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Sunday School Convention

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Day
26
Month
March
Year
1897
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Public Domain
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The meeting of the Washtenaw County tsunday School Association, which was held ia the First M. E. church last week. was attended by about 100 persons from outside of the city. The meeting was an interesting one and will result in good to the Minday schools of the county. E. K. Mohr of Grand" llapids, ïield Secretary of the State Association. was the life of the meeting. Ile is f uil of enthusiasm and f uil of good sense, and liis ideas and experiences were full of help for a'l present. Mra. M. L. Keynolds of Owosso, state superintendent of primarv work, read two yery helpful papers, und held one conference of workers in primary grades. 'J he reports from the tovvnships showed the work there in poor shape. The only township th;it was at all organized was -alem. There the work had been well done, nd a canvass of the township made. It showed a namber not in Sunday schools who were supposed to be there, and about 70 who had promised attendance. lt was decided to have the various townsliips organize themselves on the' same pian as the county organization It was thought the work'would thus be better done than i f the county convention attempted to appoint oílieers for the tnwnships. Fifty dollars was pledged for the state work, and it was decided to also attempt to make up a shortage oí' $35 on the pledge of last year. An attempt wilt also be made to raise $35 for the county work. The following offlcers were plected for the ensuing year: l'rcs.. ('. F. Goddai$. Aun Arbor; Yice Pres., Eev. II. W. llicks, Whitmore jake and S. A. Mape9j Chelsea; See'y, E. E. Calkins, Ann Arbor.

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Ann Arbor Democrat