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Red Ribbons

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- f he anniversary meetings of the Keform Club closed on Tuesday evening, the programme having been successfully carried out, except that Mr. Clay, of Grand Rapids, failed to appear Sunday afternoon. His place was filled by a Mr. Turner, of Pennsylvania, whose very appearance was a sermón in favor of reporm. The meeting of the series was held on Sunday evening, in University Hall, when over 3,000 persons listened to R. E. Frazer, Esq., who made one ot his best speeches in behalf of the cause he has so calously espoused. The meetings have resulted in an accession to the membership of about 600. About 500 women also enrolled themselves as members of the fraternal society. After paying all the expenses of the series of meetings the Club has about $350 in its treasury. - The receipts of the Sunday evening meeting were $125 at 5 cents a head, and large numbers being admitted without any fee. - Among the members who have tied on the red ribbon during the meetings are many persevering drinkers, - -men who have "tarricd long at the wine" - or some poorer liquor - to their own hurt. - Mrs. Worden, of Ypsilanti, will address the Reform Club next Sunday afternoon.


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Michigan Argus