Carrie Nation

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Carrie Nation - Saloon-, bar-dstroy-ing a A V Vis " f" " . 1 w...
Saloon-, bar-dstroy-ing a A V Vis " f" " . 1 w A CARRIE NATION ' TALK IN EPIGRAM. A W. C. T. U. woman asked her: "Cun't we go about uhul-islring saloons in a way that is a little more ladylike and polite'.'" "Sister," was the reply, "Samson went against a thousand enemies of the Lord and smashed them with the jawbone of an ass. That wasn't gentlemanly and polite but the point is, he smashed 'em. "If you saw a aerpent crawling, crawling over the floor toward your sleeping boy, and in another minute that serpent would bite him and kill him, whnt would you do? "The trouble with all you mothers is that your sons are all ' going to hell w hile you sit around being ladylike and polite. "If the mothers will take hold of this fight nothing can stand against them. "Give nfe a wife and a baby and I can carry an election. God intended women to stand beside men nt the ballot box, and tell them now to vote. "The government calls the tax on the saloon Internal revenue. It should be infernal revenue."

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  1. The Wichita Beacon,
  2. 19 Jan 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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