Woman of the Century/Eliza B. Ingalls
INGALLS, Mrs. Eliza B., temperance worker, born on a farm in St. Louis county. Mo., where the early years of her life were spent. In 1880 she became the wife of Fred H. Ingalls. a successful merchant in St. Louis, Mo. She has been an active temperance worker since she was a ELIZA H. INGALLS. child, having joined the order of Good Templars when only fourteen years of age. She is superintendent of the narcotic department of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union. Her special mission is the eradication of tobacco in all forms. She is assisted in her work by State superintendents, and the results are shown by the enactment of laws in nearly every State in the Union prohibiting the sale of tobacco to minors. Mrs. Ingalls is young and gifted with great executive ability. Her pleasant manner and untiring persistence bring success to all her undertakings. She receives frequent invitations to lecture, but never leaves home for that purpose. Her husband is in sympathy with her work and gives her liberal financial aid.