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126; Belgium, 627; Canada, 331;
Denmark, 375 ; England, 229 ; France,
550; Germany, 69; Hungary, 136;
Ireland, 284 ; Italy, 602 ; Russia, 650 ;
Scandinavia, 361 ; Scotland, 268 ;
Swiss, 158 ; U. S., 506.

Prevention of consumption, 461.

Principles and aims of C. O. S., 440.

Principles of relief, Germany, 5.

Prison society, Rhine and Westphalia,
28.



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INDEX



Prisoners, discharged, Belgium, 629.
Prisoners' aid, Canada, 331.
Prisoners' aid societies, England, 224.
Prisoners, discharged, France, 552.
Prisoners, discharged, Italy, 605.
Prisoners' aid, Scotland, 2T2.
Prisoners' League, Volunteers of Amer-
ica, 438.
Private charity, Australasia, 303 ; Aus-
tria, 87 ; Belgium, 621 ; Denmark,
370; England, 213; France, 522;
German, 22 ; Holland, 338 ; Ireland,
277; Italy, 576; Nova Scotia, 320;
Quebec, 320 ; Russia, 635 ; Switzer-
land, 149. See Voluntary Charity.
Probation, youth, Australasia, 314.
Probation, youth, Canada, 329.
Probation officers, 453, 476.
Procedure in granting relief, England,

186.
Professional training of charity work-
ers, U. S., 444.
Prostitutes, Italy, 605.
Protection of children, Austria, 113.
Protection of laborers, Austria, 129.
Protection of girls, France, 550.
Protection of children, Italy, 599.
Protective agencies, U. S., 420.
Protective association, youth, Vienna,

125.
Protestant charity, Austria, 90.
Protestants, France, 527.
Protestant charity, U. S., 430.
Provident dispensaries, England, 232.
Provident loans, 509.
Provident Loan Society, 428.
Prussia, neglected children, 65.
Public and private relief, defined limits,

34-
Public relief, France, 519.
Public relief and private charity, 404.
Public sentiment, education, U. S., 411.
Public works, 311.
Pucci, G., 592.

Raiffeisen banks, Ireland, 287.
Railway pensions, Denmark, 377.



Ratzinger, 557,

Reception hospitals, insane, U. S., 469.

Recreation League, U. S., 420.

Recreation for the people, Russia, 654.

Recreation, settlements, 427.

Red Cross, Austria, 89 ; France, 526 ;
German, 56 ; Italy, 584 ; Russia, 636,
644, 645 ; U. S., 458.

Reformatories, 502.

Reformation period, i.

Reformatory schools, England, 211,

Reform schools, Ireland, 284.

Refuges, Belgium, 623.

Registration, 35, 2)7'

Relatives of dependents, 19.

Relatives, duty of support, Hungary,
134-

Relatives, responsibility, Austria, 79.

Relatives, liable, Scandinavia, 352.

Relatives, responsible, Swiss, 146.

Relief, amount, 18, 19, 20.

Relief, extent, Austria, 79.

Relief in homes, Denmark, 367.

Relief in money and kind, Hungary,
134-

Religious instruction, poorhouses, Scot-
land, 257.

Removal of paupers, 149.

Removing paupers, England, 185.

Rent-collecting, 233.

Repression, England, 167, 168.

Repression, Scotland, 236.

Responsibility of relatives, Scotland,
241.

Responsibility of relatives, U. S., 392.

Reunion protestante de charite A Paris,
528.

Revolution, French, 517.

Right to relief, Denmark, 364 ; Eng-
land, 184; Ireland, 275; Scotland,
240.
Riviere, M., 527.
Road stations, Austria, 99.
Roman Catholic, England, 218.
Roman Catholics, French, 526.
Roman Catholic charity, U. S., 432.



INDEX



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Ruota, Italy, 590.

Rural places, defects of hospitals, 457.
Rural industrial schools, 500.
Russia, 631.

Salvage warehouse, Salvation Army,

436.
Salvation Army, 511 ; Australasia, 303 ;

Denmark, 371 ; England, 219 ; France,

528, sss ; Holland, 338 ; India, 297 ;

Russia, 637; Scotland, 271; U. S.,

433-

Sanitation, teaching, India, 298 ; Ire-
land, 281, 286; France, 553; Russia,
644; U. S., 383, 422.

