The Survey, Volume 10

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Survey Associates, 1903 - Charities

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Page 113 - tenement-house " shall be taken to mean and include every house, building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out to be occupied, or is occupied, as the home, or residence of three families or more, living independently of each other, and doing their cooking upon the premises, or by more than two families upon any floor, so living and cooking, but having a common right in the halls, stairways, yards, water-closets, or privies, or some of them.
Page 169 - Without the slightest exaggeration we may assert that, with very few exceptions, the city governments of the United States are the worst in Christendom — • the most expensive, the most inefficient, and the most corrupt.
Page 498 - ... or when a different apportionment of the hours of labor is made for the sole purpose of making a shorter day's work for one day of the week ; and in no case shall the hours of labor exceed sixty in a week. Every employer shall post in a conspicuous place in every room. .where such persons are employed, a printed notice stating the number of hours...
Page 332 - ... Twas a dangerous cliff, as they freely confessed, Though to walk near its crest was so pleasant; But over its terrible edge there had slipped A duke and full many a peasant. So the people said something would have to be done, But their projects did not at all tally. Some said: "Put a fence 'round the edge of the cliff. Some, "an ambulance down in the valley.
Page 312 - Flag our great Republic, inspirer in battle, guardian of our homes, whose stars and stripes stand for bravery, purity, truth, and union, we salute thee! We, the natives of distant lands, who find rest under thy folds, do pledge our hearts, our lives, and our sacred honor to love and protect thee, our country, and the liberty of the American people forever.
Page 330 - Gave pounds or gave pence, not to put up a fence But an ambulance down in the valley. For the cliff is all right if you're careful," they said, "And if folks even slip and are dropping, It isn't the slipping that hurts them so much As the shock down below when they're stopping...
Page 30 - Collect statistical information in respect to the property, receipts and expenditures of all institutions, societies and associations subject to its supervision, and the number and condition of the inmates thereof, and of the poor receiving public relief.
Page 111 - York state hospital for the treatment of incipient pulmonary tuberculosis.
Page 233 - An act defining the powers of the several courts of quarter sessions of the peace, within this commonwealth, with reference to the care, 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 250 - The state comptroller and the president of the state board of charities shall from time to time classify into grades the officers and employees of the various charitable and reformatory institutions required by law to report to the fiscal supervisor and in the month of September of each year recommend to the governor such changes in the salaries or wages of such officers and employees for the ensuing fiscal year as may seem proper, but such changes shall not be made unless the governor shall approve...

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