Annual Report of the Secretary of State on the Registration of Births and Deaths, Marriages and Divorces in Michigan

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1872
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Page 118 - ... grander victories, of greater importance to the people, remain to be achieved than any which have heretofore resulted from warlike methods. To the peaceful hero who shall call forth and so marshal facts and generalize the scattered forces of knowledge as to lead to a victory over any one of the prominent causes of death which now annually destroy our citizens by hundreds or by thousands, humanity may well accord a higher praise than to the most successful of warlike generals.
Page 7 - ... the number of births compared with the average number is larger than the excess or deficit of marriages for the months in which the conceptions occurred, compared with the average number of marriages, it would appear that the marriage-rate is not — to say the least — the only cause of the uniform excess or deficiency of births at different seasons of the year; third, taking the two foregoing propositions together, it seems that both the marriage and the birth rate are to some extent dependent...
Page 80 - Exceptions to rule that more than an average proportion of males were conceived in months in which less than an average number of deaths occurred, and less tb.au an average proportion of males in months in which more than au average unmber of «tcaths occurred.

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