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~ Hardin County ~

Iowa Falls Sentinel
Tuesday, 17 June 1902


A company of Children aged from four to sixteen years, from the New York Juvenile Asylum, will be at the Woods Hotel, Iowa Falls, Iowa, Wednesday, June 18, 1902. Homes are wanted for them with farmers where they will receive kind treatment and enjoy fair advantages. They may be taken on trial for several weeks and of mutually satisfactory will be indentured until eighteen years of age at which time they are to receive as compensation a new Bible, one set of new clothing and fifty dollars in money. If you desire to take a child on trial please meet them at the Wood's Hotel before noon June 18. All expenses for transportation will be paid by the Asylum and the children will be left on trial and indentured free of charge. W. Shields, Agent 543 West 61st St., Chicago, Ill.