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Page 345 - The spread of yellow fever can be most effectually controlled by measures directed to the destruction of mosquitoes and the protection of the sick against the bites of these insects.
Page 81 - ... successors are elected. ARTICLE 6.— DUTIES OF OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES. The duties of the officers shall be such as usually pertain to such positions. The Executive Committee shall have charge of the general interests of the Association. It shall have power to determine the time and place of meetings. The Publication Committee shall have charge of the publications of the Association. The Membership Committee shall seek to increase the Association's membership in every county. ARTICLE 7.— AMENDMENTS....
Page 381 - House dissenting) had declared that 'by the act of the Republic of Mexico a state of war exists between that Government and the United States...
Page 359 - Resolved, That the commanding officer be, and he is hereby directed to discharge the troops now in the service of the United States, except twenty-five privates to guard the stores at Fort Pitt and fifty-five to guard the stores at West Point, and other magazines, with a proportionate number of officers ; no officer to remain in service above the rank of captain, and those privates to be retained who were enlisted on the best terms: Provided.
Page 371 - That from and after the passing of this act no person shall receive the appointment of assistant surgeon in the Army of the United States unless he shall have been examined and approved by an army medical board, to consist of not less than three surgeons or assistant surgeons, who shall be designated for that purpose by the Secretary of War...
Page 569 - When the same muscle (or group of muscles) is kept in constant action until fatigue sets in, the total work done, multiplied by the rate of work, is constant.
Page 267 - ... if extensive; strabismus, hydrophthalmia, exophthalmia, conical cornea, cataract, loss of crystalline lens, diseases of the lachrymal apparatus, ectropion, ptosis, incessant spasmodic motion of the lids, adhesion of the lids, large encysted tumors, abscess of the orbit, muscular asthenopia, nystagmus. Any affection of the globe of the eye or its contents; defective vision, including anomalies of accommodation and refraction ; myopia; hypermetropia, if accompanied by asthenopia, astigmatism, amblyopia,...
Page 11 - He shall execute such bond of 82,000 as may be approved by the Executive Committee for the faithful performance of his duties; the Association to bear the cost of this insurance.
Page 630 - President was shot, but was promptly summoned so that he was present and assisted with the operation, and took official charge of the case. Here he displayed in the highest degree those qualities which evidenced not only professional acquirements of an extensive range, but executive ability and diplomatic faculties of a remarkable character.
Page 396 - President; fifty surgeons, with the rank, pay, and emoluments of majors ; one hundred and fifty assistant surgeons, with the .rank, pay, and emoluments of lieutenants of cavalry for the first five years' service, and with the rank, pay and emoluments of captains of cavalry after five years...