Especially has this been manifested by the Cleveland Chamber of Commerce and by the Municipal Association, an organization of influential professional and business men, which, by issuing bulletins concerning candidates at the primaries and at election time, has done much for the betterment of local politics.
Every avenue toward the betterment of their condition was practically closed.
A portion of the badalia is expended in the betterment of the soldiers position.
His strong common sense and sound practical judgment led him to adopt a policy of conciliation towards the native princes, and to promote measures tending to the betterment of the condition of the people.
He did not at first speak very often, though he showed an active interest both in legal questions and in Chamberlain's schemes of social betterment and imperial unity.
The records of printing indicate that religious, social and economic betterment was the subject of an ever-increasing number of pamphlets.
Under the conditions of free labour, the development of railways abroad, the improvement of machinery both in cane and beet producing countries, the general competition of the beet, and the fall of prices, it was impossible for the Cuban industry to survive without radical betterment of methods.
They were introduced by the Franciscans (as were various other subtropical fruits, pears and grapes), but their scientific betterment and commercial importance date from about 1885.
Moreover, it should be noted that Campeggio's diplomacy was really the beginning of an effective betterment of the old Church, such as had been discussed for two or three centuries.
Just tell her the Parkside Betterment Society voted for Billie and Willie to improve the city by getting lost.
The past generation has seen many improvements in printing machinery, all tending to an increased production, and generally to the betterment of the work turned out.
betterment of humankind.
Wheat is grown year after year without rotation - except in a few cases - on a third or more of our wheat acreage; not one acre in fifty is directly fertilized for the crop, and only a minimum amount of attention is given to the betterment of seed stock.
In March 1179 Alexander held the third Lateran synod, a brilliant assemblage, reckoned by the Roman church as the eleventh oecumenical council; its acts embody several of the pope's proposals for the betterment of the condition of the church, among them the present law requiring that no one may be elected pope without the votes of two-thirds of the cardinals.
This rule, however, excludes any consideration of the principle of " betterment."
betterment of humanity, of standing up for what we know to be morally right.
betterment of the human conditions.
It will be just as inflationary as its predecessor " land taxes " - development land tax and betterment levy.
But it is easy to see that informal preaching to the people at large, especially after the Peasant Revolt, with which Miinzer had been identified, should have led to a general condemnation, under the name " Anabaptist " or " Catabaptist," of the heterogeneous dissenters who agreed in rejecting the State religion and associated a condemnation of infant baptism with schemes for social betterment.
betterment of society.
betterment of the community at large.
The Land Commission Act, 1967, was a second attempt at capturing betterment, and likewise failed.
We will fight in ' every way we can for freedom, democracy and social betterment, End of quote.
Pressure to reform the political and social system came mainly from the new middle class who campaigned for economic betterment.
Introduction Can social science analysis provide a basis for human betterment?
The way women come together in fora to discuss the obstacles to their own betterment is an example to others.
The idea of the plan combined to appeal to their national and socialist traditions and desire for personal betterment.
Such an increase is not within the definition of statutory betterment.
betterment levy on land.
betterment tax has been debated at length in a number of forums.
betterment groups the world over.
betterment tax scheme is likely to be able to do this.
betterment technologies of author and humanitarian, L. Ron Hubbard.
betterment taxation is that the public should share in the benefits granted through a permission to develop.
material betterment is only one dimension of this process.
Workers institutes, education programs, cultural betterment, were seen as a way for workers to better their material and spiritual well being.
Its purpose was to enable a competent commission, renewable in part each year, to utilize a portion of funds entrusted to it in inquiries on the best methods of furthering the interests of the community, and, when the funds became large enough, to apply their income directly to schemes of betterment.
5-9): natural phenomena, such as sunrise and sunset, recur regularly; for everything in human experience a time has been set; birth and death, building up and destroying, laughing and weeping, silence and speech, love and hate, war and peace, are to be regarded not as utterances of a living, self-directing world, but as incidents in the work of a vast machine that rolls on for ever; there is an endless repetition - nothing is new, nothing is lost; if one thinks he has found something new, inquiry shows that it was in existence long ago; God, the author of all, seeks out the past in order to make it once more present; it is impossible to add to or take from the content of the world, impossible to change the nature of things, to effect any radical betterment of life; the result is unspeakable weariness - a depressing series of sights and sounds.
Perhaps the good of agriculture came next in his affections to the claims of empire; and he forwarded all promising schemes for its betterment and organization.
Victorian society officially granted the possibility of social betterment to the subaltern classes: the veracity of this potentiality is interrogated in the text.
They work with many groups and participate in many projects that support the betterment of Guatemalan society, such as their local Children's' nutrition program.
In 2005, she began working with the Worldwide Orphans Foundation through the World Health Organization (WHO) toward the betterment of conditions for the children of Ethiopia who have been orphaned by AIDs and/or are HIV positive.
Responsible breeders care deeply about their animals as well as the betterment of the particular breed they choose to breed, and for this reason, they go to great lengths to produce next generation dogs that conform to strict standards.
Our writers and editors are a group of knowledgable and caring individuals who have come together to pool their resources for the betterment of the entire dog fancy.
We all certainly have two minutes of our time to read weekly dog advice tips for the betterment of our relationship with our pets.
However, most yoga teacher programs fall under the umbrella of an organization that establishes benchmarks of quality for the betterment of the practice.
betterment of mankind?
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