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Indianapolis Indiana Phalanx (Newspaper) - February 25, 1897, Indianapolis, Indiana i if quot i a of inti a. Indiana w. A. . Mary e. Bal if editor. = our work embraces quot mental suasion apr the Man who thinks and moral suasion for the Man who drinks but Legal suasion for the drunkard maker and prison suasion for the statute putting the responsibility of a Law to License the traffic where it belongs ton the Man who votes for it its he in it a Bishop s chair or Speaks he to the nation from the White House be he Saint or . State officers. President mrs. Luella f. Mcwhirter 720 College ave., Indianapolis. Nice president miss Mary Hadley Bloomingdale. Cor. Sec a mrs. Mary e Balch 56 Cen Trai ave Indianapolis. Ree. Sec a mrs. Mattie o. Cammack Marion. Treasurer mrs. Amanda t. A Stitson 1745 n. Meridian St Indianapolis. Add to these names those of mrs. Frances a. Potter. 444 n. East St., Indianapolis. Mrs. Jennie Bates Martinsville and mrs. Orpha Crist Thorntown and you have the Central committee. Who Are empowered to act for the state in the intervals Between the time of the state convention and mid year executive committee meeting in March and then again until the next convention. A a the Temple feb. 11, 1897. Beloved comrades your general officers have no new slogan quot As they summon the clans to another year s onslaught on our ancient hereditary foe. It is the old familiar cry quot the sword of the lord and of if the woman s Christian Temperance Union stands for any one thing it is this the possibility of i Vine and human co operation. There fore we summon our comrades to new realization of their value As factors in working out humanity s great prob lems of destiny and we urge them to strive to Widen the Circle of our influence by bringing other lives into touch with our motives and principles thus More rapidly hastening the Day when Christ s kingdom shall come and his quot will a done on Earth As it is in heaven quot we urge men and women to join hands with us because each new member Means a pledged Teet Taler a Helper by influence Money and honest hard work in the White ribbon Host and because by gaining new members we Are helping to lengthen and strengthen the Chain which shall bind this old Earth of ours to god. For the past three years we have be ii strongly urging the necessity of a the members of the special concerted Effort to increase our membership. Many of the states have grandly responded. At the Baltimore convention seven states had secured live Hundred new members during the year at the St. Louis convention eight had done so. At the same time in other states our membership had decreased so that the net gain was not what it should have been. We come with the same Appeal to Day except that your response has strengthened our Faith and we Are asking for yet greater things. We have set the goal of our efforts for 1897 at not fewer than 2r,-000 new members. Surely this is not too much for us to ask from our great constituency. How May we do this by resolving first of All that we will do it at any Cost and then by setting our consecrated common sense at work to devise ways and Means. As one method of incite ment your general officers hafe decided to have an quot Honor Roll quot in the columns of the Union signal every week. Each White ribbon Ericho secures ten new members and sends their names to the National Secretary with a certificate Call for executive Comdr Htee meeting. I hereby notify executive committee of the woman s Christian Temperance Union of Indiana that the mid year meeting will be held March Loito 18th, 1897, in Greensburg. Entertainment will be provided for All members in attendance by the Greensburg Union. All members Are urged to be present. Luella f. Mcwha Kitek president. Program for mid year executive committee meeting to be held at Greensburg ind., March 16th to 18th. March 16th, 2 to3 r. M. Praise and song service. Roll Call responses to be a statement of the most important work done ,. In respective counties since Logansport convention. Reading of minutes of Central committee a meetings. Correspondence. Reports of Secretary and treasurer. Unfinished business. New business March 16th, 7 30 p. A the speakers will be according to the plan for meritorious county repro a sensation As Given in Jan. Message j from Tatj log a treasurer that these new March 17th. Discussion of life membership for a fund for organization. Discussion of plans for organization. Financial plan for department fund. Electing delegates to the world s w. C. T. U Convent to i discussion of adopting uniform report Blanks. Communications from state sup to. Reading of invitations for convention of 1897 and planning the program for the same. March 17th, 7 30 p. M. Address by mrs. Ella a. Boole of new years of age third to the woman above York. A National lecturer. Twenty and below forty fourth to the music in charge of mrs. E. Studa-1 Man above Twenty and below forty brings of to a a a twee sub to bring county banners. The boy or Young Man below Twenty. Every county president is urged to re that one in each of these lists who Spond to Roll Call and to stay until a Kjall first Send in the list of ten names in members have paid their dues will have his or her name printed in this Honor Roll. It is our purpose to have the entire