Sanitary precautions, 462.

Sanatoria for children, France, 544.

Sanatoria, Austria, loi ; Germany, 56;
Swiss, 154; U. S., 485 ; for consump-
tives, U. S., 460.

Sanborn, F. B., 395.

Savings, 507.

Savings banks, Austria, 130; England,
229; Hungary, 136; Italy, 604; Rus-
sia, 632, 655.

Saxony, insurance and relief, 126.

Schafer, T., 29.

Schools of charity, Belgium, 622.

School children's aid, Chicago, 484.

Schools, Denmark, 375.

Schools, dependent cliildren, England,
206.

School children, France, 544.

School for mothers, France, 536.

School for training social workers, Hol-
land, 346.

School children, aid, Italy, 599.

Schools, Russia, 650.

Scotland, poor laws, 235.

Scotland, settlement, 240,

School yards, 488.

Seaside outings, 487.

Secrecy of charity, India, 295.

Semmelweiss, 105.

Settlement law, Austria, 77 ; Belgium,
610; of Charles II, 172; Denmark,
364; England, 184, 233; rights of.



Germany, 2 ; Holland, 336 ; Ireland,
274; Scandinavia, 351; Scotland,
240 ; Switzerland, 140 : U. S., 393.

Settlements, social, France, 526.

Settlement, Social, Holland, 346.

Shaw, Albert, 85.

Sick children, France, 544.

Sick, consumptives, 56.

Sick, relief, 51.

Sickness insurance, Germany, 70.

Sieveking, Amalie, 28.

Sisters, Catholic, 25, 52.

Sisterhoods, U. S., 419.

Smith, Eugene, 390.

Social science, of relief, 35.

Social settlements, charity of, U. S.,
421.

Social settlement, England, 23;^.

Social policy, Hungary, 136.

Societe philanthropique, 524.

Societies for study of charity, U. S.,
447-

Society for aid of Jewish prisoners, 685.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul, U. S.,
432.

Solis, J. S., 678.

Soup houses, 44.

Southern clubs, women, U. S., 418.

South, U. S., 406.

Spalding, Warren F., 390, 472.

Spoils system, U. S., 404, 467.

Stage children, 491.

Standard of living, Chicago, 381.

Standard of relief, Scotland, 245.

State boards of charity, U. S., 407.

State system, English, 180.



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Stat
Stat
Stat
Stat
Stat
Stat
Stat
Stat
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ons for help, 46.

ons, police, Chicago, 453.

sties, Belgium, 614.

sties of relief, Denmark, 379.

sties of relief, England, 184.

sties of charity, Italy, 575.

sties, Scotland, 245.

sties, indoor relief, U. S., 447.

sties of Jewish charity, U. S., 687.

sties of private charity, U. S., 413,



714



INDEX



Statistics of relief, U. S., 385.

Stock yards, Chicago, 384.

St. Vincent de Paul Society, 24.

St. Vincent de Paul, Bohemia, 92.

St. Vincent de Paul Society, France,

527-
St. Vincent de Paul Society, Ireland,

278.
Styria, 84.

Subsidies, see Grants.
Subsidies, Denmark, 373, 375.
Subsidies of state, Scandinavia, 353.
Subsidies, state, Swiss, 145, 150.
Summer outings, Germany, 65.
Superintendents of almshouses, U. S.,

405-
Supervision, English, 181.
Supervision and control, Italy, 568.
Supervisors of poor, U. S., 405.
Supervision, State boards, U. S., 407.
Support of youth in correctional

schools, 502.
Sweden, 350.
Switzerland, 138 ff.
Synagogue, charity of, 658 ff.

Tax, see Poor Rate.
Tax, poor, Scandinavia, 354.
Teachers of feeble minded, Swiss, 157.
Teachers' pensions, Denmark, 377.
Technical education, Ireland, 285.
Temperance movement, Russia, 653.
Tenement building, Austria, 131.
Territorial principle, Swiss, 146.
Test, see Workhouse Test.
Theological seminaries, U. S., 445.
Thrift, 441, 507.
Thrift, teaching, India, 298.
Tour, Austria, 112.
Tour, France, 540.
Township system, U. S., 391.
Toynbee Hall, 234.
Trade unions, 429, 463.
Tramps, see Vagrants.
Tramps, U. S., 452.

