National Affairs: Ships Like Hotels

The U. S. Shipping Board accepted an offer from the New York Bible Society to supply bibles for the quarters of the sailors and the stewards on all shipping board vessels.

Some time ago the Captain of the Hatteras died at sea; there was no bible aboard and the proper service had to be supplied by wireless. Thereupon the Bible Society placed bibles in the main cabins of all Shipping Board ships. Then it was learned that the stewards and sailors did not have access to these bibles. Hence the Society's new effort.


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