When the Board are disposing of the out-relief cases, it is by this knowledge the Board are guided.
Failing that, out-relief has a tendency to perpetuate sweating.
Observe, in connection with this three months' audit, that not a penny was surcharged in respect to the out-relief grants.
I will write to the Guardians to ask if they will allow you out-relief, but I fear they will say you are too destitute!'
The Guardians wouldn't give me the little bit of out-relief I asked for—four shillings would have done us nicely.
But nearly all pension schemes, like most out-relief systems, fix the allowance at a starvation figure.