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Volume LV.

Established 1844.
The Journal, 1873.)



{ Number 44.


reach and help the children, says: “It can be done only XLIV.

by individual effort, and by the influence of personal May those who have inuch of this world's goods re

character in direct contact with the child, the great

secret of success in all dealings with the poor.” True member they are but stewards, and what they have has

charity may sometimes mean, not the giving of alms, been received from him who is Lord of All; we bring so much as the withholding of it. The most useful, inost nothing into this world, nor can we take anything out valuable gift we can bestow is education, which in its of it.

broad sense must include teaching the child to love

God, and realize his universal Fatherhood. From a letter signed by Sarah Hunt and Sarah Hoopes, to

In this day of the multiplication of organizations, the members of Darby Monthly Meeting, 1863.

scarcely any period of the child's life is left uncared for by some kind-hearted philanthropist. Beginning

with the earliest years, we find Day Nurseries, where PEACE.

mothers who are obliged to work away from home to THERE is a peace that cometh after sorrow,

eke out the scanty living provided by the father,Of hope surrendered, not of hope fulfilled ; . A peace that looketh not upon to-morrow,

and sometimes because there is no father,-may leave But calmly on a tempest that is stilled.

the helpiess little babies, and feel assured that they

will be fed and cared for carefully. A kind matron A peace that lives not now in joy's excesses, Nor in the happy life of love secure ;

is in charge of each nursery, with supplies of food But in the unerring strength the heart possesses,

and clothing always at hand. By this means the Of conflicts won while learning to endure.

older children are enabled to attend school ; and the A peace there is in sacrifice secluded :

girls are often spared serious physical suffering caused A life subdued ; from will and passion free.

by lifting and carrying a heavy baby when far too small 'Tis not the peace that over Eden brooded,

for such work. One little girl of seven or eight years, But that which triumphed in Gethsemane.

whose mother was in the hospital, and whose father - Rose Gates, in the American Friend.

was incompetent, was found the sole caretaker of

three younger children —one a baby - and living RICHMOND CONFERENCE PAPERS. amongst people from whom no help could be XII.

expected. Another little girl of about the same age

had three younger children and a sister a little older, HELPFUL CHARITY FOR CHILDREN.

but totally blind, to care for. The mother had lately BY BERTHA JANNEY, BALTIMORE.

died, and the father was away from early in the “ Do you hear the children weeping; O my brothers,

morning till late at night. Ere the sorrow comes with years ?

Mr. Riis seems to regard day nurseries as most They are leaning their young heads against their mothers;

successful helps in dealing with children.

« Relief And that cannot stop their tears.

more practical,” he says, “could not be devised. “ The young lambs are bleating in the meadows;

Sometimes a small fee, usually five cents, is charged The young birds are chirping in their nest;

for each baby. But this means a day's work and The young fawns are playing with the shadows ; The young flowers are blowing toward the west.

wages to poor mothers in dire need of both, and a

good clean healthy start for the infants, much better " But the young, young children, O my brothers,

than the tenement could give them.” They are weeping bitterly !

It is most important in this as in all departments of They are weeping in the play-time of the others, In the country of the free.

charitable work, where children must be dealt with,

to have deeply interested and conscientious women to The fullness of the meaning of these pitiful words stand between those who give and those who receive. must come to anyone who truly enters into work for

Matrons have been known to be cruel and mercenary, the children of the poor. We know they suffer“

and have so dissipated the good intended and the sorrow comes with years,” and we see the happi- planned for the little ones under their care; but we ness it is to them to be a few days among the birds

should not condemn the system because of failure in and flowers. Experience has taught us to expect

one or two instances. care and sorrow with maturity; but childhood should

When the children grow too old for the toys and be playtime, and we grieve that with all our efforts so

games of the nursery, the Kindergarten naturally little can be done for the great mass of children who

suggests itself as the place for them. Sometimes the throng our streets.

children go from the Nursery to the Kindergarten, and Jacob Riis, in his book, "The Children of the

back again, the matron and teacher working together Poor," in speaking of how we can most effectively 'for the child's good.


