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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX—Continued.

Reports Received from June 28 to Sept. 5, 1913—Continued.

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June 5, in Kermanchah Province,

150 cases, at Caravadeh, la rounabad, and Loud. June II, present in vicinity of Abase. bad.

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Ardilan, Province..
Djame-Chouran.
Faizabad..
Gommi..
Harounabad.
Larzangueneh
Mahi-Dacht.
Taybat...

Zebyri.....
Peru:
Departments,
Arequipa

Caxamarca.

Mollendo...
Libertad-

Chiclayo..
Salaverry.
San Pedro..

Trujillo..

Lima. Philippine Islands:

Manila... Russia: Astrakhan

Tsarev.. Siam:

Bangkok.

Korat.
Straits Settlements:

Singapore.
Turkey in Asia:

Basra.. Uruguay:

Montevideo.

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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX-Continued.

Reports Received from June 28 to Sept. 5, 1913—Continued.

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Departments

Algiers...
Constantine.

Oran..
Arabia

Aden. Argentins:

Buenos Aires. Australia:

Brisbane,

Sydney
Austria-Hungary;

Coastland.
Fiume..
Galicia.
Kraun.

Trieste. Belgium:

Antwerp Brazil:

Bahia
Mansos..
Pars,
Pernambuco

Rio de Janeiro.
Canada:
Provinces
British Columbia-

Vancouver.
Manitoba -

Winnipeg. Nova Scotia

Sydney..

Apr. 1-June 30....
July 13-19..
July 7–17..
July 6-12...
May 27-July 7...
July 6-Aug. 12..

do..
June 1-July 5.
July 1-7.......
May 11-July 5 ..
June 15-21..
June 15-Aug. 9.
May 1-June 30.
May 4-July 19.

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Cases June 14 from Patras.

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Case July 14 from s. s. Hartlepool

from Marseille.

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Ontario

Fort William. June 10-30.
Ottawu..

June &July 26.
Toronto..

June 16-Aug. 2..
Quebec
Grosse Isle Quar- June 20....

antine.
Quebec.

June 8-Aug. 16..
Montreal.

July 6-Aug. 16..
St. Johns.

May 25-July 5....
Chile:
Iquique.

June 1-21..
Santiago

June 15-29..
Valparaiso..

July 12..
Cena:
Amoy.

May 25-June 7...
Kolangsu.

May 25-31.
May 18 June 14.
May 11-21..
May 19-July 20..
June 8-14.

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Hongkong
Swing,
Shankbai.

Tientsin
Duuh East Indies:

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CHOLERA, YELLOW FEVER, PLAGUE, AND SMALLPOX-Continued.

Reports Received from June 28 to Sept. 5, 1913—Continued.

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Italy:

Naples.

Rome.
Japan..

Hokkaido.
Kanagawa ken.
Kobe.
Nagasaki ken.
Oita ken.

Tokio..
Luxemburg:

Esch.
Mauritius.
Mexico:

Acapulco.
Aguascalientes.
Chihuahua,
Guadalajara.
Hermosillo.
Manzanillo.
Mexico.
Monterey
Puerto Mexico.
San Luis Potosi.
Saltillo.

Vera Cruz.
Newfoundland:

St. Johns. Portugal:

Lisbon.
Russia:

Batoum..
Libau..
Moscow
Odessa,
Riga.
St. Petersburg
Siberia-

Vladivostok.
Warsaw..
Samoa:

Apia..

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Servia:

Belgrade.....

June 1-July 12....

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Niam:

Bangkok...
Spain:

Almeria..
Barcelona.
Cadiz.
Madrid,
Seville.

Valencia.
Straits Settlements:

Singapore. Switzerland; Cantons

Basel.

Zurich.
Turkey in Asia:

Beirut.
Damascus.
Mersina..

Smyrna..
Turkey in Europe:

Constantinople.

Saloniki.. Union of South Africa:

Johannesburg.. West Indies:

Trinidad.

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Tenement Houses-Construction, Maintenance, and Use of. (Chap. 149, Act

Mar. 8, 1913.)

SECTION 1. Housing law-where applicable.— That this act shall apply to all incorpirated cities in this State.

Sec. 2. Definitions. Certain words in this act are defined for the purposes thereof as follows: Words used in the present tense include the future; words in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural the singular; the word "person "includes a corporation as well as a natural person

A "tenement house” is any house or building, or portion thereof, which is rented, leased, let or hired out, to be occupied, or is occupied, or is intended, arranged, or designed to be occupied as the home or residence of two or more families living independently of each other (which family may consist of one or more persons) and having a common right in the halls, stairways, yard, cellar, water-closets or privies, or any of them, and includes apartment houses and flat houses, but does not include hotels; and including dwelling houses occupied or intended to be occupied as the home or residence of one family or more, if built in a continuous row of more than two houses, is the halls, stairways, yard, cellar, water supply, well, and cistern, water-closets or privies, or any of them are used in common; shall be deemed to be tenement houses and shall be subject to all the provisions of this act, except sections 18 and 35.

