Report of the Department of Health of the City of Chicago

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1867-69 contains a sanitary history of Chicago from 1833 to 1870.

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Page 93 - State, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in the sum of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars for each...
Page 41 - No person shall hereafter erect, or cause to be erected, or converted to a new purpose by alteration, any building or structure which, or any part of which, shall be inadequate or defective in respect to strength, ventilation, light, sewerage, or of any other usual, proper, or necessary provision or precaution; nor shall the builder, lessee, tenant, or occupant of any such, or of any other building or structure (within the right or ability of either to remedy or prevent the same), cause or allow...
Page 10 - I. The immigrant is a prime factor in the origin and continuance of small-pox in the United States on the one hand, even if protected himself, often being the bearer of the contagion in clothing and other effects; and, on the other, if unprotected, frequently becoming a victim to the disease and propagating it to others. "II. Local effort and expenditure, either by States or municipalities, are inadequate to the control of small-pox in any given community or commonwealth, so long as the...
Page 93 - Territory, such officer shall be fined in a sum of not *less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars.
Page 149 - That on and after six months from the passage of this act the emission of dense or thick black or gray smoke or cinders from any...
Page 149 - ... of any such boat or locomotive or the chimney of any building within the corporate limits, shall be deemed and held guilty of creating a nuisance and shall for every such offense be fined in a sum not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars.
Page 40 - It shall be the duty of the commissioner of health to enforce all the laws of the state and ordinances of the city in relation to the sanitary regulations of the city, and cause all nuisances to be abated with all reasonable promptness.
Page 29 - Section 3. It shall be the duty of any plumber or other person or persons interested in the plumbing work, after the completion of said plumbing work, and before any of the said plumbing work is covered up in any building or buildings, or on the premises connected with said building or buildings, to notify in writing the health commissioner or commissioners, that said building or buildings, or other premises, are now ready for inspection, and it shall be unlawful for any plumber or other person or...
Page 28 - ... inhabitants, to submit plans and specifications of any such building or buildings to the health commissioner or commissioners of such incorporated city, that the said health commissioner or commissioners may examine the said plans and specifications, for his or their approval or rejection as to the proposed plans for the ventilation of rooms, light and air shafts, windows, ventilation of water closets, drainage and plumbing.
Page 149 - The owner or owners of any boat or locomotive engine, and the person or persons employed as engineer or otherwise in the working of the engine or engines in said boat or in operating such locomotive, and the proprietor, lessee...

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