list of names transcribed upon a Large Roll and Hung in a place of Honor at the next convention. In addition to this we offer six prize banners to the ones whose names shall appear most frequently in the Honor Roll in each of the following lists first to the woman above forty years of age second to the Man above forty close of the session. Note books and pencils Are indispensable. Will receive an autograph letter of thanks from the general officers and a copy of the White ribbon portfolio. A Star opposite each name on the Honor to the readers of the Phalanx we Roll will indicate that the person has Are but every i Job secured in each new member a woman whose Eye rests upon these Sqq subscriber to the Union signal. Pages is interested in the object and 3?he banners Are to be in the care of aim of the w. C. T. protect the local organizations whether w Stion for the Home. Hence dear Eister we ask you confidentially to help us. If you Are in a Community where there is no Anion please write the chairman of organization Mary e. Balch 56 Central ave., Indianapolis to Send you a w. C. T. Worker and we will serve you in our very Best manner. If you do not know very much about the White ribbon women take our monthly paper the message devoted entirely to our work. Send your name. And 35cts. To mrs. Amanda t. Whitson 1745 n. Meridian St., Indianapolis and y s or l. T. L Sto which the victors belong As Active or honorary members and Are to be accounted sacred trusts to be carried to the next National convention and there passed on to the six victors for the next year. This offer is especially designed to stimulate activity among those who do not hold official relations to the w. C. T. U., but Are members of local unions at the same time those holding official relations will not be ruled out of the Competition if they desire to enter the lists. A quot Benefit night quot will be Given help us and help yourself or Send for at the National convention to the Sample copies and make a club of twelve and get the paper for 25 cts. If you Are asking what you can do. To push the cause along organize a medal Claus. Write the state superintendent for circulars or better still order books . Prohibition books 10 cts. A copy woman suffrage books 15 cts. A a a Send Money with order. One and two cent Stamps will serve As Well. A Money order and save you a few r pennies. 1 Send out this Little bit of free advertising with a prayer that it / a g Back Mady letters in re o in. Mary e. Balch editor. It 56 Cen. Ave., Indianapolis ind. ? Reens Uig Council was a tie four tfx Crand four a quot quot Rio Lana fun Ragi a St tto Curfs Werdi re Nch and the do a mayor cast a fave of and ithe a states which shall report 500 new Mem Beret and a state Benefit with an address by lady Henry Somerset this we Hope for but if it cannot be mind Wii lard will fill the place will be Given to the state making the largest gain another state Benefit with an address by miss Willard will be Giyen to the state having the fewest unions without an l t. L. We know our members do not toil for Honor nor for Reward and yet there is a generous rivalry a quot provoking one another to Good works quot for which we have divine Sanction. Shall we not enter upon just this rivalry in the year to come and will not each member throughout. The nation set the. Honor Roll at the Buffalo convention a the a of her a i Sonal aspire ibo member dear Sisters Nimoh depends upon this the years Are swiftly bearing us Onward. Each convention shows that the list of crusade mothers is growing smaller. We who have been Long in the conflict must soon Lay off our Armor. The Battle is not yet won. Are we to leave it unfinished with but few to carry it Forward or Are we to Bend our every Effort to the recruiting of Blun mrs the preparing of an army in Mich the heart of our great Lej Kier May safely Trust As he Calls us Forward in it our peaceful War quot yours in the sur Hope of coming Victory Frances e. Willard president. Lillian m. N. Stevens vice president at Large. Katherine l. Stevenson corresponding Secretary. Helen m Barker # treasurer. Clara c. Hoffman recording Secretary. Frances e. Beauchamp assistant recording Secretary. We Are responsible for the agitation of the opposition of the Home to the Saloon and we canutt use a better weapon than the platform when we have a Good speaker to put on it before the people and we May have now in our state if we bestir ourselves and answer communications at once in regard to terms and time for mrs. Ella a. Boole in northeastern Eastern and Central Indiana mrs. Emma Goumer for the Northwestern and West Central Indiana and for mrs. Frances e. Beauchamp and Addie n Fields for Southern Indiana. These ladies will be available for the apr log conventions and institutes. Mrs. Boole will begin in March and the other ladies in april. Friends answer my letters. Mary e. Balch. 