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Insane).— Tel. 171.

Matron, O. A. Carpenter; Med. Supt., D. H. Arthur; 1st Asst. Phys., C. A.
Potter; Asst. Phys., R. M. Schley; Jr. Phys., F. Robbins; Woman Phys., A. E.
Rowe; Med. Interne, S. S. P. Wetmore.

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON.

ORPHAN ASYLUM IN THE CITY OF 1VE\\^ YORK (P. E.).
Destitute orplians of both sexes between the ages of two and ten years are
received gratuitously. Vis. Day, last Sat. afternoon of each month. R. R.
Reeder, Supt. Apply, with children for admission, to the Executive Committee,
Thurs. from 10 to 12, Room 516, United Charities bldg., 105 E. 22d at.

KING'S PARK.

KING'S PARK STATE HOSPITAL (For the Insane).— Tel. 11
Northport. Vis. Days, Wed., Sun. and legal holidays.

Supt., W. A. MsLcy, M. D. ; 1st Asst. Phys., G. O'Hanlon; 2d Asst. Phys., A.
J. Capron; Asst. Phys., W. H. Hagenbuch, D. C. MacClymont, W. H. Sand-
ford, J. I. McKelway, T. W. Simon; Jr. Phys., N. A. Pashayan, A. J. Rosa-
no£E, A. E. Ullman, G. M. Gibson; Woman Phys., A. Craig.

ST. JOHNLAND, THE SOCIETY OF.— A church comumnity of
about 350 — adults and children. About one-half of the beneficiaries are support-
ed free, but the charge is $340 per year for an aged couple, $180 per year for
an old woman, $170 per year for an old man and $125 per year for a child.
Children are admitted between the ages of two and ten. Boys are kept until
fourteen years of age; girls until seventeen or eighteen to be trained for do-
mestic service. Apply to the Superintendent, Rev. H. Chamberlayne, 49 W.
20th St., on Thurs., between 12 and 2, or by letter to King's Park, L. I.

LIBERTY, NEW^ YORK.

LOOMIS SANITARIU3I (For the treatment of tuberculosis).— Liberty,
Sullivan County, N. Y. Hopeless cases not admitted. Mrs. R. Irvin, Pres. ;
Mrs. W. C. Casey, Sec. ; H. Van Sinderen, Treas.

Board, W. M. Polk, H. P. Loomis, F. H. Bosworth, V. Y. Bowditch, W. F.
Chappell, E. G. Janeway, H. M. King, J. W. Markoe, F. Miller, E. O. Otis,
C. E. Quimby, A. A. Smith, D. M. Stimson, H. F. Walker; Staff, H. M.
King, Chief; H. B. Neagle, Asst.; Phys. ros. at Annex, C. A. Paull, J. L.
Dawson; Supt., W. A. Mullen.

Applications for admission should be made to the Physiclan-in-Chlef, and
wherever possible through the family physician. There la also a ChIIdren-«
Cottage in connection with the Annex. Even young Infants are admitted.



BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE. 745

MIDDIiETOWTV.

MIDDL.ETOWN STATE HOMCEOPATHIC HOSPITAL (For
the Insane).

Med. Supt., M. C. Ashley; 1st Asst Phys., R. C. Woodman; 2d Asst Phys.,
G. F. Brewster; Asst Phys., R. E. Mitchell; Jr. Phys., A. S. Moore; Woman
Phys.^ C. Barrus: Internes. H. B. Ballon, N. W. Thompson.

MINEOLA.

MINEOLA HOME FOR ORPHAN CHILDREN has 52 inmates.
Phys. in charge, E. D. Skinner, Mineola; Consult. Surg., C. J. G. Finn, Hemp-
stead; Consult. Phys., J. H. Bogart, Roslyn. ^

MT. TERNON.
WARTBURG ORPHANS' FARM SCHOOL (Of the Evangelical
Lutheran Church). — On legal surrender this institution receives gratuitously
orphan boys and girls between four and ten years of age. Apply to the rector.
Rev. G. C. , Berkemeier, Mt. Vernon. J. Lewin, Att'd Phys.

