Report of the State Board of Health of the State of New Hampshire. v. 16, 1899/1900, Volume 16

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Arthur E. Clarke, 1901

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Page 30 - ... set it on fire by hot coals or with the aid of a spoonful of alcohol, and allow the room to remain closed for twenty-four hours. For a room about ten feet square, at least two pounds of sulphur should be used ; for larger rooms, proportionally increased quantities.
Page 70 - Yes, sir, after those men obtained it ; the bill was introduced the past year, but it was defeated in the senate.
Page 74 - RULE 6. Every dead body must be accompanied by a person in charge, who must be provided with a passage ticket and also present a full first-class ticket marked "Corpse...
Page 73 - ... and all enclosed in a strong, tight wooden box. Or, the body, being prepared for shipment by, disinfecting and wrapping as above, may be placed in a strong coffin or casket, and said coffin or casket encased in an air-tight zinc, copper or tin case, all joints and seams hermetically soldered, and all enclosed in a strong outside wooden box..
Page 72 - That the National Conference of State and Provincial Boards of Health of North America...
Page 74 - The whole duplicate copy shall be sent to the official in charge of the baggage department of the initial line, and by him to the secretary of the state or provincial board of health of the state or province from which such shipment was made.
Page 85 - Any person desiring to engage in or work at the business of plumbing, either as a master or employing plumber, or as a journeyman plumber, shall...
Page 73 - ... and stopping of all orifices with absorbent cotton, and (c ) washing the body with the disinfectant, all of which must be done by an embalmer holding a certificate as such, approved by the State Board of Health.
Page 74 - Before selling tickets, agents should carefully examine the transit permit and note the name of the passenger in charge, and of any others proposing to accompany the body, and see that all necessary precautions have been taken to prevent the spread of the disease.
Page 128 - The selectmen of a town, whenever in their opinion the health of the inhabitants of the town, by reason of the spreading of the small-pox, shall require it, may appoint an agent for vaccination, who shall be provided at all times with suitable matter for communicating the kine pox. He may vaccinate all persons at the expense of the town who have not had the small-pox or the kine pox, and shall receive a suitable compensation therefor, to be paid by the town.

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