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Pub. under the authority of the Central Committee of Poor Law Conferences, W.G. Lewis [secretary], 1900

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Страница 416 - Thus groan the old, till by disease oppress'd, They taste a final woe, and then they rest. Theirs is yon House, that holds the parish poor, Whose walls of mud scarce bear the broken door; There, where the putrid vapours, flagging, play, And the dull wheel hums doleful through the day ;— There children dwell who know no parents' care; Parents, who know no children's love, dwell there!
Страница 48 - Any person may bring before two justices or a magistrate any child, apparently under the age of fourteen years, that comes within any of the following descriptions, namely : That is found begging or receiving alms...
Страница 515 - shall be construed to include any House in which the Poor of any Parish or Union shall be lodged and maintained, or any House or Building purchased, erected, hired, or used at the...
Страница 175 - Our lives are albums written through With good or ill, with false or true ; And as the blessed angels turn The pages of our years, God grant they read the good with smiles, And blot the ill with tears.
Страница 259 - That a pension authority should be established in each union of the country, to receive and to determine applications for pensions. (2) That the authority for this purpose should be a committee of not less than six or more than twelve members appointed by the Guardians from their own number in the first instance. (3) That the committee, when so appointed, should be independent of the Board of Guardians, and that other members should be added to it, subject to regulations to be made by the Local Government...
Страница 50 - That is found wandering and not having any home or settled place of abode, or proper guardianship, or visible means of subsistence...
Страница 258 - ... (4.) Has not received poor relief other than medical relief, unless under circumstances of a wholly exceptional character, during twenty years prior to the application for a pension ; (5.) Is resident within the district of the Pension authority. (6.) Has not an income from any source of more than ten shillings a week; and (7.) Has endeavoured to the best of his ability, by his industry or by the exercise of reasonable providence, to make provision for himself and those immediately dependent...
Страница 614 - To provide for and enforce the employment of the able-bodied adult paupers, during the hours of labour ; to assist in training the youths in such employment as will best fit them for gaining their own living ; to keep the partially disabled paupers occupied to the extent of their ability ; and to allow none who are capable of employment to be idle at any time.
Страница 416 - ... about twenty or thirty able-bodied adult paupers of both sexes, and probably an equal number of aged and impotent persons, proper objects of relief. Amidst these the mothers of bastard children and prostitutes live without shame, and associate freely with the youth, who have also the examples and conversation of the frequent inmates of the county gaol, the poacher, the vagrant, the decayed beggar, and other characters...

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