The Survey Volume 19

The Survey Volume 19

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...greater delight than to offer my testimony upon that occasion to the public spirit and citizenship of a body taking such a stand in the interests of its fellowmen--in clear and creditable contrast to the attitude toward the tenement house law of other real estate owners' associations with which you can have had no affiliation, of course. However, the opportunity will come in another year and I shall look with appreciative interest for your appearance in support of the cause of humanity and of the public interest. Believe me, my dear air, Very faithfully yours, (Signed) Jacob A. Rns. Jotting's Cotton Raising in Russia.--When Nicolas Shishkoff was here last spring, to tell the people of the sufferings of his countrymen in Russia from the famine, he was so much impressed with the practical methods of Americans that he is sending his adopted son here to learn cotton raising, with the hope that that industry may be introduced into certain Russian provinces adapted for cotton culture. The young man is to learn the methods from an expert in that branch of work in Alabama. One way to lessen famines is to have a greater variety of crops. Maryland State Prison Conference.--The chief object of the State Prison Conference to be held in Maryland between January 5-10 will be to discuss a number of important measures relating to the treatment of delinquents which will be introduced in the session this winter of the state legislature. The subjects include the indeterminate sentence, county jails, adult and juvenile probation, prison administration, aid to discharged prisoners, and a revision of the penal code of the state. Among those who have been invited to speak are Mayor Z. R. Brockway of Elmira, Homer Folks of New York, Governor J. Frank Hanley of...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,188g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236842472
  • 9781236842473