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Tribute to the memory of Julia McDonald
Submitted by Annie Laura (McDonald) White

The Catahoula News
J F Marshall, Editor
J C Gaulden, Publisher Harrisonburg, La
Saturday - Aug 8, 1874

Tribute of Respect to the memory of:

Mrs. Julia McDonald
by the Lady's Friend Council, of the
United Friends of Temperance

Whereas, it has pleased Almighty God to call our beloved sister, Mrs Julia McDonald, from among the members of our

council, and from her labors and duties on earth, to an eternal home and rest in heavenly fashion, prepared for the good

and faithful, - be it resolved unanimously by the Lady's Friend Council of the United Friends of Temperance:

1. That our sister was a useful and zealous member of our council, and her good and gentle influence was exerted for the
     reformation and elevation of the weak fallen and unfortunate.

2. That we feel deeply grieved, in being deprived of her presence at our temperance meetings, and of her assistance in our
    earnest and strenuous struggle in the great temperance cause.

3. That we sympathize with her friends and relations in their sorrow, and extend to her husband, Dr D S McDonald our
    valuable and efficient brother, our sincere condolences.

4. That as a token of respect to her memory the members of our council wear the usual badge of mourning, thirty days.

5. That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the Catahoula News Publication.

E D Spann

Copied by Mrs Virgil White 16 March 1975 from original news clipping found in Mary Emma McDonald Tindell Bible,
now in the possession of Mrs Bertha McMurry, granddaughter of Dr D S McDonald.

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