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:—: Madam, To The Editor Of The English ...
refurnished expensive . the "We drawi had two -room gilders etc from and to F wn here was for so two surprised months at , the when great we
teach simplicity her all of the that operation could ng he that learned , she ., . paid The one of of the a men ilder five is five shilling to s six to pay g
shillings so that there a day is no for money labor outlay only , as the it is work usual . for the gold leaf to be found , shall not write to the Times
I know this hint is in good hands , so I " " as I once thought of doing . Yours trul y
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Open Councix. 139
OPEN COUNCIX . 139
To The Editor Of The English Woman's Jou...
To the Editor of the English Woman's Journal . Madam ,
where As there improvement are doubtless in the domestic many of condition the manufacturing of women and towns girls in emp Eng loyed land in factories is much needed , perhaps some account of a recent attempt be of to
estical tablish use an as evening some guide sewing to school those who for this may class feel , it in a Coventry duty to , turn may their eiforts pracin similar , direction
a . in At successful Leeds , Worcester operation , ; and and Birming a few months ham such ago schools , Mr . Baker have for , factory some time inspector been in those at the two
for this districtwho has been instrumental inaugurating former establishing places - similar , urged , ones upon in the this factory town . masters The proposal of Coventry was the readil desirability y responded of undertook to the
to by these and gentlemen a committee , several of ladies of _wliom was called generousl together y who agreed defray to con - - duct expenses amongst the them ; management . The assembl of the y schools room of , and the Corn to divide Exchange the , work was engaged of teaching for efficient advice and helof
Baker two evening the committe 's in the e week succeeded , and aided in overcoming by the many preliminary obstacles p Mr . ; and and the it , is satisfactory to in stat teaching e , that on , owing the other to the the wish school to learn has on within one side this ,
short space perseverance of time been _broxight into good working , condition . Every Monday and Thursday evening , from seven to nine at , may the be seen in the com from
to fortabl seventy read y- to warme under one hundred the d and supervision lig g hted irls and and of women spacious about twelve quietl room y _, ladies learning ; Corn while to Exchange sew occasionall , and , a few y a
friendl cess of y , stitching Adsitor of by the read other ing sex aloud —often something Mr . Baker instructive himself and —enlivens cheerful the . prohow to the attend
dut ance The of in difficulty about turn two each felt dozen one most ni ladie at ht starting s , in competent the was week , as for visitors without secure , who the should regular attendance take the of - ;
above y twelve , at a timeit was g found that it would be impossible to maintain order difficulty and in to finding have each , pup ils il the well tickets over-looked of admittance and taug were ht . sought There for was with no
readiness bMr . Baker and eagerness and about pup as a ; hundred soon as the Hocked plan in was the announced _first evening at the . And factories the y
enough Zeal difficul in ty a in good with this , cause respect town , self to to -denial meet visitors the , and proved want perseverance to and be through more have imag been all inary found sorts than of abundant wintry real .
home weather a , sufficient and notwith number standing of ladies all have sorts of been ; winter punctuall -evening y at theic engagements post every at
committee suitable torie school s , - from evening for and useful the . measured age The and of p substantial lan fifteen out of the to upwards the institute articles irls , according gratis is of , to clothing , admit and to * the by g are irls ir ticket purchased own emp . loyed cho Materials ice in by ; fac the the - g
girls how to pay cut ing , out for and them make by the such ar _, instalments ticle that they as they wish ., can but . br are ing not ; they ulli >» vod are to shown take
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), April 1, 1860, page 139, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01041860/page/67/