Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South Page: 45
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CENTIRA. TX \)71,-`'~ ` . ` ON`b ..... J.OURN. ,4C
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BOARD OF r i'.. -;' ..
To your Board , rhv' - od i-
to the Foreigners herei, ,.-:; ::cst:,MF
and Conference unrit-l i;. eic-r,, x:,
ing Conferences in the St:.t, to ev
The Cornmmission was ur aui imoiF;
and effectual policy could 'bet : be
Boards of Missions, thrloug a nern:.
have power to collect and adim-n'ut
vise missions, employ a silperinte
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ith 1te ot':;he?, EtaI
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I' o rm ni ,ssion
IP.a Uit s bel ief3 ' il-t a settled
ca ied out by the Texas
i.ent onj ganzatio that m'ay
* fur- d, s ,ppoit aid 3sper-P
,.? ` ~3 with ap provl of t he
Said Commission has also recom oaended that the several n-
nual Conferences appropriate the follo-ing an o-unt:
North Texas -.. .....- ..-.. ... - ..- .. . $-,O
Central Texas .-. ...1..- ..-. ...0.................... 1,000
Texas ......-...__ ...._.... -.-- ......---.---..-.- ,.---.- .- 80 l
West Texas . . - - -t)... -....... ----. --.-.---. . 600
Northwest Texas - --....--....- ..-.--..-. ....-- . .- 400
for the work of the commission.
Your Board recommended that we concur in making the Con-
mission permanent, and that we accept our part of same. In
the event the other Conferences do not concur, the Board will
not be bound for the amount, and we only obligate ourselves to
pay proportionately from the time the Superintendent is in the
To the creation of this Mission, the Bishop has consented.
M. S. HOTCHKISS,
W. H. MATTHEWS,
BOARD OF MISSIONS-REPORT NO. 2.
Your Board of Missions would submit this report of their
work, and statements of facts concerning the General Board:
We are pleased to note that the General Board is making good
progress in liquidating its indebtedness, as $98,178 of its out-
standing obligations has been retired the past two years. We
regret that because of the fact that we delayed until the end
of the year to send in our remittances, the Board must pay
annually $7,500, or a like amount for interest. This would keep
several missionaries in the field, and surely the Board should
be relieved of this matter.
Our Conference had paid before the assembling of the session,
$1,118.96, and the Teller received $9,626.00, making a total of
$10,744.96 for Foreign Missions on an assessment of $14,500.00.
This leaves a deficit of $3,755.00 and is $1,533.00 less than the
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