Children's Courts in the United States: Their Origin, Development, and Results

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904 - Indiana - 203 pages

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Page 42 - How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray...
Page 142 - Heaven is not reached at a single bound, But we build the ladder by which we rise From the lowly earth to the vaulted skies, And we mount to its summit round by round.
Page 168 - ... patronizes or visits any public pool room or bucket shop; or who wanders about the streets in the night time without being on any lawful business or occupation; or who habitually wanders about any railroad yards or tracks, or jumps or hooks on to any moving train, or enters any car or engine without lawful authority; or who habitually uses vile, obscene, vulgar, profane or indecent language, or is guilty of immoral conduct in any public place or about any school house.
Page 184 - ... in some suitable family home, in case provision is made by voluntary contribution or otherwise for the...
Page 182 - AN ACT defining the powers of the several courts of quarter sessions of the peace within this Commonwealth with reference to the caro, treatment, and control of dependent, neglected, incorrigible, and delinquent children under the age of sixteen years, and providing for the means in which such power may be exercised.
Page 184 - An act to define and to regulate the treatment and control of dependent, neglected and delinquent children...
Page 182 - This act shall be liberally construed to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit : that the care, custody, and discipline of a child shall approximate, as nearly as may be, that which should be given by its parents...
Page 170 - Sec. 6. Probation Officers — The court shall have authority to appoint or designate one or more discreet persons of good character to serve as probation officers during the pleasure of the court; said probation officers to receive no compensation from the public treasury.
Page 167 - ... child to remain in its own home subject to the visitation of the probation officer, such child to report to the probation officer as often as may be required, and subject to be returned to the court for further proceedings whenever such action may appear to be necessary...
Page 56 - Any child committing any of the acts herein mentioned shall be deemed a juvenile delinquent person, and shall be proceeded against as such in the manner hereinafter provided. A disposition of any child under this act, or any evidence given in such cause, shall not in any civil, criminal or other cause or proceeding whatever in any court be lawful or proper evidence against such child for any purpose whatever, excepting in subsequent cases against the same child under this act. The word "child

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