[Extracts from Report of the Christian Science Committee for Work in the Prisons in the City of New York]

In two institutions—the United States Army Disciplinary...

In two institutions—the United States Army Disciplinary Barracks at Governors Island, and the House of Detention for Women—attendance at our services has been increasing, while at Brooklyn City Prison the peak is again being approached which has not been reached for a long time. There is a call for more copies of The Christian Science Monitor, Christian Science Sentinel, Christian Science Quarterly, Christian Science Hymnal. One of the wardens has said, "While the thoughtfulness of your workers for the keepers at this institution may appear to you as being ordinary, to me it appears that such displays of consideration for others show more their complete qualification for the work performed by them here."

A new and advantageous contract for maintaining our five pianos in tune repair has been entered into with a Monitor advertiser. The reed organ at Manhattan City Prison, owned by a Protestant group whose services precede ours, has been most generously placed at our disposal. We have therefore reciprocated by ordering the instrument completely overhauled, and all those concerned have been blessed equally in giving and receiving.

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