Annual Message of ... Mayor of the City of Philadelphia, with Annual Reports of Directors of ... (Google eBook)

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1900 - Mayors
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Page xvi - The adoption of that project by which the waters of the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers, taken within the city limits, are purified by filtration. 2. The immediate improvement of the existing plant, in accordance with the detailed recommendations of our report. The necessity for the second of these recommendations is manifest. Our reasons for the first are as follows: The entire works can be built for a sum which the city can secure at this time...
Page xvii - The entire works can be built for a sum which the city can secure at this time through a loan. A supply of pure water for the entire city can be obtained within a comparatively short time, and the city can thus at an early day be protected against a continuance of those diseases which are known to be caused by the present polluted water supply. A filtered water supply, under skillful management, offers a greater security against the effects of accidental pollution of the water, than is possible when...
Page v - The following communication was addressed to the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia:— GENTLEMEN :—The undersigned...
Page 1 - Thirteenth annual report of the Department of Public Safety for the year ending December 31, 1912. 330 p., 4 tables. 8°.
Page 22 - During the near the number of deaths, exclusive of still and premature births, amounted to 23,796, an increase of but 6 over 1898.
Page v - WEAVER FIRST ANNUAL MESSAGE OFFICE OF THE MAYOR. CITY HALL Philadelphia, April 2, 1900. To the Select and Common Councils of the City of Philadelphia. GENTLEMEN : — In pursuance of the provisions of the Act of Assembly, June 1, 1885, I herewith transmit to your Honorable Bodies my first Annual Message, and submit therewith for...
Page 3 - POLICE— HARRY M. QUIRK, Superintendent. FIRE— JAMES C. BAXTER, JR., Chief Engineer. ELECTRICAL— DAVID R.
Page vi - In the Department of Charities and Correction, there have been three changes caused by resignation.
Page i - DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND CHIEF OF THE BUREAU OF FIRE . FOR THE YEAR ENDING DECEMBER 31, 1899 ISSUED BY TUB OITY O

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