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Vegetarian Federal Union 1889-1911

ANNUAL REPORT 1897

THE VEGETARIAN SOCIETY.
Established A.D. 1847.

President :

THE REV. PROFESSOR JOHN E. B. MAYOR, M.A., D.C.L., Senior Fellow of St. John's, Cambridge.

Treasurer:
WILLIAM HARRISON, Esq., Manchester.

Vice-Presidents
W. B. A. AXON, Esq., F.R.S.L., (Manchester).
ERNEST BELL, Esq., M.A. (London).
Miss BROTHERTON (Seedley, Manchester)
The Hon.F.J. BRUCE (Arbroath, N.B.).
The Hon. Mrs. F. J. BRUCE.
Mrs. FRANCES L. BOULT (London).
W. H. CHAPMAN, Esq. (Liverpool).
The Rev. JAMES CLARK (Salford),
The Rev. H. S. CLUBB (Philadelphia).
EDWIN COLLIER, Esq. (Manchester).
A. W. DUNCAN, Esq., F.C.S. (Manchester).
General J. M. EARLE (London).
C. W. FORWARD, Esq. (London).
J. W. GODDARD, Esq. (Leicester).
W. S. GODFREY, Esq. (Croydon).
D. GOSYLING, Esq. (Bombay).
T. ANDERSON HANSON, Esq. (London).
WILLIAM HARRISON, Esq. (Manchester).
Lady GWENDOLEN HERBERT (London).
A. F. HILLS, Esq., D.L. (London).
A. O. HUME, Esq., C.B. (Simla).
The Rev. E. E. KELLY, M.A. (Chichester).
T. C. LOWE, Esq., B.A.(Birmingham).
THOMAS OWEN, Esq. (Oswestry).
Mrs. LAWRENCE PIKE (Wareham)
H. S. SALT, Esq. (London).
Mrs. JOHN SMITH (Glasgow).
ALFRED TONGUE, Esq. (Seedley).
Mrs. WALKER (Doncaster).
J. J. WILLIS, Esq. (Austwick).
JOSEPH WILSON, Esq. (Bradford).

Honorary Auditor:
BENNETT COLLIER. Esq., A.C.A., Manchester.

Honorary Solicitor:
PERCY BRASY, Esq., London.

Honorary Librarian:
ERNEST AXON, Esq.

Honorary Secretary:
WILLIAM B. A. AXON, Esq.

Secretary:
Mr. ALBERT BROADBENT.

Lecturer:
Mr. ALFRED O. BROADLEY.

Official Address:
9, Peter Street, Manchester.

The Vegetarian Society having been established in 1847, celebrated its Jubilee in 1897. A special Jubilee Fund Was raised to assist the work of this highly interesting and important event and meetings were held all over the country. The Society consists of a President, Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, an Executive Committee, a Secretary, and an unlimited number of Members and Associates, who have subscribed to the Declaration of the Society. It includes also a Children's Branch, called the Daisy Society, with an unlimited number of members under fourteen years of age. by whom or on whose behalf the Declaration of the Daisy Society has been made. Its aims are to induce habits of abstinence from the flesh of animals (fish, flesh, fowl) as food, and to promote the use of fruits, pulse, cereals, and other products of the vegetable kingdom.

The minimum subscription is half-a-crown a year; and the members, associates, and subscribers have the Vegetarian Messenger and Review posted to them monthly. The members of the Daisy Society contribute a minimum subscription of one shilling a year.

The Secretary is always willing to help beginners who may meet with difficulties in starting Vegetarianism. He will send, free, helpful papers and recipes to inquirers. essayists, and others.

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