The Minneapolis Journal – October 22, 1909


October 22, 1909 — Homes for Forty-Five Orphans Founds in Minnesota Families.  Homes have been secured for forty-five orphans that are to be sent to Minnesota from the New York Foundling and Orphan asylum.  Joseph C. Butler representing the institution was in conference today with Rev. T.E. Cullen of the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

He said that as soon as he finds Catholic homes for sixty he will notify the New York home and the children, attended by the sisters and nurses, will be sent on.  The children from 2 to 3 years old.

Mr. Butler has been in St. Paul for two weeks.  He has investigated homes that the children will go into.  Most of the offers have come from the country.

Article submitted by Reneé Wendinger

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