Training of teachers of feeble minded,
157.



Travel, right to, Germany, i.

Truant officers, 484.

Truant schools, England, 212.

Tuberculosis, Austria, 106 ; Canada,
325 ; France, 536 ; Germany, 55 ;
Italy, 584 ; Russia, 645 ; Switzerland,
153; U. S., 459. See Consumptives.

Tuke, D. H., 326, 469.

Unemployed, Australasia, 315 ; Ital/^

579 ; Russia, 641.
Unemployment, 43.
Unemployment, insurance, Swiss, 159,

164.
Unemployment, Salvation Army, 435.
Unemployment, U. S., 382.
United States of America, 380.
Universities, science of charity, 446.
Ursel, Duke of, 613.

Vacation outings, Swiss, 157. See Coun-
try Week.

Vacation colonies, U. S., 487.

Vaccination, Austria, 106; England,
198 ; Scotland, 259.

Vagrants, Australasia, 310; Austria,
99 ; Belgium, 622 ; Denmark, ZT^ \
England, 166, 168, 194; France, 530;
Germany, 43; Hungary, 134; Ireland,
279 ; Italy, 579 ; mediaeval, 2 ; Rus-
sia, 639 ; Scandinavia, 358 ; Scotland,
236, 257 ; U. S., 395, 451 ; Swiss, 152.

Vegetable gardens, France, 554.

Verpflegungsstationen, Swiss, 163.

Vienna, institutions, 94.

Vienna system, 85.

Visiting kindergarten, 429.

Visiting nurses, U. S., 421.

Visitors, German and Austrian, 81.

Visitors to poor, Austria, 80.

Visitors to the poor, German, 17.

Visitors, to insane hospitals, 469.

Voluntary assessments, Scotland, 238.

Voluntary charity, U. S., 413.

Voluntary charity, see Private Char-
ity.

Volunteers of America, 438, 511.



INDEX



715



Wages and cost of living, U. S., 380.

Wahrendorff, Dr., 60.

Wanderer, der, 30.

Wanderers, Swiss, 163.

Warming halls, 44.

Warner, A. G., 16, 34, 35.

Washington, B. T., 500.

Wayfarers' lodges, U. S., 452.

Wet nurses, Austria, 115, 116.

White Cross, Austria, 89.

Wichern, J. H., 2-].

Widows and orphans, Germany, 75.

Widows, Scotland, 245.

Wines, F. H., on State boards, 408.

Wisconsin, care of insane, 468.

Wisconsin, relief, 389.

Women, on charity boards, Belgium,

619.
Women in charity, Germany, 21.
Women, Italy, on charity boards, 567,

573-
Women in church charity, Scotland,

247.
Woman's Relief Corps, U. S., 421.
Women in charity, Swiss, 149, 151.
Women's clubs, U. S., 445.
Women and children in industry, U. S.,

382.
Women, in confinement, care of, 54.
Women's educational associations,

U. S., 420.
Woman's Guild, Scotland, 248.
Women, societies of, U. S., 415.



Woodbine colony, Jews, 686.

Woods, E. B., 510.

Workhouse, 16, 45.

Workhouses, Belgium, 623.

Workhouse, England, 173, 190.

Workhouse test, 174.

Workhouse test, Scotland, 255.

Workingmen, on poor commissions,
Belgium, 618.

Workingmen, associations, Dennic.rk,
371-

Workingmen's insurance, 48 ; Austria,
126; Holland, 347; Scandinavia, 361.
See Insurance.

Working girls' clubs, U. S., 417.

Working women, U. S., 418.

Workmen's colonies, 30 f¥, 43, 44.

Workmen's compensation law, Den-
mark, 377.

Work test, U. S., 401.

Young Women's Christian Association,

U. S., 421.
Youth, morally imperilled, Austria, 114.
Youth, care of, France, 547.
Youth, schools of correction, Hungary,

136.
Youth, Ireland, 284; Russia, 650;

Swiss care, 158; U. S., 498.

Zeller, 28.

Zemstvos, Russia, 633, 634, 635, 638,

643, 647, 651, 652, 6S4.
Zurich, poor law, 143.



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