Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 24
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24 CENTRAL TEXAS CONFERENCE JOURNAL
Question 3. Who are discontinued? None.
Question 5. Who are readmitted? None.
The result of the fifth lay ballot was announced as follows:
Thirty-one were cast, sixteen being necessary to a choice. J. M.
Robertson received twenty-six and was declared elected.
Ballot for two lay alternates was ordered and resulted in the
election of W. C. Streety. A second ballot was taken and Rev.
C. V. Bailey was elected.
The second ballot for clerical delegates resulted as follows:
Two hundred and twelve ballots were cast, 107 being necessary
to a choice. J. A. Whitehurst received 130 and was declared
elected. A third ballot was taken for clericals.
Question 7. Who are received from other churches as local
preachers? J. L. Havens being recommended by the Cisco Dis-
trict Conference and giving satisfactory evidence of his agree-
ment with us in doctrine and discipline, was recognized as a
local elder from the MIethodist Protestant Church.
Question 8. Who are received from other churches as trav-
eling preachers? Answer: None.
Question 16. What local preachers are elected elders? None.
The report of Committee on Conference Relations was read
by J. AV. Head answering-
Question 19. Who are supernumerary? and
Question 20. Who are superannuated? (See condensed min-
It was moved to grant the supernumerary relation to J. W.
Dickinson, who had been refused this relation by the committee,
and the motion lost by a vote of 92 to 73, a three-fourths majority
He was then referred to the same committee for the superan-
Question 47. Who is elected Conference leader? was called.
Answer: W. E. Williams.
A memorial from the Cleburne District Conference to this Con-
ference to memorialize the General Conference to change the
basis of representation in the District Conference for laymen,
was read by the Secretary, and on motion of Horace Bishop, it
was adopted. (See Resolution.)
The result of the third ballot, clerical delegates was announced
as follows: 192 votes were cast, 97 being necessary to a choice.
John A. Rice received 124 and was declared elected.
A fourth ballot was taken. On motion of E. Hightower, the
Secretary and Tellers were instructed to take the ballot and
count it and report at tomorrow morning's session.
The conference adjourned with the benediction by J. W.
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