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 - Jud'ge Henry this a.petition for the tranefdfv"...
Jud'ge Henry this a.petition for the tranefdfv" Lebanon girls, Jennie ArmstrOnii Annie Kreiser, from the Glenn 1. Reformatory, near Philadelphi»» the Pennsylvania Village "fof-% feeble minded, at Laurehden, 1*4. JliBiitrtlitj' Impaired Miss Marette Smith, at the Glenn Mills institution; v p&ared in behalf of the inetitU as petitioner, and testified thaCtha Armstrong girl, has been .there ^einca 1916 and IH about 22 years-"' ' that • she is grossly mentality; that in mental teetd showed.mentality of only 9 year* aftd 4 • -months when she reached *tbb plfttfe, arid gained only 4 monifcs Itt- mental prQgresa in three years^ Court. The witness stated that girl showed immoral though only" 15 years of age. f T' * *" Mothers Protest *<•*;. Marie Shearer, 'of West Cniflb6f«, land street, mother of thte Armstrong girl, and Lillie Kreiser, mother of the Kreiser girl, appeared In Court, and both protested agaltts*- ihe transfer, a.nd declared that' If girls were restored to .parental;; tody they' could properly t care" them. Judge Henry < quest! ^, them a.s to why .they had previously, failed to exercise their power to cipltne them. Answers' -were; "not' satisfactorily and the Court N for granted the petition of the Glenn, Mills .officials. District Attorney"D. Light presented the eases to th&i

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  1. Lebanon Semi-Weekly News,
  2. 26 Jan 1920, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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