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Page 60 - It is surprising how soon a want of care, or care wrongly directed, leads to the degeneration of a domestic race; but, excepting in the case of man himself, hardly anyone is so ignorant as to allow his worst animals to breed.
Page 49 - Bureau shall investigate and report . . . upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people...
Page 226 - Jacobi in his inaugural address, at the meeting of the American Medical Association at Atlantic City in June...
Page 106 - Act all persons on the pension roll, and a_ll persons hereafter granted a pension, who, while in the military or naval service of the United States...
Page 54 - is the science which deals with all influences that improve the inborn qualities of a race; also with those that develop them to the utmost advantage.
Page 107 - But it is now settled, that the law resorts to hearsay evidence in cases of pedigree, upon the ground of the interest of the declarants in the person from whom the descent is made out, and their consequent interest in knowing the connections of the family. The rule of admission is, therefore, restricted to the declarations of deceased persons who were related by blood or marriage to the person, and, therefore, interested in the succession in question...
Page 58 - Although the suppression of the best blood of a country is a new disease in modern Europe, it is an old story in the history of nations and has been the prelude to the ruin of states and the decline and fall of empires.
Page 49 - ... investigate and report upon all matters pertaining to the welfare of children and child life among all classes of our people, and shall especially investigate the questions of infant mortality, the birth rate, orphanage, juvenile courts, desertion, dangerous occupations, accidents, and diseases of children, employment, and legislation affecting children in the several States and Territories.