Bulletin of Information for Immigrants: Issued by the Commission of Immigration and Housing of California

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California State Printing Office, 1920 - California - 51 pages

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Page 30 - Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser — in fees, expenses, and waste of time.
Page 15 - ... 52 weekly allowances could be paid, whichever occurs first. In determining whether such additional weeks shall be paid to an adversely affected worker, consideration shall be given to when and under what circumstances the training was initiated, the length of the normal course for similar training, the number of hours a day and the number of days a week the worker is undergoing such training and any other pertinent facts. (2) If the adversely affected worker has reached his sixtieth birthday...
Page 48 - Upon application of twenty or more persons above the age of twenty-one, residing in a high school district, who can not speak, read or write the English language to a degree of proficiency equal to that required for the completion of the sixth grade of the elementary schools of...
Page 47 - ... breadand-butter topic. Since, however, much may be learned from the experience of teaching our language to foreigners, both child and adult, it may be well to survey what goes on in that field before reverting to the broader and more pressing problem of how best to impart our language to ourselves. The man who does not know the language of the country in which he happens to be may rightfully be compared to a functional illiterate. Keenly aware of this fact, our Federal, State and local authorities,...
Page 2 - COMMISSIONERS : SIMON J. LUBIN, President, Sacramento MOST REV. EDWARD J. HANNA, DD, Vice President, San Francisco MRS. FRANK A. GIBSON, Los Angeles JH McBRIDE, MD, Pasadena PAUL SCHARRENBERG, Secretary, San Francisco.
Page 30 - Housing at once and find out just what they are. You may get into serious trouble if you wait.
Page 10 - State Commission. Underwood Building. 525 Market Street, San Francisco. The Commission will furnish information and will aid all in obtaining justice. We speak and write all languages.
Page 30 - Many times boys of your own race who are attending high school make good interpreters. But you must be very careful that the person you select does not impose upon you while pretending to be your friend.
Page 30 - You may think that he is giving you the advantage when he is really working against you. Do not hire an interpreter who is recommended by any person whom' you do not trust. If you pay money to any person or have any understanding or agreement with him, be sure that everything is talked over when all parties are present. Sometimes interpreters...
Page 31 - Do not sign your name to any paper until you know what it says. If you do, you may suffer a great loss.

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