Across the Prairie in a Motor Caravan

A 3,000 Mile Tour by Two Englishwomen on Behalf of Religious Education

Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 44,781 / 130 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.6
LoC Category: BR
Downloads: 1,681
Added to site: 2010.11.25
mnybks.net#: 29694
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Travel, Religion
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e sent me details of these vans, and I asked her to order me a similar one, the interior fittings to be decided upon when I came out in the spring.

The next thing to do was to find a fellow-worker for the tour; and this was by no means easy, for she must not only have been trained at St. Christopher's and be physically strong, but she must be prepared to pay her own expenses, there being as yet no fund to finance the venture. Fortunately, however, an experienced ex-student, Miss Winifred Ticehurst, offered to go. She had trained at St. Christopher's soon after its foundation, and had since had considerable experience in Sunday-school and parish work.

Then came the difficulty of getting passages and passports. These would never have been granted had we not been able to prove that we were going out to work. After the trials consequent on a visit to Cook's agent the following incident in the current Punch seemed peculiarly apposite. Scene: The office of a travel bureau. Clerk (helping nerv

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