Soory of the boys - Fenstermacher

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Soory of the boys - Fenstermacher - a STORY OF SAVING THE BOYS. A very interesting...
a STORY OF SAVING THE BOYS. A very interesting and in- stuctive exhibition was given at the Presbyterian church Sunday night by C. H. Fens* termacher, of Muskogee, on the subject of saving our boys. A collection of about sixty slides, showing the activities activities ot the boy scouts, the play grounds in Muskogee and the redemption of Juvenile Juvenile offenders, comprised the views thrown on the screen, and thev were highly interesting. interesting. Numerous views of camp life were shown and the real meaning of scout work in training boys for citizenship, citizenship, teaching them to love outdoor life, of cleanliness of mind and a proper appre-- ciation for each other's rights was explained by Mr. Fenstermacher Fenstermacher as each slide was presented. The Juvenile work that is being carried on in Muskogee Muskogee under the supervision of Judge Thomas Leahay, furnished furnished the most, concrete examples of the scout movement. movement. "As the picture of each offender was shown, Mr. Fenstermacher explained explained the boy's case and told of the process of reformation that has been worked put successfully outside of the courts. The boys who were sent to, : Pauls Valley last year irura- befetf 31 and the number df boys saved of the five hundred hundred juvenile cases were 125, just one fourth. Mr. Fenstermacher Fenstermacher said. This rep* resents a saving of $42,090 in taxes since it cost more than $250 in taxes for each „boy sent to the reformatory. Some of the boys who have been straightened out and started in fhe right direction are now industrious, honest and upright, and it is up to the citizens of Muskogee to help these boys to keep right. Mr. Fenstermacher spoke of the importance public play grounds for" schools, where a systemised class of exercises exercises were carried out, in which each boy has his place, which eleminates loafing, quarreling and wrangeling. < Thenr"orrce itr -srWhirr the*"" boys should have a hike to the beautiful hills and woods i around Fort Gibson, cook a meal, have a general good time, and return refreshed' and improved. PastorMiller, he said, is the man to lead this movemnt in Fort Gibson, and should have the co-operation and assistance assistance of all good people, and eyery business man in the town. Mr.Miller will shortly take charge of this work, which is an interesting and important one for this com- ; muni ty. ——— CIVIL CIVIL SERVICS EXAMINATION. The Civil Service Commission

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  1. Fort Gibson New Era,
  2. 21 Nov 1912, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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