Carry Nation

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Noun1.Carry Nation - United States prohibitionist who raided saloons and destroyed bottles of liquor with a hatchet (1846-1911)
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Drunken men are portrayed pouring out of a drinking den; the axe-wielding protestor Carry Nation is featured in all her glory, as she goes about smashing up saloons; and you can join a line-up of mobsters for a photo opportunity, complete with Tommy Gun in hand.
The Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts welcomes Carry Nation: The Famous and Original Barroom Smasher on Sunday, Nov.
Diana Lambdin Meyer's Kansas Myths & Legends: The True Stories Behind History's Mysteries (9781493028405, $16.95) tells many lively, fun stories; from the influences on Carry Nation to undertake a vocal and historic mission to what happened when David Eisenhower's business partner left him holding the bag on a mountain of debt.
Like so many disciples of Carry Nation, the temperance advocate who took a hatchet to US saloons at the turn of the 20th century, village women are taking matters into their own hands, enforcing a prohibition law in Bihar, one of India's poorest, most agrarian states.
"Pakistan is going through a critical phase having challenges to face and now it is their responsibility to develop our country and carry nation forward into new era of development and prosperity," he said this while addressing as chief guest at the 19th Convocation-2016 of Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology (SSUET) held recently at the Expo Center here.
Marshall, arrested Carry Nation when she and her followers came to Wichita and tore up a saloon there.
They include familiar names: temperance worker Carry Nation, performer Lotta Crabtree, Native American Sarah Winnemucca, army wife Libby Custer.
Carry Nation, Sacajawea, Calamity Jane, and many more historical figures are presented, with black and white photos and illustrations.
His fear was that the Midwest represented people such as Carry Nation, whose axe crushed not just alcohol, but spontaneity and understanding.
In 1998, the City of Wichita acquired a block of blighted downtown property that included the historic Eaton Hotel, where militant prohibitionist Carry Nation waged one of her infamous raids on the hotel bar in 1900.
Following introductory essays on civil disobedience in American history, the volume focuses on two "defining moments," the civil disobedience of Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty in pursuit of American independence and the use of violence by Carry Nation and the temperance movement.
As they enter freshman year at Carry Nation High School, the girls ruffle the feathers of class president Meredith Baxter Dimly and her entourage.