Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 41
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CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL.
CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE.
The buildings and equipments have been greatly improved. The installa-
tion of waterworks and electric lights, equipment of all recitation rooms with
new apparatus and seats, the erection of a new front and an addition to the
main building, the equipment of a Science Laboratory, the purchase of twenty
acres of land, the issuance of $20,000 in bonds are improvements already ac-
complished during the present administration.
At its last session the Corsicana District placed upon the district an edu-
cational assessment of $1,600 annually, the same to be used to pay the interest
and retire the principal of bonds amounting to $20,000.
We have an excellent faculty of nine teachers. The work of the school
was never better organized than at present. The school emphasizes the work
of primary, grammar school and high school grades, also doing the work of
the Freshman class in the University. The attendance for the past year
The religious training of young people is also a feature of importance. Our
young people are instructed in the Bible, many of them also take active work
in religious services. We have three young preachers in attendance this year.
Plans are in progress for the installation of a Department of Manual Train-
ing, which they hope to have in operation by another year. We heartily
commend this excellent Training School.
WEATHERFORD COLLEGE TRAINING SCHOOL.
This institution is now under the efficient presidency of Rev. H. A. Boaz,
D. D., with Prof. E. H. Lang, principal. Excellent work is being done and
the school is enjoying renewed prosperity.
MERIDIAN TRAINING SCHOOL.
We have a good report from this school concerning its statistics and prop-
erty values. The school is doing excellent work under the presidency of
We recommend the following assessments for the ensuing year:
For Southwestern University ......... ---- ---------- ------ $3,900.00
For Polytechnic College ...................--------3,000.00
For Theological Department Southwestern University --------.. ------ 1,000.00
For Medical Department------- 865.00
For Summer School -............ -------------.---- 300.00
The amount apportioned to our Conference by the General Board of Edu-
cation is $3,680.
We recommend the election of the following as members of the Board of
Trustees of Southwestern University: T. L. McCullough, James Campbell,
Jno. M. Barcus, Emmett Hightower and F. F. Downs.
For Polytechnic College: W. J. Boaz, T. H. Connor, and G. W. Armstrong.
We recommend for appointment by thle President of the Conference: H.
A. Boaz, President Polytechnic College; C. L. Browning, professor Polytechnic
College; H. L. Gray, professor in Southwestern University; Atticus Webb,
President Granbury College; J. H. Wiseman, Commissioner of Education
Corsicana District; Jno. R. Morris, Conference Secretary of Education; E.
M. Daily, student in Denton Normal.
W. L. NELMS, President.
JEROME DUNCAN, Secretary.
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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/m1/41/: accessed July 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.