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Children who are Catholic are under the supervision of the local priest and an assistant, with several sisters, who are in charge of St. Katherine's Parochial School with the local parish.  Instructions by the sisters are given on Monday evenings to the large boys, Tuesday evenings to the small boys, and Wednesday evenings to all the girls.  On Sundays at 9:30 A. M. attendance upon Mass in the local church.  If the weather is favorable Mass shall be said at the School.  In the afternoon 3:30 Sodality League of the Blessed Virgin.  Sermon and benediction for all at 7:00 P. M. at the School.

The Protestant children must attend morning services in their local church in the town; also Sunday School in their respective churches, by the boys, the girls attending Sunday School in the School Chapel, taught by the teachers of the school.

In the afternoon at 3:30 in the School Chapel a preaching service is held by a Protestant clergyman, which must be attended by all who are not Catholic, unless ill, and excused by School Physician.

At 7:00 P.M. in the School Chapel there is a Young People's Prayer and Praise Service conducted by teachers and employees.

On Tuesday evening the Y. W. C. A. holds a religious service in the Assembly Room of the Girls' Quarters.  On Wednesday the Y. M. C. A. holds its service of Prayer, Praise and Bible-study.  Both of these are attended voluntarily but never want for interested and enthusiastic worshippers.

Thus there is thrown about the youth the proper religious environment and influence.  No coercion but gentle suasion and kindly leading, are the religious influences.


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IN the discussion of this department, we remind you of the fact that our boys and girls must be producers in these industries, consequently not so much time is given to the theoretical and to the scientific study of each trade, as were possible if they would not be compelled to put so much time on the production side.  Any student who will give five years of his or her time to any one of these industries during their stay here, will be able to reach a condition of independent living.


MILL WORK--In it the boys are taught the different branches of the carpenter trade, as well as the making of furniture, mill work and wood work in general.  Everything required for the school in wood work is made exclusively in our shop.  We furnish all the mill work for our new buildings, all the hard wood for articles such as libraries and cabinets, chairs and tables are all furnished from this department and by the labor of these boys.  We have in this department complicated machines for the manufacture of high grade work which the boys are required to become familiar with during their term, and they are thus enabled to compete on equal terms with outside expert mechanics.  Exercises in planing, nailing, boring, sawing, gluing, making joints, dovetailing, turning and other necessary elements in cabinet making and carpentry.


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I wasn't sure if I needed to account for the styling of the "I" in the first paragraph on p. 25?

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