The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting, Volume 22

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National Conference on Social Welfare, 1895 - Charities

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Page 60 - Spite of this flesh to-day I strove, made head, gained ground upon the whole!" As the bird wings and sings, Let us cry, " All good things Are ours, nor soul helps flesh more, now, than flesh helps soul!
Page 365 - ... whose duty it shall be to see that the provisions of this act are carried into effect.
Page 365 - State, or shall be liable to become such charge, it shall be the duty of the overseers of the poor of the town...
Page 373 - The Legislature shall provide for a state board of charities, which shall visit and inspect all institutions, whether state, county, municipal, incorporated or not incorporated, which are of a charitable, eleemosynary, correctional or reformatory character...
Page 373 - Prisons, which shall visit and inspect all institutions* used for the detention of sane adults charged with or convicted of crime, or detained as witnesses or debtors.
Page 239 - Maker, of its relation to society, to grow up in an atmosphere of profaneness and intemperance, and in the practice of falsehood and fraud, let not the community complain of his crime. It has quietly looked on and seen him, year after year, arming himself against its order and peace ; and who is most to blame, when at last he deals the guilty blow ? A moral care over the tempted and ignorant portion of the state is a primary duty of society.
Page 284 - In less than three years she had reduced one of the most disorderly hospital populations in the world to something like Christian discipline, such as the police themselves wondered at.
Page 239 - It ought not to breed monsters in its bosom. If it will not use its prosperity to save the ignorant and poor from the blackest vice, then it must suffer, and deserves to suffer, from crime.
Page 16 - Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? Is not this the carpenter's son? is not his mother called Mary? and his brethren, James, and Joses, and Simon, and Judas? And his sisters, are they not all with us? Whence then hath this man all these things?

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