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THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE:

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Appeal on behalf of Shaftesbury Homes and Arethusa Training Ship by the Rev. C. M. HORLEY , Deputation Speaker for the Society
STARTING in 1843 as a Ragged School in the slums of St. Giles's, the Shaftesbury
Homes have now expanded until they consist of six homes, a shipping depot, a technical school and working lads' hostel, and, of course, the famous training-ship Arethusa. This, the last British frigate to go into action under sail alone, has been a training-ship since 1874, and has passed 3,500 boys into the Navy and 6,500 into the Merchant Service. An appeal broadcast in 1927 for help with very essential repairs to the Arethusa (then in danger of breaking in half) raised £626. Tonight's appeal is for funds to meet the constant expenses of maintenance of the homes.
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THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE:

2LO London, 6 January 1929 20.45






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