Van Voores Fruitarian Children's Home
DIET FOR REFORMATION. A diet coslsting of nuts and fruili, with cold water as the only beverage, as a substitute for the food now supplied supplied in reformatories and Jails has been advocated for years by Humane Officer William Van Voores, of thlB city, who, encouraged by the results he has obtained in treating boys turned over to his charge, Is about to realize on his movement to secure a permanent homo for waifs and un fortunates placed under his charge. Van Voores not only preaches but practices his doctrine. For three years he has confined himself strictly to a diet of fruit and nuts. He de clares that the people of this country, after riding themselves of the evils after ridding themselves of the evils of liquor have a bigger contract n "We are the best fed and the poorest nourished nation on earth," he says. In order that he may demonstrate the vulue of his ideas I concerning the connection between! crime and diet, a tract of ten acres will bo secured on Vashon Islund, in the sound, where a home will bo erected, and boys and men of crimin al tendencies will be given a chun?e to get close to nature and In the proper environments have the benefits benefits of a strictly fruitarian diet. Ta- coma dispatch to the 'New York World.