Congressional Edition Volume 4967

Congressional Edition Volume 4967


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. 1906 Excerpt: ... these buildings can not be advantageousety located unless the tract indicated is acquired. As this school is to be on the the cottage plan, considerable space is required for the location of the buildings, and some of these buildings ought to be upon the ground indicated. We earnestly recommend that an appropriation be made for the purchase of this land. TEMPORARY HOMES FOR MEN. No changes are recommended in reference to the Municipal Lodging House or the Temporary Home for ex-Union Soldiers and Sailors., The work at these institutions is at present being satisfactorily conducted. TEMPORARY HOMES FOR WOMEN. The appropriation for the Women's Christian Association was reduced last year from $4,000 to $2,000, and the Board recommends that this year the appropriation be eliminated. This institution is doing a commendable work, but of a kind that should be left to the field of private charity. Its maintenance comes very largely in the form of payment for board by those who live at the institution, most of whom would deem it a great indignity to be considered in any sense objects of charity. The institution has recently entered into cooperation with a new organization, with the purpose of conducting in Washington a Young Women's Christian Association, such as is in operation in most of the larger cities of the country. This is a most praiseworthy enterprise, but of course is a work which should in no way be dependent upon the Government for maintenance. The appropriation for the Young Woman's Christian Home was eliminated last year, and that institution, since July 1, has not been subject to the supervision of this Board. It continues to perform a useful service, and its work is being carried on with commendable energy. We believe that the friends of this instit...

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Professor United States Congress
189 x 246 x 21mm | 721g
Publication date
01 May 2012
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations