Journal of Social Hygiene, Volume 3

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American Social Hygiene Association, 1917 - Hygiene, Sexual
 

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Page 399 - States, as Commander in Chief of the Army, is authorized to make such regulations governing the prohibition of alcoholic liquors in or near military camps and to the officers and enlisted men of the Army as he may from time to time deem necessary or advisable: Provided, That no person, corporation, partnership, or association shall sell, supply, or have in his or its possession any intoxicating or spirituous liquors at any military station, cantonment, camp, fort, post, officers...
Page 574 - That the Secretary of War is hereby authorized, empowered, and directed during the present war to do everything by him deemed necessary to suppress and prevent the keeping or setting up of houses of ill fame, brothels, or bawdy houses within such distance. as he may deem needful of any military camp, station, fort, post, cantonment, training, or mobilization place...
Page 587 - To acquire and diffuse knowledge of the established principles and practices and of any new methods, which promote, or give assurance of promoting, social health ; to advocate the highest standards of private and public morality ; to suppress commercialized vice ; to organize the defense of the community by every available means, educational, sanitary, or legislative, against the diseases of vice; to conduct on request inquiries into the present condition of prostitution and the venereal diseases...
Page 364 - It means that we must study all the possible data that can be causes of crime, — the man's heredity, the man's physical and moral make-up, his emotional temperament, the surroundings of his youth, his present home, and other conditions, — all the influencing circumstances. And it means that the effect of different methods of treatment, old or new, for different kinds of men and of causes, must be studied, experimented, and compared. Only in this way can accurate knowledge be reached, and new...
Page 110 - ... and recommendations as will make them, as far as possible, the common knowledge of the community and a force for intelligent coordinated action.
Page 574 - An Act to authorize the President to increase temporarily the Military establishment of the United States", approved May 18, 1917, or any.
Page 396 - WHEREAS, the use of alcoholic beverages is generally recognized as an important factor in the spread of venereal disease in the army and navy; and WHEREAS, these diseases are among the most serious and disabling ones to which soldiers and sailors are liable; Therefore, be it resolved that we endorse the action of the army and navy in prohibiting alcoholic beverages within military places in their control and we further recommend that the' sale or use of alcoholic beverages be prohibited to soldiers...
Page 268 - On request of the acting governor of Missouri and the State board of health an officer was assigned to this State in October, 1919, to assist in the organization of a division of...
Page 558 - We cannot allow these young men. most of whom will have been drafted to service, to be surrounded by a vicious and demoralizing environment, nor can we leave anything undone which will protect them from unhealthy influences and crude forms of temptation. Not only have we an inescapable responsibility in this matter to the families and communities from which these young men are selected, but, from the standpoint of our duty and our determination to create an efficient army, we are bound, as a military...
Page 50 - ... who loiters in or near any thoroughfare or public or private place for the purpose of inducing, enticing or procuring another to commit lewdness, fornication, unlawful sexual intercourse or any other indecent act...

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