Evidently if a policeman's reputation was bad, that of a poor law officer was worse.
The Treadmill252-4 and the poor law are in full vigour, then?
The tendency to despise the homely duties of a city councillor or poor law guardian is, however, passing.
But the poor law came into operation only at the point of sheer destitution.
Already we see some good symptoms of the action of the new poor law.
Also the connection of the poor law with the Municipality was studied.
In his address Mr. Gladstone only touched on the poor law and the corn law.
The chief effects of the old poor law have been already mentioned.
But the aim of every sincere friend of the poor must be to keep them away from the poor law machine.
He passed a poor law which was meant to help the destitute farmers.