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In describing the Kindergarten, we can do no better boys and girls alike learn self-government and conthan quote again from Mr. Riis, who has made sideration of others, and from which so much is hoped children and their needs the study of his life :

in the effort to make good citizens from most un“Without doubt the Kindergarten is one of the promising material: It is here that the Social or longest steps forward that has been taken in the race College. Settlement does most effective work. It with poverty; for in gathering in the children, it is supplies a place and interested helpers both for play gradually, but surely, conquering also the street with and study. Classes on various subjects, including its power for mischief. It begins at the very begin-housekeeping and sewing, drawing and music, are ning and in the best of all ways, with the children's carried on in connection with the Clubs.; sometimes play. What it does counts at both ends. Very soon the Classes take the form of a Club, the possibility it makes itself felt in the street, and in what goes on of “holding office" being an especially attractive there; while, by imperceptibly turning the play into feature. “On Sundays, with singing, talks on serious work, it teaches habits of observation and industry and religious subjects, in a vein the children can folthat stick. Beyond all other considerations, beyond low, they try to give the proceedings a Sabbath turn its now admitted function as the right beginning of of which the impression may abide with them." Jane all education, whether of rich or poor, its war upon the Addams, of Hull House, Chicago, writes: street stands as the true office of the Kindergarten. Settlement is an experimental effort to aid in the There is no theology, though there is a heap of solution of the Social and Industrial problems which religion in most of them. Protestants, Catholics, are engendered by the modern condition of life in a Jews, Theosophists, and Ethical Culturists, men of great city. The resident must be content to live one or of various opinions, all make use of the Kinder- | quietly side by side with his neighbors until they garden as a means of reaching and saving the ship-grow into a sense of relationship and mutual interest.” wrecked of the present. A clean face is the ticket of

A clean face is the ticket of Robert A. Woods, of Andover House, Boston, admission. A clean or whole frock is wisely not in- requires the same unselfish devotion in the resident, sisted on too firmly at the start; torn or dirty clothes and realizes that the work is more for the future and are not so easily mended as a smudged face, but the the hope through the children. " He must be conKindergarten reaches that too in the end, through the tent that the generations of the future shall see his home. Once he is let in, the child is in for a general work in its true light; joining with his brother in good time, that has little of school or visible discip- | loving emulation of what is strong and true, making line to frighten him. He joins in the ring for the him to know the weakness of the lower life, showfamiliar games, delighted to find the teacher knowsing him in himself, all unconsciously, a version of the them too, and can be "it" or his “fair lady” in her better life, giving the man a name to express the pro

He does not notice the little change the game mise of the future and leaving him with a heavenly has undergone, the Kindergarten touch here and there, benediction." that lifts it out of the mud, but the street does pre

"So others shall sently, when the new version is transferred to it, and

Take patience, labor, to their heart and hand,

From thy heart, and thy hand, and thy brave cheer, is better for it. Order and prompt obedience are

And God's grace fructify through thee to all."' the cardinal virtues taught there, but taught in such a

To supplement the winter work of Nursery, way as to make the lesson seem all fun and play to the child. Then he is taught to make pretty things been most successfully carried on. The idea of taking

Kindergarten, and Classes, Fresh Air Societies have for Papa and Mamma to keep, so reaching directly into the home, where the teacher, if she is the right poor children from the crowded city houses into kind, follows with encouragement and advice that is

of one

man, Rev. Willard Parsons, resulted in that first not lost. No door is barred against her who comes in the children's name."

summer of 1877 in a happy vacation of sixty children; Here also the child is taught the first principles of

but it has grown now to be a health giving agency for

thousands each summer. patriotism. He is required to salute the flag, and

Many of our friends know practically of the worksing “My Country.” Who can tell how far all this may go toward making American citizens out of the ing of this charity, but if more of the sweet country

homes such real true homes as they are could be many little foreigners who throng our free schools. When the child of six or seven years of age opened to welcome these little strangers

, who seldom

know more of a home than the four walls of a squalid leaves the Kindergarten, he starts out in life to make

tenement, the good might not be only for the children. his way alone. In the nursery and Kindergarten he has been guarded, cared for, helped over hard places, coming would be a blessing in any family. One kind

There are sweet loving little hearts among them, whose

friend has said : “ They have left a rich blessing beprice of success is hard work.

hind them and actually gave more than they reSometimes only a few years of school are allowed

ceived. They have touched the hearts of the people, him, in places where compulsory education laws are not enforced, and he is sent in to the store or factory, charity. The people had read about the importance

and opened the fountains of love, and sympathy, and or worse, sweat shop. Just here we find most help, of benevolence, had heard many sermons on the ful the Reading Room for boys, and Neighborhood beauty of charity, but these have been quickly forGuilds and Educational Classes for both boys and

gotten. The children have been an object lesson that girls. These form the nucleus of the Clubs in which

will long live in their hearts and minds." Mr. Riis


thinks that, “ Not least among the blessings of the erty of others in jeopardy, and are led into doubtful Fresh Air Work, has been the drawing closer in a paths. The hope was expressed that the saying “as common interest and sympathy of the classes that are honest as a Quaker" would ever be a true one. drifting further and further apart, as wealth and The report of the Philanthropic Committee showed poverty both increase with the growth of our great that they are alive to the pressing needs everywhere cities.”

