Annals of Sandy Spring; History of a Rural Community in Maryland Volume 2

Annals of Sandy Spring; History of a Rural Community in Maryland Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...a forcible plea in behalf of the cause she is so interested in. The afternoon session closed with the reading of a memorial to Rebecca M. Thomas, a valued member of the organization, and the election of the following officers: President, Sarah T. Miller. Vice-president, Mary E. Moore. Corresponding secretary, Annie F. Gilpin. Recording secretary, Rebecca T. Miller. Treasurer, Sarah E. Stabler. In the evening a full house listened to an address from the Rev. Anna Shaw, of Chicago, who had been present at the convention. Of the many fine speeches made in the Lyceum, few could compare with hers in logic, humor and force of expression. Miss Shaw has been an ordained minister for eight years in the Methodist Protestant Church. Rockland, Sherwood and the various public schools had now resumed their labors with a good attendance, and more scholars had gone from the neighborhood to Swarthmore, than ever before. A gratifying improvement is to be noted in the public school at Sandy Spring under the care of Sarah Scqfield. The public school at Alloway, conducted by Alice T. and Lillie B. Stabler, is now called Oakley school. Later in the year, Jessie B. Stabler took charge of the public school at Olney. It should be a subject of congratulation that so large a number of our young women are self-supporting; many as teachers, some in the care of little children or plying the needle, some as companions for the infirm, others assisting in household work, and several as typewriters. The girls obtain situations nowdays with as much, or greater, facility than the boys, and who knows but that each of these independent damsels may in time be able to support a husband, and support him well, too! Tenth month, 29th. Many persons attended Baltimore yearly meeting which...show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236654390
  • 9781236654397