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Wisconsin Temperance Journal (Newspaper) - April 1, 1840, Milwaukee, WisconsinWisconsin Temperance Milwaukee april 1840. No. 1. 1plvdge of tub Vav is temp. Society. We the do agree that we use intoxicating liquors As a rot traffic la we will not after recess business was resumed col. J so it an president of the society in the chair the commit acc on business recoiled Itle them As article of entertainment i several hens of business. Their report for per Sofia la our that Iii All suitable ways we will discount Nance their use throughout Community. 1 Emper Armce Miketi mfg. Meeting of the Wisconsin temper a Nick society. The first annual meeting1 of the wisc on. Sin Temperance society was held at Troy on the of february. In the absence of the president r h. Peking one of the vice presidents took the chair. I Ayr was offered by the Rev. Or. Peel. Delegates the following persons then appeared and took their seats As delegates. Ital in county Kellogg m. Frank Rev j. Lothrop r. C. Otis r. H. Dem ing Rev. J. Field. C c. Cadwell Rev. O. R. Curtis a. Gary Whitman e. Earl h. M. Filler Pike s. Bristol. Milf Aiice county. S. Peet a. Finch., or. Llev e. Mathews Samuel Brown h. Rerd. Hinman. Rev. M. Midway Rev. C. Nichols j. Y. Smith. Walie Orji Cine in. County s. Hubbard d. Woh Ringlon s. V. Davis. F. Potter s. Dewey j. Vail a. Holc Kisst j. S. Spoor Rev. J me Kane. L. Hall c. M. Good set Spring a. Dwinnels j. C Mills Geo. W. Arms. R. Benery Dzavan f. Phoenix a. hoc j county. Rev. Daniel Smith a. Charles Tainiter n. G. Storrs. Committees the following committees were a. Pointed Viz on the Finch Frank Storrs and Lothrop. To nominate pot Ter. Goodsell and Kellogg. To prepare Field Potter Reed Deming and Carey recess Oil motion the Sci pay took a recce of o in hour. Was adopted the comr a posted for the purpose presented a Constitution which being Dis cussed and a a ended was adopted. The seve Al items of business proposed by the comr Tiec on that subject were taken up and committed to special committees As Fol own 12 the Liucc ise Laws to messes. Dicken son. D. Srm hand Finch. Dislis Feii Means of their Preven Tion to messes. Phoenix Hubbard and to inter. Temperance publications Agen intend the publication of the proceedings of the meeting with the address to be pie pared by he preceding committee. Various resolutions were introduced by individuals which with the reports of the committees were fully and ably discussed and with the vote of thanks will be Faund in the subsequent columns. After prayer Fig Fly Rev or. Curtis the society adjourned sine die. Sam l. Hinman president. S. A. Secre Larj. Cies to messes. Goodsell j. Y Smith and Kellogg. The Means of promoting the cause of Temperance and Hall. To messes. Frank Deming the com Mattec on nominations reported a list of offi cars which were unanimously elected. The pres t tied Samuel Hinman Esq made i inappropriate remarks and took the Char. On not ii of h. Reed adjourned till 7 o clock this evening. I uses Organ evening. The society met agreeably to adjourn ment and we s opened with prayer by the Rev. Or. F Elds. Singing v As performed by the choir. Addresses were delivered by Rev. S. Peet and a. And m. Frat Constitution article i. This society shall be known by the title of the Wisconsin Temperance society. Art. H. This society shall be con posed of delegates from such local Oseit ties As adopt subset Antholy the following pledge we the undersigned do agree thai we not use intoxicating liquors As a Bev Esage nor tray Jilin them that toe will not provide them As an article of entertain ment nor fur persons in our employment and that in All suitable ways toe Wilt Dis countenance their use throw ghost the Community. Art. Iii. The officers of the society shall consist of a president vice presidents a Secretary a treasurer and an executive committee of five who shall have Power to Call meetings of the society raise funds appoint agents and to carry into effect the designs of the society and shall make an annual report of their doings. _. Art. In. There shall be annual Finch Esq of meet of the society it such time and it Esq of soul port. G committee shall de the exercises were closed by singing Nate Art. V. This Constitution May be altered at an annual meeting of the society by a vote of two thirds of the members the Temperance ode by the choir. Adjourned till to Morrow morning 9 o clock. Friday morning feb y. 14th. Society to prayer by i eve. Or. Lothrop. The com nit Lee on the License Laws re ported their report after being discussed and Arnet ded was adopted. The committee on distilleries made a report which i was at length and adopted the count Tecc on the Means of advancing the to per acc cause in tie Trento in reported and their report after discus Sion was adapted. Messis. Frank Deming and Loyhrop were a committee to prepare an address to to e people of Wisconsin on the subject of i ump Rance. J Messis. I get Finch and Reed were a j pointed a co to procure and super i present. Officers of the society president. Samuel Hinman of Prairieville. Vice presidents. A. Finch or. Esq., Milwaukee co. Rev. J. Lothrop Racine co. N. G. Storrs Rock co. N. F. Hyer Esq., Jefferson co. Win. Mitchell Esq. Brown co. Rev. Geo White Calumet co. Hon j. H Rountree Grant co. David Brigham Esq Dane co. Curtis Beach Iowa co. Sect Clary s a. Dwinell Spring Prairie it artison Reed Milwaukee

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