The New International Year Book

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Dodd, Mead and Company, 1921 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries

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Page 204 - That for the purpose of this act the term 'persons disabled' shall be construed to mean any person who, by reason of a physical defect or infirmity, whether congenital or acquired by accident, injury, or disease, is, or may be expected to be totally or partially incapacitated for remunerative occupation...
Page 202 - Said sums shall be allotted to the States in the proportion which their population bears to the total population of the United States...
Page 389 - It shall be the duty of said bureau to formulate standards and policies which shall promote the welfare of wage-earning women, improve their working conditions, increase their efficiency, and advance their opportunities for profitable employment.
Page 380 - Powers, in favour of the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people...
Page 38 - Tennessee. The bauxite from all localities in the United States, though it may vary in chemical composition, is on the whole similar in general appearance, with the exception of the " granitic bauxite
Page 355 - This International Congress of Women expresses its deep regret that the terms of peace proposed at Versailles should so seriously violate the principles upon which alone a just and lasting peace can be secured, and which the democracies of the world had come to accept.
Page 96 - The purpose of the group as stated in its constitution, is "to promote, through organization and cooperation with other agencies, the ability of boys to do things for themselves and others, to train them in scoutcraft, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred virtues, using the methods which are now in common use by Boy Scouts, by placing emphasis upon the Scout Oath and Law for character development, citizenship training, and physical fitness.
Page 317 - The first census of the Hawaiian Islands was taken in 1832 and was followed by censuses in 1836, 1850, 1853, and 1860. These were very simple and rudimentary in character. There was no provision for taking a census at regular periods until 1865, when the legislative assembly made it the duty of the board of education to make a complete census of the Kingdom every sixth year, counting from the year 1860. These were taken until 1896, and in 1900 the first Federal census was taken. Population of Hawaii,...
Page 152 - Columbia, consisting of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, the officer in charge of public buildings and grounds of the District of Columbia...
Page 16 - Bringing about higher standards of comfort and beauty for the farm home. (4) Safeguarding the health of the farm family, and especially the health of the mother and growing child. (5) Developing and introducing money-yielding home industries where necessary in order to make needed home improvements.

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