convincing array of results of our saloon exclusion, to which, most briefly, I am about to allude.
The burden of correspondence which has thereby come upon many of our people, the amount of time and strength which they have spent in traveling to speak on the subject in distant places, and the proud crown of glory which this unique triumph has set upon the brow of our city, cannot here be described, and can hardly be imagined.
6. The climax of all this was reached when, in the election of 1895, the city, realizing that its vote would determine the character of the fiftieth anniversary year of our present municipal organization, gathered itself together, and, in a peculiarly difficult and malignant campaign which was being waged on behalf of rum,—in the room of its previous majority of 599, and of the largest majority which it had ever cast, namely 843,—broke all records, and registered 1503 as its tenth annual verdict against the saloon.
That memorable day, the ringing of the bell
over all previous years.
Year.No of Students.Fees.Salaries.
In writing of her experiences in America, Dr. Anna Kuhnow, of Leipsic, speaks of the enviable position of women among us, and adds that she missed the feeble health with which they are so widely credited in Germany.
I may safely assert, she continues, that among these college students were the healthiest women, both physically and mentally, that I have ever met.
This emphatic testimony is supported by the experience of Radcliffe College.
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