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The bandsome dressed doll shown in the accompanying illustration represents the greatest value in dolls that we, in all our experience, ever believed possible. You will wonder bow in the world so fine a doll can be produced at the price and given on such liberal terms as we offer. We have offered dolls as premiums for years past. but never before have we been in a position to present so beautiful a one as this. The doll is imported from Germanythe home of the clever doll-makers—and is the greatest product of their genius for turning out beautiful and original toys. She is a beauty in every sense of the word, nearly two feet tall from the soles of her dainty feet to the top of her pretty hat, and with her rosy cheeks, bright eyes, curly bair and dainty clothes is a sight to charm the eyes of any little girl. She has a bísque head, arms and legs, real hair, opens and shuts eyes, satin dress, and balance of wardrobe complete, including large picture hat, underwear, stockings, slippers, etc. If ever a beautiful doll was offered as a premium for a small amount of easy and pleasant work, this is the one, but she must be seen to be appreciated, and we know that all who are fortunate enough to work for and earn her will be delighted to possess such a bandsome playmate. We expect to make thousands of girls happy in the possession of such a lovely doll and bave purchased an immense number, so that no one will be kept waiting. Any little girl can easily earn one free, and we also strongly recommend such a desirable premium to anyone wishing to make a handsome holiday or birthday gift to a little daughter or sister. We will give this beau tiful Imported Dressed Doll free for a club of only three yearly subscribers to the RECORD at $1.00 per year each.

Every boy wants pocket money and every girl wants pin money. We can put you in the way of earning it after school hours and Saturdays.

Only an hour or two of your time each day would be required. It does not cost you anything to start. We furnish you with everything and tell you just how to earn money.

If you are over 14 years old, send us a postal card with your name and acluress and we will write you all about it.



79 Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill.

Representatives “Chicago Junior” Snap Shot Camera Wanted

Given Free for a Club of Only Three Yearly Subscribers at $1.00 Each

This mera takes photo graphs 24x342 inches in size, clear and sharp to the very corna ok of the plate. It is

for both instanta

snap-shots or interior work. It is very simple to operate and any child who will carefully study the written rules will obtain good results. With this outfit you can photograph your home, members of your family, your friends, your pets, etc. Complete outfit for taking and developing the photographs goes with the camera. The outfit consists of the following items: One complete instruction book, one tray for developing negatives, one tray for toning the pictures or fixing the plates. One package best developer, one package hypo-sulphite of soda for making the negatives permanent so they will last for years. One printing back with which you print the picture from the negative, one package of sensitized pa. per, one package extra rapid dry plates, one package ton ing chemicals for toning the prints, one package ruby paper, with full directions for making the ruby lamp. We will send the "Chicago Junior" snapshot camera with complete outfit and instructions as above described by mail, postage paid, to anyone sending us three new subscribers at $1.00 per year.

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We Advocate the Establishment of a JUVENILE COURT in Every State in the Union



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by the Juvenile Court

Juvenile Court



It does NOT receive donations for any



Entered as Second-Class Matter, August 28, 1903, at the Postoffice at Chicago, Illinois, under Act of March 3, 1879.

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OBJECTS OF THE SOCIETY Care of Neglected, Dependent or Delinquent Children

To Help Establish Juvenile Courts

Adoption, Transportation and Cases for Hospitals "All cases assisted, regardless of race, color or creed”

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PLEASE NOTE inate the principles of the Juvenile Court throughout the

ALL agents for the JUVENILE United States, and, in fact, the entire world. When the Juvenile Court was first established the sociolo

COURT RECORD carry credengists of the entire country stood by watching anxiously the tials. outcome of this new departure in child saving methods. It was realized that a medium was needed whereby the results The Agent presenting this paaccomplished by the Juvenile Court might be set forth in an intelligent manner. The JUVENILE COURT RECORD per to you is authorized to sell stepped into the breach and has devoted its pages exclu- single copies at 10c, and to take sively to news of the various juvenile courts. As a result annual subscriptions at $1.00 of the publicity thus given to the foundation principle and

per year. routine work of the Cook County Juvenile Court other States have passed juvenile court laws, and bills are being prepared in nearly every State in the Union to be presented at the

This paper is published only next sessions of the Legislatures of the various States, pro as an exponent of Juvenile viding for similar legislation.


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A good citizen is one who contributes to the end and ob this they must have knowledge, they must be intelligent, ject of his country. A good citizen is determined by the they must be virtuous. To be a good sovereign, the people, meaning of our country and its institutions. Our country the democracy, must be intelligent and virtuous. This the means that the people have come into their own, that soci- people cannot be unless the individual citizen, or the vast ety is not for the few, but for the many. In awakening majority of individual citizens, are intelligent and virtuous. to the consciousness that the welfare of the many is the In other words, we need today, even more than other end of society, we have likewise come to a realization that forms of government in other days, the virtues of prudence, in order to attain this end the many must have a say in justice, fortitude, temperance, industry and social spirit. It the direction and control of society, that is, in government. is the possession of these that measures men's value to the We hold that all the just powers of government have their State. origin in the comments of the governed and that it is the The young of the irrational animals speedily come to the right of the people to frame such a government as will best full enjoyment of their powers, including instinct. The deinsure their safety and happiness. But that they may do velopment of the young of the humankind is a long and

tedious process to maturity, giving time for the expanding influence them to illegal acts. They enforce the child labor of all their powers to do, and to discriminate or reason. legislation intended for the conversation of childhood This is a period of dependency in which the children have through its growing years so that it may be saved from an abnormal status before the law, that is, they are with arrested development and given a chance to unfold its powout legal responsibility or full legal capacity. This is the ers in a more natural way. These courts enforce the laws period in which to acquire habits of obedience in the house requiring the husband and father to support the wife and and school, which become respect for the laws in the ma children in full conviction that the securing of this right ture citizen.

