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collected at public expense shall provide for the use of such premises suitable receptacles, which can be easily handled by one man, and shall make said receptacles easily accessible to the collector between the hours of seven o'clock a. m. and six o'clock p. m. of each day on which collection is made from the premises. Paper or other light refuse, likely to be scattered or blown about, if bundled, tied, sacked or otherwise properly secured, need not be placed in receptacles.

SEC. 15. Owners, drivers and other persons, while transporting ashes and miscellaneous refuse through the avenues, streets, alleys or public places of the District, shall keep such materials tightly covered with canvas, cloth or other suitable material. Ashes, garbage and miscellaneous refuse uninclosed in receptacles shall not be placed on any roadway or footway of the said District preparatory to being shoveled into carts, wagons or other vehicles, but must be dumped directly into the collection vehicle from the receptacles employed to bring such materials from within the premises.

SEC. 16. Receptacles containing garbage, dead animals or miscellaneous refuse shall not be placed or left for collection upon any sidewalk, street, avenue, alley or public place in the District of Columbia.

SEC. 17. It shall be unlawful to place or cause to be placed together in the same receptacle two or more of the above classes of material, and where such mixture results it shall be properly separated by the occupant of the premises.

SEC. 18. The term “ easily accessible," as used in the foregoing sections, shall be held to mean the placing of receptacles on the premises, at or near the rear or side gate to said premises (if collections are made from the rear or side) and in the areaway or other convenient place near to the front entrance (if collections are made from the front), and the unfastening of the gate or other approach to the premises upon due warning by the collector's horn, gong, whistle or other signal.

Sec. 19. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, on conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar nor more than forty dollars.

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COW YARDS, PENS OR STABLES.

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ARTICLE XIX. SECTION 1. No person shall establish or maintain a cow yard, pen or stable within any of the more densely populated parts of the District of Columbia, within two hundred feet of any building used as a dwelling house, manufactory, store or place of public assemblage, without the written consent of the owner of such building; such consent to be renewed upon the first day of July of each year upon thirty days' notice by the Health Officer to that effect; Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent a person from keeping one cow for his own domestic use, nor to prevent the sale of the surplus milk by a person keeping a cow for his own domestic use.

SEC. 2. Any person violating any of the provisions of this regulation shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not more than five dollars for each day during which such violation shall continue.

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BATHING BEACH. ARTICLE XXI. SECTION 1. The following acts are prohibited at the Bathing Beach: Entering or leaving the Bathing Beach inclosures anywhere except through the front gateway, or at any time when the office is closed; taking or admitting dogs or other domestic animals within the inclosures or into the waters of the Bathing Beach; committing any nuisance at or in the vicinity of said Beach; injuring, defacing or removing any of the public property; rowing, sailing or otherwise propelling any boat or other floating object into or within the waters of said Beach, or leaving any such object therein, without permission of the officer in charge of said Beach; depositing any materials on or in the vicinity of the Beach or in its waters; fishing or expectorating anywhere in the waters of the Bathing Beach; entering the precincts of the Beach in an intoxicated condition or taking intoxicants thereto; digging in the sand or mud or putting either upon any person; throwing sticks, stones or other materials, scuffling, ducking, bullying or any other roughness or rudeness either in language or action that may cause ill-feeling or danger to any person; interfering in any manner with the lifeboat or its management; carrying or enticing into deep water those who can not swim; loud shouting, singing or giving false alarms; loitering in the passageways, office or yard; loitering on the wharves or floats by others than bathers; remaining in any part of the Beach after having been directed to leave it by any of the officials of the Beach, or refusing to come out of the water when so directed by any life-guard or official of the Beach. Any person violating any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof in the Police Court of the District of Columbia, be fined not more than five dollars for each offense.

EXPOSURE OF MEAT, ETC., ON STREETS. ARTICLE XXII. SEC. 4. The owner or occupant of a store upon a street or avenue not classed as a business street or avenue may, during the time the store is open for business, use the space outside the front thereof to the extent of four feet from the building line, for the display of goods, wares and merchandise directly connected with the business transacted within the store: Provided, That no meat, fish or fowl shall be displayed outside of such store, except that game and poultry may be displayed outside of said store within four feet of the building line between November first and April first, of each year.

Sec. 5. Owners or occupants of stores on business streets or avenues may use the space outside the front thereof to the extent of three feet from the building line, for the display, in show cases or otherwise, of goods, wares and merchandise directly connected with the business transacted within their stores: Provided, That no meat, fish or fowl shall be displayed outside of any store on such streets or avenues, except that game and poultry may be displayed outside of stores on such streets or avenues, within three feet of the building line, between the first day of November and the first day of April of each year: Provided further, That the provisions of this section shall not apply to the owners or occupants of stores or places of business on Louisiana avenue between Ninth and Tenth streets, and B street between Ninth and Tenth streets northwest, who may display meats and provisions in front of their stores or places of business.

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Sec. 14. Any person violating any of the provisions of this Article shall

, on conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than one dollar nor more than forty dollars for each and every offense.

METAL TAGS OR STAPLES IN MEAT.

ARTICLE XXIII. SECTION 1. No person shall tag or mark meat intended for sale by metal staples or other similar devices inserted therein less than two inches in length or breadth, or sell or offer for sale any meat so tagged.

SEC. 2. Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this regulation shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine of not less than five dollars nor more than fifty dollars.

EXTRACT FROM THE BUILDING REGULATIONS.

[Edition of March 1, 1902.]

WIDTH OF DWELLINGS.

SEC. 34. No dwelling-house less than fourteen feet wide shall be erected until the plans have been approved by the health officer of the District of Columbia and until the certificate of the inspector of buildings that the plans provide for a dwelling with heat, light, ventilation, and cubical air space in the rooms in accordance with these regulatians has been furnished and a special permit from the Commissioners issued: Provided, however, That any existing, Ict that is not less than twelve feet wide and which is a part of a duly recorded subdivision may have a dwelling the full width of the lot erected thereon.

