Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 21
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CENTRL T'.t EXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL
J. F. Isbell passed t-e committeee ad and rts advanced to the
class of the fourth year,
W. B. Vaughan, sot Tla-,,ing bee1,n before the Comnlittee, re-
mains in the class of the third ye;-.
H. A. Boaz reported 1his wor, anil Bishop Atkins and John A.
Rice spoke concerning the wok iof the Educational Clommnission.
Resolutions expressing ai -pr ei.cn ct i- Bshbop Atkins' work in
the interest of the Commissionl were passed 'hy a standing vote.
W. W. Moss announced that C. D. Spann had withdrawn from
the membership and ministry of the church. and a certificate of
his withdrawal was deposited with -the Conference, his creden-
tials being lost.
The order of the day having arrived, James Campbell moved
the adoption of the report of the Crommittee on Support of Con-
ference Claimants and it was adopted, as printed in Journal of
C. M. Bishop, President of Southwestern University, was in-
troduced and addressed the Confeience on the institution under
The Bishop called S. J. Vaughan, presiding elder of the Gates-
ville District, to the bar of the Conference and in the name of
the preachers and laymen of the District presented him with a
gold watch for his wife, and announced that a typewriter for
himself had been shipped to his home.
R. A. Burroughs, Manager of the Orphans' Home at Waco, was
introduced and addressed the Conference concerning the institu-
Jno. M. Moore, Home Secretary of the Board of Missions,
addressed the Conference in regard to his work.
The doxology was sung and the benediction was pronounced
by J. P. Mussett.
THIRD DAY-MORNING SESSION.
Conference met at 9 a. m., Bishop Atkins in the chair. Re-
ligious services were conducted by M. S. Hotchkiss.
Minutes of the previous session were read, corrected and ap-
Question 22 resumed.-"Are all the preachers blameless in
their life and official administration?" (See answer to this
question the first day.)
The names of John F. Neal, W. H. Vaughan, A. P. Lipscomb
and R. J. Tooley were referred to the Committee on Conference
Relations for the supernumerary relation, and the name of C. G.
Shutt for the superannuate relation.
Question 2.-"Who remain on trial?" The following passed
the Committee and are advanced to the class of the second
year: W. G. Bailey, Claud F. Bell.
Marcus M. Chunn, Joseph N. Hester, Early S. Cook and Joseph
Bartok, not being before the Committee, remain in the class of
the first year.
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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/m1/21/: accessed January 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.