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XiABIES Many , thanks for your kindness ...
.Effects Of Our Drinking Usages On The C...
not the case- The fiill number carried away , year by year , is supplied out ' their of the p ranks laces of among once the moderate degraded drinkers . Fathers , who topple and mothers over the , which line , and of your take
children who make will a you heaven devote of your to this home sad , — fate as ? you As look you fondle with deli your ght littl on e ones your _* grown-up" daughters whose innocence and happiness you would guard at
any hood risk , and , — fondl as you y hope contemp that late they with will pride be the the approach stay of your of your declining sons to years man ; - over place to a the mark remorseless on the forehead destroyer of ! such You of shrink them back as you in are horror willing at the to hand bare
Idea of such a sacrifice ; and yet it must be made , if you determine to continue your drinking usages . The full number must be supplied moderate annually : drinking such are habits the inevitable . Drunkenness consequences and degradation of what you and a call horrible your
deathfollow them as surely as harvest follows the seed-time , . Women of Great , Britain and Ireland , we want your assistance to aid us in our labours to arrest this tide of misery . The cause of Teetotalism will languish
until woman resolves to make it triumph in the land . I do not say that she can accomplish the whole task ; but much of its success rests with her ; and she has not yet thrown herself earnestlyas she oughtinto this great work
of human improvement . , , I remain , Ladies , respectfully yours James , Haughtoi * .
35 , Eccles Street , Dublin , May , 1863 .
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My I had djba been e C wishing , I might have an opportunity Njslson , Marcli of seeing 4 th Miss , 1863 Rye . ,
the in order valley that of I the mi Wairarapa ght suggest , which the _Texy runs thing some ei you ghty mention miles , , and midwives has onl . y In a scattered population , there were say , at most , three midwives ; and I have
known of many a poor women left alone with young children , and not a soul near her till within a few minutes of the baby ' s birth—cooking even up to the last quarter of an hour . Those there have charged their thirty shillings
per week , and then refused to do a stroke of washing—7 iere , of course , an essential thing—neither could a woman be found to mind the house during mi the ht recovery venture . on Welling four ton or at too most was poorl six . y One supp thing lied . For let me this most district strong you l -
impress g upon you—let ; all you send , be really respectable , not " Reformed y Unfortunates . " All this female emigration is looked upon with great susp almed icion _liere them _, and for respectable wives ; and the men same do holds not care good to of have servants such . Every ladies
p vessel that upon arrives is besieged for female servants , and good ones can calculate on . £ 25 to . £ 30 per annum here . Many a time have I been asked . Can not induce some of your old English friends to come out
you here ? We can't go home to fetch them ! My good sirs ! do you think I would induce my friends to came out as _peinnanent maids-of-all-work for you ? _iSTow for these the class would be something above servantssay
, tradesmen ' s daughters who have been accustomed to do some part of the house-work at home . Yours affectionately ,
Xiabies Many , Thanks For Your Kindness ...
XiABIES Many thanks for your kindness in sending me your _Journal , containing
May she the succeed p the leasing many to intelli the prayers utmost gence offered in of her our up mission mutual , and . goo friend d wish Miss es , be Rye realised 's safe , and arrival may .
I think you have heard of my working men's club , in Duck Lane ,
Westminster , which has been so successful . I enclose my paper on the subject ,.
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1863, page 284, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061863/page/68/