A "yard " is an open unoccupied space on the same lot with a tenement house, between the extreme rear line of the house and the extreme rear line of the lot. A yard between the front line of the house and the front line of the lot is a “front yard.” A side yard shall be deemed an open, unobstructed space the full length of the building.

“court" is an open unoccupied space, other than a yard, on the same lot with a tenement house. A court not extending to the street or yard is an inner court. A urt extending to the street or yard is an outer court.

“public hall" is a hall, corridor, or passageway not within an apartment. A "stair hall” includes the stairs, stair landings and those portions of the public talle through which it is necessary to pass in going between the entrance floor and the

^ "basement" is a story partly underground but having at least one-half of its height above the finished grade, provided such finished grade be not below the lowest curb mied adjacent to the lot.

cellar” is a story more than one-half below the finished grade, provided such uebed grade be not below the lowest curb level adjacent to the lot. 4 "fireproof tenement house" is one of the walls of which are constructed of brick, *#, cement, iron, or other hard incombustible material, and in which there are no

wood beams or lintels, and in which the floors, roofs, stair halls and public halls are

** per built entirely of brick, stone, cement, iron or other hard incombustible material, and in which no woodwork or other inflammable material is used in any of the partitions, furrings or ceilings. But this definition shall not be construed as prohibiting, elsewhere than in the stair halls, or entrance halls, the use of wooden floorings on top of the fireproof floors or the use of wooden sleepers, nor as prohibiting wooden handrails or treads of hardwood not less than 2 inches thick, nor doors or wooden lath in partitions.

A "wooden building” is a building of which the exterior walls or a portion therent are of wood.

The word (nuisance] shall be held to embrace public nuisance as known at common law or in equity jurisprudence; and be it further enacted that whatever is dangerous to human life or detrimental to health; whatever building or erection, or part, or cellar thereof is overcrowded with occupants, or is not provided with adequate ingress and egress to and from the same, or the apartments thereof, or is not sufficiently supported, ventilated, sewered, drained, cleaned, or lighted, in reference to its intended or actual use, and whatever renders the air or human food or drink unwholesome, are also severally in contemplation of this act, nuisances; and all such nuisances are hereby declared illegal.

The word "shall” is always mandatory and not directory, and denotes that the house shall be maintained in all respects according to the mandate as long as it continues to be a tenement house.

Wherever the words “inspector of buildings," or "board of health" occur in this act they shall be taken to mean the local inspector of buildings, and the local board of health respectively, by whatever name known, in the city in which the tenement house or building is situated. In case there shall be no local inspector of buildings of board of health in any city, the powers, obligations and duties conferred and imposed upon them by this act shall be assumed by and discharged by the mayor of such city.

Wherever the words “charter," "ordinances," "regulations," or "department charged with the enforcement of this act,” occur in this act they shall be construed as if followed by the words of the city in which the tenement house is situated." Wherever the words “is occupied” are used in this act, applying to any building, such words shall be construed as if followed by the words "or is intended, arranged or designed to be occupied.” Wherever the word "street" is used in this act it shall be construed as including any public alley 10 feet or more in width.

The "height" of a tenement house is the perpendicular distance measured in a straight line from the curb level to the highest point of the rooi beams, in the case of flat roofs, and to the average of the height of the gable in the case of pitched mois, the measurements in all cases to be taken through the center of the facade of the house Where a building is on a corner lot and there is more than one grade or level, the measurements shall be taken through the center of the facade on the street having the highest elevation.

A “corner lot” is a lot situated at the junction of two streets, or of a street and : public alley not less than 10 feet in width. Any portion of the width of such lot distant more than 70 feet from such junction shall not be regarded as part of a corner lot but shall be subject to the provisions of this act respecting interior lots. A lot other than a corner lot is an “interior lot."

The front of a lot is that boundary line which borders on the street. In case of a corner lot, the owner may elect by statement on his plans either street boundary line as the front. The rear of a lot is the side opposite to the front. In the case of a triangular or gore lot the rear shall be the boundary line not bordering on a street,

Occupied spaces.-Outside stairways, fire escapes, porches or platforms shall be considered as part of the building and not as part of the yards or courts, or unoccupied area.

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