Charities: The Official Organ of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New York, Volume 8

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The Society, 1902 - Charities
 

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Page 54 - The hills melted like wax at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the Lord of the whole earth.
Page 1 - ... state prison, shall be sentenced thereto under an indeterminate sentence, the minimum of which shall not be less than one year, or in case a minimum is fixed by law, not less than such minimum. and the maximum of which shall not be more than the longest period fixed by law for which the crime is punishable of which the offender is convicted.
Page 6 - He was one of the originators of the Association of Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane and was its President from 1855 to 1859.
Page 415 - Families whose total earnings would be sufficient for the maintenance of merely physical efficiency were it not that some portion of it is absorbed by other expenditure, either useful or wasteful.
Page 201 - roared he, stamping with pain. " Never mind what I mean," said Tom, stepping on to the floor, every drop of blood in his body tingling ; " if any fellow wants the other boot, he knows how to get it.
Page 201 - On went the talk and laughter. Arthur finished his washing and undressing, and put on his night-gown. He then looked round more nervously than ever. Two or three of the little boys were already in bed, sitting up with their chins on their knees. The light burned clear, the noise went on. It was a trying moment for the poor little lonely boy; however this time he...
Page 1 - A person never before convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment in a State prison, who is convicted in any court in this State of a felony other than murder, first or second degree, and sentenced to a State prison, shall be sentenced thereto under an indeterminate sentence, the minimum of which shall not be less than one year...
Page 415 - The number of persons whose earnings are so low that they cannot meet the expenditure necessary for the above standard of living, stringent to severity though it is, and bare of all creature comforts was shown to be no less than 7230, or almost exactly 10 per cent of the total population of the city. These persons then represent those who are in 'primary poverty'. The number of those in 'secondary...
Page 175 - Payments by counties, cities, towns and villages to charitable, eleemosynary, correctional and reformatory institutions, wholly or partly under private control, for care, support and maintenance, may be authorized, but shall not be required by the Legislature. No such payments shall be made for any inmate of such institutions who is not received and retained therein pursuant to rules established by the state board of charities.
Page 70 - ... and if it shall appear that such violation has occurred, it or he may commit him, in accordance with the provisions of this section, in the same manner as if such person had not theretofore been released upon probation.

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