THE MARTHA WILSON HOME.— Applicants for admission to the
Home must have been residents of the Town of Eastchester or the City of
Mount Vernon for the five years preceding application. Every applicant, before
final admission, shall be received on probation for a term of four months.
Admission fee, $200.

Matron, Mrs. A. M. Brewer; Att'd Phys., T. F. Goodwin, N. H. Ives.

NETVARK.

STATE CUSTODIAL ASYLU3I FOR FEEBLE-MINDED
WOMEN. — For the care and protection of indigent, feeble-minded women of
child-bearing capacity, who are residents of the State. Insane and helpless
cases are not received. C. W. Winspear, Supt. ; A. Warnecke, House Phys.

NEW YORK CITY.

BOROUGHS OF MANHATTAN AND BRONX.
CITY AND COUNTY RELIEF.

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC CHARITIES, THE.— Estab. Cnap-
ter 912, Laws of 1895, and the powers thereof outlined by Chapter XIII., of.
Greater New York Charter, as adopted 1897 and amended 190L Ofilce, foot of
E. 26th St. Under one Commissioner who has charge of all the institutions
of the Dept. of Public Charities. Those on the Island of Manhattan and
the Borough of the Bronx are under a Board of Managers. R. W. Hebberd,
Commissioner; R. C. Baker, 1st Deputy Commissioner; J. J. Mclnerney, 2d
Deputy Commissioner; J. McK. Borden, Sec. ; G. W. Meeks, Supt. Bureau of
Dependent Adults: F. E. Bauer, Supt. of the Children's Bureau at 66 Third av.
All applications for admission to the hospitals, almshouses, asylums, nurseries,
and other institutions in charge of the Department of Public Charities, must be
made to the Superintendent of Dependent Adults, at the foot of E. 26th st. All
the institutions are reached or vi&ited only by permits issued by the Super-
intendent.

BUREAU OF DEPENDENT ADULTS.— Distributes the annual
appropriations to the poor adult blind, not inmates of any city institution;
aids sick and destitute non-residents to reach their homes, and furnishes
burial for destitute and unknown cases. It has charge of all bodies sent to
the Harlem and 26th st. morgues.

AMERICAN FE3IALE GUARDIAN SOCIETY, AND HOME

FOR THE FRIENDLESS.— 936 Woody Crest av. Established in 1834.
It aims to save from degradation friendless and neglected children. These
children, after being legally surrendered to the Society, are transferred by
adoption to Christian families. Also cares for destitute children until their
parents are able to provide a home for them. The Society has twelve in-
dustrial schools in the poorer parts of the city. Has a Summer Home st
Oceanport, N. J., and the Bennet Home at Liberty, N. Y. Pres., Mrs. F.
.M. Weeks; Cor. Sec, Mrs. A. P. Morewood; Rec. Sec, Mrs. L. D. White;
Treas., Mrs. S. J. Hallock.



746 BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE.

BLIND ASYL13I FOR THE DESTITUTE. (Society for the Re-
lief of the destitute blind of the City of New York and its vicinity.) — S. W.
cor. Amsterdam av. and 104th st. Those who are able to pay $10 per month,
but none are refused. Application for admission should be made to the
Executive Committee at the Home on the first Tues. of each month at
11.15 A. M.

C. A. Schermerhom, Sec, 1286 B'way.

BLUVD ASYLl'M FOR IXDIGEXT. (Department of Public Chari-
ties.) — A department of the City Home on Blackwell's Island, containing male
and female divisions for the destitute blind. Apply to Superintendent of
Bureau of Dependent Adults, foot of E. 26th «(., from 9 A. M. to 4 P. M.

BLIND. THE NEW' YORK INSTITUTION FOR.— 34th st. and
9ih av. For the education and training of the young blind. Apply to E. B.
Tewksbury, Principal. Vis. Day, Wed., 9 to 1 and 2 to 4.

