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enter-tainment'of CONVENTION ADJOURNED c Twenty Seventh Annual Meeting Was a Successful One. Wednesday morning, the second t day of the WOT U convention, j shone out bright and beautiful. The i convention convened in the M E.- church and was called to order by President Mrs Sattelee, of Baxter Springs, who took charge of devotions. . The minutes of previous meeting were read and approved, after which the reports of superintendents were taken up and given as follows: Petition Social .Red Letter Days. Soldiers and Sailors, Sabbath Observ ance, W CTU Institute, Press Leg- islationrMedical Temperance.Christ- ian Literature. Work in Sundav Schools. Railroad Work.Jail. Purity in Literature and Art, Aotl Nar cotics, Fairs and Open Air Meetings, Systematic Giving, Parliamentary Usage. Final report of the credential commUtee showed fifteen members in convention. The president gave her address, which sho"Wed much thought and time spent for the work and was well received by. the convention. Next on the program was the election of officers which resulted as follows: President Mis3 Mary E Dobbs,of Niotaze. Vice President at Large Mrs Montra Jordan. of Winfield. Secretary Mrs Dora Cogdal, of Winfield. Treasurer Mrs Virginia Hamilton of Arkansas City. At 2 o'clock the convention con vened for the afternoon session. The Bible lesson was conducte d by Miss M M Southard, of Colorado Springs. x The minutes of the morning session were read and approved. Mrs Grover made a fifteen minute talk on' 'Moral Courage, ''which was very fine. The subjects" Is the American Girl Allowed Too Much Liberty ?" was opened by Miss Southard. If she had stated the question, to her mind it would have been, "Are Our Children Allowed Too Much Liberty. "as she would throw a protection about the boy as well as the girl. This ques- i M Pin Size 81x90 Sheets made standard Pepperell seams. Every Pepperell" u 79e EA uy -all yon by H. at tion was fully discussed by members of the convention, all emphatically I Q H. on H, H, agreeing for the affirmative. The children's fchour then came on. Mrs iiutchinson,state president, and Miss Southard talked to the children a little while,after which the connvention adjourned. At 7:45 the convention convened for the medal contest. After devotional services,lead by the paster of the church, the male quartette of the Uoited Presbyter ian chursh rendered a selection, which was pleasing to the audience. There were four contestants fcr the medal, all girls. The recitatinns were all well given and showed much careful training and ability of the speakers. A duet was given by two young 'adies during this recital. which was very pleasing to the audience. While the judges were making their decision. Mis3 Delia White gave a reading, which was heartily encored and she responded. This number called forth great applause from thex audience. Mrs Hutchinson, the state president, then in a few well chosen words, presented the silver medal to the successful candidate, Miss Roxilla McCluney. A trio of three young ladies of the High school quartet, san? "Nearer My noire Today." o o o o o o o LAX vjLnJ Enameled The best enameled g market. Every 8 S The Sturtz O EVERYTHING IN O up by reports of committees and the closing work of the union. The twenty-seventh annual convention of the Third district of the WCTU then adjourned after an unusually successful meeting lasting three days. The place of the next meeting was left to the executive commit-ee. 18 lbs. best cane sugar $1. W. H Klopf. It Quite a large crowd of Winfield peo ple were here this mcrning enroute to : Newkirk to attend the fair. Gome to Stickler's dance tonight. .Music Stickler fi This moninz'c session was taken Slesth. It

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  1. Arkansas City Daily Traveler,
  2. 17 Sep 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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