1890 · Ottawa, Canada
The Woman's Journal was a periodical, "Published Monthly by Miss Mary Scott" of Ottawa, Canada. Its mission was Temperance: the articles focus on the evils of alcohol, troubling news about the presence of alcohol in medicines, ongoing activities in branches of the WCTU in Canada, and a variety of advertisements.
Mary Scott, a lifelong temperance advocate, "In January, 1889, became editor and proprietor of the 'Woman's Journal,' the organ of the Dominion Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Her literary work has been confined to stories and descriptions of travel for Canadian papers. She is an earnest advocate for the prohibition of the liquor traffic and uses all the weapons at her command. Her home is in Ottawa" [ Wikisource article on "Woman of the Century/ Mary Scott"]. (Inventory #: 36667)