1879 History of Menard & Mason Counties
Chicago
Published by: O.L. Baskin & Co., Historical Publishers
186 Dearborn Street

Mason County

Sunday Schools
Page 496

The Sunday-school work in Mason County has been immensely developed within the past few years, and is a valuable auxiliary to educational interests.

The number of Sunday schools in the county, at the present time, is 45; number of teachers, 334; number of officers, 181; number of scholars, 3,483, making a total membership of 4,018.

The number of volumes in the Sunday-school libraries, is 997, and the number of Sunday-school papers in circulation is 3,792. The amount of money raised for Sunday work, during the past year, is $1,043.38, a very small sum compared with the good work that has been done.

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