The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting

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National Conference on Social Welfare, 1898 - Charities

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Page 338 - For right is right, since God is God ; And right the day must win ; To doubt would be disloyalty, To falter would be sin ! FREDERIC WILLIAM FABER.
Page 387 - And it is hereby declared to be the policy of the government of the United States to make no appropriation of money or property for the purpose of founding, maintaining, or aiding by payment for services, expenses, or otherwise, any church or religious denomination, or any institution or society which is under sectarian or ecclesiastical control...
Page 73 - It is wholly informal and unsystematic, the same as the objects are which one sees. It is entirely divorced from definitions, or from explanations in books. It is therefore supremely natural. It simply trains the eye and the mind to see and to comprehend the common things of life ; and the result is not directly the acquirement of science but the establishing of a living sympathy with everything that is.
Page 73 - It is seeing the things which one looks at, and the drawing of proper conclusions from what one sees. Nature study is not the study of a science, as of botany, entomology, geology, and the like. That is, it takes the things at hand and endeavors to understand them, without reference to the systematic order or relationships of the objects. It is wholly informal and unsystematic, the same as the objects are which one sees.
Page 13 - Though wars grew less, their spirits met the test Of new conditions; conquering civic wrong; Saving the state anew by virtuous lives; Guarding the country's honor as their own, And their own as their country's and their sons': Defying leagued fraud with single truth; Not fearing loss; and daring to be pure.
Page 430 - ... perjury as when given against the Government. This recommendation has been formally considered and will doubtless become a law. 8th. That the bill granting forty dollars per month for the loss of one leg, or one arm, or one foot, or one hand, or for an equivalent disability, become a law. This bill has passed the House of Representatives, and is now in the Senate Committee on...
Page 96 - ... may commit the child to any incorporated charitable reformatory, or other institution, and when practicable, to such as is governed by persons of the same religious faith as the parents of the child...
Page 182 - Surely, they have a right to demand from the profession of applied philanthropy (we really have not even a name for it) that which they have a right to demand from any other profession, — further opportunities for education and development, and, incidentally, the opportunity to earn a living.
Page 353 - Heaven is not reached at a single bound ; But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round.
Page 96 - ... any such child is committed to an institution, it shall when practicable, be committed to an institution governed by persons of the same religious faith as the parents of such child.

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