Annual Report ... Including the ... Annual Registration Report

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1902 - Marriage
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Page clvi - He shall give the license thus filled out and signed by him, together with the blank form of certificate, to the party applying for delivery to the clergyman or magistrate who is to officiate at the marriage. On the return of the license to the county clerk, -as hereinafter provided, with the certificate of the clergyman or magistrate that the marriage...
Page 12 - ... difficulties, but to overcome them; not to seek ease, but to know how to wrest triumph from toil and risk. The man must be glad to do a man's work, to dare and endure and to labor; to keep himself, and to keep those dependent upon him. The woman must be the housewife, the helpmeet of the homemaker, the wise and fearless mother of many healthy children. In one of Daudet's powerful and melancholy books he speaks of "the fear of maternity, the haunting terror of the young wife of the present day.
Page clv - SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of the county clerk on application being made to him to fill out the blank spaces of the license according to the sworn answers of the applicant, taken before him or some person duly authorized by law to administer oaths. Whenever it shall appear from said affidavit that the said applicant applies for a license for the marriage of a female who has not attained the age of eighteen years, then it shall be the duty of said county...
Page 12 - When men fear work or fear righteous war, when women fear motherhood, they tremble on the brink of doom; and well it is that they should vanish from the earth, where they are fit subjects for the scorn of all men and women who are themselves strong and brave and high-minded.
Page clvi - On the return of the license to the county license. clerk, as hereinafter provided, with the certificate of the clergyman or magistrate that the marriage has been performed, he shall record in the book of registration in their proper places of entry the date and place of the marriage, the names and residences of two witnesses to the marriage, and the name of the officiating clergyman or magistrate.
Page xlii - Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress Assembled, That the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States hereby expresses approval of this movement and requests the favorable consideration and action of the state authorities, to the end that the United States may attain a complete and uniform system of registration.
Page clvi - Whenever it shall appear from said affidavit that the said applicant applies for a license for the marriage of a female who has not attained the age of 18 years, then it shall be the duty of said county clerk to require that there shall first be produced the written consent of one of the parents of said female or of her legal guardian to the marriage of said female, and to the issuing of the license for which application is made, and such consent shall be given personally in the presence of the county...
Page ix - The statistics for the calendar year 1900 will be compiled according to tliis system, and also for the subsequent years as authorized to be collected under the permanent Census law. The adoption of this classification by the Census was urged by the registrars of the country through resolutions passed in the Conference of State and Provincial Hoards of Health of North America, and in the American Public Health Association as long ago as 1898, and has been supported since by its use in all of the registration...
Page xli - Legislative act, unanimously passed by both Houses of Congress, and approved by the President of the United States...
Page xcvii - ... in connection with total deaths, both in Table 18 and in the primary tables of deaths (Table III. p. 20, etc.). They are not included in the rates by age-periods given in Table 19. Their inclusion with deaths, contrary to the prevailing practice of statisticians and the requirements of the Bertillon classification which is otherwise followed in this report, arises chiefly from the fact that they are most largely registered as deaths and in every respect conform to the requirements of the law...

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