Saturday, May 5, 2018

Tremble, King Alcohol, We Shall Grow Up

The Loyal Temperance Legion met at 501 Delaware Ave, Delmar, Del., last Friday March 14 under the leadership of Mrs. Marion Bradley, lesson story and black board sketch by the leader, rally cries, and songs by Legioneers paid members are as follows; Gretchan Lowe, Hilda Lewes, Louise Thorington, Virginia White, Helen Truitt, June baker, Frank Baker, Jane Lynch, Betty Leigh Ellis, Iris bailey, Alma Lee Ellis, Mary Jean Sturgis, Phyllis Hastings. 
above from the State Register March 20, 1930

The Loyal Temperance Legion was the children's branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union.  It's members were ages six to twelve. It's slogan was "Tremble, King Alcohol, We Shall Grow Up".  In an age when women were referred to by their husbands Name "Mrs Marion Bradley" and single women, widows and children were referred to by their actual name, this explains why there were no Miss or Mrs attached to the members names.


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