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Colored People of the South,
REV. S. H. KIRKBRIDE, D.D.,
Dakota, and South Dakota.
REV. M. B. PORTER,
South Atlantic Agency, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia,'and Florida.
205 North 5th Street, Richmond, Va.
REV. ARTHUR F. RAGATZ,
REV. A. WESLEY MELL,
REV. J. J. MORGAN,
1815% Main Street, Dallas, Texas.
REV. WM. H. TOWER,
137 Montague Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.
REV. GEORGE S. J. BROWNE, D.D.
424 Elm Street, Cincinnati, O.
REV. LEIGHTON W. ECKARD, D.D.,
701 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
FOREIGN AGENCIES OF THE AMERICAN BIBLE
REV. FRANCIS G. PENZOTTI,
La Plata Agency,
* AERBERT W. SCHWARTZ, M.D.,
REV. JOHN R. HYKES, D.D.,
REV. H. C. TUCKER,
MRS. F. S. HAMILTON,
REV. S. A. BECK,
REV. W. F. JORDAN,
West Indies Agency,
REV. ROBERT IRWIN,
REV. JAMES HAYTER,
REV. J. L. MCLAUGHLIN,
Box 755, Manila,
REV. GERARD A. BAILLY
NINETY-EIGHTH ANNUAL MEETING
Society was held at the Bible House on Thursday, May 14, 1914, at 3:30 o'clock p.m., pursuant to adjournment.
The chair was occupied by President James Wood.
The following named delegate was present representing auxiliary Bible societies: The Rev. Mr. Martin, of Montgomery, N. Y., representing the Orange County Bible Society.
There were also present the Rev. H. A. Stimson, D. D., and the Rev. Mr. Whiteford, of Mobile, Ala., agent of the American Tract Society.
Regrets for absence were received from the Rev. F. E. Marsten, D. D., of Massachusetts Bible Society, the Rev. S. Parkes Cadman, D.D., Gerard Beekman, and L. D. Mason, M.D.
Devotional exercises were conducted by the Rev. H. A. Stimson, D. D., who read a part of the third chapter of Malachi, after which he offered prayer.
The ninety-eighth annual report of the Board of Managers for the year ending March 31, 1914, was read by Secretary Fox.
On motion of John R. Taber, it was
Resolved, that the report which has just been read be printed and circulated under the direction of the Board of Managers.
In view of the vacancies in the Board of Managers, mentioned in the report, a committee composed of the Rev. Mr. Martin, Churchill H. Cutting, Rev. Dr. Stimson, and Secretary Henry O. Dwight was appointed to nominate suitable persons to fill the vacancies.
Treasurer William Foulke presented, with the certificate of the Auditing Committee, a report of the receipts and expenditures for the year just closed.
On motion of William H. Spencer, it was
Resolved, That the financial report just read be accepted and printed in the Annual Report, after making such revision as may be necessary.
On motion of C. Edgar Anderson, it was
Resolved, That when the Society adjourns it do so to meet upon the second Thursday in May, 1915, at 3:30 o'clock p. m.
President Wood addressed the Society upon the growth of the work committed to its charge.
The committee appointed to nominate Managers to fill the places of those whose term of office has expired, reported recommending that the following persons be elected, and they were elected, by ballot, Managers for the four years ending May, 1918: Alexander E. Orr, Gerard Beekman, William H. Harris, E. Francis Hyde, John R. Taber, James W. Pearsall, and Richard M. Hoe.
The committee further recommended that the filling of other vacancies in the Board be referred to the Board of Managers. This recommendation was adopted.
On motion of Silas H. Brownell, it was
Resolved, that the Board of Managers as now constituted be directed to meet at the Bible House on the first Thursday in June for the purpose of organizing for the coming year and for the transaction of such other business as may be presented.
The minutes were read and approved and the Society adjourned, to meet on the second Thursday in May, 1915, at 3:30 o'clock p. m.
HENRY O. DWIGHT,