Annual Report of the Board of State Charities to the Governor of the State of Ohio for the Year ..., Volume 24

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L.D. Myers & Bro., State Printers, 1900 - Charities

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Page 11 - When it appears to the said managers that there is a strong or reasonable probability that any prisoner will live and remain at liberty without violating the law, and that his release is not incompatible with the welfare of society...
Page 4 - Governor shall be ex-officio a member of said Board, and the President thereof. Appointments to fill vacancies caused by death, resignation, or removal, before the expiration of such terms, may be made for the residue of terms in the same manner as original appointments. Sec. 2. That the Board of State Charities shall be provided with a suitable room in the State House.
Page 4 - The governor, in his discretion, may, at any time, order an investigation by the board, or by a committee of its members, of the management of any penal, reformatory or charitable institution of the state...
Page 8 - Since hope is a more potent agent than fear, it should be made an ever-present force in the minds of prisoners, by a welldevised and skilfully applied system of rewards for good conduct, industry and attention to learning.
Page 4 - ... such public officers as are in any way responsible for the administration of public funds used for the relief or maintenance of the poor.
Page 4 - Legislature, a full and complete report of all their doings during the preceding year, stating fully and in detail all expenses incurred, all officers and agents employed, with a report of the Secretary, embracing all the respective proceedings and expenses during the year, and showing the actual condition of all the State institutions under their control, with such suggestions as they may deem necessary and pertinent.
Page 4 - That the Board of State Charities shall be provided with a suitable room in the State House. Regular meetings of the Board shall be held quarterly, or oftener, if required. They may make such rules and orders for the regulation of their own proceedings as they may deem necessary. They shall investigate the whole system of public charities and correctional institutions of the State, examine into the condition and management thereof, especially of prisons, jails, infirmaries, public hospitals and asylums...
Page 9 - VIII. Peremptory sentences ought to be replaced by those of indeterminate length. Sentences limited only by satisfactory proof of reformation should be substituted for those measured by mere lapse of time.
Page 24 - Whoever purposely and either of deliberate and premeditated malice, or by means of poison, or In perpetrating or attempting to perpetrate, any rape, arson, robbery( or burglary, kills another, Is guilty of murder in the first degree and shall be punished by death, unless the jury trying the accused recommend mercy, in which case the punishment shall be Imprisonment in the penitentiary during life.
Page 4 - ... the officers in charge of all such institutions shall furnish to the board, on their request, such information and statistics as they may require ; and, to secure accuracy, uniformity, and completeness in such statistics, the board may prescribe such forms of report and registration as they may deem essential...

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