CATHOLIC PROTECTORY, THE NEW YORK.— Van Nest Sta.
Office and House of Reception, 415 Broome st.. New York. Tel. 175 Spring.
Takes care of three classes of children, viz. : (1) those under fourteen year.^
of age entrusted for protection or reformation; (2) those between seven and
sixteen committed as idle, truant, vicious, or homeless, by order of magistrates
or other competent authority; (3) those of like age transferred by the Depart-
ment of Public Charities. Male Dept., West Farms Road, Van Nest. Tel. 170
Westchester. In charge of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. Female
Dept., Post Road, Van Nest. Tel. 5 Westchester. In charge of the Sisters
of Charity.

Att'd Phys., House of Reception, O. C. Thum; J. W. Droogan, Male Dept.;
R. A. Joyce, Female Dept. ; C. C. Bradley, Ophthal.

CHAPIN HOME FOR THE AGED AND INFIRM.— 151 E 66th
St. For white men and women not less than sixty-five years of age. Appli-
cants must pay an admission fee of $500. Mrs. A. E. Rose, Matron. Apply to
the Committee on Admission, or to the Matron before the second Wed. of the
month.

CHARITY ORGANIZATION SOCIETY.— General offices. United
Charities bldg., 105 E. 22d st. Tel. 4066 Gramercy. Office hours, 9 to 5;
6n Sat. 9 A. M. to 1 P. M., and in the summer until 12 P. M. This Society is:
(1) a clearing house of registration, information and associated action among
all the charities of the city: (2) an exchange or centre of intercommunication
between the churches and charitable agencies; (3) a mercantile agency for in-
formation concerning the charitable enterprises of the city, and also con-
cerning applicants for charitable relief. The Boroughs of Manhattan and the
Bronx are covered by the Society's district committees. "Officers: R. W. de
Forest, Pres. ; J. P. Morgan, Treas., E. T. Devine, Gen. Sec; C. C. Carstens,
W. E. Kruesi, Asst. Sees. All applicants for relief should be referred to
the nearest District Office, or to the Application Bureau, 105 E. 22d St., open
daily until midnight. District Offices: 59 Morton St.; 127 Chrystie st. ; 316 W.
42d St.; 1947 B'way; 208 E. 50th St.; 6S Manhattan st. ; 1083 Lexington av. ; 15
E. 125th St.; 627 E. 145th st. Publishes "Charities and the Commons," a
weekly review of local and general philanthropy. E. T. Devine, Editor. Also
the New York Charities Directory, a classified and descriptive guide to the
philanthropic, social and religious resources of the city of New York. Main-
tains in its Industrial Building, 516 W. 28th st., a woodyard and a laundry.

CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY, THE— United Charities bldg.. 105 E.
22d St., New York. Organized in 1853 by the late Charles Loring Brace, and
juc-orporated in 1855; to teach children how to help themselves. It has nine-
teen day and seven evening schools and four classes for crippled children. A
public laundry, with a dressmaking, sewing-machine, and typewriting school
is attached, at 307 E. 12th St., in connection with the work of the Elizabeth
Home for Girls. It maintains a number of lodging houses and reading rooms.

W. C. Osborne, Pres. ; C. L. Brace. .Sec. ; M. Dupuy, Supt. of Schools.

COLORED ORPHAN ASYLUM.— W. 143d st. and B'way. Cares for
orphans of both sexes, between two and ten years of age. Vis. Days, daily,



BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE. 747

except Sat. and Sun., 10 to 4. Apply to the Supt., M. K. Sherwin, at th_e
Asylum.

CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL, ST. ANDREWS.— 211-213 E. ITth
St. In charge of the Sisterhood of St. John Baptist. Receives, free of charge,
if unable to pay, girls and women who need care and rest, but who are not
sufficiently ill to be received in a general hospital. All contagious, chronic,
nervous and mental diseases are excluded. Patients received during the sum-
mer at St. Andrew's Rest, Woodcliffe, N. J.

CONVALESCENTS, NEW YORK HOME FOR.— 433 E. 118th st.
Receives for a few weeks respectable Prote.staut women who have been dis-
charged from hospital as convalescent or who are in need of such care. For
admission, apply, at home with recomm.endation.

