[p. 58] of humankind. For I will tend as my fathers have tended since time began, the fire that is called the love of man for man, the love of man for God.The usual number in a group or ‘fire’ of these girls is ten, their leader is usually a young matron, and styled ‘Guardian.’ Two or more fires are styled a Council, and its name may be a composite of the names of each, in this case Sag-my-nah. That it is educative in its influence goes without saying. Each meeting some girl contributes to the entertainment of the evening an original composition. The occasion referred to was the time of the ‘Council's’ meeting, transferred from a ‘house of worship’ to the Historical Society's home. The Register gladly preserves for the future the contribution of the girl of the evening, whose name is appended:—
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