Masterson. It was adopted after corrections. Rev. West
was requested to act with this committee. The convention
elected the following Nominating Committee: Mrs. Anna
West, Mrs. Hunicuitt, Mrs. Boler, Mrs. Johnston, Miss
Weakley, Mrs. Hamilton and Mrs. Williams.
The District Superintendents reported as follows: Co-
lumbus District, Mrs. Ford; Cincinnati District, Mrs. Cali-
man; Xenia District, Mrs. Woodson; Zanesville, Mrs.
West; Portsmouth, Mrs. White. Much good has been ac-
complished by these meetings.
Mrs. Maude Smith, Mrs. Wingfield and Mrs. Carroll
were constituted a committee on the disposition of moneys
raised at the district meetings. Mrs. Nannie Goode was
added to the Temperance Committee, and Mrs. Eliza Johns
to the Auditing Committee. A letter of greeting was read
from Mrs. M. S. C. Beckett, Corresponding Secretary of
the P. M. M. S.; also from Mrs. M. H. Evans, of Wilber-
force, Contingent Treasurer, and from Rev. Tantsi, of
South Africa. It was noted with pleasure that seven min-
isters' wives were present at the convention.
Devotional exercises were conducted by Mrs. John E.
Hill and Mrs. Nannie Goode. Mrs. Edna S. Woodson, Mrs.
Viola Caliman and Mrs. L. E. White, delegates to the
Quadrennial Convention, made their reports. Mrs. Mattie
Ford also made a report of the meeting. Rev. West ad-
dressed the convention on the subject of Missionary Work.
Hestated that bishops, pastors, men and women should be
engaged in missionary work, and that no church could dis-
charge its full duty without a missionary society.
The choir rendered a selection. Mrs. O. R. Williams
gave a select reading. Miss Leota Barnett read a paper
on "Current Missionary Topics of Africa." Singing by
convention: "From Greenlands Icy Mountains." Mrs. Es-
sie Rickman read a selection "The Land of Beginning
Again." The Finance Committee lifted the collection. The
convention adjourned till 8.30 A. M. Saturday.