Reports, Volume 3

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Page 242 - ... by the state board of health ; and it shall be the duty of such...
Page xii - ... 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 xii - 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 24 - 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 121 - I desire to offer the following resolution, and move its adoption: Resolved, That the...
Page 79 - Fah. was still infecting. Martin heated tuberculous matter in sealed tubes to 212° Fah. and found that even then some germs would exceptionally escape. Chauvean and Arloing found that nothing survived half an hour of the boiling temperature and Galtier found that 162° Fah., which coagulates albumen, sterilized completely if kept up for a sufficient length of time.
Page 19 - LET the wealthy and great Roll in splendor and state, I envy them not, I declare it ; I eat my own lamb, My own chickens and ham, I shear my own fleece, and I wear it ; I have lawns, I have bowers, I have fruits, I have flowers, The lark is my morning alarmer ; So, jolly boys, now, Here 's God speed the plough, Long life and success to the farmer ! " ' O sings a certain venerable pitcher its untiring song.
Page 173 - While contagious pleuro-pneumonia in cattle has been eradicated, animal tuberculosis, a disease widespread and more dangerous to human life than pleuro-pneumonia, is still prevalent. Investigations have been made during the past year as to the means of its communication and the method of its correct diagnosis. Much progress has been made in this direction by the studies of the division of animal pathology, but work ought to be extended, in cooperation with local authorities, until the danger to human...
Page 84 - Including those whose nativity was not recorded. In the calculations of percentages, the ratios are not given to the total reported deaths, but only to the total of those cases where the nativity was stated.
Page 134 - They shall also hold meetings from time to time in different parts of the state for the discussion of forestry subjects, and make an annual report to the governor and council, embracing such suggestions as to the commission seem important, fifteen hundred copies of which shall be printed by the state.

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