Eugenical News, Volumul 7

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American Eugenics Society., 1922

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Pagina 100 - THE MULATTO TO His CRITICS. Ashamed of my race? And of what race am I? I am many in one. Through my veins there flows the blood Of Red Man, Black Man, Briton, Celt and Scot, In warring clash and tumultuous riot. I welcome all, But love the blood of the kindly race That swarthes my skin, crinkles my hair, And puts sweet music into my soul.
Pagina 126 - Court, there were 654 suffering from dementia praecox, or about 84 per cent; 109 psychopathic constitution, or about 13 per cent, and 10 epilepsies, or less than two per cent. In the Morals Court, out of 464 cases of females, 260 or 36 per cent were dementia praecox; 92 psychopathic constitution, or 19 per cent, and 4 epilepsies, or less than one per cent. Out of 359 cases of males in the Morals Court, 107 were dementia praecox...
Pagina 118 - The changre in direction of the movement of this center from east to west is due principally to the increase in foreign-born white population in the state of California. The total increase in the foreign-born white population of the United States was...
Pagina 107 - Such certificate to be executed by any reputable physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State and who shall reside within the county in which said license to marry shall be applied for, by certificate of the county health officer of such county, whose duty it shall be to examine such applicants and issue such certificates without charge.
Pagina 25 - Gentlemen! This line signifies labour, hunger, thirst, fatigue, wounds, sickness, and every other kind of danger that must be encountered in this conquest, until life is ended. Let those who have the courage to meet and overcome the dangers of this heroic achievement cross the line in token of their resolution and as a testimony that they will be my faithful companions. And let those who feel unworthy of such daring return to Panama ; for I do not wish to put force upon any man.
Pagina 34 - Were a keg of rum in one corner of a room and were a cannon constantly discharging balls between me and it, I could not refrain from passing before that cannon in order to get at the rum...
Pagina 107 - ... license to marry shall be issued by the register of deeds of any county to a male applicant therefor except upon the presentation by the said male applicant of a certificate executed within seven days from the time of the presentation of said certificate to the register of deeds as hereinafter provided, showing the nonexistence of any venereal disease, the nonexistence of tuberculosis in the infectious stages, and that the applicant has not been adjudged by a court of competent jurisdiction an...
Pagina 95 - ... is under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a narcotic drug, or is an imbecile, epileptic, or of unsound mind, nor shall any such license be issued to...
Pagina 88 - ... cent. of their total governmental expenditures in maintaining custodial and charitable institutions. This percentage varied from 5.4 in Alabama to 30.5 in Massachusetts. A survey of 460 state institutions for the several types of the socially inadequate, with a total of 210,835 inmates, recently (1922) completed by the Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of the House of Representatives, found 21.14 per cent. of these fifth of a million inmates to be of foreign birth and 44.09 per cent-...
Pagina 88 - ... debarred on these grounds, although the majority of those now arriving come without money, and are not productive laborers. In a recent paper on the deportation system of several States, Dr. HH Laughlin, of the Eugenics Record Office, Cold Spring Harbor, NY, brought together some startling facts. A recent survey shows that in 1916 the several states expended on an average of 17.3 per cent. of their total governmental expenditures in maintaining custodial and charitable institutions. This percentage...

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