56 Cen. Ave Indianapolis. News from the local unions. Newburg Union holds monthly gospel Temperance meetings. Thorntown Union carries on Mission sunday school. Sow by All Waters. Oakland City w. C. T. Is planning for a curfew ordinance and feel encouraged to believe they will succeed. A great Honor has come to Indiana through the appointment of mrs. W. M. Stanhof Hartford City As organizer in the territory of Alaska. Frankfort has a program for the year. Meetings in their Hall once each month and once in some Home in the interest of some department As a Rule. Our former state evangelist. Mrs. Louise Thomson sends greetings to Indiana White re boners from her new Home at Palo Alto California. Any one wishing a copy of the annual report of Indiana w. C. T u. For 1896 can get it by sending 14 cents to their Secretary 56central ave., Indianapolis Floyd county has a new Union at Greenville of twelve charter members organized by mrs. Jones and miss Cora Brace members of the new Albany Union. The local press of South Bend speak in very comp icentary Terma of the w. C. T. Of that City and of mrs. Wells As speakers. A White ribbon Quartetti is mentioned. Jeffersonville Union presented their pledge at a salvation army meeting. Thirty Young men signed it. It is the intention of the Union to interest them selves in the future of these Young men for their Good. Bluffton Union directs an Institute for curing inebriated of the appetite for alcohol. They treat a patient for $15, and have had fifty persons on their Rolls since they began. They Are arranging also to provide for their homeless children. Posey Martin Clark Washington and Floyd show signs of life and Are planning for Good work in the Way of contests conventions and speakers. I wish every other Southern county would arouse and do As Well As those named and i want to place Dearborn at the head of the list. Argos Ucich has demons ranges out for the four applications for saloons in their town. They write it is very pitiful and humiliating to gee How Many Good men Wear the Yoke of the Saloon Power and say they dare not sign a remonstrance against the it a procuring License. Are such men free men Merom Union is placing the school journal in the hands of every teacher in their township. It is published by Hunt of Boston in the interest of so ent Itic Temperance instruction in the Public schools hence the Wisdom of this movement. Mrs. Mattie o. Com Mack our recording Secretary makes this a Point in her abundant labors and has secured about thirty subscriptions. If you need some Fine vegetable and Flower seeds Foi your Garden Don t fail to re our generous offer on the last Page. Renew your subscription and Send 130 be hts extra for the 16of see Romi Cirii is. Tic mrs Bible id tie Minimi a Koo Bible we will Send postpaid and the pm Manx one year to any sub of ribs new or old for Only $2.50 a Nib bibles have sold All Over the of opotry for $3.50 to 25.00. Here is a list of the help it contains Tor the study of the script ares Sjoo Cordano with contents over40,000 references Index to persons. Places and Subj lots l >,000 references scripture Atlas with Index gloss by of Bible words Bible Calendar summary and analysis of the old and new testaments. A self pronouncing dictionary of proper names and Forniti words contained in the Bible comprising about 3,500 words giving the pronunciation the mean intr Aad the location of the a text where the word oct surs for the first Tinte to Aba native Atti cies on biblical history Geof Raphy Topography a quot afe a re a history a a a nolo a botany Brono Joshry music and poetry a Complete Harmony of the to Pels. Tables of parables Miracle prophecies prayers Moner weights and measures jewish sects and orders Etc. Fan Toeu Beautiful map in colors we will Send this Bible free to any one Secar log four new a Eaily subscribers to the Phalanx at $100, or for a proportionate number to the seed Soever at 25 cents. William f. Clerk publisher 25 Cyclorama place Indianapolis ind. The curse of Malvern 295 pages cloth Price $ Temperance Book of surpassing Power. Thrills the mind and moves the heart. Agents wanted. Territory and terms to Liberal commission. Special inducements. Write Quick for Leroy Jay. General agent. Fairmount. Indiana. 1 he curse of Malvern. I have read the Book you so kindly sent me quot the curse of Malvern quot a with great interest. When i took it up looked at no of amp or Book until i had Tini bed it. The work cannot fail to do Good for the great cause in whose interest it a written. Respectfully near. Dow. I have just read with intense interest the new Jook issued by w. G. Hubbard amp co a of Columbus entitled quot the curse of the Story so won me that after having commenced the Book i could not Lay it aside until 1 had completed it. It is a fearful portrayal yet True to life of that dread Demon which is not Only the curse of Malvern but the curse of tie whole nation indeed of the whole world. It skilfully show s not Only How the Demon drink will ruin All Ooth ocl in of the amp a Proz who touch not the unclean thing Are often the greatest sufferers. The Book is faithfully written out of an Earnest and full heart and with no Claptrap in it. Present your boy with a copy of it put it into your sunday school Library your Public school Library wherever you can get it before the people. It will teach men their duty and show them How to perform it. H. A. Thompson. D., late president Otterbein University. Leroy Jay of fur mount is general agent for this Book in Indiana and he wishes to engage local agents in every part of the state without delay to push its Sale. Exclusive territory Liberal commission. Put Money in thy purse and have satisfaction of doing go at same. Tlam. Address or. Jay for. Par 80 Vearis . 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