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The selection of Mr. Thurston as Chief Probation Officer by the Civil Service Board proved conclusively the wisdom of the system. Merit will always succeed. Fifteen applicants took the examination and the superior qualities of Mr. Thurston were clearly established by the reading of his papers.

The Chicago Juvenile Court is to be congratulated on having such an able man as Chief Probation Officer; he has had special training for the position.

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Prepared for College, Academy, Barre, Vt., 1880; Teacher in country and graded schools, 1880-2; A. B., Dartmouth College, 1886; Principal, High School Elk Point, S. D., 1886-7; Teacher of Science, Hyde Park High School, Chicago, 1887-8; Principal, Lyons Township High School, LaGrange, Ill., 1888-93; Teacher of Civics and Economics, Englewood High School, Chicago, 1893-4; Teacher of Civics and Economics, Hyde Park High School, and Graduate Student of Sociology, University of Chicago, 1894-8; Principal branch of Hyde Park High School, 1898-9; Chicago Normal School, 1899-Mar. 1, 1905, as Head of the Department of History and Sociology.

HENRY W. THURSTON. Chief Probation Officer, Cook County Juvenile Court, Chicago.

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OBJECTS OF THE JUVENILE COURT RECORD The object of the JUVENILE COURT RECORD is to dis- of the rights of the child, assumed a serious responsiseminate the principles of the Juvenile Court throughout bility. Every child has a right to education and physical the United States, and, in fact, the entire world.

Primarily, this duty lies with the parents. This

obligation should be enforced wherever possible. The When the Juvenile Court was first established the family is the unit of society, and most of the evils of sociologists of the entire country stood by watching society arise from demoralized homes. It is the duty anxiously the outcome of this new departure in child

of the State to co-operate with the family as long as possaving methods. It was realized that a medium was

sible and help hold it up. If, however, for any reason needed whereby the results accomplished by the Juvenile the family fails, then a new home is necessary until such Court might be set forth in an intelligent manner. The

time as the family may again be brought together. If JUVENILE COURT RECORD stepped into the breach and

the family proves recreant and abdicates its functions has devoted its pages exclusively to news of the various altogether, it is the duty of the State to secure as nearly juvenile courts. As a result of the publicity thus given normal conditions for the children under its care and to the foundation principles and routine work of the custody as may be in its power. The home is the normal Cook County Juvenile Court other States have passed place for a child's education and training. juvenile court laws, and bills are being prepared in

The fact that children are to be placed in homes prenearly every State in the Union to be presented at the

supposes the idea that some agency will be at hand to find next sessions of the Legislatures of the various States

a childless home for a homeless child. To the limit of providing for similar legislation.

its resources the JUVENILE COURT RECORD assists in findThe foundation thought and idea of the Juvenile Courting homes for the homeless, helpless little waifs drifting law is that children should be kept in the home to the about the country. These little unfortunates need an greatest extent possible. The child's own home is pre- advocate, and the JUVENILE COURT RECORD acts in this ferred by the Court, but in lieu of that it is intended that capacity, standing side by side with them, pointing the any good home where proper care and training will be way to a brighter, happier life, where the weeds of evil given shall be provided for the child.

will be choked out of existence and the fowers of hope The State, in assuming its relationship as the guardian will bloom in their place.

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ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR

TRAPETUNION COUNCIL 23

10 OENTS SINGLE OOPY

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ALABAMA. Yro. Harriet 4. Johnson, Birmingham

fapt United Charity Society.

CALIFORNIA Lon F. J. Muraskey, San Francisco,

Judge Juvenile Courto 1. Todd, San Francisco, Merahant's Amodation.

Oatherine Felton, Bu Francisco, Chea. Sec. Amociated Oharitia.

