A Record of the Red Cross work on the Pacific slope

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Pacific Press Publishing Company, 1902 - 458 pages

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Page 326 - Council for the election of officers and the transaction of such other business as the council may determine.
Page 417 - ... agent for the American National Red Cross for the purpose of soliciting, collecting, or receiving money or material or for any person to wear or display the sign of the Red Cross or any insignia colored in imitation thereof for the fraudulent purpose of inducing the belief that he is a member of or an agent for the American National Red Cross.
Page 417 - ... shall be liable to a fine of not less than one nor more than five hundred dollars, or imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year, or both, for each and every offense,
Page 417 - To continue and carry on a system of national and international relief in time of peace and to apply the same in mitigating the sufferings caused by pestilence, famine, fire, floods, and other great national calamities, and to devise and carry on measures for preventing the same.
Page 329 - The executive committee shall meet at the call of the president or of any two members thereof on forty-eight hours...
Page 417 - Geneva, to act in matters of voluntary relief and in accord with the military and naval authorities as a medium of communication between the people of the United States of America and their Army and Navy...
Page 417 - Second. And for said purposes to perform all the duties devolved upon a national society by each nation which has acceded to said treaty.
Page 416 - Washington), and their associates and successors, are hereby created a body corporate and politic, in the District of Columbia...
Page 105 - The human race is divided into two classes, — those who go ahead and do something, and those who sit and inquire, Why wasn't it done the other way?
Page 416 - ... the right to have and to use in carrying out its purposes hereinafter designated, as an emblem and badge, a Greek red cross on a white ground, as the same has been described in the treaty of Geneva, August twentysecond, eighteen hundred and sixty-four, and adopted by the several nations acceding thereto...

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