Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Page 158 - delinquent child" shall include any child under the age of sixteen (16) years who violates any law of this state or any city or village ordinance, or who is incorrigible, or who knowingly associates with thieves, vicious or immoral persons, or who is growing up in idleness or crime, or who knowingly visits or enters a house of...
Page 32 - Claims, which shall proceed with the same in accordance with such rules as it may adopt and report to such House the facts in the case and the amount, where the same can be liquidated, including any facts bearing upon the question whether there has been delay or laches in presenting such claim or applying for such grant, gift, or bounty, and any facts bearing upon the question whether the bar of any statute of limitation should be removed or which shall be claimed to excuse the claimant for not having...
Page 3 - Except as otherwise provided by law, sums appropriated for the various branches of expenditure in the public service shall be applied solely to the objects for which they are respectively made and for no others.
Page 3 - Ship called the whereof is Master for this present Voyage and now riding at Anchor in the and bound for to say being marked and numbered as in the Margin, and are to be delivered...
Page 174 - An act to define and to regulate the treatment and control of dependent, neglected and delinquent children...
Page 161 - ... in some suitable family home, in case provision is made by voluntary contribution or otherwise for the payment of the board of such child...
Page x - Is found living in any house of ill fame or with any vicious or disreputable persons, or whose home, by reason of neglect, cruelty or depravity on the part of Its parents, guardian or other person in whose care .it may be is an unfit place for such...
Page 173 - ... for the legal adoption of the child, and may by Its or his attorney or agent appear in any court where such proceedings are pending and assent to such adoption. And such assent shall be sufficient to authorize the court to enter the proper order or decree of adoption.
Page 164 - State, all parents, guardians and other persons having care of children shall instruct them, or cause them to be instructed, in reading, writing, spelling, English grammar, geography and arithmetic. In such districts, every parent, guardian or other person having charge of any child between the ages of eight...

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