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jitcntiarjyshe is a free woman".
-She is much changed since she
entered the prison. The differ
ence between the woirian and her
Jiusband is noticeable. She has
progressed.- He has remained
stagnant. But she is nappy to, be
1)ack with him and her twochil
'dren. Today she was given a
check for "$712.87, a fund con
tributed through .the Cincinnati
'Post. 'The money will be' used
't& establish the family in a better
MAKES BIBLE STORIES
VIVID TO TINY-TOTS
Mrs. E. P.r Costigan.
i Making the Bible he most 'in
teresting, story book the child has
e,ver known is the work that Mrs.
Ef. P. -Costigan,-of-Denver, Co1q.
pa& aiicjupicu buttoaiuu'. JWf
"Mts.. Costigan is introducing in
Sunday school work the methods
she used as a kindergarten teach
er Episcopalians and Method
dists. alike, seek her services. 4
She has accomplished three'
things. She has popularized the
Sunday school; found a way to
turn the Bible into a simple story,
book comprehensive to all ages
and hit upon plan to impress.the
important-facts of the Great'
Book on the child's mind.
Tiny children build their
Noah's ark with blocks,.; set:
around it their wooden, animals
and mark out the division of the
seas with sand. . .
' Pencil and paper give the chil-1
dren-a chance to express them-i
selves in'action; to tell what they
had learned, by drawing colored
pictures. So' Moses in the bull
rushes is ' pictured and the story
of the Israelites crossing the red
sea. : ' ;
. ' The nature story is told along
with the Bible story. The snow;
is pictured as a gift from the
Creator r the story of Gtfd's love
is related in the account of the
birds, whofeed on-the flowers, the
ants that labor and never cease.
Mrs. Costigan is an active
worker in the "National Mothers'
Congress. Her practical plan of
applying the secular school
methods to-the Sunday school is
being, adopted "by .marry of her
fellow w6men workers among
' Sixty per cent of the railway
cars built in the United States
thi,s yeai; wJll be of steel construc