Nation, Carry A. . The Use and Need of the Life of Carry A. Nation
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  • Front Matter
  • Chapter 1 CHAPTER I. MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME AND WHAT I REMEMBER OF MY LIFE UP TO THE TENTH YEAR.
  • Chapter 2 CHAPTER II. MY EXPERIENCE WITH THE NEGROES AS SLAVES.--THEIR SUPERSTITIONS.--A BEAUTIFUL FAIRY TALE.
  • Chapter 3 CHAPTER III. MOVED TO WOODFORD COUNTY, KENTUCKY.--ALSO MOVED TO MISSOURI.--SAVED FROM BEING A THIEF.--MY CONVERSION--GOING SOUTH AT OPENING OF THE CIVIL WAR.--AN INCIDENT OF MY GIRLHOOD SCHOOL DAYS.--WHY I HAD TO BELIEVE IN REVELATION.--SPIRITUALISM OR WITCHCRAFT.
  • Chapter 4 CHAPTER IV. MY FIRST MARRIAGE.--A BITTER DISAPPOINTMENT.--MOTHER GLOYD.--MY DRUGGED AND WHISKEY MURDERED HUSBAND.--LOSING MY POSITION AS TEACHER.--SECOND MARRIAGE.--LOSS OF PROPERTY.--KEEPING HOTEL.--STRUGGLES FOR DAILY FOOD.--THE AFFLICTIONS OF MY CHILD.--ANSWER TO PRAYER.
  • Chapter 5 CHAPTER V. THE BAPTISM OF THE HOLY GHOST.--REJECTED AS A BIBLE TEACHER IN METHODIST AND EPISCOPALIAN CHURCHES.--TAUGHT IN HOTEL DINING-ROOM.--VISION, WARNING AND BLESSING.--ENTERTAINING ANGELS.--THE JEWS.--PRAYER FOR RAIN AND ANSWER.--GOD'S JUDGEMENTS ON THE WICKED.--MOVED TO KANSAS.--DEATH OF MOTHER GLOYD.--SERMON OF A CATHOLIC PRIEST.
  • Chapter 6 CHAPTER VI. WHY MY NAME IS NOT ON A CHURCH BOOK, AND WHY THE MINISTERS WITHDREW FROM ME.--CLOSING THE DIVES OF MEDICINE LODGE.--CORA BENNETT, AND WHY SHE KILLED BILLY MORRIS IN A DIVE IN KIOWA.--HER RESURRECTION.--RAIDING A JOINT DRUGSTORE.
  • Chapter 7 CHAPTER VII. SPIRITUAL LEADINGS.--JESUS A CONSCIOUS PRESENCE THREE DAYS.--LOSS OF LIBERTY BY COMPROMISING.--THE PRICE PAID TO BE REINSTATED.--DISGRACE TO BE A MILLIONAIRE
  • Chapter 8 CHAPTER VIII. THE DIVINE CALL.--THE JOINT DRUGGIST OF MEDICINE LODGE.--BEER A POISON.--DOCTORS MAKE DRUNKARDS.--SMASHING AT KIOWA.--ATTITUDE OF SOME W. C. T. U.'S OF KANSAS.--SUIT FOR SLANDER.--SMASHING AT WICHITA.--CONSPIRACY OF THE REPUBLICANS TO PUT ME IN THE INSANE ASYLUM.--SUFFERINGS IN JAIL AT WICHITA.--SLANDERS FROM THE RUM-SOAKED PAPERS OF KANSAS.
  • Chapter 9 CHAPTER IX. OUT OF JAIL.--EGGS AND STONE.--SMASHING STILLING'S JOINT AT ENTERPRISE.--WHIPPED BY HIRED PROSTITUTES.--PLOT AT HOLT BY HOTEL KEEPER AND JOINTIST TO POISON AND SLUG ME.--AT CONEY ISLAND.--HAND BROKEN AND HANDCUFFS.
  • Chapter 10 CHAPTER X. LEGAL STATUS OF PROHIBITION AND JOINT SMASHING.
  • Chapter 11 CHAPTER XI. MY TRIAL FOR DIVORCE.--THE LICENSED RUM TRAFFIC THE CAUSE OF SO MANY DIVORCES.--DIFFERENT TIMES AND PLACES I HAVE BEEN IN JAIL.--AT THE CAPITAL OF CALIFORNIA.--WIDE OPEN TREASON.--AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS.--WOOLLEY CLUB AT ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN.--CATHOLIC PRIEST AND CIGARETTES.
  • Chapter 12 CHAPTER XII. WOMAN'S SUFFRAGE
  • Chapter 13 CHAPTER XIII. ECHOES OF THE HATCHET. MRS. NATION AND THE SALOON.
    • Section A CONTRIBUTION TO HOME FOR DRUNKARD'S WIVES.
    • Section AN APPEAL TO THE NATIONAL PROHIBITION COMMITTEE TO CONCENTRATE THE FORCES IN KANSAS.
  • Chapter 14 CHAPTER XIV. CHRISTIAN EXPERIENCE.
  • Chapter 15 CHAPTER XV. SPIRITUAL AUTHORITY FOR MY CHRISTIAN WORK.
