Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 22, No. 5

Sessional Papers of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario Volume 22, No. 5

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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. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...They have seeen their children and their youth, especially their young women. die under the suflerings of diphtheria, and the friends from eaily life to the verge of old age sink under typhoid fever. These are not the only diseases which are consequent in the vicinity of filth, they are mentioned as examples of suffering thus brought about. If much money is needed to remove the material which is a fruitful source of these and other fatal ailments, and to reduce it not merely to a state of harmlessness but to a condition of usefulness, it is surely money well spent. Farther, if there are fanciful or questionable ways of disposing of corporation funds such ways should not be permitted to interfere with _the expenditure necessary for saving from death the multitudes who are every year destroyed in our families by breathing and drinking the products of the fermentations of the excrement of man and beast. May we venture to recommend that all parties unite to arrange by legal enactment that municipalities shall provide for the quick removal from the neighborhood of all Ordure, whether scattered on their streets, lying in heaps in secluded places or issuing from their drains and for its immediate and complete decomposition. Should we not also use our utmost influence to re-enforce the existing law against sewage being run into streams and watercourses. Supplementary to the foregoing report your Committee would say that at the meeting of the-Association of the Executive ofiicers of Health at Brookville, in August, the Association, of which your Committee forms a part, examined the system of drainage being at the time put in construction in that town. Brockville is putting in operation the " Separate System " of drainage, using the old...show more

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  • Paperback | 248 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 449g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236935993
  • 9781236935991