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John Simmons - Beports of Secretary Light Health Officer...
Beports of Secretary Light Health Officer Gingrich. and MEETING OF BOABD OF HEALTH Was Bald Monday Eranlac—School Books In Famine* When Coataclons Diseases Exist Mast be BacMd—Instructions to Po'ace Offlcer Zlmmnrman. Tbe city sanitarians held a regular meeting Monday evening with President A. B. Carmany in the chair and Dr. Walter, Walter, Messrs. Lipht and Havard present. Secretary Ira Light read his report for the month of October, as follows: CAUSES OF DEATH. Paenmonia 5 MeDlnglt*s... Gastritis General debility Membranous croup.. Smothering.. Paralysis Heart lailnra Marumnk 1 Nephritis 1 Improper formation of valves of heart 1 Inflammation of bowels 1 Hemorrhages 2 Still born 1 Total .21 CONTAGIOUS DISEASES. Scarlet fever 8 Typhoid fever 2 Membranous croup 2 Total : .10 BODIES BBOUQHT HBBI. Bodies brought here for burial 1 BIBTHS. Males 9 Females 13 Total --. 22 MABBIAOES. For Quarter from July to October 28 BKOETFTS. 18 Burial permits J 4 90 2Transit permit 50 torn 8 cesspool permits 400 Fumigating house 300 Total (1200 Respectfully submitted, IRA. J. LIUHT, Secretary. The report of Health Officer Gingrich was read and adopted, as follows: GENTLCMEH :—The following Is a list ot contagions disease* which were reported inoe our last meeting: Oct. U, Elmer Noll, 4% New street; Oct. 23 . C. Fisher, 752 Mifflin street; Oct.26, Thomas nhnaon, 127 Nor:h Eighth street; i'ct. 27, Win. Thome, 247 Partridge avenne; Oct. i>0. ohn Simmons, 253 South Fifth street; Nov. 2, 31iver Moyer, 527 Lehman street; Nov. 8, anraUllctc, 1123 Lehman street. The following cnses of contagions diseases have been declared cured and cards removed: Oct. 29, Elmer Noll; Oct. 2». I. O. Fisher; lov 3, Wm. Thome: Nov. 5. Thos. Johnson; Nov. 8, John Simmons. Two canes remaining—Oliver Mover, 517 Lehman street; Laura Click, 1123 Lehman street, E. H. UINQRICH. M. D., Health Officer. The board briefly discussed the matter f preventing school children from [treading contagious diseases. The :hool board will be asked to fumigate he Lincoln school building, on Lehman ear Fourth street, it being said that several of the scholars have recently ad scarlet fever. Health Officer Gingrich Gingrich called the board's attention to the act that school children have taken x>oks into homes where contagions dis- existed. The board insisted tbat in such cases the books most be burned. Dr. Gingrich also reported that complaints complaints are made about throwing oyster hells on the streets. He waa authorized o notify property owners to have them emoved. Officer Zimmerman appeared before lie board and for information asked hether be was obliged to remain away rom bis boose during the illness of Miss Laura Glick, who boards with his family nd is afflicted with a contagious disease. le waa advised to stay away.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 09 Nov 1897, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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