Temperance Lodge at Sackville

Temperance Lodge at Sackville. Wesleyan minister of Sackville, Rev J Tarn forms a Temperance Lodge “among our coloured friends”. 16 sign the pledge at the first meeting. Others promise to follow. Alfred Barber is Secretary; Wesley Barber, Alfred Everingham, Oliver Everingham and others are Officers. The law prohibits publicans serving Aborigines with strong drink but many place profit before the law. (Brook, 1st edit, 31).