The Survey, Volume 15

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Survey Associates, 1906 - Charities
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Page 384 - Men are qualified for civil liberty in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their own appetites ; in proportion as they are disposed to listen to the counsels of the wise and good in preference to the flattery of knaves. Society cannot exist unless a controlling power upon will and appetite be placed somewhere, and the less of it there be within the more there must be without. It is ordained in the eternal constitution of things that men of intemperate minds cannot be free....
Page 591 - Bureau shall investigate and report * * * upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 450 - Fear not," said he — for mighty dread Had seized their troubled mind — " Glad tidings of great joy I bring To you and all mankind.
Page 301 - July, nineteen hundred and one, the jurisdiction of the department of public charities of The City of New York over Bellevue Hospital and the Fordham, Harlem and Gouverneur Hospitals and the Emergency Hospital in east Twenty-sixth street...
Page 5 - Chairman of the Committee on the Prevention of Tuberculosis of the New York Charity Organization Society, Mr.
Page 381 - ... exceptional reward for his ability. Something can be done by legislation to help the general prosperity; but no such help of a permanently beneficial character can be given to the less able and less fortunate save as the results of a policy which shall inure to the advantage of all industrious and efficient people who act decently; and this is only another way of saying that any benefit which comes to the less able and less fortunate must of necessity come even more to the more able and more...
Page 591 - ... upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, physical degeneracy, orphanage, juvenile delinquency and juvenile courts, desertion and illegitimacy, dangerous occupations, accidents and diseases of children of the working classes, employment, legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories, and such other facts as have a bearing upon the health, efficiency, character...
Page 623 - ... having charge of such infant, to report the fact in writing, within six hours, to the health officer, or some legally qualified practitioner of medicine, of the city, town, or district in which the parents of the infant reside.
Page 387 - I recommend that a law be enacted to regulate interstate commerce in misbranded and adulterated foods, drinks and drugs. Such a law would protect legitimate manufacture and commerce and would tend to secure the health and welfare of the consuming public.
Page 385 - Labor, to supervise the administration of the naturalization laws and to receive returns of naturalizations pending and accomplished. Second — Uniformity of naturalization certificates, fees to be charged, and procedure. Third — More exacting qualifications for citizenship. Fourth — The preliminary declaration of intention to be abolished and no alien to be naturalized until at least ninety days after the filing of his petition. Fifth — Jurisdiction to naturalize aliens to be confined to...

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