Manuscripts/Mixed Material New York Suffrage Newsletter, Harriet May Mills, editor
New York Suffrage Newsletter
don C. Stewardson. Miss Maude Nathan of New York was the principal speaker.
---Phelps-"The first meeting of the year was held at the home of the president, Mrs Holbrook. The subject for roll call was "Why I Belong to the Suffrage Club. Mrs Holbrook gave a fine report of the State Convention.
Another meeting was held Nov. 9th at the home of Mrs Turnball, when the birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton was observed with appropriate exercises. Miss Coolidge read several selections from Mrs Stanton's life.
"A year book giving a complete programme for 12 meetings to April 12, 1907, has been issued. The Constitution and By-Laws are printed after the programme.
There are 64 members, a net gain of 11, and the prospect is good for more," says Mrs McKinney.
Orleans - Holley-Mrs Ross reports one of the best meetings of the year on the 8th, at the home of Mrs S. A. Mabie with Mrs W. S Housel as assisting hostess. After regular business and civic study, the address of the afternoon was given by Mrs C. E. Derrick, delegate from the club to the state convention. The report was listened to eagerly from begining to end. Many remarked that it was the best report they had ever heard given by any delegate. Music and refreshments followed, with a recitation by Miss Robinson of Clar-
endon. Over 40 were present and
4 new members joined.
Rensselaer - 7roy-Miss Hare, the vice-president, reports an interesting meeting on the evening of the 5th. One new member joined. The club has adopted the programme issued by the National Association. Child labor laws were considered at the last meeting.
Rensselaer- Valley Falls-Valley Falls has increased its membership, has held a good meeting to report on the convention, and will hold a "shadow social" on Dec. 4th.
Steuben-Greenwood-An enthusiastic meeting was addressed by the state president, Mrs Crossett, and the county president, Mrs Anna C. Etz. Mrs Crossett spoke on the progress of our work and Mrs Etz on the Residuary Legatee.
Hornell - The opening meeting of the club for the year was held at the home of Mrs Etz with a large attendence. Mrs Woodbury, the president, presided. Mrs Sarah Smith gave a report of the state convention held in-Syracuse. Mrs Ella Hawley Crossett gave an address on the state work and of the progress which our movemant has made all over the civilized world. After Mrs Crossett's address, refreshments were served by Mrs Welsh and Mrs Wakemen.
The Hornell Club has engaged Mrs E. H. Merrell, president of the Syracuse Club, to speak in Hornell on the second Wednesday in December. All the leading clubs of the
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