Congressional Edition Volume 4808

Congressional Edition Volume 4808

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...of wages. The only remedy I can suggest for the solution of this problem is a permanent employment for each of the employes. The driver could be transferred to some other department of the government, the cook and the laundress could be of service in washing and cleaning the schoolhouses or other places, while the nurse could De given service in one of the institutions connected with the District government. All would be provided for, and we would then have an organized corps of help ready at a moment's notice to respond to a call and we would then of these people would as a matter of course not be the same as at the hospital, but a support would be assured them. It is much easier to obtain a nurse, a cook, a laundress, or a driver for service in the city than it is to obtain the same help here at the hospital. In the matter of nurses I think it might be well to try the plan of other cities in dealing with these cases--that is, to employ female nurses in the majority of cases, leaving the cleaning of the hospital and preserving discipline to orderlies. Respectfully submitted. Physician in charge of Smallpox Hospital. Wm. C. Woodward, Health officer. Llewellyn Eliot, M. D., Appendix E. REPORT OF SMOKE INSPECTOR. July 12, 1904. Sir: I have the honor to submit the following report relative to the operations under the suioke law for the fiscal year ended June 30,1904: During the past fiscal year a very material improvement in smoke conditions has been effected in this District, such change being due principally to the efforts of former violators to comply with the law, and in part to a consistent enforcement of the same by this department. In some instances a change of fuel has brought about the desired result, in others smoke-consuming...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236808266
  • 9781236808264