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Page 411 - Indian race, from the mouth of the St. Lawrence to the mouth of the Mississippi, had become estranged from the English and friendly to the French.
Page 386 - Thou hast spread thy wing, and sheltered us from the pestilence that walketh in darkness, and the destruction that wasteth at noon-day.
Page 90 - Hooper's Physician's Vade Mecum; A Manual of the Principles and Practice of Physic, with an Outline of General Pathology, Therapeutics, and Hygiene.
Page 434 - ... per cent, by weight of absolute acetic acid, and in the case of cider vinegar shall contain in addition not less than two per cent, by weight of...
Page 418 - The removal of local unsanitary conditions favorable to the development of cholera is the especial work of state and local boards of health. Much has been done already in some states, but much remains which should receive immediate attention. Where it can be done. State Sanitary Inspectors should be appointed to visit all towns and cities specially liable" to the disease, to counsel with the local authorities as to the best methods of prevention.
Page 112 - ... 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 133 - The General Assembly shall provide for the establishment and maintenance of a State Board of Health, which shall have supervision of all matters relating to public health, with such powers and duties as may be prescribed by law; and also for the establishment and maintenance of such local boards of health as may be necessary, to be under the supervision of the State Board, to such extent and with...
Page 417 - Congress take such measures as will bring about concerted action with the Dominion and the British Government by which the 'consuls of this country or of England at foreign ports shall examine and take such action as they may deem effective, and notify the authorities of such government as has authority over any port to which any ship may sail in the United States or Canada, in order that such government may be in a position to take effective measures against the imp'ortation of these diseases. We...
Page 419 - The cause of cholera is contained in the discharges from persons affected by the disease, or in things infected by such discharges. Should the disease reach our shores, the first case, and after this the first case which reaches any given community, should be strictly isolated ; all infective material from these and from any subsequent cases should be destroyed in such manner as to stamp out the disease.