Wednesday morning session of the convention was occupied with a primary for the nomination of officers for the ensuing year--a polling booth and ballot box used in the recent city election having been loaned for this purpose. Reports of the xxx local leagues followed, all showing splendid war service rendered. Election of delegates to the National C0nvention which was next in order was voted to be left to the later decision of the State Board. At the afternoon session, discussion of the budget for the coming year was followed by echoes from the New York campaign given most interestingly by the three members of the Virginia League who assisted New York-- Mrs. F> L. Jobson of Richmond, Mrs. Faith W. Morgan of Newport News, Mrs. G. Harvey Clarke of Richmond. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx The president and other state officers having been unanimously nominated for re-election, the recording secretary cast the ballot which re-elected them. The president's comment that the members of the league showed a lack of originality, met with the response from the floor, that the league preferred not to change captain or crew at this juncture, but to be guided safely into the haven of enfranchisement by the present incumbents. Five o'clock tea to the State Board and visiting delegates, served at the home of Mrs. B.B. Valentine, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx brought the convention to a close. A post-convention meeting of the re-elected State Board was held later at which was discussed Mrs. Catt's letter setting forth her xxxx plans immediately preceding the National Convention and during its sessions. Mrs. John H. Lewis was re-appointed member of the National executive council. It was a great State Convention-- the New York victory xxxxxxxxxxx made it appear to Virginia suffragists the turning point, the beginning of xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx the end, the last lap of a journey well worthwhile. Officers re-elected and resolutions adopted are as follows: Mrs. B.B. Valentine, president. Mrs. John H. Lewis of Richmond 1st. vice-president (of Lynchburg) Mrs. W. T. Yancey, of Bedford, 2nd. vice-president. Mrs. C.E. Townsend of Norfolk, 3rd. vice-president. Mrs. J.H. Whitner of Roanoke County, 4th. vice-president. Mrs. Faith W. Morgan of Hampton, 5th. vice-president.
Miss Roberta Wellford, University, recording secretary. Mrs. E. G. Kidd, Richmond, treasurer. Mrs. S. M. Block, auditor.
The executive, press and headquarters' secretaries serve by appointment,
(L. C.Cowles, Press Sec.)