The Lookout Volume 8-9

The Lookout Volume 8-9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ..."but it is a present from somebody in New York; a regular present." And the next day Hugh was wearing a new neck tie, new gloves and smoking a new pipe. "I couldn't understand that much kindness," he said quite simply to the House Mother. tune but the words were clear. When the whirr stopped, a seaman's voice, rich and hoarse and full of vitality, came through the glass partition, by Mr. Bernon S. Prentice, also a member of the Board and an old friend, now working in Paris. "Our principal effort," says the letter, "is the direct and indirect fight against drunkenness, the threat of which appears more and more serious in certain regions of France, notably in Brittany. We also occupy ourselves with teaching the most simple and general notions of popular therapeutics and practical hygiene." So moving was the appeal for practical assistance for these Seamen's Shelters which have been largely overlooked since the war, that the Institute at its December Meeting of the Board, voted a contribution of 1,000 francs to this work in France. A more detailed account of the work of these Abri-1 du Marin will appear in the February Lookout. 101 No Co For the first time since it opened, thirty years ago, the North River Station on West Street was obliged to close on December 15th, owing to lack of coal. But even then it did not really close, because the fires were banked and nursed along so that the Sunday evening service could be held in the Chapel. It was impossible, however, for the Reading Rooms and Game Rooms to be opened. Finally on Thursday, December 20th, the manager, Mr. Gookin, got 3,600 pounds. Since the beginning of the year the Station with the exception of Baggage and Mail...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923030
  • 9781236923035