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New York State Education Department, 1907 - Community and school - 132 pages

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Page 11 - A blockade must not extend beyond the ports and coasts belonging to or occupied by the enemy. Article 2 In accordance with the Declaration of Paris of 1856, a blockade, in order to be binding, must be effective, — that is to say, it must be maintained by a force sufficient really to prevent access to the enemy coastline.
Page 103 - Indians by a committee chosen by them under the direction and approval of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and the Secretary of the Interior...
Page 117 - For Allah created the English mad — the maddest of all mankind! They do not consider the Meaning of Things ; they consult not creed nor clan. Behold, they clap the slave on the back, and behold, he ariseth a man! They terribly carpet the earth with dead, and before their cannon cool, They walk unarmed by twos and threes to call the living to school.
Page 32 - The Philippines are ours, not to exploit, but to develop, to civilize, to educate, to train in the science of self-government. This is the path of duty which we must follow or be recreant to a mighty trust committed to us.
Page 9 - We will not make any justices, constables, sheriffs, or bailiffs, but of such as know the law of the realm and mean duly to observe it.
Page 32 - ... sittings we shall hear from the Secretary of the United States Board of Indian Commissioners about the influence of these twenty-five meetings in stirring Indian sentiment, shaping Indian legislation, and reforming Indian administration. Following my brief introductory words we shall have from Hon. Francis E. Leupp, the altogether admirable United States Commissioner of Indian Affairs, some of the interesting details of Indian progress under the better laws and better administration which, it...
Page 42 - extend to exclude any person of any religious denomination whatever from equal liberty and advantage of education, or from any of the degrees, liberties, privileges, benefits or immunities of said College, on account of his particular tenets in religion.
Page 114 - Again the application of so much unification as this implies has been relaxed by excepting noncounty boroughs with a population of over 10,000 and urban district councils with a population of over 20,000, which the act declares to be entitled to control their elementary education.
Page 114 - ... amount of regularity. As a matter of fact, in the cities fourteen is the more usual age for total exemption. This year it is proposed to give a higher rate of grant on account of all children over twelve who attend school. In 1891 an act was passed which gave to every parent the right of obtaining free education for his children between the ages of three and fifteen, and the Board of Education is required to see that free places are provided where needed, since certain schools still retain the...
Page 30 - ... Commissioner of Education of the State of New York. Dr. Draper took the chair and the organization of the Conference was completed. (For a list of Officers of the Conference, see page 2.) The President then delivered the following opening address : OPENING ADDRESS OF HON. ANDREW S. DRAPER, LL.B., LL.D. Mr. Smiley and Ladies and Gentlemen: Year after year, twenty-five times, the keen interest which the proprietor of this estate has had in all unfortunate men and women has brought this Conference...

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