  • Chapter 16 CHAPTER XVI. IN NEBRASKA.--WHAT I DID WITH THE FIRST MONEY I GAVE TO THE LORD.--AT CONEY ISLAND.--WHAT I SAID OF MR. MCKINLEY.--IN CALIFORNIA. "CRIBS" AT LOS ANGELES.--ARREST IN SAN FRANCISCO.--CONDEMNED BY SOME MINISTERS.--WHISKEY AND TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENTS,
  • Chapter 17 CHAPTER XVII. MY VISIT TO WASHINGTON, D. C.--ARRESTED IN THE SENATE CHAMBER.--TAKEN OUT BY OFFICERS.--THE VICES OF COLLEGES, ESPECIALLY YALE--ROOSEVELT A DIVE-KEEPER.
  • Chapter 18 CHAPTER XVIII. PROHIBITION OR ABOLITION.--WHAT IT MEANS.--THE FREE METHODISTS AND OTHER MINISTERS ENDORSE THE WORK.--A CATHOLIC PRIEST'S ENDORSEMENT.--MODERN DEBORAH.--JOHN P. ST. JOHN.
  • Chapter 19 CHAPTER XIX. DR. MCFARLAND'S PROTEST.--KICKED AND KNOCKED DOWN BY CHAPMAN OF BANGOR HOUSE.--MEDDLING WITH THE DEVIL.--TIMELY WARNING TO OUR BOYS AND GIRLS.--BRUBAKER OF PEORIA.--WITCHCRAFT.--LAST TIME IN JAIL.
  • Chapter 20 CHAPTER XX. WHY I WENT ON THE STAGE.--THE VICE OF TOBACCO.
  • Chapter 21 CHAPTER XXI. TRIP ON FALL RIVER STEAMBOAT, FROM BOSTON TO NEW YORK--OFFICERS TRIED TO LOCK ME IN MY STATE ROOM--SEQUEL SATISFACTORY, MADE PLEASANT TRIP AND MANY FRIENDS.
  • Chapter 22 CHAPTER XXII. TRIP TO CANADA, CORDIAL RECEPTION--RETURN TO CHICAGO TO FILL ENGAGEMENT--SECOND VISIT TO CANADA--TRIP TO MARITIME PROVINCES--VISIT CLUB IN CHARLOTTE TOWN--PREJUDICE AGAINST ME OWING TO MALICIOUS REPORTS--SPOKE IN PARLIAMENT IN FREDERICTON--VISIT TO SIDNEY--SCOTT ACT--MY ARREST AND RELEASE--EPISODE IN JAIL.
  • Chapter 23 CHAPTER XXIII. COWARDLY ASSAULT BY SALOON KEEPER, G. R. NEIGHBORS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, KY.--APATHY OF OFFICERS, BUT PEOPLE MUCH MOVED BY OUTRAGE, LECTURED AFTERWARDS, THO' VERY FAINT AND WEAK FROM LOSS OF BLOOD.--CIGARETTE SMOKING IN HIGH PLACES DISCUSSED WITH MISS GASTON, PRESIDENT NATIONAL ANTI-CIGARETTE LEAGUE.
  • Chapter 24 CHAPTER XXIV. SISTER LUCY WILHOITE'S VISION.--WRITES TO ME FOR CO-OPERATION IN MAKING RAID ON MAHAN'S WHOLESALE LIQUOR HOUSE.--HESITATE ON ACCOUNT PRESSING ENGAGEMENTS AHEAD.--ANSWER THE CALL.--RAID SET FOR 29TH.--W. C. T. U. CONVENTION IN SESSION.--FOUR SISTERS AND MYSELF START FROM M. E. CHURCH.--A CALL FOR THE POLICE BEFORE WE COULD EFFECT AN ENTRANCE.--TAKEN TO JAIL IN HOODLUM WAGON.--UNHEALTHY CONDITION OF CELL.--IN JAIL FROM FRIDAY TO MONDAY.--GOOD OLD PENTECOSTAL TIME ON SUNDAY--COUNTY JAIL MONDAY--TRIAL WEDNESDAY--JAIL SENTENCE AND FINES--APPEAL TO DISTRICT COURT.
  • Chapter 25 CHAPTER XXV. CLOSING REMARKS WITH PLANS FOR THE FUTURE--PROHIBITION CLEARLY DEFINED.
  • Chapter 26 CHAPTER XXVI. CARRY NATION CLOSES CRUSADE IN DAYTON, OHIO--HOLDS THREE LARGELY ATTENDED MEETINGS--SPEAKS TO LARGE AUDIENCE IN ARMORY--HAD ENGAGED NATIONAL THEATRE, BUT INSPECTION OF AUDITORIUM INTERFERED--REVIEW WEEK'S WORK.
  • Chapter 27 CHAPTER XXVII. (Sketch by WILL CARLETON, in his Magazine EVERYWHERE.)
  • Chapter 28 CHAPTER XXVIII. A scientific article on the effects of alcohol on the human system. If any doctor should try to deceive you here is the proof of his malicious intent to drug you.
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