Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 22
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22 CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL
Question 10.-"What traveling preachers are elected deacons?"
The following having passed the Committee, they were elected
deacons and passed to the class of the third year: Jas. Marvin
Bond, Chas. Benj. Diltz, Frederick Oldham Waddill. Joseph E.
Matlock, a deacon already, was advanced to the class of the
R. T. Capps and Lloyd E. Hill remain on trial in the class of
the second year.
Question 9.-"Who are the deacons of one year?" Preston
Broxton, having passed the Committee, was advanced to the
class of the fourth year.
The following remain in the class of the third year: H. W.
Gillette, Jas. R. Kidwell, J. A. Siceloff.
Question 14.-"What traveling preachers are elected elders?"
The following having passed the Committee, were elected elders:
John Franklin Adams, Wesley Marvin Bowden, Walter Thomas
Kinslow, George Floyd Kornegay, J. O. Leath, Orlander Bert-
Chas. H. Little and Frank A. Ray were not before the Com-
mittee and remain in the class of the fourth year.
Question 4.-"WVho are received in full connection?" The
following having complied with disciplinary regulations, were
called to the bar of the Conference, addressed by the Bishop
and received into full connection by unanimous vote.
J. M. Bond, Jr., C. B. Diltz, L. L. Felder, J. E. Matlock, O. A.
Morton, B. H. Oxford, F. O. Waddill, C. V. Williams.
C. C. McBrayer, lay alternate from Weatherford District, was
seated in place of W. R. Sikes.
The order of the day having arrived, the Bishop announced
that the Conference was entitled to six delegates to the General
Conference, clerical and lay each.
R. F. Brown and L. G. White were appointed tellers for the
clerical and Alonzo Monk, Jr., and E. P. Williams for the lay
delegates. The first ballot was taken and on motion of Horace
Bishop, the tellers were allowed to retire and count the ballot.
The list of superannuates was called, their characters were
passed and they were referred for the same relation, Samuel
Morriss, W. F. Graves, E. M. Sweet, A. Long, C. Rowland, W. V.
Jones, R. W. Wellborn, W. J. Lemons, H. M. Glass, J. A. Walkup,
S. C. Littlepage, J. E. Walker, J. M. Bond, F. M. Winburne, J.
P. Mussett, E. T. Bates, J. J. Canafax, W. K. Simpson, Jerome
Haralson, B. A. Snoddy, W. A. Gilleland, H. P. Shrader, G. W.
Harris, I. F. Harris, W. F. Lloyd, C. E. Gallagher, D. C. Ellis,
W. C. Harris, J. C. Carter, S. T. Cherry, E. F. Boone, E. B.
Chenoweth, L. G. Rogers, D. C. Stark, S. W. Turner, V. J. Millis,
J. W. Montgomery, M. H. Major, C. L. Browning.
During call of this question, the result of the first ballot on
lay delegates was announced as follows: Thirty-five ballots
were cast, 18 being necessary for a choice. W. E. Williams re
ceiving 25; Jno. H. Garner, 22, and F. F. Downs, 20, they were
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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/m1/22/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.