manifest. We felt that much effective work had been Nothing could be better for the child than to be accomplished by the dedicated ones engaged for the taken into a true home, really taken into the heart of uplifting of humanity. In keeping with the beautithe home, made one of the family for the time, and to ful custom of our Society, a short season of silent be taught by kindly example how people live, to whom devotion was observed, during which all seemed to the little every-day courtesies of life are important, and inite in the solemn supplication to God that the efforts who consider “Cleanliness next to Godliness.'' But of our President in the interest of peace and good though the kind hearts and open homes are many, will to man might be blessed to the furtherance of the children who want and need to go, more than that great cause.

At its close many expressions of fill the number to be taken. The realization of the faith in the efficacy of the silent petition were given. need of some plan, by which more children could be At 8 o'clock on Fourth-day morning, the second taken to one place, led to the establishment of Summer meeting for ministers and elders convened, which Homes in the country, but near enough to the city to proved to be a season of spiritual refreshing. We make transportation easy by car or carriage. In some were baptized into a feeling of nearness with the places they are at the seaside, in others, near large Divine, where all differences fade as fades the darkrivers, still others among the hills. At the Holly

At the Holly- | ness before the noon-day sun. We went from the wood Home, in which a number of the members of meeting feeling our spiritual strength renewed. Baltimore Yearly Meeting are interested, about thirty The second meeting for public worship assembled children are taken each week. The House is under

. the care of a matron with servants for the housework, “ My sheep know my voice and follow me ; a stranger but the children are cared for by the managers, who they will not follow.” An illustration was presented take turns of one week, living, two at a time, at the of a shepherd in a far-off country, who desired to Home, and doing all things needful for the little move his sheep to another pasture. But an objecones. They try in every way to make the two weeks' tionable place lay between, over which he made many visit of the children a happy remembrance, a real unsuccessful attempts to lead them; finally, taking a physical and moral help in their lives. It is only two lamb in his arms he stepped over this place, and the weeks, but new impressions are lasting sometimes, and sheep looking up saw the lamb and followed, forgetwe cannot estimate what may be accomplished by the ting their fear. * Behold the Lamb of God which faithful sowing of good seed. Play is the order of taketh away the sin of the world.” It is our duty to the day, but helpful service is sometimes asked for, establish this Christ within, this Son of God as our just enough to make the play moře enjoyed. There leader. It will lead us over difficult and dangerous are similar Homes within the limits of both New York places unto the Father. Let us extend the same and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings, one on Long freedom to others as we desire ourselves. We grow Island, and one near Riverton, N. J. Though not

in grace and the knowledge of the Father. We under the care of the Meeting, the officers and man- know God by the evidence within, and he who has agers of these Homes are largely members of our the love of God in his heart sees the evidence of Society, and a great many other members help by God everywhere, in the leaves, the grass, the trees, interest and contributions.

and reads it upon the rocks beneath his feet. • Be(Conclusion to follow.)

hold the fields are white unto the harvest and the

laborers are few." We need to realize the need of For Friends' Intelligencer.

more faithfulness. To the inquiry, What is truth? it INDIANA YEARLY MEETING.

was shown that there are physical truths and spiritual

truths; the latter lift the soul into higher realms. (Concluded from last week.)

We near the great fountain of Truth each day, but The searching query in regard to intoxicants brought do not reach it until the Christ spirit enters our souls ; a deep" exercise over the meeting. It was queried then we can “love our neighbor as ourselves," and whether it could ever be right, under any circum

not till then. He is a free man whom the Truth stances to license an evil? Which all must acknowl

makes free. Though Paul may plant and Apollos edge in the negative. As we cannot see eye to eye,

We must may we ever exercise that "love that suffereth long enter into the closet with the Father, and he will

water, it is God that giveth the increase." and is kind,” and ever seeketh the highest good of supply our needs. If we endeavor to live a daily life our fellow-men. The importance of a free gospel of righteousness, we will be happy and comforted ministry claimed our earnest thought, and it was

and will be lifted up, and shall also draw others unto queried whether we truly encourage this ministry if the glorious light of God. we suffer those whose lives correspond with their

" Over and over again, no matter which way I turn, teaching to minister in our meetings without ac

I always find in the Book of Life some lesson I have to knowledging their gift. We were exhorted to emu- learn." late the honest, upright life, being careful not to live

The sun appears in the east every twenty-four beyond our means, for by so doing we put the prop- 'hours; hunger repeats itself at stated periods, and


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