The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 14

The Surveyor and Municipal and County Engineer Volume 14

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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. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...was still in the throes of debating. The Institute, therefore, thanked the corporation for giving them an opportunity of closely studying their work. Major Lsnoaocx FLOWER and Sir Jossru Ewmr also tendered their thanks on behalf of the members and delegates. THE PUBLIC LUNCHEON. Subsequently the members and delegates lunched together at the Grand Hotel, under the presidency of the Lord Mayor. Among others present were Earl Beauchamp, Sir William Pink and Sir Arthur Hodgson. After the customary loyal toast, the Loan Mares. proposed " The Sanitary Institute," expressing admiration of the great national work it was accomplishing. The public relied on the Institute to guarantee the efficiency of the men to whom they looked to carry out the Sanitary Acts, and the value attached to that guarantee was evidenced by the fact that that week there were present at the congress some 800 representatives of authorities who were snfliciently interested to meet together and compare notes on subjects of sanitation. Sir Donomts GALTON, whose name was coupled with the toast, responded. 'l'he Institute watched over, as far as it could, the legislation of Parliament; but he was sorry that in last year's legislation they had to lament that Government took the view that vaccination might be relaxed. He was not one of those who would say that vaccination could not be relaxed, but he said it could not possibly be relaxed under the conditions which the Government had sanctioned (Loud applause). It could be relaxed if the Leicester system of isolation were introduced everywhere, but without that safeguard it was absolutely wrong to have made any change. Sir Josrrn Fsrana gave the toast of "The Lord Mayor and Corporation of the City of...show more

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  • Paperback | 1122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 56mm | 1,955g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771974
  • 9781236771971