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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903
18                 WOMAN'S M. M. SOCIETY

    Miscellaneous business was taken up and several persons
joined when the roll was opened.
    The following persons were introduced:--Mrs. Geo. W.
Miller, Cincinnati; Mrs. Olevia Steele, Cincinnati; Mrs. A. G.
Gaston, Cincinnati; Mrs. Geo. F. Woodson, Wilberforce.
    Collection, $1.00.
    After a short song service the Convention dismissed with
benediction by Rev. Fort.
                       FRIDAY EVENING.

    After the organist had rendered two beautiful voluntaries,
the meeting was opened in spite of the noise of fire crackers and
other symptoms of the coming Fourth. "Thy Will be Done"
was sung by choir and congregation, after which Mrs. I. N. Ross
read the scripture lesson. "Just as I am without one Plea" was
    The report of the lecturer, Mrs. S. I. Shorter, was read by
Miss Martha Ross. Much to the regret of the convention and
her many friends, Mrs. Shorter was detained at her home at
Wilberforce by ill health. The report was listened to with great
interest. The resignation of Mrs. Shorter was tendered and
    Anthem by the choir, "Like as a Father."
    Report of the corresponding secretary, Mrs. Dove King
Clark. The report was interesting and showed advance in mis-
sionary work. At the close of the report Mrs. Clark presented
a banner to the Cedarville society; its president, Miss Carrie
Weakley, coming forward to receive it. The banner was offered
to the circuit or mission raising the largest amount.  A banner
was also awarded to the Cincinnati Sunbeams, president, Miss
Carrie King. Quite a bit of enthusiasm was manifested at the
presentation of the banners, an innovation in convention circles,
due to Mrs. Clarke's interest and ingenuity.
    Mrs. Sada J. Anderson, wife of Chaplain Anderson, 10th
Cavalry, U. S. A., was introduced and spoke in a cheerful strain


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

Date:  1903


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