Margaret, president of the Peabody Society Oct. 17, 1878 TP, P. 2

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Margaret, president of the Peabody Society
Oct. 17, 1878 TP, P. 2 - Peabody Association. Relief Extensa to Vrt"...
Peabody Association. Relief Extensa to Vrt" Flace -Organization -Organization -Organization of a Clothlms Society. The crowd around the headquarters Wednesday morning 1 was as large as usual, and the rations were being rapidly distributed. In answer to the appeals for aid made to the association from Bay St. Louis, Biloxi and Morgan Citj, supplies have been sent to those places. . The clothing received by the Peabodys from various points has been transferred to the clothing headquarters on Magazine street, . between . Girod and - Laf arette, where shelves are beingerected to facilitate facilitate the distribution. -Mrs. -Mrs. Margaret Haughery has bsen elected President of a society of ladies to be named the Ladies' Peabody Clothing Society, who will undertake the distribution of the clothing. By these means the work of distribution distribution will berapidlv pushed forward, and those who are really deserving of succor looked after. . .: . ; 60,000 Rations Issued. The following requisitions were honored honored yesterday upon presentation : Howard A Mociatlon .... . 3,534 You i x Men's t,Uriti&B A mo elation.. 953 Ladles' Physiological Association. 205 feebody BubstebooAssovlaUoa.... 8,975 . -.' -.' - 1 8,687 XQtral to 60.669 rattone. 3. W. Madkr. Secretary. After the distribution of the imnense amount of rations, the largest distributed yet in one day, the employees in the storerooms below placed a blue ribbon on the President's aeak. '; In the evening, at the meeting of the board, the regular routine business of the association was transacted. . ,

Clipped from The Times-Picayune17 Oct 1878, ThuPage 2

The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana)17 Oct 1878, ThuPage 2
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