CELLARS.

SEC. 43. Every cellar or basement of a dwelling shall have a bed of hydraulic cement concrete not less than four inches thick or asphaltum concrete not less than two inches thick spread over its entire bottom, or shall be paved with hard brick laid in hydraulic cement.

GRISTMILLS, ETC. SEC. 163. No building to be used as a saw or grist mill, blacksmith or whitesmith shop, or shop for the working of wood or other combustible materials, or rag warehouse, or shop or building for the storage of materials of an inflammable nature shall be erected, nor shall any building be converted to such uses, within thirty feet of any dwelling, except the dwelling owned by the owner of the builling to be erected for or converted to the uses aforesaid. Buildings of the character named in this paragraph may be located within thirty feet of dwellings fronting on alleys, provided the written consent of the owners of such dwellings be obtained and filed in tlie office of the inspector of buildings.

LOCATION OF DAIRIES.

Sec. 170a. No dairy nor establishment for the storage or sale of milk or other dairy products, which shall involve in its use or operation

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more than two wagons, shall be established or located in any square or block fronting on any street or avenue where more than one-half of the improved property in such square or block fronting on such street or avenue is used for residential purposes, nor shall any such dairy or establishment be located in any square or block fronting on any alley of which more than three-fourths of the improved property in such square or block is used for residential purposes, except with the written consent of the owners of three-fourths of the property within two hundred feet of the boundaries of the site on which such dairy or establishment is proposed to be located. Provided, That this regulation shall not apply to any case of rebuilding or enlarging, in the same location, any existing dairy or establishment for the storage or sale of milk or other dairy products.” (Commissioners order of April 17, 1906.)

DESIGNATION OF QUARANTINE STATION AS A PLACE FOR CONFINEMENT.

SUPREME COURT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

Friday, September 8, 1905.
The court resumes its session pursuant to adjournment.
Mr. Justice Gould presiding.

The District of Columbia petition for the designation of a quarantine station.

On hearing the petition of the District of Columbią for the desig; nation of a quarantine station for the confinement of persons arrested in the District of Columbia for alleged violation of law, whose detention in a police station, workhouse, or jail would expose the occupants of such police station, workhouse, or jail to infection from contagious disease

It is this 7th day of September, 1905, adjudged and ordered that the quarantine station located on reservation 13, on В street between Nineteenth strect and the Eastern Branch, bc, and the same is hereby, designated as a place of confinement for persons arrested in the District of Columbia for alleged violation of law. whose detention in a police station, workhouse, or jail would, in the opinion of tho health officer of said District, expose the occupants of such police station, workhouse, or jail to infection by any contagious disease. (Signed) ASHLEY M. GOULD,

Justice,

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PREVENTION OF THE SPREAD OF TUBERCULOSIS AMONG DISTRICT

EMPLOYEES.

WASHINGTON, May 3, 1906. Ordered: That the officers in charge of the several departments, offices, and branches of the District government ascertain the name of each person having tuberculosis employed therein, and present to such person for his guidance a copy of the rules set forth below.

That whenever there is a doubt as to whether any person aforesaid has or has not pulmonary tuberculosis, the officer in charge of the department, office, or branch of the government in which said person

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is employed shall direct said person to present himself (or herself) at the health office for examination, to determine the presence or absence of such disease. Any employee so examined shall submit to the officer at whose instance the examination was made a certificate from the health officer showing the result of such examination.

That the health officer shall cause a thorough sanitary inspection to he made of the buildings under the control of the District government, and shall report to the Commissioners such insanitary conditions as are immediately remediable and such as require structural changes. The officer having control of any building under examination shall upon request of the health officer give such assistance as may be required.

That the following rules for the prevention of the spread of tuberculosis be observed by all persons in the employ of the District government, and be enforced by the officers having charge of the several departments, offices, and branches of the municipal service. Rules to prevent the spread of tuberculosis in buildings under the

control of the government of the District of Columbia. 1. All persons in the employ of the District government are positively forbidden to spit upon the floor.

2. Rooms, hallways, corridors, and lavatories shall be freely aired and effectually cleaned at least once a day. Except under absolute necessity no room shall be swept or dusted while it is in use.

3. Spittoons shall be cleaned daily with very hot water, and when placed ready for use must contain a small quantity of water.

4. Dust must be removed as thoroughly as possible by means of dampened cloths or mops. It must never needlessly be stirred up by a broom or duster, as the practice spreads dust and germs.

5. Floors of cement, brick, stone, or similar material must be frequently scoured with soap and water.

6. In each building, and in each room if the circumstances so require, an employee, designated by the officer having charge of such building or room, will secure during working hours the admission of as much fresh air and sunshine as the conditions will permit.

7. The use of an individual drinking glass by every employee is recommended.

8. Employees who suffer from pulmonary tuberculosis shall be separated, if possible, from others while at work.

9. Employees who suffer from pulmonary tuberculosis must not use the public spittoons, but must provide themselves with individual sputum receivers, preferably of easily destructible material, and carry these with them to and from their places of employinent. Such persons will be held strictly responsible for the disposal and destruction of their own sputa, so that no other person's health may be endangered thereby.

10. Employees suffering from pulmonary tuberculosis must provide for use in their places of employment their own drinking glasses, soup, and towels, and shall not use those provided for general service.

11. Plainly printed notices, reading as follows: “Do not spit on the floor; to do so may spread disease," shall be prominently posted in rooms, hallways, corridors, and lavatories, where deemed desirable.

Official copy furnished health officer.
By order:

W. TINDALL, Secretary.

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