Cleve Harmon-Singing Convention

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Cleve Harmon-Singing Convention - The SINGING CONVENT'N The Stptember session of...
The SINGING CONVENT'N The Stptember session of the Se- quoyiili County Singing Convention met wilh tlie Roland class at Roland, Okla., Seplember 11 and 12, 1915. The president and secretary being being unable to attend, the vice president president look the chair and Lewis Carter Carter was m:.dc secretary, pro tem. The house was called to order and opening song led by Vice President President Cleve Harmon. Prayer was rendered by Bro. S. 0. Harris. After After singing a number of songs the businc:.s of Ihc convention was taken taken up. The minutes of the previous sessions sessions were called for. The minutes were read and approved. This being the time for election of ofUcers for the ensuing year nominations nominations were put in order for same, as follows: For president, Cleve Harmon, Edgar V. Uawson and Rev. Fred Thompson. Rev. Thompson was elected, and Mr. Harmon having received the second highest number of voles, was declared vice prerident. For secretary-treasurer—Jno. R. Harris and James H. Carter. The convention decjared James H. Carter Carter elected by acclamation. For chaplain—S. O. Harris and R. V. Thompson. Bro. Harris was elected chaplain. The following were elected as representatives representatives in the State Convention: W. C. Chillers, S, 0. Harris and J. C. Carr. Officers having been elected Bro. W. L. Hightower made a move to the efTect that Bro. A. Carlon, of Tulsa, Okla., be received as an honorary honorary member of the convention. Bro. Carlon was accordiilgly i;e- ceived as an honorary member. Singing iwas then' resumed £or some time, when, by vote of the con^ -vention, adjournment ws had un^il 8:00 o'clock p. :r... Saturday. At 8:00 k^i 'clock p. m., Saturday the convention w..i opt-ned by President President Thompson. Song service was conducted for some time when the convention called for the enrolling and seating of members. The five classes represented are as follows: Seven Oaks. Hanson. Roland. Akins. ^nd Brent. After enrolling' and seating dele- gales (members) song service was again resumed. Next in order w..s the selection of a place for thv next meeling of the convention. Twr jihict's were nominated—Gans nominated—Gans iinri Hanson. Hanson got the next conventioQ b>' a majority majority of 10 voles. After a few s(,nf:s had been led by leaders supplied by the program committee Bro. T. C. Foster made a most interesting talk, his subject being, "Singing." Next, by vote of the convention, adjournment was had until 9:00 o'clock a. m., Sunday. The closing song was led by the chaplain and dismissed b\ Bro. Carlon. Carlon. At 0:00 o'clock u. m., Sunday the house was called to rjrder by the president. One song was led by Bro. R. R. Smith and one song by W. C. Childers, and prayer by the president. After singing for some time with leaders. supplied by the program committee the welcome address was delivered by Bro. R. Y. Thompson. Response to the welcome- address was miadc by Bro. G, L. Kyme. Song service was carried on until 11:00 o 'clock, at which time a motion was put before the convention, the question being -whether ^ong service service should be continued or should it be suspended for preaching: A final vote showed fi> majority ii^ f^-^ vor of continuing I lie smiii M-!V^>< in preference to lh<' I'vanl;.! i jiunJi services. At 12:00 o'clock llie convenl ion was adjourned to meet ;iuiiin ;ii 1:;" Sunday afternoon. Closing song and disniissyi 1)> Ihe chaplain. At" 1:30 p. m., Sunday llie house was called to order tjy the vii.e president. president. Opening song b> Chnplain Harris. One song was then led b,\ each- of the following leaders: Chi.\ Peterson, Peterson, R. R. Smith, Jno. P.. Harris. \V. C. Childers and G. f.. Kyme. I Then a talk was mai!':- hy Br.. S. 0. Harris, his sul),ie(t heiiii.-. "Benefit "Benefit of the Convention T> Those Who Attend." Next in order was \\v .ontc ^t singing. Hanson and Roland .'lasso-, participated in the contest singin'4. The judges were II. .\. Saxon, G. L. Kyme^ Delmcr McCuUou^h an^i 0. Harris. Hanson made a grade of 99'i and Roland 97%. Hanson was accordingly accordingly awarded the banner. Here an apology is due Roland class on the ground that Roiand had not intended to sing in the contest, but in order to have Ihc contest singing Bro. R. R. .Smith, leader of the Roland class, was persuafled io (Continue(^ on Page Tiiree) ii: • 'i tile the file i . ALVIS SLOAN'S CHECK ARRIVES Alvis Sloan, whose residence, located located a few miles northeast of town, was burned abovil two weeks, ago, has only to come in and countersign the check to get his insurance, it having arrived this morning and is now in the hands of the local agexit, M. S. Blassingame, of the Aetna Insurance Insurance Co. The adjustment was made by Mr. Clift, represcnling the company, last •vveek. This is the second losjs which the Aetna has had in the county, and Twe ars glad, to say that each time the adjustment was; made promptly and satisfactorily, • number is

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  1. The Star-Gazette,
  2. 17 Sep 1915, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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