DEAF AND DUMB, NEW VORK INSTITUTION FOR THE
INSTRUCTION OF.— 163d st. and Fort Washington av. Free school for all
deaf children of the State over five years of age. Children between the ages
of five and twelve are adrhitted by application to the Commissioner of Chari-
ties; those over that age on application to the Commissioner of Education at
Albany. Apply to E. H. Currier, Principal, Post-office station "M."

DIET KITCHEN ASSOCIATION, NEW" YORK.— Kitchens are
open from 9 A. M. to 1 P. M., and are located as follows: Raymond Kitchen,
423 W. 41st St. ; Wickham Kitchen, 137 Centre st. ; Rusch Kitchen, 146 7th st. ;
Freeman Kitchen, 33.5 E. 21st st. ; Gibbons Kitchen, 140 E. 97th st. ; Hackley
Kitchen, 26 Barrow st., and Barbara Kitchen, 205 W. 62d st. Provides milk
free for the destitute sick upon written requisition made by the house or
visiting physicians of the City Dispensaries.

DIET KITCHEN OF ST. THOMAS' HOUSE.— 229 E. .59th st.
Supplies beef tea, milk and other food to the worthy poor of the neighbor-
hood, between the hours of 12 and 1. Apply to the above address or to the
Northeast Dispensary, 222 E. 59th st.

FLOWER AND FRUIT MISSION, NEW^ YORK.— 104 E. 20th st.
Distribute fruit, flowers and delicacies to the sick in the hospitals and tene-
ments. Open Mon. and Thurs., from 10 to 4, from the middle of May to the
middle of Oct. Address Miss F. Russell, Sec. and Treas.

FREF HOME FOR YOUNG GIRL'^'.— 23 E. 11th st. A home for
the training of girls between the ages of thirteen and twenty-five years. Apply
to the Supt., Miss S. E. Smythe, between 9 A. M. and 9 P. M.

Phys., J. W. Brannan.

GIRLS' WASHINGTON SQUARE H03IE FOR FRIEND-
LESS.— 9 W. 8th St. (formerly the Wetmore Home for fallen and friendle^js
girls.) Free home for girls principally between the ages of fourteen and
twenty-five. It also affords accommodations for those who are about to become
mothers. Sec, Mrs. R. Martin.

HEALTH HOME.— West Coney Island. Maintained by the Children's
Aid Society. During the summer weekly parties and day excursions are pro-
vided. Mrs. J. B. Brace, Matron. Apply at the Sick Children's Mission, 287
E. B'way; or to the Children's Aid Society, 105 E. 22d St., any day, except
Sat., from 9 to 5.

HEBREW INFANT ASYLUM OF THE CITY OF NEW^
Y ORK. — Eagle av. and E. 161st st. Cares for Hebrew children up to five
years of age. E. Gaspari, Sec, 136 W. 116th. Mr. B. Neuberger, Pres.,
J. L. Reiling, Hon. Sec, 325 W. 87th St., J. E. Reinthaler, Vis. Phys.

HEBREW ORPHAN ASYLUM (of the City of New To rk).— Amster-
dam av., 136th and 138th sts. Apply to the Supt., S. Lowenstein.

HEBREW SHELTERING GUARDIAN SOCIETY OF NEIV
YORK ORPHAN ASYLUM, THE.— Main Bldg, 150th and 151st st.
and B'way. Reception House, 14oth st. and B'way. Annex 507 W. 155th st.



748 BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE.

Receives healthy Jewish orphans, half orphans, and deserted children over
four years of age.

Pres., A. Lewisohn; Vlce-Pres., S. D. Levy; Treas., A. Lewisohn; Supt.,

L. B. Bernstein, M.D. ; Vis. Phys., M. A. Gershel.

HOME FOR AGED AND INFIRM HEBREWS OF NEW
YORK. — 105th and 106th sts., between Columbus and Amsterdam aves. For
Hebrews of both sexes over sixty years of age. Application should be made
to the Executive Board. Vis. Days, Thurs., Sat. and Sun., 1 to 4 P. M.

Mr. and Mrs. Pollatchek. Supls. ; Att'd Phys., S. N. Leo.

