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Happy! - Sept 28 (WCTU founder)

Abby Sale 29 Sep 05 - 07:37 AM
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Subject: Happy! - Sept 28 (WCTU founder)
From: Abby Sale
Date: 29 Sep 05 - 07:37 AM


Happy Birthday!

The heroic founder of the World Woman's Christian Temperance Union, (WCTU) in 1883

Frances Willard

born 9/28/1839
(d1898)

        We're coming, we're coming, our brave little band
        On the right side of temperance we do take our stand
        We don't use tobacco, because we do think
        The people who use it are likely to drink

                Away, away with rum by gum, with rum by gum, with rum by gum
                Away, away with rum by gum, the song of the temperance union

Also:
The Furey, Finbar Furey born Sept 28, 1946 champion uillean piper & good at it, too.
"Queen of The Blues" Koko Taylor (nee Cora Walton) born Sept. 28, 1935, Memphis, TN.

Copyright © 2005, Abby Sale - all rights reserved
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Subject: RE: Happy! - Sept 28 (WCTU founder)
From: Tannywheeler
Date: 29 Sep 05 - 05:05 PM

We never eat cookies because they have yeast,
And one little bite turns a man to a beast.
Oh, can you imagine a sadder disgrace
Than a man in the gutter with crumbs on his face?
      Away, away with rum, by gum (etc)

We never eat fruitcake because it has rum,
And one little bite puts a man on the bum.
Oh, can you imagine a sorrier sight
Than a man eating fruitcake until he gets tight?
      Away, away (etc)

Oh, man--those were the good ol' days.                  Tw


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