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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903
                  OF THE A. M. E. CHURCH.                 15

    There ought to be, said she, more earnest work done among
the young men and the young women.
    Letters were read by the secretary; they were from Wilming-
ton and Circleville.
    Miscellaneous business was taken up at this juncture. Roll
was opened for new members and five joined.
    Some committee work was attended to, and announcements
    Mizpah. Adjournment.
                     THURSDAY EVENING.

    Owing to the illness of Mrs. Carrie Ferguson, the devotional
exercises of the evening were conducted by Mrs. Margaret Tate,
of Zanesville, and Mrs. Hyde, of Cincinnati. Scripture lesson,
first 13 verses of the 96th Psalm.
    Singing, "More About Jesus."
    Prayer by Mrs. Tate.
    Singing, "Let A Little Sunshine In."
    Reading of Minutes of morning and afternoon. Adopted.
    Address of Welcome in behalf of the city by Mrs. Laura
    Singing by Choir, of Allen Temple.
    Owing to the illness of Mrs. Jennie Higgins, who was to
respond to the welcome address, Mrs. Minnie Waters responded.
This response was indeed a rare treat and greatly applauded.
    The welcome address on behalf of the church was delivered
by Mrs. Anna J. Rankin. We received nothing less than what
we expected of Mrs. Rankin. She so beautifully brought back
to our minds Miss Charlotte Manye as a product of the W.M.M.S.
    Welcome address in behalf of society by Mrs. Mayme Ross
was much enjoyed by all. The hearty welcome extended by
Mrs. Ross was as heartily received by the visiting members and
    Miss Coleman of Wilberforce, responded to the above
addresses. Miss Coleman, full of original thoughts and valuable
suggestions, spoke and covered all the ground. We listened


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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903

Date:  1903


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