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Woman's Mite Missionary Society, Minutes of the Seventh Annual Convention, Cincinnati, 1903
			
                   OF THE A. M. E. CHURCH.                  21

    At this juncture, the nature of the meeting was changed and
they proceeded to the election of officers.
    The Nominating Committee having returned, the conven-
tion elected the following officers:--Mrs. M. Mitchell, of Wilber-
force, Ohio, president; Mrs. I. N. Ross, of Cincinnati, Ohio,
first vice president; Mrs. Eva Stone, of Cincinnati, Ohio,
second vice president; Mrs. Mary Tate, of Zanesville, Ohio,
third vice president.
    By motion, Mrs. Page was made a permanent vice president;
Mrs. Annie J. Rankin, Cincinnati, Ohio, recording secretary;
Mrs. Edna Woodson, of Wilberforce, Ohio, assistant recording
secretary.
    Mrs. D. K. Clarke, Wilberforce, Ohio, corresponding sec-
retary; Mrs. Higgins being physically unable to carry on the
work, Mrs. Madie Anderson of Portsmouth, was elected by
acclamation as treasurer.
    At this juncture, Bishop Arnett came in and was greeted
and introduced in the usual way.
    The Executive Committee:--Mrs. Arnett, chairman; Mrs.
Sydes, Mrs. Stanton, Mrs. Ransom, Mrs. Smith.
Recess for Dinner.

                    SATURDAY AFTERNOON

    Devotional exercises conducted by Mrs. Louisa Smith, of
New Richmond, Ohio; and Mrs. Edna Woodson, of Wilberforce,
Ohio.
    Singing, "Stand up for Jesus."
    Scripture lesson, 138 Psalm, read by Mrs. Woodson.
    Prayer by Mrs. Smith.
    Circleville, Ohio, invited the convention to come there, but
later said that on account of the indebtedness of the church,
they could not entertain the convention.  Some expressed a
desire that the convention go to Circleville, but the Bishop's
opinion was asked, and he said Circleville had been guilty of
discourtesy, and the convention should not attempt to go there




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

Date:  1903


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