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humane society

n
(Sociology) an organization for promotion of humane ideals, esp in dealing with animals
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SEVENTY-FIVE Men presented themselves before the President of the Humane Society and demanded the great gold medal for life-saving.
The amiable old gentleman, it seemed, had intended to leave the whole to the Royal Humane Society, and had indeed executed a will to that effect; but the Institution, having been unfortunate enough, a few months before, to save the life of a poor relation to whom he paid a weekly allowance of three shillings and sixpence, he had, in a fit of very natural exasperation, revoked the bequest in a codicil, and left it all to Mr Godfrey Nickleby; with a special mention of his indignation, not only against the society for saving the poor relation's life, but against the poor relation also, for allowing himself to be saved.
When they stopped to change at Coventry, the steam ascended from the horses in such clouds as wholly to obscure the hostler, whose voice was however heard to declare from the mist, that he expected the first gold medal from the Humane Society on their next distribution of rewards, for taking the postboy's hat off; the water descending from the brim of which, the invisible gentleman declared, must have drowned him (the postboy), but for his great presence of mind in tearing it promptly from his head, and drying the gasping man's countenance with a wisp of straw.
He had signalized his arrival in London, some months ago, by going overboard from a police boat into the Thames to rescue a half-drunken lighterman, and when the Humane Society had voted him their medal, he had accepted it only on condition that the presentation was private and kept out of the papers.
Oregon-based OnPoint Community Credit Union has announced it has donated USD 10,000 to support the Oregon Humane Society's Humane Education program, the company said.
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Byline: Submitted by the Perry County Humane Society
Justice Tax is proud to support the Humane Society of the U.S., Wounded Warrior Project, and Dreams Come True, among others.
The clip, released by the Humane Society on Wednesday March 27, shows 41-year-old Andrew Renner and his son Owen Renner, 18, firing shots towards a bear den under a tree on Esther Island, Alaska, on April 14 last year.
All proceeds will be going to the Pet Adoption League, Catawba Humane Society and Grand Strand Humane Society.
OKLAHOMA CITY Coop Ale Works presented a donation of almost $24,000 to the Central Oklahoma Humane Society on March 22.

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