The Charity Organization Reporter Volume 8-9

The Charity Organization Reporter Volume 8-9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...new employment, and a new mode of amusement, so as to act as an expulsive power of what was bad, foolish, debasing, trivial, and low. The first conference of the friendly societies in alliance on the ' mutual agency' principle was' lately held at the 'Waterloo Station ofiices. Mr. Wyndham S. Portal, of the Hampshire Friendly Society, presided, and numerous re resentatives of local friendl societies were present. The object o this National Provident Alliance is to facilitate and develop the work of friendl societies by the interchange of rights and privileges between mem ere of different societies on the principle of mutual agency, and by offering to managers and to members the means of conferring and advising together on subjects requiring mutual assistance or the attention of the Le ' lature. Friendly societies, if registered, may, upon payment ogld trifling fee (not exceeding 10.3. where the society is under 1,000 members), 'gain the Alliance for any of theffollowing purposes:1. Supervision uring sickness of members of one society when residing in the district of another; 2. Inquiries as to parties entitled to receive benefits; 3. Payment of sick pay, burial money, or other benefits; 4. Medical attendance; 5. To appoint re resentatives to attend the conferences. The success of the scheme as exceeded the most sanguine expectation of its romoters. It is intended to form one large confederation of all t e principal 'localised' friendly societies in the kingdom, without the least interference with their independent management or financial condition. uioggin METROPOLITAN PAUPERISM.--The total number of paupers in metropolitan workhouses on the last day of the second week of November 1879 was 45,046, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 612 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 31mm | 1,075g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892844
  • 9781236892843