Report of the Sanitary Commission

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Press of the Hawaiian gazette Company, Limited, 1912 - 149 pages
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Page 50 - Vessels arriving at ports of the United States under the following conditions shall be inspected by a quarantine officer prior to entry: (a) All vessels from foreign ports except those enumerated in paragraph 4.
Page 71 - AN ACT To provide for the investigation of leprosy, with special reference to the care and treatment of lepers in .Hawaii.
Page 39 - It is within the power of man to rid himself of every parasitic disease" as well as the optimistic writings of Metchnikoff and others.
Page 40 - There are four great wastes to-day, the more lamentable because they are unnecessary. They are preventable death, preventable sickness, preventable conditions of low physical and mental efficiency, and preventable ignorance. The magnitude of these wastes is testified to by experts competent to judge. They fall like the shades of night over the whole human race, blotting out its fairest years of happiness. The facts are cold and bare — 1,500,000...
Page 148 - SECTION 3. The sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) or as much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated from the Treasury of the Territory for the expenses of the Commission, for transportation, clerical assistance, printing and such other expenses as the members thereof shall determine to be necessary. The members of the Commission shall serve without pay. SECTION...
Page 144 - ... humanitarian measure. But if, as Mr. MacNutt and I have shown, Hazen's theorem is true, then for every 100 deaths saved from typhoid fever at least 200 will be saved from other causes, which means at least $1,000,000 more saved to the city of Pittsburg annually of its present waste of human life...
Page 76 - ... nor for the erection, maintenance, use, or operation of any bakery, laundry, poi shop, abattoir, stable, fish, meat, or vegetable store or market, hotel, tenement, lodging house, or any place or building where noisome and noxious trades or manufactures are carried on, or intended to be carried on, for which a permit or license may be issued by such county or city and county officer...
Page 76 - ... laundries, stables, bakeries, poi shops, abattoirs, fish, meat or vegetable stores or markets, hotels, lodging houses, tenements or any place or building where noisome or noxious trades or manufactures are carried on, or intended to be carried on; milk poisonous drugs; pig and duck ranches; as it shall deem necessary for public health safety.
Page 147 - That there be and is hereby established a Department of Forestry, to consist of the Commissioner of Forestry and four other citizens of the Commonwealth, who together shall Constitute the State Forestry Reservation Commission...
Page 144 - England, is especially noteworthy. The average number of deaths of infants for ten years had been 310. By a systematic education of mothers the number was in 1907 reduced to 212. The cost of saving these 98...

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