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The Week's Good Cause:


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Appeal on behalf of the Mary Yolland Home for Incurables, bv Sir ALFRED RICE-OXLEY ,
C.B.E., M.D.
THE Mary Yolland Home was opened at Upper
Hale, Farnham, in 1910, as a Cottage Home for Incurables, in connection with the Northcourt Hospital and Home at Hampstead. The girls leave the Northcourt Hospital and Home at sixteen, often without the prospect of anyone to look after them or of anywhere to go : and since no one can be a candidate for the larger Incurable Institutions until he (or she) is thirty, it was felt that, without an intermediate Home, the good work done at Hampstead would be incomplete. Although, however, the Mary Yolland Home was at first intended for the Northcourt cases, girls are now admitted from all parts of the Kingdom. They are well cared for, and the Home is so beautifully situated that, after being there some time, they often improve to such an extent that they can take light situations. H.R.H. the Princess Louise is Patroness, and the Bishop of Winchester is President.
Donations should be addressed to [address removed]


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