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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
			

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lars per quarter to help Miss Mason meet her incidental
expenses.
  Miss Craig, of Hamilton, Ohio, fraternal delegate from
North Ohio Conference, was introduced and made a short
address to the convention.
  Report from College Hill was received. Committee on
Mission Study, on President's address, was made and
adopted. (See Reports.) Mrs. Ada Boler made a verbal
report concerning a part of the work done by the Cincin-
nati District in helping to establish a mission at Wood-
lawn, Cincinnati. The convention was thrilled as she re-
lated how hungry those people were for the Gospel, and
how they were enabled to help supply the need.
  Committee on Letters and Communications read a num-
ber of letters that had been received. (See Report.)
  Committee on Credentials made a final report. By com-
mon consent we agreed to ask Xenia to entertain the next
convention.
  The hour for the election having come, the society pro-
ceeded to ballot for officers, Rev. Scott  and Miss Craig
having been elected tellers.  The election was conducted
in a most orderly fashion, all but one vote having been
cast for president. Mrs. Waters moved, and it was duly
seconded, to make the vote for president unanimous. Car-
ried. (See list of officers.)
  Recess.
                  Saturday--1.30 P. M.
  Opened by song service, conducted by Mrs. Waters, Mrs.
Dunston and Mrs. Craig.     Minutes  of morning  session
read and adopted. A motion prevailed that the minutes of
last year be abridged and published with this year, and an-
other motion, that the president and secretary elect form
the Publishing Committee.  The President appointed Mrs.
Ford to write a letter of condolence to Rev. John Irvin,
pastor at Portsmouth because of the recent death of his
wife.  Mrs. Caliman reported one dollar returned by Mrs.
T. W. Woodson. She had been appointed district super-
intendent, but had moved, with her husband, to the North
Ohio Conference
  Mrs. Davidson reported that the books of Contingent
Treasurer were correct.  A motion prevailed that Dean
Woodson be requested to preach Sunday evening.
  The convention gave a vote of thanks to Mrs. Eldridge,




			
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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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