HOME FOR THE AGED OF THE LITTLE SISTERS OF
THE POOR OF THE CITY OF NEW^ YORK.— There are three
of these homes, 213 E. 70th St., 13-5 W. 106th st. and 608-610 Union av. Ap-
plicants must be over sixty years of age, of good moral character, and men-
tally sound.

HOUSE OF THE ANNUNCIATION.— B'way and 155th st. Crippled
and incurable girls, except Jews or colored girls, between the ages of four
and sixteen years are admitted. Apply to the Mother Superior. If the child
is in bed, it will be visited by the House Physician. Vis. Days, Tues. and
Thurs., 2 to 4 P. M.

Vis. Phys., W. S. McMurdy; Orthop. Surg., T. H. Myers.

A country branch is maintained at Riverbank, Stamford, Conn. G. Sherriil,
House Phys.

HOUSE OF CALVARY. (A Cancer Hospital for Incurables).— 5-7
Perry st. Receives women only Vis. Phys., E. J. Gallagher.

HOUSE OF REFUGE.— Randall's Island. Reformatory for boys be-
tween twelve and sixteen years guilty of crime, and boys under twelve guilty
of felony. Maintained by the Society for the Reformation of Juvenile Delin-
quents in the City of New York. Receives only upon commitment of courts
of competent jurisdiction in New York City, Long Island and Hudson River
Counties. Address House of Refuge, Randall's Island, Station "L." J. P.
Byers, Supt.

HOUSE OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (R. C.) — Foot of E. 90th st
For the reformation of indigent and fallen women, voluntarily going from any
part of the country, and the care and protection of girls committed by city
magistrates. Apply at any hour to the Mother Superior.

INCURABLE CANCER, ST. ROSE'S FREE H03IE FOR.—

Under the direction of Dominican Sisters, called the Servants of Relief — re-
ceives destitute females suffering from incurable cancer. City Home at 426
Cherry st. Rosary Hill Home, Hawthorne, N. Y. Receives destitute cancer
cases of both sexes. Both homes are non-sectarian. Apply to Mother Su-
perior, M. A. Lathrop.
Att'd Phys., J. G. Coyle, New York, and L. W. Jones, Pleasantville.

INCURABLES, FREE CHURCH HOME FOR (House of the Holy
Comforter, P. E.). — 139th st. and Riverside Drive. Free home for destitute
Protestant women and children of the better class. Vis. Days, Tues., Thurs.
and Sat., 1.15 to 3.45. Apply at the Home to the Supt., A. L. Reutinger.

Consult. Phys., W. B. James; Att'd Phys., C. H. Smith; Consult. Surg., G.
Brewer.

INCURABLES. H03IE FOR (Fordham).— 3d av. between 181st and
183d sts. Tel. 250-251 Tremont. No ambulances. For incurable diseases, other
than contagious or infectious diseases, and insane. One-third of the beds are
free. Terms, $7 per week in rooms with others; single rooms, $10 per week
and upward. Vis. Days, 11 to 5, except Sun.

Med. Supt., I. C. Jones; J. V. Smith, A. C. Johnson, P. A^'etter, Assts. ;
Consult. Phys., W. T. Bull, W. H. Thomson, G. F. Shrady, A. M. Campbell;
Consult. Gynecol., H. D. Nicoll; Consult. Neurol., F. A. Scratchley; Consult.
Opthal., C. C. Bradley

INFANT ASYLUM (NEW YORK).— N. E. cor. of Amsterdam av.,
and 61st st. Tel. 82 Columbus. Foundling, and other children, of two yeai-s



BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE. 749

of age and under, and homeless mothers nursing their infants are admitted.
Needy women, residents of the County and City of New York, are received
for confinement. Apply at the Treasurer's ofiBce in the asylum, from 9 A. M.
to 5 P. M. Vis. Days, Sun., 2 to 4 P. M.

Matron, R. K. Isherwood; Vis. Staff, J. M. Mabbott, G. T. Harrison, E. E.
Tull, H. C. Hazen, C. G. Kerley; Consult. Staff, L. E. Holt, W. P. Northrup,
E. L. Partridge.

