Proceedings of the ... National Conference for Good City Government and of the ... Annual Meeting of the National Municipal League ... 1896 - 1910

The League, 1904
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Página 367 - I am in general sympathy with the principles of the party which I have designated by my mark hereunder; that it is my intention to support generally at the next general election, state or national, the nominees of such party for state or national offices; and that I have not enrolled with, or participated in any primary election or convention of any other party since the first day of last year.
Página 127 - ... every charter shall designate the officers who shall, respectively, perform the acts and duties required of county officers to be done by the constitution or by the general law, as far as applicable.
Página 397 - If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, Let my right hand forget her cunning. Let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth, If I remember thee not ; If I prefer not Jerusalem Above my chief joy.
Página 178 - ... paramount while in force to the provisions relating to the same matter included in the local charter herein provided for.
Página 250 - ... frailest in nature ; but he is a reed that thinks. It needs not that the whole universe should arm to crush him. He dies from an exhalation, from a drop of water. But should the universe conspire to crush him, man would still be nobler than that by which he falls ; for he knows that he dies; and of the victory which the universe has over him, the universe knows nothing. Thus our whole dignity consists in thought. .... Let us labor, then, to think aright ; this is the foundation of morality.
Página 321 - Adams' father and twenty others, one or two from the north end of the town, where all the ship business is carried on, used to meet, make a caucus, and lay their plans for introducing certain persons into places of trust and power.
Página 301 - The system as it is actually administered results -in debauching the moral sense. It is a school of perjury.
Página 198 - to compile and publish annually an abstract of the main features of the official statistics of the cities of the United States having over 30,000 inhabitants.
Página 47 - WHEREAS, In most of the States of the UnionMunicipal there is serious complaint of the existing system of Taxation. local taxation and efforts for improvement are generally spasmodic and unorganized; and "WHEREAS, It is desirable that such effort should be coordinated" and proceed on related lines, and that similar movements should be stimulated in all the States in which changes are needed ; "Resolved, That the Executive Committee be and it is hereby authorized to...
Página 302 - The tax on Government stock is thought by this court to be a tax on the contract, a tax on the power to borrow money on the credit of the United States, and consequently to be repugnant to the Constitution.

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