Report of the Chicago Relief and Aid Society of Disbursement of Contributions for the Sufferers by the Chicago Fire

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Chicago Relief and Aid Society, at the Riverside Press, 1874 - 440 Seiten

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Seite 99 - ... of our citizens of homes and rendered them destitute ; that has destroyed many millions in value of property, and thereby disturbing the business of the people and deranging the finances of the State, and interrupting the execution of the laws, is and constitutes " an extraordinary occasion " within the true intent and meaning of the eighth section of the fifth article of the Constitution. Now, therefore, I, John M. Palmer, Governor of the State of Illinois, do by this, my proclamation, convene...
Seite 22 - USA : Upon consultation with the Board of Police Commissioners, I am satisfied that the continuance of the efficient aid in the preservation of order in this city, which has been rendered by the forces under your command in pursuance of my proclamation, is no longer required. I will therefore fix the hour of 6 PM, of this day, as the hour at which the aid requested of you shall cease.
Seite 124 - The Board of Trustees of the Illinois Industrial University;" and by that name and style shall have perpetual succession, have power to contract and be contracted with, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to...
Seite 104 - Minnesota, the special bonds of the state, bearing an interest of seven per cent, per annum, payable semi-annually in the city of New York...
Seite 128 - ... owners in a book to be kept for that purpose. He shall file registrations alphabetically by counties, and shall furnish each year to the County Commissioners or ordinaries, and also the...
Seite 125 - Directors shall be elected by the persons named in the first section, or such of them, not less than ten, who shall attend a meeting to be held in Chicago, at a time and place of which notice shall be given by any three of said persons, and the persons elected Directors at such time, shall hold their offices for one year, and until others are appointed in their places, and shall elect their own officers, and have power to appoint and remove all the other agents, officers, and servants employed by...
Seite 88 - ... in order to lighten the burdens of his less fortunate comrades in arms; that the community in which he lived has been deprived of a useful citizen known by his good works and without reproach. 2nd, That with heartfelt emotion we tender to the grief-stricken family our deepest sympathy, accompanied with the prayer that " He who tempers the wind to the shorn lamb...
Seite 98 - In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and caused the great seal of State to [SEAL.] be affixed.
Seite 20 - The police will act in conjunction with the Lieutenant General, in the preservation of the peace and quiet of the city, and the Superintendent of Police will consult with him to that end— the intent hereof being to preserve the peace of the city without interfering with the functions of the city government...
Seite 15 - Chicago is hereby pledged for the necessary expenses for the relief of the suffering. Public order will be preserved. The Police and Special Police now being appointed, will be responsible for the maintenance of the peace and the protection of property. All officers and men of the Fire Department and Health Department will act as Special Policemen without further notice. The Mayor and Comptroller will give vouchers for all supplies furnished by the different Relief Committees. The head-quarters of...

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