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

    Edna Scott, one of the Cincinnati Sunbeams, made a very
interesting address to the Juniors.
    Mamie Ross sang very touchingly; "Tell Mother I'll be
There." Tears came to many eyes as the sweet voice of the little
girl rang out with the pathetic words of the piece, while the
beautiful pipe organ accompaniment added to the effect and
made this one of the most impressive numbers on the whole
    Recitation by Phyllis Clarke.
    Miss Carrie King, president of the Sunbeams, sang very
beautifully, "Nearer my God to Thee."
    By request, the paper read by Edna Scott on Friday was
re-read. The child's freedom and ease, her excellent reading
and fine presence made her excellent paper of more than ordin-
ary, value.
    Song by the Juniors, "I'll see Jesus."
    By request, the paper read by Mamie Ross at Friday's
session was re-read by that sweet little personage, and it also
proved a source of inspiration, as well as information.
    At the conclusion of little Miss Ross's paper on Cuba, Mrs.
Sada J. Anderson spoke in her inimitable way of the great need
of missionary work, and the need of money and missionaries who
speak Spanish. She described the ignorance and superstition
exhorting the children to help send the light.
    Collection, $10.60.
    Quartet by the African Choir.
    Song by the choir, "Ring the Bells of Missions."
    Several songs were sung by the Africans, after which Editor
H. T. Johnson, of the Christian Recorder, was introduced and
made a few remarks. He referred to the Juniors as "sprout
missionaries," and expressed his intention to voice his sentiments
later through the organ of the church. The Chautauqua salute
was given, and the convention arose and sang, "God Be With
    Missionary talk by Mrs. D. K. Clarke. She described the
want in all parts of the world, especially the child widows of


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

Date:  1903


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