Peabody Organization Oct. 19, 1878 TP, p. 2
Peabody Association. The distribution of rations Friday morning wan being rapidly pushed forward, forward, and the number, it is expected, will surpassihe issue of Wednesday las r.. The Ladies' Peabody Clothing S30eiy bas now, with one or two exceptions, elected its full complement of members, t,a .Via .liutrihnrirtn of ' nl othi n sr will soon be commenced. The headquarters of the society, on MsBzine street, near Lafayette, have been fitted up, to facilitate the distribution, distribution, and as those who are .found really worthy call with their requisitions for clothing, there will be no delay, owing to the thorough organization ot the society. society. The ladies who have kindly volunteered volunteered to undertake this work of charity are indeed deserving ot commendation, commendation, as their dnties will be arduous arduous and will require their constant attention attention and care, for they intend that none bnt those who are really in need shall receive clothing and blankets. Proeeedlaaa mt the Board. The board met at 5 o'clock in the evening, evening, all tbe members being present. President Dolhonde, in opening the meeting, delivered an eloquent address, in which he spoke at length of the noble work performed by the society since its foundation. He took occasion in his address address to inform tbe members that during tbe day he had been called upon by the ladies composing the" Clothing Sosiety," and requested by them to organize their association. . In answer to their request, be repaired to the headquarters, and theie, with Mr. Mader acting as secretary, secretary, organized the assooiation temporarily, temporarily, with the folio wing ofiloer : Mrs. Margaret Haughery, President; Mia Charles, Vice President ; Mrs. Hodgson, Hodgson, Secretary ; Mrs. Washington Marks, Recording Secretary ; Mrs. B. F. Simms, Treasurer j and Mrs. B. Elois, Door- Door- All the assistants of these ladies will be persons of their sex selected by them, with tbe exception of Mr. John Carter, Jr., who kindly volunteered his services as index and recording clerk. As the members expressed their desire of organizing permanent! v. tha Chair at the meeting appointed Messrs. W. C. Black, E. K. Converee and J. C. Morris as a committee to act with the Executive Committee of the board, to organize the Ladies' Society permanently. On motion of Mr. Black, President Dolhonde Dolhonde was added to the committee, to act as chairman. - 5T,000 Batlona leaned. The following requisitions were honored honored upon presentation : Eoirard Association...... 2,931 Younfc Mtn'e 1 krlstlan Association 956 Lacitw' Pbyaioloirical Aseoclat on 453 Fen body buOsibtecoe saoclaiisu 3,933 8,276 , Xqual to 57,932 rations. J. W. Mader, Secretary..