Report of Committee on Social Betterment

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President's homes commission, 1908 - 281 pages
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Page 184 - ... Second. If it be labeled or branded so as to deceive or mislead the purchaser, or purport to be a foreign product when not so, or if the contents of the 'package as originally put up shall have been removed in whole or in part and other contents shall have been placed in such package or if...
Page 242 - Such register shall be open for inspection to the said commissioners, their officers and agents, on every day, except Sundays and legal holidays, between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and five o'clock in the afternoon.
Page 183 - ... legal restrictions governing the practice of medicine; or to dispense, or promote the use of, secret medicines, for if such nostrums are of real efficacy, any concealment regarding them is inconsistent with beneficence and professional liberality; and, if mystery alone can give them public notoriety, such craft implies either disgraceful ignorance or fraudulent avarice. It is highly reprehensible for physicians to give certificates attesting the efficacy of secret medicines, or other substances...
Page 114 - An ordinance to revise, consolidate, and amend the ordinances of the board of health, to declare what shall be deemed nuisances injurious to health and to provide for the removal thereof...
Page 107 - His computations clearly indicate that where one death from typhoid fever has been avoided by the use of a better water, a certain number of deaths, probably two or three, from other causes have been avoided.
Page 172 - From and after the passage of this act no pharmacist, druggist, apothecary, or other person shall refill, more than once, prescriptions containing opium or morphine or preparations of either in which the dose of opium shall exceed one-fourth grain or morphine one-twentieth grain, except with the verbal or written order of a physician.
Page 53 - In diseases like smallpox and scarlet fever, in which the infectious agent is given off from the entire surface of the body, occasional ablutions with Labarraque's Solution, diluted with twenty parts of water, will be more suitable than the stronger solution above recommended.
Page 245 - It shall be entitled to charge and receive upon each loan made by it without the actual delivery to it of the property pledged or mortgaged...
Page 250 - ... and said corporation, or before the right of redemption is foreclosed, on the payment of the loan and interest at the time of the offer to redeem. No loan of more than one thousand dollars shall be made to any one person. The rate of interest upon any loan made by said corporation shall not exceed two per cent a month. No dividend shall be paid in excess of six per cent per annum. MARYLAND. An act of the Maryland legislature of 1902, regulating the loaning ot money when, as security for such...
Page 154 - Government for maintenance and costs in the courts, almshouses, and prisons no less than $1,250,000 in other words, just a fraction under $1,500 each. It would probably be difficult to find a more remarkable example than this of the evil effects of the drink habit and the transmission of hereditary defects.

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