Public Documents of Massachusetts, Volume 34

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Secretary of the Commonwealth, 1893 - Massachusetts

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Page 592 - If it is colored, coated, polished, or powdered, whereby damage or inferiority is concealed, or if by any means it is made to appear better or of greater value than it really is.
Page 621 - Provided, that the state board of health may, with the approval of the governor, from time to time declare certain articles or preparations to be exempt from the provisions of this act: And provided further, that the provisions of this act shall not apply to mixtures or compounds recognized as ordinary articles of food, provided that the same are not injurious to health and that the articles are distinctly labelled as a mixture, stating the components of the mixture.
Page 604 - To the Honorable the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled.
Page 740 - ... and by providing nurses, and other assistance and necessaries, which shall be at the charge of the person himself, his parents, or master, if able; otherwise at the charge of the town to which he belongs; and if he is not an inhabitant of any town, at the charge of the Commonwealth.
Page 2 - ... sewage, having regard to the present and prospective needs and interests of other cities, towns, corporations, firms or individuals which may be affected thereby. It shall also from time to time consult with and advise persons or corporations engaged or intending to engage in any manufacturing or other business, drainage or...
Page 592 - food," as used herein, shall include all articles used for food or drink by man, whether simple, mixed, or compound. SEC. 3. Any article shall be deemed to be adulterated within the meaning of this Act...
Page 540 - A rough estimate of the open space can be made from the uniformity coefficient. Sharp-grained materials having uniformity coefficients below 2, have nearly 45 per cent, open space as ordinarily packed; and sands having coefficients below 3, as they occur in the banks or artificially settled in water, will usually have 40 per cent. open space. With more mixed materials the closeness of packing increases, until, with a uniformity coefficient of 6 to 8, only 30 per cent, open space is obtained, and...
Page 540 - This is conveniently shown by the "uniformity coefficient, " a term used to designate the ratio of the size of grain which has 60 per cent, of the sample finer than itself to the size which has 10 per cent, finer than itself.
Page liii - The board shall make such regulations as it judges :necessary for the public health and safety, respecting nuisances, sources of filth, and causes of sickness...
Page 598 - The sale of such an article in unlimited quantities by druggists, grocers and others is censurable. More than this, the method of its sale is dishonest, since the unwary purchaser is led to believe that he is purchasing a harmless vegetable remedy, namely, sarsaparilla.

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