The Conference was opened with religious services conducted by M. S.
Bishop Atkins in the chair.
Minutes of second day read and approved.
The presence of J. M. Edmondson and E. G. Harris, lay delegates from
Waxahachie District, was noted.
The action of the Conference in regard to Arthur Thomas was reconsid-
ered and he was advanced to the class of the second year.
The Committee of Trial in the case of C. D. Spann brought in a report
signed by all the committee exonerating him from all blame.
On motion of Jno. M. Barcus his character was passed, and on motion of
M. S. Hotchkiss he was referred to Committee on Conference Relations for
the supernumerary relation.
Marion Mills and J. S. Tunnell were reported as having died during the
year and their names were referred to the Committee on Memoirs.
A collection of $211.41 was raised for paying for a home for R. V. Gal-
The pastors of the city and several other visitors were introduced to the
Communications were referred to the Epworth League Board, Board of
Education and the Committee on Sabbath Observance.
The action of the Conference concerning an auditing committee was
passed and the following were elected the Auditing Committee: M. A. Tur-
ner, K. P. Barton, W. J. Mayhew, Walter Griffith and S. B. Sawyers.
Question 1.-Who are admitted on trial?
The following having been duly recommended by their respective District
Conferences and having been passed by the proper committees, were admit-
ted on trial:
Hugh B. Landrum, from Corsicana District.
H. W. Gillette, from Georgetown District.
J. F. Isbell, from Waxahachie District,
R. O. Sorey, from Waxahachie District.
W. B. Vaughan, from Fort Worth District.
Preston Broxton, from Brownwood District.
J. D. Smoot, from Brownwood District.
Wm. Leslie Hightower, from Gatesville District.
The Secretary read the report of Trustees of Southwestern University,
giving their action concerning the proposition from Dallas on removal of the
University from Georgetown.
H. A. Boaz read a paper signed by himself and others. V
On motion of W. L. Nelms it was ordered that when we adjourn It be to
meet at 3 p. m. and that the consideration of the educational question be
made the order for that hour.
Rev. H. O. Launch was introduced and spoke concerning the work among
the Germans, especially at New Braunfels, and received an offering of $110.00
for a church at that place.
The Secretary read the following paper and it was adopted:
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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/m1/19/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.