6 May 1900
After the regular afternoon meeting held at the Amphion Hall in Brooklyn the ladies of the church and congregation met with President Howard Garrett and Elder W.J. Snow to organize a “Ladies Relief Society.”
Meeting opened with prayer by Elder Snow.
President Garrett then proposed the following names for office.
President — Mrs. E. Milligan
1st Counselor – Miss S. McKenna
2nd counsellor – Mrs C. Laine
Secretary – Miss B. Shaffer
Treasurer – Miss B. Shaffer
Every lady accepted position assigned her promising to do her best for the advancement of the society. They were supported by all present.
Eleven (11) names were given for membership. President Garrett then declared that a “Ladies Relief Society” was duly organized in the Brooklyn Conference.
After prayer by Elder Whiting the meeting adjourned.
12 May 1900
The Ladies Relief society held its first meeting at 50 Concord St. Bklyn. Elder W.J. Snow was present as a guest. Ten members were present. Meeting opened with prayer by Elder W.J. Snow.
President Sr Milligan made a few remarks in reference to the work to be accomplished And made a suggestion that an initiation fee and a monthly due be paid. Motion was made by Sister R. Easton – seconded by Sister McKenna that 25 cts be paid for fee and ten (10) cents for monthly dues. Carried.
Motion made by Sr C. Laine – seconded by Sr. M. Larson that society meet every two weeks. One meeting to be a regular business meeting. The other to take a social form when friends could be invited. Carried.
Motion made by Sr McKenna seconded by Sr C. Laine that the President buy material for a quilt to be sold proceeds used for the benefit of the society. Carried.
Motion made by secretary – seconded by Sr C. Laine that she be furnished with postals to correspond with society when necessary. Carried.
Motion made by Sister McKenna, seconded by Sr. C. Laine that fifty (50) cts be used for postals. Carried.
After prayer by secretary meeting adjourned.
26 May 1900
The regular business meeting of the Ladies Relief Society was held at the head-quarters #50 Concord st Brooklyn
President E.H. Snow and Elder Whitehead were present as guests.
Meeting opened with prayer by President E.H. Snow
Roll call seven (7) members present. Minutes of May 12 meeting read and accepted.
Motion made by Sr M. Menninger that the office of Secretary and Treasurer be consolidated into one – seconded by Sr M. Larson – carried
President Sr Milligan suggested the name of Sr Menninger as assistant to Secretary and Treasurer. Sr Menninger was supported by all present and was declared elected.
Sister Agnes Rose Lane’s name was proposed for membership by the president Sr Milligan – and she was unani[m]ously accepted as a member.
It was decided to hold an extra meeting Saturday evening June 2nd at the home of sister Agnes R. Lane to devise ways and means to raise money for the progress of society.
No further [business] being suggested motion was made by secretary and seconded by Sr C. Laine to adjourn – carried.
Benediction by Elder Whitehead
2 June 1900
The Ladies Relief society held an extra meeting at the home of Sister Agnes R. Lane
Meeting opened with singing of hymn and prayer by Sister C. Laine.
Roll call and reading of minutes was dispensed with.
Seven (7) were present and different suggestions were made for the good of the society – It was decided to give a social time to be voted upon at the next regular (June 9th) business meeting.
Benediction by Sr A.R. Lane
9 June 1900
The regular business meeting of the Ladies Relief Society met at head-quarters 50 Concord st Bklyn.
President Smart presided as guest.
Meeting opened with singing of hymn and prayer by Pres. Smart.
Roll call. Seven (7) members present.
Minutes of May 26th meeting read and accepted.
Under the head of new business it was suggested by Sr. A.R. Lane that society give a social time. Motion made by Sr C. Laine – seconded by secretary to accept Sr Lanes suggestion. Carried.
After a short talk June 27th was fixed upon as date for social
Meeting was closed with benediction by Sister A.R. Lane.