NEW YORK.
Hon., Willard H. Olmsted, New York,

Judge Juvenile Court.
E. Fellows Jenking, New York,

Chiet Probation Officer, Juvenile Court Thos. M. Mulry, New York,

Saint Vincent De Paul Society.
Hon. Robert J. Wilkin, Brooklyn,

Judge Juvenile Court.
Hon. Thos. Murphy, Buttalo,

Judge Juvenile Court,
Frederick Almy, Buffalo,

Sec. Charity Organization Society.

OOLORADO. Lon. B. B. Lindsey, Denver, Judge Juvenile Court

OHIO. Chas. A. Allen, Dayton,

Sec. Associated Oharities. O. M. Hubbard, Cincinnati,

Gen. Sec. Associated Obarities.

OONNEOTIOUT. Chan P. Kelloks, Waterbury,

lea_State Board Charities. You Francis Sheldon Bolton, New Haven, Editor Mother's Journal.

PENNSYLVANIA. Hon. F. A. Bregy, Philadelphia, Judge Juvenile Court

DELAWARE In Mary A. T. Clark, Wilmington,

lupt. Asociated Charitiea.

KANAL.
J. D. Fuson, Lawrence,

Sec. Associated (harities
J. L. Howard, Wichita,
Pres Associated Charities

GENTUCKY.
George L. Sebon,

Supt. Children's Home Society of Kentucky. Mig Mary Brybon, Covington, Gen. Sec. Annociated Charities,

LOUISANA.
E. L. Rodenberg, New Orleans,

Charity Organization Society.
James J. McLoughlin, New Orleans,
Society Prevention Cruelty to Obildren.

MARYLAND.
Hon. Charles W. Heuisler, Baltimore,
• Judge Juvenile Court.
Jeffrey R. Bracket, Baltimore,
President National Conference Obarities and
Correction

MASSACHUSETTS. Chas. W. Birtwell, Boston,

48 Charity Building. Leontine Lincoln, Fall River,

State Board Oharities.
Miss Z. D. Smith, Boston,
Gen. Sec. Associated Oharities.

MICHIGAN.
James F Hill, Detroit,
Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

MISSOURI. Hon. Judge Wentworth,

Judge Juvenile Court. W. A. McClain, St. Louis,

Supt. Provident Association. Bon. James Gibson, Kansas Oity, Judge Juvenile Court.

MINNESOTA.
A. W. Gutridge, St. Paul,

Sec. Associated Charities.
Edwin D. Solenberger, Minneapolis,
Manager Associated Charities.

NEBRASKA.
Floyd M. Smith, Omaha,

Sec. Associated Quarities.
G. W. Clark, Omaha,
Supt. Child Saving Institute.

NEW JERSEY.
Hugh F. Fox, Plainfeld,

Pres. Board of Children's Guardians Mns. E. E. Williamson, Elizabeth,

State Board of Children's Guardians.

WASHINGTON. H. Wirt Steele, Seattle,

Gen. Sec. Obarity Organization Society.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. Obeo. F. Weller, Washington,

Gea: Supt. Oharity Society.

WISCONSIN. Hon. N. B. Neelen, Milwaukee,

Judge Juvenile Court. G. Frellson, Milwaukee,

Agent Associated Charities.

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RHODE ISLAND. Mias M. K. Conyngton, Providence,

Sec. Society for Organizing Oburity.

TENNESSEE. Misa M. F. Battle, Nashville,

Sec, United Oharities, John Boring, Chattanooga, Supt. Associated Charities.

INDIANA. A. W. Butler, Indianapolio,

Stato Board Oharities. Lou Geo. W. Stubbs, Indianapolie,

Judge Juvenile Court, a. . Mohler, Fort Wayne,

Glen. Sec. Assodated Charitien.

TEXAS. Miss F. Saylor, Dallas,

Sec. United Charities

IOWA. Amor R. Park, Keokuk,

Que Sec. Associated Charities John Beardsley, Des Moines,

Gen. Sec. Aggodated Oharities.

CANADA. J. J. Kelso, Toronto.

Supt. Ohildren's Aid Society.

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