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Albia Republican Times
Thursday, May 27, 1915


The Children's Aid Society of New York wishes to provide homes in the country for the many poor and homeless children who come under it's care.
Most of the children come from the best orphanages in and about New York City. They have been diligently trained and selected with care to fit the new family life into which they are to enter. If a mistake has been made in the choice or from any other reason the child be not satisfactory, the Society bears the trouble and expense of it's return.

These children are of both sexes but are chiefly boys who range in age from five to fifteen years of age.
If you apply for a child you should be prepared to satisfy the Society that you will furnish the comforts of home; that you will treat the little one as a real member of your family by taking the place of father and mother to him as far as possible; and that you will give him the education and moral training which will fit him to take a respectable, self-supporting place in the community.

If you have never had a boy about you, you can hardly imagine how interesting he can be, and how he can renew you interest in life by relieving you of the many small areas of the farm. Let this society send you a nice active boy to run errands, bunt the eggs, bring the cows, or possible we could send you a sweet little girl to cheer your household in return for the comfort and protection of an approved home.

Kindly send your name and address telling about your home and desires and an agent of our Society will be pleased to correspond with you.

Make you application direct to Miss Clara Comstock, Agent, Box 117, Des Moines, Iowa.