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Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Convention of the Ohio Conference Branch Woman's Mite Missionary Society Held in Brown's Chapel, A.M.E. Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 26th to July 2, 1917
			

6                       MINUTES


of the Christian Church, were introduced and made re-
marks.
  Reports were also received from Zanesville, Lancaster,
Allen Temple, Intermediate Junior Society of St. Paul, Co-
lumbus, Wilberforce and Allen Temple; also by mail re-
port from First A. M. E. Church, Xenia. Letters were read
from Rev. Mills, Mrs. Mary Williams and Mrs. Cox.
  Mrs. Holland made an excellent report as District Su-
perintendent for Cincinnati District; Mrs. Ford, for Co-
lumbus, and Mrs. Woodson for Xenia.
  Adjourned with missionary benediction.
                   Friday--2.20 P. M.
  Devotional exercises were led by Mrs. Culpher, of Lock-
land, Ohio, and Miss Louisa Keller, of O'Bryonville, opened
by singing "Pass Me Not on Gentle Saviour." Scripture
Lesson, Isaiah 5.
  Mrs. Mattie Ford conducted, in a very earnest manner,
the Mission Study Class.  Reports were read and received
from Galipolis, Allen Temple, Batavia, Wilberforce and
Cambridge. Mrs. Hedge, Copeland, Scott, Henderson,
Frazier, Tilton, and Evangelist Revels were introduced
to the convention. After a spirited talk by Sister Revels
the convention sang "Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross,"
after which Mrs. Carson, assisted by Mrs. Hymen and Mrs.
Williams, conducted the memorial service.  Resolutions
adopted with bowed heads.
  Mrs. M. E. Davidson reported for the committee, viz.:
Mrs. Woodson, Carson and Davidson, who were appointed
to visit Mrs. Mattie Gross and Ella Stanton, both of whom
were sick, the former having been stricken with paralysis.
Mrs. D. P. Roberts was also introduced.
  The topic, "The Southern Exodus," was brought before
the convention and ably opened by Rev. T. D. Scott. Quite
a spirited discussion followed.  A Committee on Resolu-
tions, to express the feelings of the convention, was ap.
pointed. (See Resolutions.)
  Mrs. Davis, of the New Unity Baptist Church, and Mrs.
Grace Slade, sister of the president, were introduced.
  It was decided that, instead of a Nominating Committee,
the officers should be elected by secret ballot, the election
fo be held Saturday at 11 A. M.  Mrs. Mattie Ford made.
the report for the Committee on Literature.
  Adjourned with missionary benediction.




			
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Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Convention of the Ohio Conference Branch Woman's Mite Missionary Society Held in Brown's Chapel, A.M.E. Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 26th to July 2, 1917

Date:  07/02/1917


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