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The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy (New Series, No. 50) November 1911

The Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy (New Series, No. 50) November 1911
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NEW SERIESNo. 50
THE JOURNAL
OF
PRISON DISCIPLINE
AND
PHILANTHROPY

PUBLISHED ANNUALLY
BY THE
Pennsylvania Prison Society
INSTITUTED MAY 8, 1787

NOVEMBER, 1911

OFFICE: STATE HOUSE ROW
S. W. CORNER FIFTH AND CHESTNUT STREETS
PHILADELPHIA, PA.

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OFFICIAL VISITORS.

No person who is not an official visitor of the prison, or who has nota written permission, according to such rules as the Inspectors may adoptas aforesaid, shall be allowed to visit the same; the official visitors are:the Governor, the Speaker and members of the Senate; the Speaker andmembers of the House of Representatives; the Secretary of the Commonwealth;the Judges of the Supreme Court; the Attorney-General and hisDeputies; the President and Associate Judges of all the courts in theState; the Mayor and Recorders of the cities of Philadelphia, Lancaster,and Pittsburg; Commissioners and Sheriffs of the several Counties; andthe “Acting Committee of the Philadelphia Society for Alleviating theMiseries of Public Prisons.” (Note: Now named “The PennsylvaniaPrison Society.”)—Section 7, Act of April 23, 1829.


The above was supplemented by the following Act, approved March20, 1903:


AN ACT.

To make active or visiting committees of societies incorporated for thepurpose of visiting and instructing prisoners official visitors of penaland reformatory institutions.

Section i. Be it enacted, etc., That the active or visiting committeeof any society heretofore incorporated and now existing in the Commonwealthfor the purpose of visiting and instructing prisoners, or personsconfined in any penal or reformatory institution, and alleviating theirmiseries, shall be and are hereby made official visitors of any jail, penitentiary,or other penal or reformatory institution in this Commonwealth,maintained at the public expense, with the same powers, privileges, andfunctions as are vested in the official visitors of prisons and penitentiaries,as now prescribed by law: Provided, That no active or visiting committeeof any such society shall be entitled to visit such jails or penal institutions,under this act, unless notice of the names of the members of such committee,and the terms of their appointment, is given by such society, inwriting, under its corporate seal, to the warden, superintendent or otherofficer in charge of such jail, or other officer in charge of any such jail orother penal institution.

Approved—The 20th day of March, A. D. 1903.

Saml. W. Pennypacker.

The foregoing is a true and correct copy of the Act of the GeneralAssembly No. 48.

Frank M. Fuller,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.

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The Pennsylvania Prison Society Office, S. W. Cor. 5th and Chestnut Sts.1


NEW SERIESNo. 50
THE JOURNAL
OF
PRISON DISCIPLINE
AND
PHILANTHROPY
PUBLISHED ANNUALLY
PUBLISHED ANNUALLY
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF “THE PENNSYLVANIA PRISON SOCIETY”
INSTITUTED MAY 8, 1787
——
NOVEMBER, 1911
——
OFFICE: STATE HOUSE ROW
S. W. CORNER FIFTH AND CHESTNUT STREETS
PHILADELPHIA, PA.

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SPECIAL NOTICES.

All correspondence with reference to the work of the Society, or tothe Journal of Prison Discipline and Philanthropy, should be addressedto The Pennsylvania Prison Society, 500 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

The National Prison Congress of the United States for the past tenyears has designated the fourth Sunday in October, annually, as PrisonSunday. To aid the movement for reformation, some speakers may be suppliedfrom this Society. Apply to chairman of the Committee on PrisonSunday.

Frederick J. Pooley is the General Agent of the Society. His addressis 500 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.

Contributions for the work of the Society may be sent to John Way,Treasurer, 409 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.


FORM OF BEQUEST OF PERSONAL PROPERTY.

I give and bequeath to “The Pennsylvania Prison Society” thesum of .... Dollars.


FORM OF DEVISE OF REAL ESTATE.

I give and devise to “The Pennsylvania Prison Society” all thatcertain piece or parcel of land. (Here describe the property.)3

OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY FOR 1911

President

JOSHUA L. BAILY, 30 S. Fifteenth Street, Philadelphia.

Vice-Presidents

Rev. HERMAN L. DUHRING, D. D., 225 S. Third Street, Philadelphia.
Rev. F. H SENFT, 560 N. Twentieth Street, Philadelphia.

Treasurer

JOHN WAY, 409 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Honorary Secretary

1JOHN J. LYTLE, Moorestown, N. J.

Secretary

ALBERT H. VOTAW, 500 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

Honorary Counselor

Hon. WILLIAM N. ASHMAN, 44th and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia.

Counselors

HENRY S. CATTELL, ESQ., 1218 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
OWEN J. ROBERTS, ESQ., West End Trust Building, Philadelphia.

