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This article was published in 1867.
51 articles were published that year.

This article has a primary subject code of "Temperance" (I B 1).
253 articles share this primary code.

  • Illinois Staats-Zeitung -- August 07, 1867
    Anti-Temperance Meeting

    The delegates of several German societies met at Workingmen's Hall, on Madison Street, last evening, to discuss a proposed anti -temperance meeting.

    Six societies were represented by delegates, namely: the Chicago Arbeiterverein (Chicago Workingmen's Association), the Socialer Arbeiterverein, the Chicago Turngemeinde, the Aurora Turnverein, the Turnverein Vorwaerts, and the Chicago Union Turnverein.

    The Rink on Wabash Avenue was recommended as a suitable place for the meeting.

    The following committees were appointed:

    Committee to select time and place of meeting: Mr. Lobstein, Mr. Hertwig, and Mr. Von Langen.


    Speakers' committee: Mr. Sievers, Mr. Hand, and Mr. von Langen.

    Committee on resolutions: Mr. Gottfried, Mr. Hertwig. Mr. Bartels, Mr. Behrend, Mr. Standau, Mr. Stoecken, and Mr. von Langen.

    Committee on organization: Mr. Erbe, Mr. Saehn, Mr. Hertwing, Mr. Hand, and Mr. von Langen.

    It was decided to meet again next Sunday at 2 P. M. at the same place. The meeting was then adjourned.

    I B 1, III B 2