The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation eBook

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The regular business meeting in January shall be the annual meeting.

Art. 8.—­Payment of bills.  No money shall be paid except upon an order signed by the President and Secretary.

Art. 9.—­Official organ.  The official organ of the Federation shall be “The Hatchet,” published in Guthrie, Okla., (16-page monthly, 25 cents a year.) The Press and-Literature Committee shall solicit subscriptions to the official organ.

Art. 10.—­Order of business.  The following order of business shall
be observed at all regular business meetings: 
          Devotional exercises. 
          Reading of previous minutes. 
          Report of Treasurer. 
          Report of Vice-Presidents. 
          Unfinished business. 
          New business. 
          Adjournment with prayer.

Art. 11.—­Amendments.  This constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular business meeting (ten being a quorum), provided such amendment shall have been proposed in writing at the previous regular business meeting.

CHAPTER XXVI.

Carry nation closes crusade in Dayton, Ohio—­holds three largely
attended meetings—­speaks to large audience in armory—­had
engaged national theatre, but inspection of auditorium interfered—­
review week’s work.

Mrs. Carry Nation closed her crusade in this city, Dayton, Ohio, yesterday by holding three remarkable meetings.

In the morning she filled the pulpit of the Home Avenue U. B. church and as usual the church was not large enough to hold the crowd and many had to stand outside.

Mrs. Nation was afterwards entertained at dinner by Rev. H. A. Thompson at his residence, opposite the U. B. seminary.

The National theatre had been engaged for Mrs. Nation’s Sunday afternoon meeting, though Broadway M. E. church wanted her, but Mrs. Nation desired to hold that meeting in as large a place as possible, as she anticipated that there would be a large attendance.  At the last moment the National theatre management decided they could not permit the house to be used Sunday, as they expected an inspection of the auditorium, so Mrs. Nation’s committee secured the big Armory around the corner from the theatre at Sixth and the canal.  Mrs. Nation had especially invited the saloonkeepers, sports and unmarried young men and ladies.  The meeting was announced for 2:30, but at 1 o’clock the crowds began to assemble.  The large choir from McKinley M. E. church, under direction of Rev. C. T. Lewis and his wife, arrived about 1:30 and rendered a fine lot of selections until Mrs. Nation opened

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