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Page 5 - The board shall take cognizance of the interests of health and life among the citizens of this Commonwealth. They shall make sanitary investigations and inquiries in respect to the people, the causes of disease, and especially of epidemics, and the sources of mortality and the effects of localities, employments, conditions and circumstances on the public health...
Page 126 - persons and property are subjected to all kinds of restraints and burdens, in order to secure the general comfort, health, and prosperity of the State ; of the perfect right of the Legislature to do which no question ever was, or upon acknowledged general principles ever can be, made, so far as natural persons are concerned.
Page 157 - ... be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction, shall be punished by fine or imprisonment, or both, at the discretion of the court; such fine not to exceed one hundred dollars, and such imprisonment not to exceed sixty days.
Page 171 - The Registration of Causes of Death has given an immense impetus to sanitary work, and it is scarcely too much to say that modern sanitary science owes its existence to the registration of deaths and their causes, and the localization of insanitary conditions thereby insured.
Page 149 - The persons so appointed shall hold their offices for seven years: Provided, that the terms of office of the seven first appointed shall be so arranged that the term of one shall expire on the thirtieth day of December of each year; and the vacancies so created, as well as all vacancies occurring otherwise, shall be filled by the Governor, with the...
Page 287 - ... misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than three hundred dollars, nor more than five hundred dollars, or imprisonment at hard labor for not less than one nor more than three years, or both at the discretion of the court.
Page 145 - Report to the Legislature of Massachusetts, relating to the Registry and Returns of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, in the Commonwealth, for the Year ending Dec.
Page 221 - In all cases of prosecution, if the milk shall be shown upon analysis to contain more than 87 per cent, of watery fluids, or to contain less than 13 per cent, of milk solids, it shall be deemed, for the purpose of this act. to be adulterated.
Page 111 - ... small-pox was always present, filling the churchyard with corpses, tormenting with constant fears all whom it had not yet stricken ; leaving on those whose lives it spared the hideous traces of its power ; turning the babe into a changeling at which the mother shuddered, and making the eyes and cheeks of the betrothed maiden objects of horror to the lover.