ISABELLA HEIMATH.— Amsterdam av., and 190th st. A home for
the aged, hospital for chronic invalids, and temporary home for convalescents.
Apply to F. Guertler, Supt. ; M. Rehling, House Phys.

Consult. Board, A. Caillg, A. Jacobi, A. G. Gerster, H. G. Klotz.

MAGDALEN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY, NEW YORK.— In-

wood-on-Hudson. A Home is maintained for intemperate and immoral women
under thirty-five years. Apply any hour to the Supt., Miss Harrison. Phys.,
H. B. Henson.

MANHATTAN STATE HOSPITAL (For the Insane).— Ward's Island,
New York. Post-office address. Station "U," New York City. Hospital Tel.
1869 Harlem. City oflice, 1 Madison av., Room 2094. Tel. 1314 Gramercy.
Vis. Days, Hon., Tues., Fri. and Sat. Passes can be obtained at the hospital,
or at the pier, foot E. 116th st.

Supt., W. Mabon; Consult. Phys. and Surgs., A. Flint, W. V. White, W. R.
Gillette, E. G. Janeway, E. D. Fisher, C. P. MacDonald. A. McL. Hamilton,
LeR. Broun, J. D. Bryant, W. H. Thomson, B. Sachs, F. Peterson, B. T.
Tilton, W. S. Bryant, S. E. Jelliffe, P. Bailey, W. C. Lusk, R. C. Kemp,
W. A. Holden, W. S. Bickhara, J. Collins, W. Hirsch, W. E. Porter, J. L.
Adams, T. P. Prout, C. E. Quimby, C. Gillette, J. B. Walker, F. C. Valen-
tine, R. C. Myles; Board of Managers, Hon. W. A. Keener, A. R. E. Pinchot,
H. Lippman, T. M. Mulry, W. V. White, M.D., Mrs. Francis P. Kinnicutt,
Mrs. Grace Gillette Bird; 1st Asst. Phys., H. C. Evarts, J. T. W. Rowe; 2d
Asst. Phys., L. C. Pettit; Asst. Phys., D. S. Spellman, John R. Knapp, C. F.
Haviland. F. H. Magness, P. Smith, J. L. Washburn, S. W. Hamilton, P. C.
Washburn, A. M. Phillips; Jr. Phys., F. R. Haviland, C. W. Chapin, W. C.
Garvin, M. J. Karpas, S. F. O'Day, J. W. Moore; Med. Internes, A. Turner,
J. L. Pomeroy, H. C. Woolley, F. J. Conzelman, C. Waterman; Woman Phys.,
A. E. Hutchinson; Clin. Assts., J. S. Richards, J. D. Crane, L. Lake.

MARGARET STRACHAN H03IE (Formerly the Faith Home).—
103-105 W. 27th St. A home for the reformation of fallen women.
Pres., Mrs. M. Bottome; Sec, Miss G. H. Libby, 223 E. 17th st.

3IERCY, HOUSE OF (P. E.).— Inwood-on-the-Hudson, 214th St., New
York, under the charge of the Sisters of St. Mary. For the reformation of
destitute and fallen women entering voluntarily, or committed by a magis-
trate. Apply to the Sisters at the House, or to any city magistrate. Main-
tains also the St. Agnes' House and the St. Saviour's Sanitarium (q. v.).

Supt., The Sister Superior.

MERCY, INSTITUTION OF.— N. E. cor. 81st st. and Madison av., for
destitute women and young girls of good character, training them to be self-
supporting, and securing employment for them. Under the charge of the
Sisters of Mercy. There is also a home for little children. See St. Joseph's
Industrial Home for Destitute Children.

METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH HOME IN THE CITY

OF NEW YORK.— Amsterdam av. and 92d st. Those who have been
members of the Methodist Episcopal Church for ten years, and of a city
church for five years. Application should be made to the church to which
the applicant belongs. Mrs. L. C. Deveau, Cor. Sec, 143 E. 63d st.

