Annual Report, Volume 5

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Page 27 - In the case of food: (1) If any substance or substances have been mixed with it, so as to lower or depreciate, or injuriously affect its quality, strength, or purity; (2) If any inferior or cheaper substance or substances have been substituted wholly or in part for it...
Page 27 - If it is colored, coated, polished, or powdered, whereby damage or inferiority is concealed, or if by any means it is made to appear better or of greater value than it really is.
Page 43 - Commonwealth, shall provide suitable seats for the use of the females so employed, and shall permit the use of such seats by them when they are not necessarily engaged in the active duties for which they are employed.
Page 19 - ... person. But, on the other hand, it does not allow any one, whatever his circumstances or condition may be, to be driven from his home, or to be compelled to live in it in positive discomfort, although caused by a lawful and useful business, carried on in his vicinity.
Page 27 - In the case of food or drink. 1. If any substance or substances has or have been mixed with it so as to reduce or lower or injuriously affect its quality or strength.
Page 27 - If it is an imitation of, or is sold under the name of, another article. (5) If it consists wholly, or in part, of a diseased, decomposed, putrid, infected, tainted, or rotten animal or vegetable substance or article, whether manufactured or not ; or in the case of milk, if it is the produce of a diseased animal.
Page 31 - ... quit the premises within such time as the Board may deem reasonable. If the persons so notified, or any of them, neglect or refuse to comply with the terms of the notice, the Board may cause the premises to be properly cleansed at the expense of the owners, or may remove the occupants forcibly and close up the premises, and the same shall not be again occupied as a dwelling-place without the consent in writing of the Board.
Page 35 - ... or any other disease dangerous to the public health, he shall immediately give notice thereof to the selectmen or board of health of the town ; and if he refuses or neglects to give such notice, he shall forfeit for each offence not less than fifty nor more than two hundred dollars SECT.
Page 46 - Here, more than in any other area, "an ounce of prevention is worth more than a pound of cure.
Page 20 - In order to amount to a nuisance it is not necessary that the corruption of the atmosphere should be such as to be dangerous to health ; it is sufficient that the effluvia are offensive to the senses, and render habitations uncomfortable.

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