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REMARKS



In addition to the above report of mortality this office is in receipt of
73 other reports from sanitary correspondents in various parts of the
State, relating to the sickness prevailing in the places from which they
■are received.

The towns. so reporting are : Avon, Barkhamsted, Beacon Falls, Ber-
lin, Bethel, Bolton, Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Bristol, Brookfield, Bur-
lington, Canton, Chaplin, Cheshire, Columbia, Coventry, Danbury,
Darien, East Windsor, Enfield, Fairfield, Goshen, Greenwich, Griswold,
Groton, Haddam, Hartford, Harwinton, Hebron, Kent, Madison, Man-
chester, Mansfield, Meriden, Milford, Montville, Morris, Naugatuck,
New Fairfield, New Hartford, New Haven, North Canaan, North Haven,
Norfolk, North Stonington, Norwalk, Plymouth, Portland, Prospect,
Putnam, Ridgefield, Roxbury, Sharon, Simsbury, Somers, Sterling, Strat-
ford, Suffield, Torrington, Union, Wallingford, Warren, Waterbury,
Watertown, Westport, Wethersfield, Willimantic, Willington, Wind-
ham, Windsor, Winsted, Wolcott, Woodbury — 73.

The mortality report for June has been received from 167 towns in the
State.

There were rooi deaths reported in the State during the month. This
was 20 more than in May, and 19 more than in June, 1893, and 64
more than the average number of deaths in June for the five years
preceding the present.

The number of deaths in the two quarters of the year compared
with the same of each of the five years preceding was as follows :



January,

February,

March,


1374
1069
990


1279
1 106

1309


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1276
1304


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1648
1089
1097


892
922
1049


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May,
June,


3433
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1395
1224

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1132
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892


3065
1260
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2863
1073
932
925


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3CS2


3601


3171


3408


2973


2930


Total yi year,


6515


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7704


6473


6807


5793



The death-rate was 15.3 for the large towns; for the small towns 13.2,
and 14.7 for the whole State. »

The deaths from Zymotic diseases were 183, being 1S.2 per cent, of
the total mortality.

The following infectious diseases were reported to this office as
occurring in the towns mentioned :

Small Pox — Bridgeport, Kent, Putnam— 2 deaths. The disease at
this writing is practically extinguished in the State.

Measles — Barkhamsted, Bridgeport, Burlington, Columbia, Darien,
Fairfield, Greenwich, Killingly, Mansfield, Meriden, Naugatuck, New
Haven, Norwalk, Plymouth, Sharon, Somers, Stamford, Stratford,
Waterbury, Wethersfield, Willington — 5 deaths.

Scarlet Fever — Bridgeport, Bristol, Canton, Danbury, East Windsor,
Greenwich, Groton, Hartford, Manchester, Milford, Montville, Nauga-
tuck, New Haven, North Stonington, Norfolk, Norwich, Stratford, Tor-
lington, Wallingford, Waterbury, Wethersfield, Windsor, Winsted — 6
deaths.

Cerebro-Spinal Fever — Ansonia, Hamden, Hartford, Harwinton,
Huntington, Morris, New Hartford, New Haven', Plymouth, Stonington,
Southbury, Wallingford, Watertown, Windham — 17 deaths.

Diphtheria and Croup — Branford, Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury,
East Windsor, Fairfield, Greenwich, Griswold, Guilford, Hartford, New
Haven, Noith Haven, Norwalk, Plainfield, Waterbury — 17 deaths.

Whooping Cough — Bristol, Greenwich, Griswold, Groton, Meriden,
New Haven, North Haven, Portland, Torrington, Wallingford, Water-
bury, Windham — 7 deaths.

Typhoid Fever — Bridgeport, East Windsor, Enfield, Hartford, New
Haven. Portland, Roxbury, Simsbury, Warren — 5 deaths.

The report of Typhoid Fever in Windham, in the May Bulletin was
.an error.



