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The Official Organ of the Charity Organization Society of the City of New Syork.
JUNE 2, 1900. 128437.
whenever any child under sixteen Youthful Misdemeanants in the District
years of age shall be convicted of a of Columbia
violation of any law in force in the Cautionary List
District, the court shall suspend senA New Swindle..
7 “Recollections" of General Brinkerhoff
tence, unless a parent or friend of REPORT OF THE PRISON ASSOCIATION ..
the child is in court to pay the fine, THE SUMMER SCHOOL ...
and shall proceed to inquire into the THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE
previous conduct and character of Responsibility of Hospitals Tenement-House Commission Sub
the child, in order to determine Committees
14 whether he belongs to any of the Brooklyn Bureau of Charities ..
classes enumerated in "the act to Brooklyn Society for Improving the Condition of the Poor.
provide for the care of children 15
and create a board of children's The movement for separating
for separating guardians.” youthful misdemeanants during de
It also provides that when it tention in police court, jail, and
shall appear that any child under the workhouse, from old and hardened
age of sixteen years belongs to any offenders, is spreading. The super
of the classes named, the court shall intendent of charities of Washing
commit such child to the board of ton, D. C., has submitted, says the
children's guardians or the reform
school of the District, or shall place Washington Post, to the commis
the child sioners a report upon the detention
probation for six months.
The board of guardians of the young when subjected to ar
one of its officers shall act rest, in reply to a communication re
as a probation officer. The officer ceived by them some time ago from shall keep himself informed of the Senator Money, who asked that the
conduct of all such children, and recommissioners indicate what kind of port to the court before the term of
probation expires; and the court shall an institution would answer the pur- finally dispose of the case as may be pose intermediate between the jail required for the best interests of the and reform school, where young boys child. might be confined when sentenced
CAUTIONARY LIST No. 120. for short terms of imprisonment. A draft of a bill was submitted with Our subscribers are advised to con
report, which provides that sult with the Charity Organization
Society before giving to the societies, private almoners, or persons included in the cautionary lists named below. This caution implies that the society knows of facts which should be known to subscribers who are asked to give, and may effect their action, but does not necessarily imply condemnation. Any information relating to the names upon the lists, particularly if of such a character as to warrant a withdrawal of caution, should be forwarded promptly to the executive committee of the council.
NEW NAMES ON THESE LISI'S.
Burdett, William Vesey.
IN GENERAL. Managers of charitable institutions are cau
tioned against professional charity "promoters;" and all persons are advised not to buy tickets for entertainments of which they know little or nothing, especially when offered by persons of whom they know less. It is not stated or implied that all such “promoters are frauds, but only that the methods adopted may lend themselves to fraudulent use, so that it is well to inquire of this society before employing them or purchasing tickets for entertainments goiten up by them.
Bailey, Mrs. Florence Lindsay.
Cook, Mrs. J. C.; almoner.
known to authorities.
Press Club. Guardian Angel Day Nursery. Miss B. T.
Redmond. Harget. See Sisters, Beatrice, Annie, et al. High View Park (Va.) Colored School. Independent Life Saving Corps. Kingsley, Mrs. M. A.; manager Seaside
Home. Lamadrid, Mrs. J. M. See N. Y. and Brook.
lyn St. Andrew's One-Cent Coffee Stands. Legal League. See Mrs. Jessie Mordaunt. McElhenny, C. E. ; collecting for Volunteer
Life-Saving Corps. Mack, C. E.; collecting for Volunteer
Life-Saving Corps. Manhattan Press Club. See Down-Town
Press Club. Maternity Home. See Woman's Infirmary. Matthes, Rev. Dr. Albin. Mitchell, Rhoden. See Rankin-Richards
Institute. Moorcroft, Walter, Mission. Mordaunt, Mrs. Jessie. See Legal LeagueNational Unsectarian Home. Wm. H. Ram
scar. New York Industrial Home for Adult Blind.
George Wilson, collector. N. Y. & Brooklyn Telegraphers' Mutual
Benevolent Association. N. Y. & Brooklyn St. Andrew's One-Cent
Coffee Stands. N. Y. Contagious Diseases Society. See
Maternity Home. N. Y. Sanitarium. See Woman's Infirmary. O'Donnell, Joseph; solicitor. Osborn, Susan M. See St. Mary's Lodging
house. Peck, E. J.; collecting for Down-Town
Press Club. People's Provident Medical Association. Ramscar, W. H. Home for Aged Men. Rankin-Richards Institute, Windsor. N. C. Ransome, H. E.; collecting for Volunteer
Life-Saving Corps. Redmond, Bridget T. See Guardian Angel
Day Nursery. Rutherford, Dr. L. A. St. Andrew's One-Cent Coffee Stands. St. Mary's Lodging-house, 143 West 14th
street. Susan M. Osborn, president. Scott, Rev. D. S. (colored); collecting for
Colored Schools. Seaside Home, North Long Branch. Mrs.
M. A. Kingsley. Sidonie, Sister. Sisters Beatrice and Annie Harget, et al. Wey, Chas. M.; collecting for Volunteer
Life Saving Corps. Wilson, George. See N. Y. Industrial Home
for Adult Blind.
