Annual Report

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Page 18 - Any cistern for supplying water to the bakehouse shall be separate and distinct from any cistern for supplying water to a water-closet ; (iii.) No drain or pipe for carrying off faecal or sewage matter shall have an opening within the bakehouse.
Page 333 - ... 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 285 - Any person or persons violating any of the provisions of this section shall forfeit and pay a penalty of not less than...
Page 353 - The health of the people is really the foundation upon which all their happiness and all their powers as a state depend.
Page 278 - ... above. Care must be taken that the oil does not flow over the flange. Remove all air bubbles with a piece of dry paper. Place the glass cover on the oil cup, and so adjust the thermometer that its bulb shall be just covered by the oil. " If an alcohol lamp be employed for heating the water bath, the wick should be carefully trimmed and adjusted to a small flame.
Page 230 - Fumigation with sulphur is the only practicable method for disinfecting the house. For this purpose the rooms to be disinfected must be vacated. Heavy clothing, blankets, bedding, and other articles which cannot be treated with zinc solution, should be opened and exposed during fumigation, as directed below. Close the rooms as tightly as possible, place the sulphur in iron pans supported upon bricks placed in wash-tubs containing a little water, set it on...
Page 310 - 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...
Page 109 - 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 81 - Empty out some of the water, leaving the bottle half full; cork up the bottle, and place it for a few hours in a warm place; shake up the water, remove the cork, and critically smell the air contained in the bottle. If it has any smell, and especially if the odor is the least repulsive, the water should be rejected for domestic use.
Page 8 - that the deaths which occur in this country are fully a third more numerous than they would be if our existing knowledge of the chief causes of disease were reasonably well applied...

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