Healthy Homes and Foods for the Working Classes

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Republican Press Assn., 1886 - Housing - 62 pages
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Page 1 - sanitary and benevolent associations, etc., will either publish these essays, or purchase editions at cost of the association, for distribution among the people. Although a copyright has been placed upon these essays for legitimate protection, permission to publish, under certain conditions, can be obtained by addressing the secretary.
Page 1 - IV. THE PREVENTABLE CAUSES OF DISEASE, INJURY, AND DEATH IN AMERICAN MANUFACTORIES AND WORKSHOPS, AND THE BEST MEANS AND
Page 36 - The flesh of all animals which have died of internal diseases, or which have been killed while suffering from such diseases, and of healthy animals which have been killed by over-driving ; (2) The flesh of animals
Page 36 - be transmitted to man ; (3) The flesh of animals which have been poisoned ; (4) The flesh of animals with severe infectious diseases, such as blood poisoning
Page 1 - II. THE SANITARY CONDITIONS AND NECESSITIES OF SCHOOL-HOUSES AND SCHOOL-LIFE. By DF LINCOLN, MD, Boston, Mass. Prize, . . . $200
Page 1 - DISINFECTION AND INDIVIDUAL PROPHYLAXIS AGAINST INFECTIOUS DISEASES. By GEORGE M. STERNBERG, MD, Major and Surgeon US Army. Prize,
Page 22 - carried on, and many of them in the most slovenly manner. The tenement should have a cellar under every part of it. The cellar should be divided into compartments by brick walls. No part of it should be used for sleeping-rooms, and it should be perfectly dry and well ventilated. The walls and
Page 9 - the ventilating flue. I have stated that the register in the ventilating flue should be near the floor. If near the ceiling, as some would have it, there would be too great a loss of heat, as the fresh air as soon as heated would find its exit. For summer ventilation, the foul air outlet may be
Page 34 - beef has a reddish-brown color, and contains no clots of blood. Well nourished beeves furnish a flesh which while raw is marbled with spots of white fat; it is firm and compact. Old, lean animals furnish a flesh which is tough, dry, and dark ; the fat is yellow. Veal is
Page 15 - sewer gas." However, whichever system of sewerage is in use, the individual should take certain precautions in arranging his water-closets. In the first place, water-closets should not be placed in living-rooms or in bedrooms. They should be located if possible in some detached part of the house. The kind of closet selected should be determined

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