General Agent

FREDERICK J. POOLEY, 500 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.

The Acting Committee

FOR ONE YEAR

Rev. Floyd W. Tomkins, D.D.,
Rev. J. F. Ohl,
Harry Kennedy,
Layyah Barakat,
William E. Tatum,
Mary S. Wetherell,
George S. Wetherell,
Henry C. Cassel,
Albert Oetinger,
Rev. Philip Lamerdin,
Mrs. E. W. Gormly,
A. Jackson Wright,
Frank H. Longshore,
Charles H. LeFevre,
Rev. M. Reed Minnich.

FOR TWO YEARS

1John J. Lytle,
P. H. Spellissy,
Fred J. Pooley,
William Scattergood,
Mrs. P. W. Lawrence,
William Koelle,
Rev. R. Heber Barnes,
Dr. William C. Stokes,
Deborah C. Leeds,
Mrs. Horace Fassitt,
Joseph C. Noblit.
Miss C. V. Hodges,
Rebecca P. Latimer,
Joseph Rhoads.

FOR THREE YEARS

Charles P. Hastings,
Isaac P. Miller,
Elias H. White,
John Smallzell,
John A. Duncan,
Samuel B. Garrigues,
Charles McDole,
Harrison Walton,
Mrs. Mary S. Grigg,
Robert B. Adams,
William Morris,
Emma L. Thompson.
Annie McFedries,
1Robert P. Nicholson,
Rev. Thomas Latimer.

1Deceased 1911.

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COMMITTEES FOR 1911

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Visiting Committee for the Eastern State Penitentiary:
2John J. Lytle, Frank H. Longshore, William Morris,
P. H. Spellissy, A. Jackson Wright, Robert B. Adams,
Dr. William C. Stokes, Charles H. LeFevre, Rev. M. Reed Minnich,
Rev. F. H. Senft, Charles P. Hastings, 2 Robert P. Nicholson,
William Koelle, John Smallzell, Deborah C. Leeds,
Joseph C. Noblit, Charles McDole, Mrs. Horace Fassitt,
Rev. Philip Lamerdin, Samuel B. Garrigues, Miss Rebecca P. Latimer,
Harry Kennedy, Harrison Walton, Layyah Barakat,
Rev. J. F. Ohl, Albert H. Votaw, Mary S. Wetherell,
William E. Tatum, Rev. Thomas Latimer, Mrs. Mary S. Grigg,
George S. Wetherell, J. A. Duncan, Emma L. Thompson.
Henry C. Cassel, Isaac P. Miller,
Visiting Committee for the Philadelphia County Prison:
Joseph C. Noblit, Albert H. Votaw, Miss C. V. Hodges,
John A. Duncan, Mrs. P. W. Lawrence, Miss Rebecca P. Latimer.
Isaac P. Miller, Deborah C. Leeds,
William Morris, Mrs. Horace Fassitt,
For the Holmesburg Prison:
Frederick J. Pooley, Rev. Philip Lamerdin, William Morris.
For the Philadelphia House of Correction:
William Koelle, William Morris, Deborah C. Leeds.
Layyah Barakat,
For the Chester and Delaware County Prison:
William Scattergood, John Way, Mrs. Deborah C. Leeds.
Joseph Rhoads,
For the Bucks County Prison:
(One vacancy.)
Albert Oetinger.
Committee on Western Penitentiary and Allegheny County Prison:
Miss Annie McFedries, Mrs. E. W. Gormly.
Committee on Discharged Prisoners:
Joseph C. Noblit, George S. Wetherell, Miss C. V. Hodges.
Dr. William C. Stokes, Mrs. Horace Fassitt,
Committee on Police Matrons:
Mrs. Mary S. Grigg, Miss C. V. Hodges, Miss Rebecca P. Latimer.
Committee on Prison Sunday:
Rev. H. L. Duhring, D.D., Rev. R. Heber Barnes, Rev. Philip Lamerdin.
Rev. J. F. Ohl, Rev. F. H. Senft,
Editorial Committee:
Rev. R. Heber Barnes, Rev. J. F. Ohl, Dr. William C. Stokes.
Albert H. Votaw, The President (ex officio)
Committee on Legislation:
Rev. J. F. Ohl, Elias H. White, 2Robert P. Nicholson.
Rev. R. Heber Barnes, Joseph C. Noblit,
Membership Committee:
Dr. William C. Stokes, Elias H. White, Henry C. Cassel.
George S. Wetherell, Isaac P. Miller,
Finance Committee:
George S. Wetherell, Isaac P. Miller, Joseph Rhoads.
Joseph C. Noblit, A. Jackson Wright,
Auditors:
Charles P. Hastings, John A. Duncan,