Transactions of the Sanitary Institute of Great Britain, Volume 9

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Page 192 - ... may, on a certificate signed by a legally qualified medical practitioner, and with the consent of the superintending body of such hospital or place, be removed, by order of any justice, to such hospital or place at the cost of the local authority...
Page 32 - With many a weary step, and many a groan, Up the high hill he heaves a huge round stone; The huge round stone, resulting with a bound, Thunders impetuous down, and smokes along the ground.
Page 160 - In case of the death of any person who has been attended during his last illness by a registered medical practitioner, that practitioner shall sign and give to some person required by this Act to give information concerning the death a certificate stating to the best of his knowledge and belief the cause of death...
Page 482 - a Society be now formed to be styled ' The Sanitary Institute of Great Britain." " Second — " That the gentlemen whose names are appended be requested to act as a Committee (with power to add to their number) for the purpose of carrying out the previous resolution and of reporting to an adjourned public meeting to be held during the second week in October next.
Page 192 - ... any person who is suffering from any dangerous infectious disorder, and is without proper lodging or accommodation, or lodged in a room occupied by more than one family...
Page 439 - A residence on or near a damp soil, whether that dampness be inherent in the soil itself, or caused by percolation from adjacent ponds, rivers, meadows, marshes or springy soils, is one of the primal causes of consumption in Massachusetts, probably in New England, and possibly in other portions of the globe. Second. Consumption can be checked in its career, and possibly, nay probably, prevented in some instances, by attention to this law.
Page 448 - If I were a cobbler, it would be my pride The best of all cobblers to be; If I were a tinker, no tinker beside Should mend an old kettle like me.
Page 13 - That in the opinion of this meeting the sanitary condition of this country is still very unsatisfactory, and that further legislation is necessary with a view to its improvement ; and that for the purpose of collecting and imparting information upon all matters connected with the subject of ' Public Health ' a Society be now formed, to be styled ' The Sanitary Institute of Great Britain.
Page 15 - The Institute shall be governed by a President, Vice-Presidents, and a Council of Twenty-four, consisting of Fellows and Members of the Institute, of whom not less than two-thirds shall be Fellows. The Council shall be chosen by the Fellows, and Members. Onefourth of the Council shall retire annually, and shall not be eligible for re-election for one year.
Page 320 - Engine be not used or employed therein), shall in all cases be constructed or altered so as to consume or burn the Smoke arising from such Furnace...

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