Report, Volume 12

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1881/82-1882/83, 1936/38- include also the registration reports for 1881-1882, 1936/37-

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Page 269 - As a migrant, his world will be from the Atlantic to the Pacific— from the Great Lakes to the Rio Grande. It will be his world, however, only in that the only piece of property that he will own will be his grave.
Page 20 - ... by the state board of health ; and it shall be the duty of such...
Page 58 - ... material containing them. This salt is, nevertheless, a very valuable antiseptic, and its low price makes it one of the most available agents for the arrest of putrefactive decomposition in privy vaults, etc.
Page 271 - It has been lately observed, that " if the various states of Europe kept and published annually an exact account -of their population, noting carefully in a second column the exact age .at which the children die ; this second column would show the relative merit of the governments and the comparative happiness of their subjects. A simple arithmetical statement would then perhaps be more conclusive than all the arguments which could be produced.
Page 59 - A large number of the proprietary " disinfectants," so called, which are in the market, are simply deodorizers or antiseptics, of greater or less value, and are entirely untrustworthy for disinfecting purposes. Antiseptics are to be used at all times when it is impracticable to remove filth from the vicinity of human habitations, but they are a poor substitute for cleanliness.
Page 58 - The object of disinfection is to prevent the extension of infectious diseases by destroying the specific infectious material which gives rise to them. This is accomplished by the use of disinfectants. There can be no partial disinfection of such material ; either its infecting power is destroyed or it is not. In the latter case there is a failure to disinfect.
Page 60 - Quicklime is also a valuable disinfectant and may be substituted for the more expensive chloride of lime for disinfection of typhoid and cholera excreta, etc. For this purpose freshly prepared "milk of lime" should be used, containing about 1 part by weight of hydrate of lime to 8 of water.
Page 88 - And the space of time here referred to as comprehending the sickly season, shall be understood to extend from the first day of May to the first day of November.
Page 211 - An act for the establishment of a bureau of . animal industry, to prevent the exportation of diseased cattle, and to provide means for the suppression and extirpation of pleuro-pneumonia and other contagious diseases among domestic animals," and to cooperate with the authorities of the United States in the enforcement of the provisions of such act.
Page 131 - In this resolution the question of isolation of the patient is not mentioned. Its purpose is to secure to the local health authorities 1 The Doctor of Hygiene. and to the state board of health information of the location of each case of this most dangerous disease, with the view of placing in the hands of the patient reliable information how to avoid giving the disease to others, and in...

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