Congressional Edition Volume 5969

Congressional Edition Volume 5969

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...called the teaching service. It continues to be an important factor in our work, the interest steadily growing. It is here that we look for the best results. It is my judgment that better results could be obtained if the school was classified and suitable teachers put in charge of the classes; as yet this has not been found practicable. In our study of the Bible we continue to use the International Sunday School Lessons. Though not authorized to speak for the Catholic chaplain, yet I wish to make a brief statement, hardly a report, of these services. Church services are held twice a month, and a school every Sunday. These are under the direction of the chaplain, and are well attended by the adherents of this faith. For further information respecting this work you are referred to the Catholic chaplain. The Volunteers Prisoners' League has increased 49; discharged, 79. Its membership at the close of the fiscal year, 153. The table below will give you as complete a statement as was possible for me to obtain relative to the habits and antecedents of each prisoner, when received at this penitentiary: The number interviewed during the year 544 Having a common school education 310 Number having attended high school one year or more 61 Academics j Collegiates 24 Having only a primary education 52 Illiterates 77 Having attended a university one year or more 7 Not addicted to the use of intoxicants 263 Intemperate in the use of intoxicants 117 Using intoxicants moderately 161 Reared in homes where one or both parents were Christians 505 Number of married men 240 Since my last communication to you there have been added to the library, by purchase, 507 books; received from the Patent Office, 126; and from other sources, 57; donated by friends and not yet...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236506863
  • 9781236506863