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"No receptacle shall when filled contain more than two cubic feet of material nor weigh more than one hundred pounds, and a sufficient number of receptacles shall be provided by the owner, lessee or occupant of a building to hold whatever ashes or other waste materials may accumulate thereat during sixty hours next preceding the removal thereof.

"Newspapers, wrapping paper and other light rubbish likely to be blown or scattered about the street shall be securely bundled, tied or packed before placed for removal. Yard sweepings, hedge cuttings, grass, leaves, earth, stone, bricks or trade waste shall not be mixed with household waste.

*Accumulations of household refuse resulting from failure to take advantage of the regular collection service shall be removed at the expense of the person or persons concerned."

DEATH RATE FOR THE WEEK. There were 1,343 deaths and a death rate of 13.04 reported during the past week, as against 1,333 deaths and a rate of 13.44 during the corresponding week of 1912, an increase of 10 deaths, but a decrease of .40 of a point in the rate, equivalent to a relative decrease of 41 deaths.

Most of the infectious diseases, such as measles, scarlet fever, diphtheria and croup, whooping cough and typhoid fever showed relative decreases. Organic heart and kidney diseases and lobar pneumonia showed material decreases. Cerebro-spinal meningitis, diarrhoeal diseases and other digestive diseases and broncho-pneumonia showed material increases.

Vicwed from the point of age grouping, there were 34 more deaths of infants under one year of age; between the ages of one and five years there were 8 less deaths; between five and sixty-five years there were 32 less deaths, and 4 less deaths over sixty-five years of age.

The death rate for the first fifty weeks of this year was 13.75 per 1,000 of the population as against 14.07 for the corresponding period of 1912, a decrease of .32 of a point.

VITAL STATISTICS
Summary for Week Ending Saturday, 12 M., December 13, 1913.

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• Corrected according to borough of residence.

1 The presence of several large institutions, the great majority of whose inmates are non-residents of the city, increases considerably the death-rate of this Borough,

Deaths by Principal Causes, According to Locality and Age.

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1,274 1,386 1,349 1,254 1,199 1,686 1,236 1,496 1,744 1,356 1,628 1,949

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Corrected Mortality Among Children, Week Ending December 13, 1913.

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DIRECTORY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

OFFICES
Headquarters: S. W. Corner Centre and Walker Streets, Borough of Manhattan

Telephone, 6280 Franklin.
Borough of The Bronx, 3731 Third Avenue..

Telephone, 1975 Tremont. Borough of Brooklyn, Flatbush Avenue and Willoughby Street.

Telephone, 4720 Main. Borough of Queens, 372-374 Fulton Street, Jamaica, L. I...

Telephone, 1200 Jamaica. Borough of Richmond, 514-516 Bay Street, Stapleton, S. I...

Telephone, 440 Tompkinsville Office Hours-9 a.m. to p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 m.

HOSPITALS FOR CONTAGIOUS DISEASES
Manhattan-Willard Parker Hospital, foot of East 16th Street. Telephone, 1600 Stuyvesant.
The Bronx-Riverside Hospital, North Brother Island. Telephone, 4000 Melrose.
Brooklyn-Kingston Avenue Hospital, Kingston Avenue and Fenimore Street. Telephone, 4400 Flatbush.

LABORATORIES
Diagnosis Laboratory, Centre and Walker Streets. Telephone, 6280 Franklin.
Serological Laboratory, Centre and Walker Streets. Telephone, 6280 Franklin.
Research Laboratory.

Chemical Laboratory. Vaccine Laboratory. Drug Laboratory.
Foot of East Sixteenth Street. Telephone, 1600 Stuyvesant.

INFANTS' MILK STATIONS

Manhattan 1. 172 East 3d St.

8. Vanderbilt Clinic 15. 421 East 74th St. 22. 73 Cannon St. 513 East 11th St.

9. 326 East 11th St. 16. 205 East St. 3. 110 Suffolk St. 3 281 Avenue A

10. 114 Thompson St. 17. 209 Stanton St. 24. 96 Monroe St. 4. 210 East 28th St.

11. 315 East 112th St. 18. 2287 First Ave. 25. 251 Monroe St. 5. 225 East 107th St. 12. 244 Mulberry St. 19. 108 Cherry St. 26. 289 Tenth Ave. 6. 241 East 40th St.