of support will safeguard the family, the true unit in the The Juvenile Court is born of these considerations and State, and preserve its children from starvation and the the realization that, during childhood, the young are in a need that drive to the temptations of the street and to formative period in which to develop good habits and for crime. The juvenile court aims to so intelligently handle the infractions of law should receive correction rather than children who have violated the laws of the State as to punishment. Now correction involves the idea of adjust- correct their evil doings and to save these children to themment of conduct to improved standards, involves the idea selves and to the community. of education and culture, and herein lies the opportunity In conclusion, these courts, in a painstaking manner, inof the juvenile court to aid good citizenship. This court struct the children in their duties and their rights, and exercising the chancery powers of the State as (parens strive to awaken their self-respect. From the juvenile court patriae), places needy children bereft of their parents in it is hoped that our citizens of tomorrow will derive knowproper care and guardianship, with due regard to the rights ledge and imbibe the spirit of obedience to the laws of their of conscience of the children, carefully seeking for the home country. This truly educative function makes the juvenile less child a home of its own religious convictions, and court the complement of the public school, and demands rescue children from vicious and immoral surroundings. in the judge the qualities of the jurist, the teacher, the

These courts punish adults who debauch the young or sociologist, and the philantrophist.

Citizens of Vancouver Fight for Juvenile Court

Good Results Derived from the Juvenile Protective Association of B. C. Our neighbors in Vancouver, B. C., are in need of a juv The “Juvenile Delinquent Act” of Canada makes it posenile court, detention home, and probation system and for sible for every city in the Dominion to establish a juvenile that purpose a few loyal citizens that have red blood in their court system by proclamation whenever it can be shown that veins, have formed what is known as “The Juvenile Pro- public opinion is ready to support and make it effective by tection Association of British Columbia.” This society has

two actions, viz; the provision of proper juvenile court been in existence over one year, and has availed itself of

quarters, and detention building, and the provision for a every opportunity to plead for the establishment of a juven

proper staff of probation officers. This is what the society ile court and house of detention. We have been watching

is working for with the City Council and Provincial Gov

ernment. They have already had the Reformatory changed the results of their appeals to the council and various com

to Industrial School. mittees of their city, keeping ourselves informed by corre

The Society kept after the Council until, in order to get spondence with George H, Healey, secretary of the society,

rid of them, that august body put the matter up to a pleand clipping from the leading papers of Vancouver.

bicite to the people. The people voted and the question The press of that city evidently thinks that if a juvenile

was solved and carried by an overwhelming majority. Since court is established in their city it will deprive them of much

that time the Council has paid no attention to the elector's news matter of the criminal sort, a class of news items that

wishes. Some of the local newspapers compared the Counsome papers delight in publishing. That is the only reason

cil to Dicken's character, "Mr. Bumble.” that we know of, that would cause their peculiar aversion to helping the child rescue campaign along in their city.

The Juvenile Protection Associaton state that they have If such is the case, they are rightly thinking, because just

good men ready to act as judge and probation officers, and as soon as such a court is established in Vancouver, crime just as soon as the City Council Ands it convenient to award.

the committee the necessary funds, will at once proceed to will be on the decrease. Every city in the United States that has a children's court will vouch for that.

establish their juvenile court and detention home. F. C. The Vancouver City Council look upon the juvenile court

Wade, K. C., who is spoken of as the next probable Govidea in the same light that various officials have in the

ernor of the Province, is a man that at present is available

as judge. Mr. Wade is well fit for such a position, being States. The press of that city claims that Secretary Healey and his associates in the noble work of saving children are

conversant with the child problem and juvenile court work, "harassing" the City Council. Mr. Healey writes that he

as well as a man with a heart and soul that would do full wishes all societies interested in the child problem would

justice to such an appointment. urge on the City Council of Vancouver the necessity of at Won't the various probation committees and societies inleast carrying out what the people distinctly authorized them terested in child rescue work help the Juvenile Protection to do in a very direct manner, and after the council of

Association by sending literature to the secretary, or urge last year referred it to the tax payers for decision. The upon the Vancouver City Council the benefits derived from apathy shown can only be accounted for by the evident fail a children's court? Secretary George H. Healey will apure to realize the necessity, or gross indifference to the com preciate it, we are sure. mon right of those not in a position to help themselves. The press of any city can do wonders in forming public

Does the Vancouver Council think that it is better to let opinion by publicity, and we feel sure that the Vancouver crime increase and then enlarge their local police department papers will aid this loyal band of men and women that are to try and cope with this increase? Or would it not be striving to make better men and women out of the present much saner, cheaper and better to save children than to generation of little ones. Remember, the time to handle a punish criminals.

an is when he is a boy.


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