Items of Interest

The Southern Education Society has issued its protest against the child labor which has been so frequently referred to of late in connection with manufacturing enterprises. The moral forces of the States are being enlisted against the imprisonment of half-grown children in the cotton factories, and the question is likely to become a political one. At a recent Democratic convention is South Carolina the following resolution was passed by a two-thirds majority:

"Resolved, that it is the sense of this Convention that the General Assembly of this State should and ought to pass an appropriate law prohibiting the employment of children under twelve years in the manufacturing establishments of the State."

A Beautiful and Remarkable Life
August 28, 1902

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