the sanitary record

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Page 359 - gross value " means the annual rent which a tenant might reasonably be expected, taking one year with another, to pay for an hereditament, if the tenant undertook to pay all usual tenant's rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rentcharge, if any, and if the landlord undertook to bear the cost of the repairs and insurance, and the other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain the hereditament in a state to command that rent...
Page 365 - No person shall, with the intent that the same may be sold in its altered state without notice, abstract from an article of food any part of it so as to affect injuriously its quality, substance, or nature...
Page 370 - We disapprove the present custom of burying the dead, and desire to substitute some mode which shall rapidly resolve the body into its component elements by a process which cannot offend the living, and shall render the remains absolutely innocuous. Until some better method is devised, we desire to adopt that usually known as cremation.
Page 215 - For the speedy interment of the dead; and (2.) For house to house visitation; and (3.) For the provision of medical aid and accommodation, for the promotion of cleansing ventilation and disinfection, and for guarding against the spread of disease...
Page 242 - Essay to exceed in length 150 pages (8vo.) of the Journal of the Statistical Society. The Council shall, if they see fit, cause the successful Essay, or an abridgment thereof, to be read at a Meeting of the Statistical Society ; and shall have the right of publishing...
Page 141 - In the districts for the most part sewered ... ... 32,0 And in the fully sewered districts ... ... ... 26*8 These results illustrate the effect of purifying the air of towns by the rapid abstraction of refuse matter, so as to prevent it from remaining and putrefying in and upon the ground. But whilst the retention of refuse is probably the most fertile cause of mischief, there are other questions connected with the purity of air to which it is useful to direct our attention. Dr. Angus Smith has given...
Page 307 - Children under ten years of age are in much greater danger of death from scarlet fever than are adults, but adult persons often get and spread the disease, and sometimes die from it. Mild cases in adults may thus cause fatal cases among children.
Page 89 - Our opinion of the evils described in our first report, as resulting from the present system under which sewage is discharged into the Thames by the Metropolitan Board of Works, is much strengthened, and we believe these evils imperatively demand a prompt remedy.
Page 141 - ... that if there was no dust there would be no fogs, no clouds, no mists, and probably no rain, and that the supersaturated air would convert every object on the surface of the earth into a condenser on which it would deposit...
Page 67 - To do all such other things as may be incidental or conducive to the attainment of the above objects or any of them.

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