Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 23
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CENTRAL .TE.i. AS CONFERENCE JOURNAL
A second ballot for la/ dilegates as taken and there was not
A third ballot was taken,
Jno. C. Granbery read ite ic7ortJ of Co,)mrittee tapoiated
consider the request of J. D. Scott tz co-operate with the West
Texas Conference in supporti-n the Sai, 7Antoni-o P rescue HGome.
On motion of H. Bishop, the report w-as adopted and iDr Gran-
bery was requested to send greeting;i to the Pl rity Conference
at Minneapolis as provided tfor in the report (See Report).
On motion of WV. L. Nelms, it -was ordered that uwchen we ad-
journ it be to meet at 3:30 p. am.
Question 12.-"What local preachers are elected deacons?"
Answer: John G. Thomas, fro- ihe Brownwood District;
Zebedee Fallin, John Belton Isbell., 1', r8lter W. Ward, from the
Fort Worth District; Claud L. Satterfield, from the Waxahachie
District; Olin W. Nail and Geo. E. Ryan, from the Georgetown
District; Christopher Columbus McBrayer and Wim. Ray Wither-
spoon, from the Weatherford District.
Announcements were made and the Conference adjourned,
with the benediction by Bishop Atkins.
THIRD DAY-AFTERNOON SESSION.
The Conference met pursuant to adjournment at 3:30 p. m.
Bishop Atkins in the chair. Religious service was onducted by
Minutes of the morning session were read and approved.
The first ballot for clearical delegates was announced as fol-
lows: Two hundred and sixteen ballots were cast, 109 being
necessary to a choice. Frank P. Culver received 191 and W. B.
Andrews 117, and they were declared elected. A second ballot
was taken. The result of the third ballot for lay delegates was
read as follows: Thirty-five ballots were cast, eighteen being
necessary to a choice. Ocie Speer received twenty-three and was
A fourth ballot was ordered, and the result was announced as
follows: Thirty-two ballots were cast, seventeen being neces-
sary to a choice. W. J. Barcus received twenty-nine and was
Question 1. Who are admitted on trial? was called. Archie
W. Gordon, from the Brownwood District; C. Ozier Hightower,
Allen D. Cosgrove, William G. Gwaltney, Thomas D. Ellis, Wil-
loughby T. Boulware, from the Cleburne District; Robert H.
Boyd, J. Fred Patterson, Jefferson Davis Ramsey, from the Cisco
District; T. H. Burton, from the Corsicana District; William E.
Hawkins, Jr., Elmer Crabtree, Zebedee Fallin and Thomas L.
Sorrells, from the Fort Worth District; Paschal W. Layne,
James C. Mayhew and Guy H. Wilson, from the Gatesville Dis-
trict; T. J. Story, George G. Mitchell and Horace Poteet, from
the Georgetown District; Claude Tuttle Brockett and B. Y. Dick-
inson, from the Hillsboro District, and Jonathan M. Hays, from
the Waxahachie District.
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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/m1/23/: accessed August 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church.