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Page 22 - must also be remembered that the cemetery system can only be temporary. The soil is gradually filled with bones; houses crowded around: the law itself permits the re-opening of graves at the expiration of fourteen years. We shall not, indeed, as Brown says, " be knaved out of our graves to have our skulls made drinking bowls and our
Page 24 - of burial. Also a table (Table X) showing the daily and monthly mortality, from all causes, and the principal prevailing diseases, together with a daily and monthly summary of the meteorological observations taken at the office of the Chief Signal Officer of the Army during the year. Passing from the records relating to deaths those of births
Page 16 - of America in Congress assembled, That the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, and their successors, be, and they hereby are, authorized and empowered to make, modify, and enforce regulations governing plumbing, house drainage, and the ventilation of house sewers in the District of Columbia, and also regulations governing the examination and registration of plumbers and the practice of the business of plumbing' in said District ; and that the said
Page 16 - 10059. In the House of Representatives, May 21, 1888. Read twice, referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia, and ordered to be printed.} Mr.
Page 16 - be, and they hereby are, further authorized and empowered to prescribe reasonable penalties for the violation of any of the regulations hereby authorized, which penalties may be enforced in any court of the District of Columbia having jurisdiction of minor offenses, and in the same manner as such minor offenses are now, or hereafter may be, by law prosecuted and punished. SEC.
Page 2 - 22.40 23.88 The following is a synopsis of the work performed in the various branches of the service during the year : There -were 19,092 nuisances reported ; 55,926¿
Page 16 - introduced the following bill : A BILL to authorize plumbing regulations in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes. Бе it enacted by the Senate and
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