Annual report of the Department of Health of the State of New Jersey. 1885

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State Department of Health, 1885

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Page 283 - Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this section shall forfeit and pay a penalty of not less than...
Page 351 - The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
Page 308 - ... evolved sometimes that otherwise does not appear. Taste. Water fresh from the well is usually tasteless, even though it may contain a large amount of putrescible organic matter. Water for domestic use should be perfectly tasteless, and remain so even after it has been warmed, since warming often develops a taste in water which is tasteless when cold. If the water, at any time, has a repulsive or even disagreeable taste, it should be rejected.
Page 331 - ... be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, at the discretion of the court; such fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, and such imprisonment not to exceed sixty days.
Page 107 - No sanitary improvement worth the name will be effective, whatever acts you pass, or whatever powers you confer upon public officers, unless you can create an intelligent interest in the matter among the people at large.
Page 155 - Overcrowding, for example, we can prevent ; the accumulation of filth in towns and houses we can prevent ; the supply of light, air, and water, together with the several other appliances included in the all-comprehensive word CLEANLINESS, we can secure. To the extent to which it is in our power to do this, it is in our power to prevent epidemics.
Page 156 - ... wherever they may be, whether in city, town, hamlet, or country ; and the establishment of efficient town and State boards of health, through whose agency we shall be more able to prevent the origin and fatal effects of what are known as the zymotic or preventable diseases, which carry so much woe and sorrow into our families, and often sweep like hurricanes over the earth, destroying millions of human lives in an incredibly short time.
Page 291 - ... unless the same has been filed in the name of the State on the relation of the Commissioner.
Page 283 - No person shall, within this State, manufacture, have, offer for sale, or sell any article of food or drugs which is adulterated within the meaning of this act, and any person violating this provision shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by fine not exceeding fifty dollars for the first offence, and not exceeding one hundred dollars for each subsequent offence. SEC. 2. The term "food...
Page 156 - Young men of America, listen to the voice of one who has grown old in his profession, and who will probably never address you again, as he utters a parting word of advice. The great question of the day is not this operation or that — not ovariotomy, or lithotomy, or a hipjoint...

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