Chess-nut Burrs: How They are Formed and how to Open Them. A Treatise on Chess Problems

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Press of C.T. Woodrow & Company, 1886 - Chess - 172 pages

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Page 58 - ... pauper's fund ? Questions of relief which visitors find most delicate and difficult to decide are complicated by the demand upon public moneys made by a large proportion of the poor. In this country, where every kind of labor is needed, and more of it, at lower rates, is constantly in requisition, it is the blind leading the blind, and all falling into the ditch together, for us to allow public money to be bestowed in what are called settlements by law, instead of being given after investigation,...
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