13. 508 West 47th St. 20. 122 Mulberry St. 27. 74 Allen St. 7. 174 Eldridge St.

14. 78 Ninth Ave. 21. 207 Division St.

Brooklyn 1. 268 South 2d St.

7. 359 Manhattan Ave. 13. 651 Manhattan Ave. 19. 698 Henry St. 2. 660 Fourth Ave.

8. 49 Carroll St.

14. 185 Bedford Ave. 20. 552 Sutter Ave. 3. 208 Hoyt St.

9. 69 Johnson Av. 15. 296 Bushwick Ave. 21. 167 Hopkins St. 4. 176 Hudson Ave.

10. 233 Suydam St. 16. 994 Flushing Ave. 22. 604 Park Ave. 5. 2346 Pacific St. 329 Osborne St. 17. 176 Nassau St.

23.

239 Graham Ave. 6. 184 Fourth Ave.

12. 126 Dupont St. 18. 129 Osborn St. 24. 49 Amboy St. The Bronx-1. 511 East 149th Street. 2. 1354 Webster Avenue. Queens-1. 114 Fulton Avenue, Astoria, L, I. Richmond-1. 689 Bay Street, Stapleton, S. I.

CLINICS FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN

Hours: 2-5 p. m. Saturdays, 9-12 m.
Manhattan-Gouverneur Slip. Telephone, 2916 Orchard.

Pleasant Avenue and 118th Street. Telephone, 972 Harlem.
164 Second Avenue. Telephone, 2081 Orchard.
449 East 121st Street. Telephone, 3230 Harlem.

P.S. 144 Hester and Allen Streets. Telephone, 5960 Orchard.
Brooklyn-330 Throop Avenue. Telephone, 5379 Williamsburg.

124 Lawrence Street. Telephone, 5623 Main.

1249 Herkimer Street. Telephone, 2684 East New York. The Bronx-580 East 169th Street. Telephone, 2558 Tremont. Richmond-689 Bay Street. (Dental only). Telephone, 686 W. Tompkinsville.

DIAGNOSTIC CLINICS FOR VENEREAL DISEASES
Manhattan-Centre and Walker Streets. Week days, 9 to 10 a.m.
307 West 33d Street, Wednesdays, 8 to 9 p.m.

TUBERCULOSIS CLINICS
Manhattan-West Side Clinic, 307 West 33d Street. Telephone, 3471 Murray Hill.

East Side Clinic, 81 Second Street. Telephone, 5586 Orchard.
Harlem Italian Clinic, 420 East 116th Street. Telephone, 2375 Harlem.
Southern Italian Clinic, 22 Van Dam Street. Telephone, 412 Spring.

Day Camp, Ferryboat “Middletown," foot of East 91st Street. Telephone, 2957 Lenox.
The Bronx--Northern Clinic, St. Pauls Place and Third Avenue. Telephone, 1975 Tremont.

Southern Clinic, 493 East 139th Street. Telephone, 5702 Melrose.
Brooklyn-Main Clinic, Fleet and Willoughby Streets. Telephone, 4720 Main.

Germantown Clinic, 55 Sumner Avenue. Telephone, 3228 Williamsburg.
Brownsville Clinic, 64 Pennsylvania Avenue. Telephone, 2732 East New York,
Eastern District Clinic, 306 South 5th Street, Williamsburg. Telephone, 1293 Williamsburg.

Day Camp, Ferryboat “Rutherford," foot of Fulton St. Tel., 1530 Main,
Queens-Jamaica Clinic, 10 Union Avenue, Jamaica. Telephone, 1386 Jamaica.
Richmond-Richmond Clinic, Bay and Elizabeth Streets, Stapleton. Telephone, 1558 Tompkinsville.

SANATORIUM FOR TUBERCULOSIS Otisville, Orange County, N. Y. (via Erie Railroad from Jersey City). Telephone, 13 Otis viile.

TUBERCULOSIS HOSPITAL ADMISSION BUREAU Maintained by the Department of Health, the Department of Public Charities, and Bellevue and Allied

Hospitals, 426 First Avenue. Telephone, 8667 Madison Square. Hours 9 a.m. to o D.m.

M. B. BROWN PRINTING & BINDING CO.

6 TO 87 PARK PLACE, NEW YORK

522-L-18 (B) 2000

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