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Page 537 - That on the arrival of an infected vessel at any port not provided with proper facilities for treatment of the same, the Secretary of the Treasury may remand said vessel, at its own expense, to the nearest national or other quarantine station, where accommodations and appliances are provided for the necessary disinfection and treatment of the vessel, passengers, and cargo; and after treatment...
Page 143 - Columbia," which he has so strenuously and misguidedly advocated in the last two congresses. It is Senate Bill No. 34. Twice the Committee on the District of Columbia has, also unfortunately and misguidedly, reported the bill with a favorable consideration. It is speciously drawn to seem as if it were intended only in the interest of prevention of cruelty to animals, but the real object is twofold: I, to prohibit vivisection and, 2, to aid the passage of similar bills in all the state legislatures.
Page 88 - A Quarterly Digest of Advances. Discoveries and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences. Edited by Hobart Amory Hare, MD, Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica in Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia. Octavo, handsomely bound in cloth, 408 pages, with 14 engravings.
Page 144 - It is especially requested also that all of the national. State and county societies, at their next meeting, take action looking toward the same end. If regular meetings are not soon to be held, special meetings •should be called. Correspondence is invited from all those who can give any aid. The Committee on the District of Columbia consists of Senator James McMillan, Chairman: and Senators JH Gallinger, HC Hansborough, K.
Page 95 - Upon such approval being given the city may acquire title to such lands as its board of health may designate, within the limits of the locality submitted to and approved by the state board of health. The provisions of law relating to the acquiring of private property for public purposes are hereby made applicable as far as may be necessary to the acquiring of title to such lands.
Page 355 - ... that eating too much meat is responsible for the formation of uric acid in disease-producing quantities. To dispose of meat satisfactorily gastric digestion must be active, the constitution well supplied with fluids and the organs more or less actively engaged in growth and development. These conditions cease to exist when adult life is reached and the requirements of the constitution are chiefly for food to supply energy, heat and vital stimulus. At this period in life a small amount of meat...
Page 143 - Service. The animals themselves might well cry out to be saved from their friends. No more humane work can be done than to discover the means of the prevention of diseases which have ravaged our flocks and herds. All those who raise or own animals, such as horses, cattle, sheep, pigs, chickens, etc., are vitally interested in the preservation of their health and the prevention of disease. The inestimable value of these scientific researches as to the prevention and care of disease among human beings...
Page 473 - JR., MD, of Philadelphia, Pa. Revised and edited by CHARLES A. OLIVER, AM, MD, Attending Surgeon to the Wills Eye Hospital; Ophthalmic Surgeon to the Philadelphia Hospital ; Member of the American and French Ophthalmological Societies, etc.