Our Children Volume 3-7

Our Children Volume 3-7

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: ... s a n i t y commission rather than for the c 0 u r t. Therefore the man was prevailed upon to ask for a san ity inquest, which was held, and the wife pronounced insane. The children were then referred to the Other Mother H 0 m e s Department. Two were placed in free homes, three in homes paid for by the father, and the oldest boy was helped in securing a position. The mother was not sent to the Insane Hospital, but, upon the request of relatives, was allowed to go to the country f or six months. She then returned to the city in a much improved state of mind and body and is now working as a domestic in a home, where she is learning to keep house properly and to buy economically, etc. The children have won their way to the hearts of their foster parents and are being better cared for than they ever were in their own home. The present industrial situation has caused their father's income to increase to over $200.00 a. month. He is out of debt, is meeting all of the expenses of his children, is assisting his wife financially and is in hopes that within another year, their home can be reconstructed a l 0 n g the lines which will best serve the interests of the family. If you have already done all you feel able to do toward meeting the needs of this present year, will you not bear in mind that there will still be good that you can do in the long years of the future, and that you can still serve though you may not make annual contributions. Your bequest may be your perpetual steward to continue. your own good work. What better could be done with a part of the money that will be left after all your own needs have been met than to assign it to continue your support of the Children's Aid Association? May we suggest that you glance at...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123679821X
  • 9781236798213