MISSION OF THE IMMACULATE VIRGIN FOR THE PRO-
TECTION OF HOMELESS AND DESTITUTE CHILDREN.—

N. E. cor. Lafayette pi. and Great Jones st. Provides for the support and
education of homeless and destitute children of both sexes, between the ages



750 BENEVOLENT INSTITUTIONS OF NEW YORK STATE.

of four arid sixteen years, committed by the Dept. of Cliarities or Intrusted by
relatives or guardians.

All children received at the City House, then transferred to the Home at
Mount Loretto, Pleasant Plains, Staten Island. Here is also maintained a
Blind Asylum for girls under fourteen years.

At the City House a home for Industrious Boys is established which cares
for 150 working boys between the ages of fourteen and twenty-one years.

At Rye, New York, the Mission conducts St. Benedict's Home for colored
children of both sexes. Apply to the Rev. M. J. Fitzpatrick, Superior, 375
Lafayette st.

NATIONAL, FLORENCE CRITTENTON MIS.^ION (THE).-

21-23 Bleeeker st. A home for fallen girls and women. There is also a home
at 1266 Franklin av. for mothers and babies during the summer months, and
a home for respectable young women at 140 E. 14th st. Girls are received not
only from New York, but from other States.

Supt., Mrs. F. M. Freeman. There are also rescue homes at 78 Ward st.,
New Haven, Conn.; Elizabeth av., Newark, N. J.; Trenton, N. J., and 700 E.
18th St., Paterson, N. J.

NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR IMPROVING THE CON-
DITION OF THE POOR (org. 1843, incorp. 1848).— Central office. United
Charities Building, 105 E. 22d st. "Its design is the elevation of the moral
and physical condition of the indigent, and, so far as is compatible with these
objects, the relief of their necessities." Non-sectarian. Total expenditures,
1904-1905, $164,990; donations, general purposes, $66,038; for Fresh-Air Work,
$44,622.

It maintains a Department of Relief for needy individuals; two People's
Baths, where a bathing compartment with towel and soap is furnished men,
women and children for the sum of five cents; no charge if bathers bring soap
and towel. Its Fresh-Air W^ork is carried on at Sea Breeze, Coney Island,
where convalescent women, children and babies are kept for an average of
ten days each and day parties are taken from the city four days each week.
An Experimental Seaside Hospital for Children Suffering from Tuberculosis of
the Bones and Glands is operated in conjunction with Sea Breeze, the Hospital
being open all winter. Junior Sea Breeze, an Outdoor Summer Hospital for
Babies, conducted summer 1906 in the heart of the city. R. Fulton Cutting,
Pres. ; R. S. Minturn, Treas. ; L. E. Opdycke, Sec. ; William H. Allen, Gen.
Agent; Mrs. H. Ingram, Supt. of Relief. Office hours, 9 A. M. to midnight.

NEW YORK CITY CHILDREN'S HOSPITALS AND

SCHOOLS.— Randall's Island. (See Hospitals.)

NEW^ YORK CITY HOME FOR THE AGED AND INFIRM.

—Almshouse. Manhattan Division, Blackwell's Island. Department of Public
Charities. Tel. 3353 Madison sq. Vis. Days, daily, 10 to 4; Sun., 9 to 4.30.
Steamer from the foot of E. 26th st., daily, except Sun., at 10.30 and 2.30.
(For hospital staff, see Hospitals.)

OLD MEN AND AGED COUPLES, HOME FOR (P. E ).— N. W.

cor. Amsterdam av. and 112th st. For aged persons without means of sup-
port. Admission fee, $300; couples, $600. Apply to the Committee on Ad-
mission at the House, through Rev. W. H. Vibbert.

ORPHAN ASYLUM, ROMAN CATHOLIC, IN THE CITY OF

NEW YORK.— Office, 470 Madison av. Boys' and Girls' asylums are at
Sedgwick av. and Kingsbridge Road. Apply to the Gen. Agent, E. J. Quin.

PEABODY HOME FOR AGED AND INDIGENT WOMEN.—

2064 Boston rd., cor. E. 179th St., West Farms. A free home, supported by
voluntary subscriptions. Cares for white women over sixty-five years of age,
residents of the City of New York. No admission fee. Apply, In writing, to



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