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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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the following persons: Rev. P. E. Mills, Presiding Elder,
Mrs. M. S. C. Beckett, Corresponding Secretary of the
Parent Mite Missionary Society; Rev. R. R. Wright, Jr.,
Editor the Christian Recorder; Mrs. Maggie Maxwell,
President of the Society at First A. M. E. Church, Xenia,
Ohio; Mrs. Mary J. Coleman, President of Society at Col-
lege Hill; Mrs. Josephine Cox, President of Society, at
Frankfort, Ohio; Mrs. Mary J. Williams, President of So-
ciety, at St. John, Xenia, Ohio; Mrs. Dora Hamilton, Mt.
Vernon, Columbus; Mrs. G. B. Hill, President of Indiana
Conference Branch.
                              MRS. M. H. EVANS,
                                            Chairman;
                               ELLA WINGFIELD.


      RESOLUTIONS ON SOUTHERN EXODUS
  Whereas, Continued residence in many sections of the
South has become intolerable to our people owing to lack
of proper educational advantages, insecurity of property
rights, injustice in the courts and other evils, many thou-
sands have come and are still coming North to better their
condition educationally, economically and socially;
  Be it resolved, That this convention make the problem of
their welfare our own, considering the matter along the
following lines:
  1. Housing is of great importance, i. e., good housing,
combining sanitary conditions and medorate rent.
  2. Employment. Suitable employment for men and wom-
en and advice and help as to wages to expect, methods of
work, etc., so that they will not knowingly work under
standard wages or by their poor methods make us all un-
desirable workmen. This should be given careful atten-
tion for the benefit of the home people, as well as the
strangers.
  3. Church Life.
  Not only should temporal welfare be looked after, but
religious life as well, for good church influence is needed
to make every individual a success in life as well as to help
him make a success of life.
  Committees should visit strangers and assist them in
finding and joining churches of their choice; friendly so-




			
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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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