Chicago ILL: Messenger Publishing Co., 1917. A seven page calendar, printed on both sides. A 15 3/4" x 7" calendar with medal top binding and braided string hanger printed on polished stock. The front cover depicts a color illustration of a mother peeking through currents at her toddler son playing with blocks It is captioned "My Boy's Future (Home Town State) WET OR DRY? I must decide for him". Each calendar pages have page has a two color illustration juxtaposing a "dry" person or function with a "wet" person. e.g. "He chose temperance and owns the freight" "He chose the saloon and wheels the freight". Each followed by supporting scripture or similar quote. Followed by two calendar months. The reverse of each calendar page contains extensive narrative including graphs and charts on the impacts of temperance vs. intemperance. Much editorializing and opinion. The final back page is the status of temperance by state in 1917. Minimal wear. Light creases.