Report of Superintendent, Neglected and Dependent Children of Ontario

Report of Superintendent, Neglected and Dependent Children of Ontario

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...the size of Colbornc, there is a Children's Aid Society in existence. ready at any time to deal with matters relating to neglected children. The President is Mr. James McGlennon, and the Secretary is Mr. H. J. Folk. At the annual meeting of the Guelph Humane and Children's Aid Society, held Oct. 11, 1901, in the Council Chamber, Mr. F. W. Galbraith, President, in the chair, the business was confined to the presentation and adoption of the annual reports of the Executive and the Treasurer, Dr. Brock. These reports read: --During the past year the Executive has had a reasonable measure of success in carrying out the two objects for which the Society was instituted, namely, the prevention of cruelty to animals, and the protection of neglected children. The latter branch has taken up a good deal of the time of the Executive, as it is not the easiest thing in the world to decide as to the wisest course to adopt in some circumstances, nor can the evidence to back up the Society's case be obtained off-hand. In fact, one of the most diflicult things in the Society's work is to obtain witnesses in chronic cases whose evidence is conclusive on the neglect, cruelty, or wrongful surroundings charged. The Executive owe their sincerest thanks to those who have aided them in this respect. It may not be generally known that in cases where a boy under twelve or a girl under thirteen is accused of a criminal offence, the magistrate is directed by the Criminal Code to consult with the officers of your Society on the case, and to obtain a report thereon from them. Under this clause your oflicers have given a good deal of time to consultation and investigation in these charges, and the magistrate has always been most courteous in his...show more

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  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 113g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947827
  • 9781236947826