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surgeons of the large manufacturing districts from _-whence _proceeded _, the complaints of 1832 . One of these gentlemen writes _* "In 1832 of the female workerin this district
a large majority factory s who were disposition work pale _~ , the emaciated to mirth shorter or , hours down cheerfulness - of hearted the . Factory looking The Act successors creatures are fair of , showing and these florid gir no ls
, strong and muscular , not only cheerful but full of fan . So striking ' a difference in twenty-five years I could not have believed , had I not
marked and seen it with my own eyes . " In a paper " On the Health of Bradford , " Dr . Macturk , while showhas taken lace
ing that a marked decrease of fever and dysentery p , beginning and increasing with tlie improved sanitary condition of
the town , observes that consumption is on the increase . This in _^ crease lie attributes to the factory system , remarking that the
practice of mothers working in the factories is prejudicial to their own health diet of , the but workers particularl is too y so low to and the health their clothing of their too children slight . , while Tlie
tHey often stand all day with , wet feet and garments , proving tlie necessity for the diffusion of the laws of health among working :
women . are " Factory dealt with Labor in " the and summary the " Industrial of the Emp Social loyment Economy of "Women Depart " -
ment , several of the papers on these subjects having been printed readers through to other this valuable channels repertory . Having of information directed the on attention social subjects of our
we shall reserve comment for a future notice .
426 Ofex Council.
426 _OFEX COUNCIL .
LXI . _—OPEN _COUNCIL . _£ As these pages are intended for general discussion , the Editors do not hoM theniselves responsible for the opinions expressed _Jj
—. 4gft~ To The Editor Of The Jsnglish W...
— . _4 gft ~ To the Editor of the JSnglish Woman ? s Journal ,
Science and Art Department , Female Classes , 37 , _Grower Street , "W . 0 _*
to May the ilAI late I be determination , permitted to of say the a few Lords words of the inyo Committee ur valuable of Council Journal on , relati Educa ve
tion to withdraw the annual grant of money from the Female School of Art , 37 , _Gower Street ? of the school fee learl
unders The In order tood deficiency , , however it may of perhaps good , that taste the be present necessary in ike position art to of give design a short had account long may been oif "its ori c felt gin in y .
France England should , and inquiries so far excel had us arisen in the as production to the reason of manufactured why our neighbours goods re in
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Feb. 1, 1860, page 426, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01021860/page/66/