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The Week's Good Cause

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Appeal on behalf of the London Federation of Working Boys' Clubs and Institutes by Wing. Commander Louis GRIEG , C.V.O. Boys' Clubs are situated in all the poorer parts of London, and the Clubs affiliated to the L.F.B.C. influence the lives of at least 8,000 boys of the critical ages of fourteen to eighteen. Listeners with sons of their own will sympathize with boys who at fourteen or fifteen are thrown into a hard world to help support their families. In the life of the working lad in a great city the few short hours between work and sleep are vital ones, and largely determine what sort of man he will become. The clubs are out to fill those hours in the right way. A bright, cheery place to meet his friends; good comradeship and healthy influences. Well-organized recreation. The ' team-spirit' which places others first, self last. A workable religion-these the clubs of the London Federation have striven to give their _ members for more than a generation. With more men and more money, the work could be extended four-fold. Donations should be addressed to [address removed]

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The Week's Good Cause

2LO London, 29 September 1929 20.45






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