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CONFERENCES.

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DOMESTIC SANITATION. .
| THE DOMESTIC SANITARY ARRANGEMENTS OF THE METRO-

POLITAN POOR. By J. W. TRIPE, M.D., M.R.C.P. (Ed.), etc.
THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE SANITARY ARRANGEMENTS OF

METROPOLITAN HOUSES. By Ernest TURNER, F.R.I.B.A..
| DOMESTIC SANITATION IN RURAL DISTRICTS. By GEORGE

Wilson, M.D..
J SANITARY HOUSES FOR THE WORKING CLASSES IN URBAN

DISTRICTS. By H. PERCY BOULNOIS, M. Inst. C. E.

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INDUSTRIAL DISEASES. By John Syer BrisTOWE, M.D., F.R.S.
HOW INFECTIOUS DISEASES ARE SPREAD. By W. H. CORFIELD,
M.A., M.D.

143 JON COWS' MILK AS A VEHICLE OF INFECTIOUS AND EPIDEMIC

DISEASE TO THE COMMUNITY, WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR
THE MORE EFFECTUAL PREVENTION OF SUCH OUTBREAKS.
By W. N. THURSFIELD, M.D. .

154 THE RIGHT OF THE STATE TO ENFORCE NOTIFICATION OF

INFECTIOUS DISEASE, AND THE BEST METHOD OF DOING
IT. By ALFRED CARPENTER, M.D., J.P.

203 THE NOTIFICATION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE. ITS IMPORTANCE AND ITS DIFFICULTIES. By ALFRED HILL, M.D.

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THE DISPOSAL OF THE DEAD. By A. WYNTER BLYTH, F.C.S..
J CREMATION. By W. Eassie, C.e.

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ST. JOHN AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION

· 313 ON THE CARRIAGE AND REMOVAL OF THE SICK AND INJURED. By John FURLEY, Esq.

· · 315 | THE AMBULANCE ORGANISATION OF THE METROPOLIS

DURING EPIDEMICS. By V. B. BARRINGTON-KEN ETT, M.A, LL M. 333

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WATER SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTION

· 359 I-WATER SUPPLY AND DISTRIBUTIƠN

· 361 THE AREA OF CHALK AS A SOURCE OF WATER SUPPLY. By W. WHITAKER, B.A., F.G.S. . .

· 364 WATER SUPPLY IN ITS INFLUENCE ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF

THE POPULATION. By W. TOPLEY, F.G.S., Assoc. Inst. C.E. 373

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LA POSSIBLE INCREASE OF UNDERGROUND WATER SUPPLY. By

CHAS. E. DE RANCE, A.I.C.E., F.G.S., F.R.G.S.
WATER FROM THE CHALK. By JOSEPH LUCAS

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THE ORIGIN OF WATER SUPPLY. By G. J. Symons, F.R.S.
\ WATER SUPPLY •TO VILLAGES AND RURAL DISTRICTS.

By
EARDLEY BAILEY-DENTON, C.E., B.A. (Oxon)
WATER SUPPLY. By EDWARD EASTON, M. Inst. C.E.

414 1 SOURCES OF WATER SUPPLY. By James MANSERGH, M. Inst. C.E, and

M.E., F.G.S., F. .S.

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11.-QUALITY OF WATER. FILTRATION AND SOFTENING

459 WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE. By S. C. HOMERSHAM, M. Inst. C.E. 462 J SOFTENING OF WATER. By BALDWIN LATHAM, M. Inst. C.E., F.G.S., etc.

467 m THE DETECTION OF SEWAGE CONTAMINATION BY THE USE

OF THE MICROSCOPE, AND ON THE PURIFYING ACTION OF

MINUTE ANIMALS AND PLANTS. By H. C. SORBY, LL.D., F.R.S. 488 THE CHEMISTRY OF POTABLE WATER. By Professor ODLING, M.B., F.R.S., F.R.C.P.

492 THE PURIFICATION OF WATER BY IRON ON A LARGE SCALE.

By W. ANDERSON, M. Inst. C.E..

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III.-METHODS OF DISTRIBUTION. MODES OF GIVING PRESSURE,
HOUSE FITTINGS, DISCOVERY AND PREVENTION OF WASTE, Etc. 526
:WATER DISTRIBUTION AND DUAL SUPPLY. By Colonel Sir FRANCIS

BOLTON, C.E.
JMODE OF DISTRIBUTION, WITH REMARKS ON DUAL SUPPLY.

By HENRY J. MARTEN, M. Inst. C.E.
WATER SUPPLY FOR FIRE EXTINCTION. By J. H. GREATHEAD,

M. Inst. C.E.

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REMARKS ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF WATER. By JOSEPH QUICK,
Jun., M. Inst. C.E.

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TRANSACTIONS OF THE

CONFERENCE ON

DOMESTIC SANITATION

IN URBAN AND RURAL DISTRICTS.

INDUSTRIAL DISEASES. THE SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

NOTIFICATION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES.
THE DISPOSAL OF THE DEAD. CREMATION,

ORGANIZED AND CONDUCTED BY

THE SOCIETY OF MEDICAL OFFICERS OF HEALTH; THE SANITARY INSTITUTE

OF GREAT BRITAIN; THE PARKES MUSEUM OF HYGIENE.

JUNE 9 TO 14, 1884

VOL. VIII.-11. C.

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CONFERENCE ON SANITARY

SUBJECTS.

JUNE 9TH TO JUNE 14TH, 1884.

PREFATORY NOTE.

THIS was the Conference of the Society of Medical Officers of Health, the Sanitary Institute of Great Britain, and the Parkes Museum of Hygiene, and was organized by a Joint Committee of the three societies at the request of the Executive Council of the International Health Exhibition.

The Joint-Committee was constituted as follows:

T. ORME DUDFIELD, M.D., Chairman,
T. SYER BRISTOWE, M.D.,

Representing the Society of
F.R.S.

Medical Officers of Health.
A WYNTER BLYTH, M.R.C.S., F.C.S.
ALFRED CARPENTER, M.D., J.P. Representing the Sanitary Insti-
W. H. CORFIELD, M.A., M.D.

tute of Great Britain.
ERNEST TURNER, F.R.I.B.A.
DOUGLAS GALTON, Capt. R.E., C.B., F.R.S.
ROGERS FIELD, M. Inst. C.E., B.A.

Representing the Parkes

Museum of Hygiene. LOUIS PARKES, M.D., Secretary.

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