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MRS MARY CLEMENT LEAVITT

Tbeatoova Dtmed O6g»niaerof tbe World's Women's Cbrltt'an Temperance Union was Lcoorded s very hearty reception on her (.nival (n England, at a representative leathering of workers In the teetotal movement, convened by the British Women's Teosper»Doo Aiioplaljon, In the library of i{ie ftfeptitil Hill, jParflog^B itreitj on

Monday evening. Mrs Bright Lucat occupied the ohsir, »nd first guested Mrß Leuvitt In the name of tbo British W;m?i.'j Teruporai!sß Asacolation, of which ehe ia the prac-ident Then followed brli f eddrpsaei of weloome to Mrs Leavitt by ecnie fourteen ladles nrd genii 3m<n, teprtsoL.tUis; us maty different tempe.ianco organisations m Great Britain and Tr-lanti

Mrs Loavi't gave ?ome account of her tour round i ho world during the last six youra. In ti.ia t'tue th • had travelled G2 OCO miles, and hoid 1300 meetings argo acd emal). In booio towns which fho vi ited thero was not a Christian minister who would help her to organise intotingd, and often she- had to Buffer much di courhgement ; but the presence of the Lord had bson with her all along, and m many places where she commecc-.d with a>J audienco of a dczon pooploahe finished up with the most commodious ball that could be obtained. Large oumbcra of total nbstinence pledges bad been taken, cumorous branches of the W.O.T.U. and also of the White Cross Society had beeu formed, and many souls had been led to the Saviour. Mrs Leavitt, after touching upon ihe condition of some of the coutj tries which she vieited, concluded her interacting addresa by an earnest call to renewed effost to Btop this great iniquity.

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MRS MARY CLEMENT LEAVITT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2233, 23 September 1889

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MRS MARY CLEMENT LEAVITT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2233, 23 September 1889

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