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BULLETINS, REPRINTS, ETC., RECEIVED. Dietary Studies in New York City in 1896 and 1897, by W. O. Atwater, Ph.D. Bul. 116, U. S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.

SANITARY SCIENCE.

A SYNOPSIS OF SANITARY SCIENCES AS REPRESENTED IN THE SANI

TARIAN, ALPHABETICALLY.* .

BY THE EDITOR.

MARINE HYGIENE OF PASSENGER VESSELS.—"Whoever will take the pains to become familiar with the unsanitary conditions of ocean travel for about fifty years previous to and at about the time when the modern sanitary movement took its rise in England, will be at first struck with the graphic descriptions of the proverbial "middle passage”—of human beings stalled, packed and shipped as merchandise...A ship of 1,000 tons measurement, and with only 500 tons steerage, could take steerage passengers for her whole tonnage: 400 instead of 200. This object was wholly a secondary consideration, and provided for extemporaneously, by the temporary filling up of superfluous space unsuited to merchandise; or, after all the merchandise obtainable had been taken on board—at the last moment before departure. Ten deaths for every hundred passengers during the voyage of such vessels was considered healthy; and from twenty to thirty, for every hundred, not uncommon. The Lark arrived at Quebec Aug. 12, 1847, from Sligo, whence she sailed with 440 passengers, of whom 108 died on the passage, and 150, sick at the time of arrival, almost all died soon after. The Virginius sailed with 496; 158 died on the passage, and 186 sick on arrival, nearly all of whom died within a month. Taking all the data accessible,” etc.-A. N. BELL, M. D., V, 145. Marine Hygiene and the Prevention of Epidemic Disease, by

Commerce, A. N. Bell, vii, 481. Marine Hygiene: Protection from Scurvy on Long, and Es

pecially During Arctic Voyages, T. J. Turner, xii, 393. Maritime Sanitation, Bell, xxix, 540. Mark Twain on Babies, viii, 92. Markham, E., The Man With the Hoe, xliii, 381. Marks, Governor A. S., Address (A. P. H. Association), vii, 539. Markets and Abattoirs, Inspection of, vii, 33. Marriage in Ireland, v, 335. Marriage, Influence of on Cholera, xv, 535.

*Continued from previous number.

Marriage Laws, The New, xxxviii, 356.
Marriage and Long Life, French, xxxiii, 476.
Martin, Dr., Overpressure in Schools and Home Lessons, xv, 339.
Martin, Ernest, Bubonic Plague in Hong Kong, xxxiv, 171.
Martin, S., Typhoid Bacillus in the Soil, xlvii, 129.
Marsh Fever, Valerianate of Quinine as a Preventive of, Cendero,

XXXV, 441.
Marro, A., Puberal Hygiene in Relation to Pedagogy and So-

ciology, xlv, 407. Maryland's Charities, Reformatories and Prisons, vi, 137; State

Medicine, xliv, 439. Maryland Epidemiological Association, i, 236. Mason, F. H., Improved Method of Filtration, xxxviii, 289; Ger

man Studies of Malarial Diseases, xlii, 137; Improvement in

Welsbach Gas Lights, xlvii, 331. Mason, L., The Sanitation of the Interior of Houses Connected

with the Public Sewer, xlv, 293. Mason, W. P., A Recent Poison Case, xxxii, 333, Water Analysis,

135; Danger of Neglect at the Water Sheds from which

Come Supplies of City Water, xxxviii, 385. Masonry, A Test of, Laid in Freezing Weather, xxxviii, 65. Massachusetts, State Board of Health of, v, 464; vi, 500; Vital

Statistics of, xl, 64. Massage and Its Adjuncts, E. C. Angell, xxxvi, 295. Massage in Sprains, xxxvii, 188. Massina Springs, i, 283. Maternal Instinct and the Genesis of Morality, Searle, xlv, 400. Match Factories, The Danger of Work in, xxxvii, 302. Mathematics of Vital Statistics, xii, 361. Mather, E., Tuberculosis-Preventive Measures, xlvii, 49. Matthewson Prize, The, xxvi, 265. Matthews, William, Fallacies About Brain Work, xlvii, 496. Matzoon, xxii, 92. Mauriac, Cancer in Examination for Life Insurance, xx, 24. Mauritius Health Report, vi, 424; Taxation, xliv, 184. Maurin, Frederick, Natural History of Mineral Waters, xxxii,

203. Mausoleum Company, The New, xxii, 58; The Sanitary System

of, xxxix, 158. Maxon, E. R., Preventable Diseases, viii, 454; Prevention of

Diphtheria, ix, 145; Lead Pipe Dangers, x, 426; Wines, xiv,

Maxwell, G., Influence of Climate on Cholera Infantum, xix, 213. Maxwell, G. T., Cuba a Menace to the United States, xxxvi, 97:

