Official report of the ... annual meeting ... (National Association of Railway Surgeons (U.S.)). v.6, 1893

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Railway Age and Northwestern Railroader, 1893
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Page 6 - And Asa in the thirty and ninth year of his reign was diseased in his feet, until his disease was exceeding great: yet in his disease he sought not to the Lord, but to the physicians.
Page 18 - ... a strong coffin or casket encased in a hermetically sealed (soldered) zinc, copper, or tin case, and all enclosed in a strong outside wooden box of material not less than one inch thick. In all cases the outside box must be provided with four iron chest handles.
Page 19 - RULE 5. Every dead body must be accompanied by a person In charge, who must be provided with a ticket, and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 19 - RULE 4. The bodies of persons dead of diseases that are not contagious, infectious, or communicable, may be received for transportation to local points in same state ; when encased in a sound coffin or metallic case, and enclosed in a strong wooden box. securely fastened so it may be safely handled. But when it is proposed to transport them out of the State...
Page 19 - ... agent at initial point and sent to the General Baggage Agent, and the second coupon, by the last Train Baggageman. The stub, permit and coupons, must be numbered so the one will refer to the other, and on...
Page 19 - Every disinterred body, dead from any disease or cause, shall be treated as infectious or dangerous to the public health, and shall not be accepted for transportation unless said...
Page 18 - RULE 1. The transportation of bodies dead of smallpox, Asiatic cholera, yellow fever, typhus fever or bubonic plague is absolutely forbidden. RULE 2. The bodies of those who have died of diphtheria...
Page 19 - Corpse," and a transit permit from Board of Health, or proper health authority, giving permission for the removal, and showing name of deceased, age, place of death, cause of death, (and if of a contagious or infectious nature), the point to which it is to be shipped, medical attendant, and name of undertaker.
Page 201 - For the want of a nail the shoe was lost; for the want of a shoe the horse was lost; for the want of a horse the rider was lost; for the want of a rider the battle was lost; for the want of a battle the kingdom was lost — and all for the want of a horseshoe nail.
Page 13 - 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.

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