Minutes of Magdalene Union, Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1905

From: Woman's Christian Temperance Union (Tampa, Fla.), Records, 1905-1922, Collection M89-7


Sunday Feb 26th 1905 Mrs C.S. Burnett Haney of Stuart Fla vice President of Florida W.C.T.U. lectured in the morning in Shiloh Church and in the evening in Mt Zion Church at each meeting she told of the work being done by the Womans Christian Temperance Union urged all to help by becoming members The following Wednesday March 1st A Parlor meeting was held at the home of Mrs A.M. Bearss at which 16 persons were present after a fuller explanation of the work and the duties of officers the following gave names. Mrs. A.M. (I.W.) Bearss Mrs. Gage Mrs Ollie Bears, Mrs Etta Mendenhall Mrs. Simmons, Mrs. Fanny Cox, Mrs. A. [?] H. Fletcher, Miss Sidney Fletcher, Miss Florence Robles, Mrs Clara Stale [?]. Mr Julian Fletcher Mrs Ed Mobley. The following officers were then Elected. President Mrs Mendenhall 1st vice Pres Mrs Fletcher 2nd vice Pres. Mrs Gage Cor Sec Mrs Ollie Bearss. Treasurer Mrs. over

A M (I W) Bearss. Rec Sec Mrs Fanny Cox. Flower mission Sup [?] Mrs simmons Refreshments were served by the hostess and a pleasant social hour was enjoyed. meeting was then called to order. it was decided to hold the next meeting in two weeks at the home of Mrs Ollie Bearss. several members paid dues white ribbons were given out. All then joined hands and Sung Blest be the tie that binds. After which Mrs Haney offered a prayer of consecration to the new work. meeting then adjourned

Fanny Cox

Rec Sec