Doubtful Effects of Altitude for Consumptives, xxxviii, 313. Maxwell, H., Clothes, xxx, 319. Maxwell, W., The Hawaiian Islands, xliii, 403. May Good Digestion Wait on Appetite? McSherry, iv, 193. May Not Yellow Fever Originate in the United States? Wood

hull, viii, 66. Mays, Thos. J., Criminal Responsibility, ii, 296; Management of

Convalescents from Phthisis, xxxi, 38; Salicylate Treatment

of Hemoptysis, xxxix, 32. Maver, A. A., New System of Burying the Dead, xi, 184. VicClellan Vent Trap, Mercury Seal, xx, 545. McClure, R., Salting Snow for Removal, iv, 108. McConnell, S. D., Sexual Purity, xxxvi, 418. McCormack, J. N., The Fever Epidemic in Louisville, xv, 119;

Preventive Medicine in Kentucky, xlvii, 221. McCurdy, J., Water Closets and Privy Vaults, xviii, 224; Ventila

tion of Sewers, xx, 224. McDevitt, W. D., Dangers in Electric Lighting, xxviii, 180. McDonald, C. D., Infant Mortality, xxvii, 498. McElhenie, T. D., Utilization of Garbage, xvii, 527. McElroy, The Cause and Prevention of Water Fermentation,

xxxix, 141. McGahan, G. F., Disinfection of Apartments That Have Been

Occupied by Consumptives, xliii, 23. McIlvaine, R. R., Proportion of Blind to Population, v, 160; For

eign Hospitals, v, 303. McKay, A. F., Medico-Climatology, xxxvi, 327. McKenzie, T. H., Public Water Supplies, Liability to Incidental

Pollution, xlv, 428. McKenzie, W. L., The Causation of Diphtheria, xxxviii, 33. McNeal, R., Domestic Science as an Aid to Public Health, xliv, 3. McKinley, President, The Assassination of, xlvii, 354. McLean, E. P., Diphtheria in Nova Scotia, xxxi, 452. McLeod, Duncan, Ventilation of Dwellings and Sleeping Rooms,

viii, 308. McSherry, Richard, May Good Digestion Wait on Appetite? iv,

193, The Sanitarian, 337 ; Educational Notes, v, 162; Plea for Sound Manhood and Womanhood, viii, 337, Better than Sewerage, 481, 390; Naval and Marine Hygiene, ix, 371; City Needs Change of Air, x, 385; Preservation of Health, xi, 657, 673, 689; Suicide and Homicide Under Insidious Forms, xi, 257; Sewage and Sewerage, xiii, 226; A Tribute to The Sanitarian, xiv, 178.

Dis xlii, 165.

Purified Water, xxxiil, 4o Cities

Mead, D. W., Pure Water vs. Purified Water, xxxiii, 464. Meade, T. DeC., Dwelling Accommodations in Large Cities—

Housing of the Working Classes, xlii, 3. Meal Worms, xv, 364. Means of Detecting Alcohol in any Mixture, iii, 332. Measles, Bacteriological Researches in, Barbier, xxxviii, 449;

Deaths from, xxiv, 184; Malignant, xxv, 570. Measles, Whooping Cough, and Diphtheria, Fowler, xiii, 485;

xvii, 284, 369, 475; xviii, 93, 179; xxi, 288; xxxii, 74. Measure of Sensibility to Pain, xlvi, 541. Meat, xvi, 456; and Cancer, xliii, 238; Well Preserved, xviii, 333;

Meat Food, Supply of the Nation, Azel Ames, xix, 430; Infection cf, Vacher, xxvii, 536; Frozen, Detection of, xxx, 27; New Method of Preserving, Hughes, xlii, 42; Inspection,

Municipal, xiv, 217; Danger in This, xlvi, 60. Meat Imports, Germany's, xliv, 61. Meat Juice, Valentine, xxv, 191 ; xlii, 154. Meat Poisoning, Chesney, xx, 412. Meat, Putrid, Ctilization of, xliv, 25. Meat Question, The, xxix, 176. Meats, Retention of the Juices of in Cooking, Williams, xi, 426. Mecca, The Holy City of, Warner, xxix, 564. Medals, Jetons and Tokens, Illustrative of Sanitation, H. R.

Storer, xxii, 134, 235, 328, 521 ; xxvii, 48, 142, 244; XXX, 43,

134, 237 ; x1, 323, 439; xli, 44, 145, 244, 336, 436, 525.
Medical Antisepsis, xxii, 185.
Median in the Census, xliv, 361.
Medical Aspect of the Nicaragua Canal, E. H. Stitt, xxxvi, 216.
Medical Association of Arkansas, i, 527.
Medical Association, American, xviii, 550.
Medical Association of N. Y., xxviii, 95.
IMedical Care and Nursing of Children, Jerome Walker, i, 64.
Medical Colleges and Preventive Medicine, Eaton, xiii, 51.
Medical Congress, in Havana, xxiv, 378; International, xvii, 250;

Italian, xli, 556.
Medical Culture, Nathan Allen, ii, 198.
Medical Editors' Association, iii, 138.
Medical Education, ii, 331; iii, 136; xi, 432, 683.

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