Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 19
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CENTRAL TE_(`AS CONFEiRENCE JOURNAL
On motion of James C.:-.mj;bell, acontsder.atin of a nielm.orial t)
the General Confee'e nc?,j^ P, nig support or supe-ranuates
was made the older of the d:, f:r 1i1 ]., en ,L, Thu6lvrs2:
J. A. Whitehulrst read th, nDom .- ions of ta' i .. :Jommittees
by Presiding Elders ant ihEy w-ehre adopted, (See tahndin
On motion of T, S A'm -cro, Jt, d. ';-'%irel:r ,t was appointed
to fill the vacancy on the Joint i'o ij ,'7 ?-tic atlon caused by
the death of Jerome Dullncai-.
J. N. Vincent was appoin ted to iil -v cancy in Co:nmittee on
Examination for class of the first year.
Question 6.-Who are received by taJsfer fror other Con-
ferences? This question was renewed ,-several times until in all
ten transfers were announced, as follows:
John C. Granbery, from the W\esAe-2.- Virginia Conference
T. S. Barcus, A. C. Smith and J, D Young, from the North-
west Texas Conference.
J. W. WV. Shuler, from the Holston Conference.
R. L. Reese, from the Florida Conference,
Seba Kirkpatrick, from the New Mexico Conference.
J. A. Dozier and J. V. Blair, from the East Oklahoma Con-
R. B. McSwain, from the West Texas Conference.
Question 22.-"Are all the preachers blameless in their life
and official administration?" This question was asked and re-
newed from day to day until the name of every preacher, in-
cluding preachers on trial and supplies, had been called, his re-
port made and his character passed.
J. W. Dickinson and E. J. Maxwell were referred to Committee
for the Supernumerary Relation.
The following passed the committee and were advanced to
the class of the second year, answering Question 2, "Who re-
main on trial?" Elisha W. Bridges, Murand Council, Jesse M.
Fryar, Samuel P. Gilmore, Horace C. Gordon, J. G. Thomas,
Milam J. Vaughan, Angus E. Watford.
The following passed the committee and were elected deacons
and advanced to the class of the third year: Brinkley Harmon
Oxford and Charles Valentine Williams.
Lemonier L. Felder and Oscar A. Morton being already in
orders were advanced to the class of the third year.
Question 9.-"Who are the deacons of one year?" The fol-
lowing having passed the Committee were advanced to the class
of the fourth year: Hugh B. Landrum, Ruby Otis Sory.
The following were not before the Committee, and remain in
the class of the third year: Willie C. House, Roy A. Langston,
Jno. D. Smoot.
.Question 14.-"What traveling preachers are elected elders?"
The following having been before the Committee were elected
elders: Tolbert Marion Dalton, Eugene Blake Hawk, Jno. Wes-
ley Hawkins, William Arlie Neill, William Thomas Singley.
The following not having been before the Committee remain
in the class of the fourth year: Henry C. Bowman, Henry
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South. Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South, periodical, November 1913; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49826/m1/19/: accessed November 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.