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Anti-saloon League

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Aunouncements veré made abont the city the latter part of last week that addresses would be made in the interest of the Michigan Branch of the National Auti-Saloon League at the Baptist and Cougregational churches ou Sunday. Addresses were accordingly made in the morning and muoh interest was eviuced in the subject, oards of rnembersbip and subscriptions of mouey being freely signed. In the evening a largely attended union rally was held in the Baptist church, which was addressed by Kev. Johu F. Brant, superintendent for Michigan ; W. D. Pulier, reporter of the supreme oourt, and Prof. S. D. Williams, field seoretary of the league. At the close of the meeting a distribution cf membership and subsoription cards was made. As a result the number of names obtained was "".60 and the subscriptions amounted to nearly $500. After the congregatiou left the church, a loyal league was organizfld with Prof. Volney M Spalding as its president. The pastors of the different churches and the presideuts of the various organizaron? were made vice presideuts, and an executive committee of tbree from each church was chosen. The aim of the Anti-Saloon League is to link in aotive co-operation all citizens of whatever thades of belief religiously or politically in a steady, strong and presistent warfare agaiust the opeu saloon.


Ann Arbor Argus
Old News