Hearings Before the Special Committee Appointed by the Speaker, Volume 1
United States. Congress. House. Special committee on investigation of the Government hospital for the insane. [from old catalog]
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907
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ACTING CHAIRMAN asked assistant asylum attendant attendants Ball BARCHFELD believe Belt better Bowels building BURCH called charge committee compensation complaint condition cook course death designation by actual discharged District disturbed Doctor CLARK Doctor White duty Elizabeth's employed employees examination fact fairly Fitch follows four give Government Hall hand head HERBERT hospital Howard insane instance institution keep kind kitchen laborer laundry look matter mean Miss months morning never night nurses o'clock OFFUTT patients Pay roll designation person physician position present Pyles question reason received record regard seen sent Side Slept SMYSER sometimes STACK superintendent supervisor suppose taken TAYLOR tell testified TESTIMONY thing tion told took treated treatment WALLACE ward week
Página 798 - It shall be the duty of any person or persons having custody or control of the dead body of any human being or any part of such body to report in writing, or cause to be reported in writing, to the health officer of said District, within fortyeight hours after the death of the deceased, the name of said deceased and the location of the body or part thereof. No such body or part thereof shall be kept in said District in such manner as to give rise to any offensive odors to the annoyance of any person...
Página 798 - District in such manner as to give rise to any offensive odors to the annoyance of any person or persons in the neighborhood or to the public, nor so as to be exposed to the public view; nor shall any such body or part thereof be permitted by the person or persons having custody or control of it to remain...
Página 798 - District, and then only when said permit is countersigned by the coroner of said District, authorizing such cremation or destruction. It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to embalm, inject, or by any similar method preserve the dead body, or part of the dead body, of any human being in said District within four hours after death or before the issue of the death certificate; and in case the death is believed to be due to other than natural causes, or the cause thereof is unknown, such embalming,...
Página 702 - Referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia and ordered to be printed.] Amendment intended to be proposed by Mr.
Página 5 - Resolved,, That the Speaker of the House of Representatives be, and he is hereby, authorized to appoint a special committee to be composed of -seven Members for the purpose of conducting...
Página 797 - ... previously buried coffin, unless such coffin has been separately entombed in properly cemented stone or brick work; but if on reopening any grave the soil be found to be offensive, such soil shall not be disturbed. In no case shall a grave be opened in which has been buried the body of any person who has died of Asiatic cholera, yellow fever, typhus fever, smallpox (including varioloid), leprosy, the plague, tetanus, diphtheria, or scarlet fever.
Página 798 - ... conveyed, transferred, or removed beyond the limits of said District it shall be the duty of the person or agent or officer of the corporation having charge of such conveyance, transfer, or removal to detach, date, sign, and return to the health officer the permit authorizing such conveyance, transfer, or removal before six o'clock postmeridian of the Saturday following the day of such conveyance, transfer, or removal of said remains.
Página 798 - ... unburied for a longer period than one week after death without permission of the health officer, unless it has been cremated or deposited in the vault of some cemetery ; nor shall any person publicly exhibit in said District, for pay or otherwise, any dead body of any human being, or any part of such body, without a permit from the health officer of said District so to do, except such exhibition be in connection with some Government museum or with some institution of learning permanently located...
Página 53 - ... to Congressman Boutell? Mr. ALDRICH. I have made no statement about that at all. Senator KENYON. Did the President express any anxiety or desire at any time to have Mr. Lorimer elected ? Mr. ALDRICH. I feel as though I ought not to state what were my conversations with the President. Senator KENYON. I am not asking you for that. I am asking you if he manifested any desire to have Mr.