ALLEGED SOCIETIES OR PRIVATE ALMONERS.
trial School. Cheshire, John T. See Dix, John A. Indus.
trial School. Columbia Guards Benevolent Society. Connaughton, Mrs. Anna C. Fenn.
1 Woman's Infirmary and Maternity Home. Bendix. See Bender.
Or any other relief enterprise not managed BERNHARDT. See Bender.
BOMAN, Mary. See Mayers, Anna.
BRITTON, MARY F.; asks loans to finish
fancy work, by which to earn her living. INDIVIDUALS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRE BROWN. See York, Geo. A. VIOUS LISTS.
Brower, John and Hattie; alias Kelley. ALDEN, Thos, S. See Hunt, Thos. S.
unmarried couple, drunken and disorderly. ALEXANDER, GEORGE. See Morgan, Wm. Brown, J. W. See Wilson. ANDERS, GEORGE. See Tichler, Walter.
Brown, Mrs. WM. See Thompson, Wm. ANDERSON, MRS. KATF. (?) See Mulholland. BURDETT, WILLIAM Vesey; son of Mrs. ANDERSON, Mrs. LUCILLE WALL; solicits alms George C. Burdett, who was herself un
for another woman, and begs on her own favorably known as a persistent beggar; account by letters.
persistent begging-letter writer; is paraANDERSON Mrs. See Prentiss, R. L.
lyzed; sometimes claiming relationship to ANDERSON, Miss MAGGIE, 109 Queen street, person addressed, and
east, St. John, New Brunswick. Begging recommendations without permission; also letter writer ; tells story of personal ail gives erroneous information. ments.
BURGER. See Wagner-Ludloff. ARCHER. See Wadge.
CAM, “LADY" Florence. See Baillie, FlorBAILEE, IRENE. See Baillie, Florence. BAILEY. See Baillie, Florence.
CAMPBELL, FRANK P. See Bennett, Thomas BAILLIE, FLORENCE: alias Bailee, Irene; M. Bailey; Baylie, Gladys; Cam,
Carter, Henry C. See Finlay, Wm. Edgar. Florence; Hill, "Lady" Florence; tells CLARK, Mrs. See Prentiss, R. L. tale of death of husband four years ago ; COACHMAN, JOHN H.; alias Horton, Morrison present need in consequence of an accident Jas. ; Scott, Jas. G.; solicits relief, preto her foot; is a confidence woman known senting forged letters of recommendation. to the society since December, 1884, when Cohn, Chas. See Miller. she claimed to be a British earl's daughter, COUTURE, NAPOLEON, French music teacher ; calling herself “ Lady Cam," and was put gives false addresses uniformly, claims to upon this list. She is tall, usually wears have been a patient in a public hospital,
a veil and has noticeably irregular teeth. but can not be identified. BALMER, EDWARD. See Bennett, Thomas M. DANKER, CHARLES, or DENKER. See Bauer, BARKLIE, FRANK C. See Finlay, Wm. Edgar. Charles. BARON, EDWARD ; alias Barrett; Barry ; DAVENPORT, EDGAR C. See Morgan, John.
Baruth; Berry, Edwin F.; Morgan, Ed. DAVENPORT, WILLIAM F.; alias Rogers; young win F. ; Rodney ; Roy; Starin; young man; dark brown eyes, left half closed, with man, dark hair and mustache,
cast in it; height, 5 feet 4 inches, medium glasses, slender build, 5 feet 8 inches high, build ; manners those of a sporting man ; slightly lame ; claims to hail from Easton, has used forged letter of introduction and Pa., and to be about to locate in New given false name of alleged employer. York; is a begging-letter writer; has been Davidson. See Wadge. imprisoned as a swindler.
Davis, Jas. See Morgan, Wm. BARRET, EDWARD. See Baron, Edward. Davis, Wm. See Morgan, Wm. BARRY, EDWARD. See Baron, Edward. Dawson. See Russell, Alla M. BARTH, Charles, teacher of languages ; DAY, MRS. See Prentiss, R. L.
makes false statements and gives false DEAS. See Hunt, Thos. S. addresses.
DE DRAGO. See Dels. BARUTH, EDWARD. See Baron, Edward. Dels; alias Di Dio, Eleanora ; De Drago, BAUER ; alias Dankert, Danker, Denker, ex Del Vasto ; Clara Stein is accused of get
convict; claims to be desirous of living an ting children into homes or in charge of honest life, but hounded by detectives, etc.; societies, for a consideration ; is notor
begs small sums for transportation, etc. iously unworthy of confidence. Bayliss, Thos, S. See Hunt, Thos. S.
Del Vasto. See Dels. BENDER, EDWARD and Eva, alias Bernhardt; DENKER, CHARLES. See Bauer, Charles.
alias Bendix; woman asks aid for sick Descoe, Mrs. See Prentiss, R. L. husband; both are able to work, and do at Devrills or DEVRIES, EDWIN H.; tells a times, but prefer to beg.
story of employment as engineer on the BENNETT, THOMAS M.; alias Frank P. Camp Tampico branch of Mexican Central rail.
bell; Edward Balmer; David Mayers ; way until his discharge in consequence of Herbert Rogers ; persistent and notorious epilepsy and partial loss of hearing. begging-letter writer and swindler.
Di Dio. See Dels. 1This is not the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, s Livingston place, which by many is known as the “ Woman's Infirmary."
New name on this list.