Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1890, Atlanta, Georgia
s THE LAST PAY. GKBA.T COirTElfTIOX OF THE If W. C. I. V. CLOSES WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 10. I Attar One of the Most Notable of All tb Gatherings of Tula Great Oreanzla- tion in Its History. The closing day. The last day of tho great convention of th National Woman's Christain Temperance Union. It was so sweet to see tho golden snnshine smiling a benediction, and the blue skies bend ing lovingly over them, as a farewell to the devoted women who have been the guests o fairest city in the southland, during the last week. The exercises were as nsual and the reports of national organizations was continued. Among those who reported were Mrs. Hen- rietta G. Moore, Mrs. M. L. Wells, Mrs. Mary Kead Goodale, Mrs. Helen L. Bullock and Miss Fannie E. Griffin, and all the reports were of surpassing interest. Rov. Francis Joseph. Eev. Frank Joseph, the faithful prison apostle, was then introduced. "I have been sitting back thar in the rear and my mind has boon going like a cannon ball. Here and there in the forest I have been looking all around at these good women and thinking of the good work they are do- he Sairf- Ittrlw _ i I Ilfff whelmlne forces against us, and it comforted'by asts I So I I turned .side the touch of souls united by the bonds or loving service in a common cause. I much re- gret that I have boon unable this year to get to i America. I quite hope, however, God wlllmsr. to be present at your national conference next vear and have the joy of greeting you personally. i Barnes and Mis. Ames has been productive oi I S Jeer at n-norl fn m country is far in advance of ours. lliat is our hardest battle. %Ve cannot hope for egislatiou of tho high levelthat win be demanded. onr cau80 is Goo's and He will ive cue vie tor v. always wins who sides with God." And the young men and women who turn from I8A1IEL SO3IEESET. The Young TPomen. There was a most enthusiastic me oung ladies in the lecture room o hnrch yesterday. Mrs. Francis J. Barnes, presided, ational president of the Young Christian Temperance Union. he said. "The lady introduced me as a After devotional exercises there wei preacher to my race] in the chaingang, but I tell you ladies, they are just as many white folks thar as black. There are both white and colored folks thar, and all on account o whisky." He advised none to vote for a man not a prohibitionist. He said for twenty years ho Lad been working in the camps and God had poured out His spirit and blessed his efforts, but it was sad to know that the members were increasing in the chaingang and whisky was the cause. He also touched on the revenue question. He was kindly received by the convention and listened to with attention. After tho speech he was greeted with loud ap- plause. The Name Grady. The memory of tho lamented Grady was beautifully illustrated in the following edi- torial in The Union Signal of yesterday, one of tho numbers issued in the city for the bene- fit of the convention If ever a HKNRV W. GRADY. man's memory was embalmed in a iy a eart, that of Henry w.
Publication: Atlanta Constitution
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Issue Date: November 19, 1890