Biennial Report of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities of the State of Illinois (Google eBook)

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The Board, 1899 - Public welfare
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Page 58 - States, deported as having been induced or solicited to migrate as above described ; any person whose ticket or passage is paid for with the money of another, or who is assisted by others to come, unless it is affirmatively and satisfactorily shown that such person does not belong to one of the foregoing excluded classes...
Page 58 - States, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall, on conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding $1,000, or by imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 58 - That any alien who shall come into the United States in violation of law, or who shall be found a public charge therein, from causes existing prior to landing, shall be deported as hereinafter provided to the country whence he came at any time within two years after arrival...
Page 58 - SEC. 8. That any person, including the master, agent, owner, or consignee of any vessel, who shall bring into or land in the United States, by vessel or otherwise, or who shall attempt, by himself or through another, to bring into or land in the United States, by vessel or otherwise, any alien not duly admitted by an immigrant inspector or not lawfully entitled to enter the United States shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor...
Page 304 - Students obtain board and lodging in private families for from three to five dollars per week. Clubs are also formed, in which the cost of board is from one dollar and a half to two dollars and a half per week.
Page 24 - Section. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly: That there be and is hereby created and established...
Page 12 - ... all the charitable and correctional institutions of the State, excepting prisons, receiving State aid, and ascertain whether the moneys appropriated for their aid are or have been economically and judiciously expended ; whether the objects of the several institutions are accomplished ; whether the laws in relation to them are fully complied with ; whether all parts of the State are equally benefited...
Page 12 - Whenever any charitable or correctional institutions, subject to the inspection herein provided for, require state aid for any purpose other than their usual expenses, the said commissioners, or some, or one of them, shall inquire carefully and fully into the ground of such want, the purpose or purposes for which it is proposed to use the same, the amount .which will be required to accomplish the desired object, and into any other matters connected therewith; and in the annual report of each year,...
Page 328 - It is the unquestioned right and imperative duty of every enlightened government, in its character of parens patriae, to protect and provide for the comfort and well being of such of its citizens as by reason of infancy, defective understanding, or other misfortune or infirmity, are unable to take care of themselves. The performance of this duty is justly regarded as one of the most important of governmental functions, and all constitutional limitations must be so understood and construed as not...

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Menard: Development of a Nineteenth-Century Prison | Journal of ...
17 The 1878 Biennial Report of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities of the State of Illinois (Springfield, Illinois, 1878), quoted in Peter ...
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