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NEW WEST EDUCATION COMMISSION.
WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION.
MRS. J. W. DANIELSOX.
CONNECTICUT WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY UNION.
Office, Hartford, Ct. President,
MRS. LUCY A. BRAINARD. Secretary,
MRS. H. M. Moore,
NEW YORK WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY UNION. President,
Mrs. W. KINCAID, 483 Greene Ave. Brooklyn. Secretary,
Mrs. L. H. COBB, 59 Bible House.
MICHIGAN WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. President,
Mrs. LEROY WARREN, Lansing. Secretary,
Mrs. M. E. B. GREEN, Olivet.
ILLINOIS WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY UNION. President,
Mrs. A. E. ARNOLD, Stillman Valley, Ill. Seoretary,
MRS. J. H. Dixon, Chebanse.
WISCONSIN WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. President,
MRS. HENRY A. MINER, Madison. Secretary,
MRS. C. MATTER, Brodhead.
MINNESOTA WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. President,
Mrs. E. S. WILLIAMS, 1729 11th Ave. So., Minneapolis. Cor. Secretary,
Mrs. H. L. CHASE, 2750 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis.
KANSAS WOMAN'S HOME MISSIONARY SOCIETY. President,
Mrs. S. D. STORRS, Topeka. Cor. Secretary,
Mrs. M. J. WARREN, Maple Hill.
New West Education Commission. .
TO SERVE ONE YEAR.
JOHN DEERE, Moline.
REV. ARTHUR LITTLE, D. D., Chicago.
E. W. BLATCHFORD, Chicago.
TO SERVE TWO YEARS.
Rev. G. S. F. SAVAGE, D. D., Chicago. Rev. G. B. WILLCOX, D. D. Chicago.
Asa P. KELLEY, Chicago.
New • West & Education + # Commission.
REPORTS OF THE SEGRETARY AND TREASURER.
Pursuant to the call of the Secretary, the Annual Business Meeting of the New West Education Commission was held in the Congregational Rooms, 151 E. Washington Street, Friday, November 13, 1885, at 2:30 o'clock, P. M.
Prayer by Prof. G. B. Willcox, D.D.
The record of the last Annual Meeting was read by Rev. G. S. F. Savage, D.D., Recording Secretary, and approved. The records of the Meetings of the Executive Committee for the past year were read by Rev. G. S. F. Savage, D.D., the Secretary, as their report, and were referred to a committee consisting of Rev. Arthur Littie, D.D., Rev. Wm. Windsor and Rev. J. C. Armstrong.
On motion, Rev. S. J. Humphrey, D.D, Rev. Wm. Windsor and Rev. A, J. Bailey, were appointed a committee to nominate the officers of the Commission for the coming year.
Also, Rev. E. F. Williams, D.D., Rev. Burke F. Leavitt and Orlando Davidson, Esq., a committee on New Members and Directors.
The Treasurer, W. H. Hubbard, Esq., presented his Annual Report, for the financial year ending July 1, 1885, which was referred to J. H. Hollister, M.D., A. P. Kelley, Esq., and A. G. Thorne, Esq.
The Secretary, Rev. Charles R. Bliss, presented his Annual Report, which was referred to Prof. G. B. Willcox, Rev. Arthur Little, D.D., and Rev. E. F. Williams, D.D.
The Committee on Officers reported, recommending the election of the following, viz.:
President, Rev. F. A. Noble, D.D.
Directors for three years, Rev. E. B. Webb, D.D., Rev. J. L. Withrow, D.D., Rev. E. N. Packard, of Boston ; Rev. A. F. Sherrill, Omaha ; Rev. E. P. Goodwin, D.D., B. F. Homer, Esq., J. H. Pearson, Esq., and W. H. Hubbard, Esq., of Chicago.
Report accepted, and the above officers were unanimously elected.
The Committee on the Executive Committee's Report recommended the acceptance of the report, and the confirmation of the action of the Committee. Report was accepted, and the recommendation adopted.
The Report of Committee on Treasurer's Report was accepted.
The Committee on the Secretary's Report recommended that it be published. Report was accepted and adopted.
The General Secretary, Rev. C. R. Bliss, proposed an amendment to Article II, of the Constitution, leaving it to read as follows:
The Commission shall be managed and controlled by a Board of at least fifteen Directors, of whom five shall constitute a quorum, onethird of whom shall be elected annually, as hereinafter provided, who shall choose a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Auditor, and a Board of three Trustees, all of whom, save the first two named, may or may not be Directors, as may be thought best.
Voted. That the minutes of the meeting, with all Reports, be referred to the Executive Committee, for publication, in such form as they shall direct.
G. S. F. SAVAGE, Rec. Secretary.
ANNIVERSARY MEETING. The Fifth public anniversary of the New West Education Commission was observed at the Union Park Congregational Church in this city, Sabbath evening, November 15, 1885.
The President, Rev. F. A. Noble, D.D., presided, and conducted the opening services.
Extracts from the Report of the Secretary were read by the Secretary, Rev. Charles R. Bliss.
The annual sermon, which will be published in separate form, was preached by Rev. Geo. W. Phillips, of Worcester, Mass.
Rev. A. E. Winship, District Secretary for New England and New York, made an address.
The President, Dr. Noble, made statements touching the need of funds, closing with an appeal for the same.
A liberal collection was taken, and the meeting was dissolved.