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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...monuments, in memory of sons
who lost their lives within the enclosure, while confined there as
prisoners during the Civil War. The Park is the Mecca for loyal
people every year, and especially upon Memorial Day. The finances
of the Woman's Relief Corps are in splendid condition, the National
Treasurer reporting that on August 18, 1906, there was a balance of
$3,131 in the Andersonville Fund, $1,060 in the Southern Memorial
Fund, $2,091 in the Emergency Fund, and $17,038 in all funds. There
was received for the California sufferers, $5,332.10. Expended in
relief last year and on Memorial Day, $207,656.25. The number of
persons assisted was 39,101. There are 2,800 Corps in the Order.
The total expended since the organization is $3,057,444.97. The
total assets are $23,207.78, with no liabilities. This is a showing
to be proud of. Next summer when the National Convention is held,
the Jubilee Com mittee will present an attractive program, and it
is expected that the Convention will be the best in the history of
the Order. Every loyal woman is given a cordial invitation to join
the auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Woman's Relief
Corps. Yours in F., C. and L. MARY M. NORTH, Approved: National
Press Correspondent. Carrie R. Sparklin, National President. Belle
C. Kimball, National Secretary. In view of the fact that Department
Press Correspondents are so well trained, and that there are
members of the American Woman's Press Association in every
Department, ready to render any assistance with the pen, and that
there are no other assistant National officers, I offer
Recommendation No. 1. That the office of Assistant National Press
Correspondent be abolished. Recommendation No. 2. That a Committee
of three be appointed to prepare...
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