With this issue of the Bulletin begins the ninth year of its publication.
In accordance with previous practice, I have requested the town clerks
lo send me an estimate of the population of their respective towns.
Most of ihem have responded, and the death rates in the foregoing re-
port of mortality are computed upon the said estimates.



The Judges of the Superior Court, at their annual meeting, made the
following appointments of County Health Officers : '

Term Expires.



1896



Counties.
Hartford,
New Haven,
New London,
Fairfield,
Windham,
Litchfield,
Middlesex,
Tolland,

The following names have been registered between the first day of
January and the first day of July, 1S94, as practitioners of medicine or
midwifery, under "The Medical Practice Act" :



County Health Officers.
Daniel A. Markham,
Carleton E, Hoadley,
Charles F. Thayer,
George E. Hill,
Wm. A. King,
Wm. F. Hurlbut,
Wesley (J. Pearne,
Myron P. Yeomans,



John Logue,

Millard Fillmore Osborn,
John Joseph Thompson,
John Joseph Kindred,
Robert Hamilton McNair,
John Elijah Loveland,
Frank Terry Brooks,



Robert James Henderson,
David W. Ingalls,
Walter B. Miller,
Thomas Bond Shaw,



Edward P. Nichols,
Hyman Finkelstone,
Julian Taylor Miller,
Martin Jacob Schuh,



Charles Seymour Stern-,
Francis Irwin Burnell,
Lacey Bebee Darling,
Pearce Bailey,
George C Bailey,
Edward P. Woodward,
Harold Hankinson Heyer,



January.



FeSr



James T. Mitchell,
Charles Alson Sanford,
George Walter Vincent,
William Joseph Lynch,
Fred. Erastus Hamlin,
Carl Reisig Hexamer,
John Henry Jenkin,
William Rowland Babcock,
Wm. F. McGrath,
James Bethuel Keith,

William E. Lightte,
Frederick Hills Cole,
Janet Marshall Weir,
John Robertson Bissell,
Herbert Eugene Smith,
Charles Eugene Harvey,
Lottie Marie Moriarty,
John Edward West Thompson,
John B. Waters,
William Edward Gallagher,
John Francis Sullivan,
Seldom Burden Overlook,



May.



June



Rosina Hirsch,
Friderike Singerhoff,
Magdalina Perlitz,
Henry P. Geib,
F. E. Beckwith,
Clarence L. Fitch,
Joseph O. Genereaux.
Try.
Charles A. Dorman,
John Taylor,
Wm. Berrian Davis.



George Sherrill,
George H. Noxon,
Charles Voorhees Butler.



Charles E. Olmsted,
William Stimpson Hubbard,
John Bernard Boucher,
Edward O. Elmer,
Alexander William Evans,
Woodburne R. Avis,
Louis D. La Bonti.

Paul U. Sunderland,
John Burwell Newton,
"Truman Everitt Russell,
William S. Hulbert,
Joseph Jacques,
James W. Dawson,
Roderick E. McDonald,
William B. Anderton,
Joseph N. Bellemare,
Cornelius Robert Reagan.

Anna F. Donoghue,
Charles Howard Goodrich,
Marie Elizabeth Thorstensen,
William Harty Flint,
Ida Christina Johnson,
Harold Cummings White,
Robert Harrison Sloan,
William Ogden McDonald,
Friderike Stark,
Luther Carroll Corbin,
John J. McCabe,
James Arnold Day.



C. A. LINDSLEY, M.D.,



New Haven, July 15, 1894.



Secretary of State Board of Health, and

Superintendent of Vital Statistics.



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REMARKS



In addition to the above report of mortality this office is in receipt of
64 other reports from sanitary correspondents in various parts of the
State, relating to the sickness prevailing in the places from which they
are received.

The towns so reporting are : Avon, Beacon Falls, Bolton, Bozrah,
Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Burlington, Chaplin, Cheshire, Colebrook,
Columbia. Cornwall, Coventry, Darien, East Lyme, Enfield, Fairfield,
Goshen, Greenwich, Griswold, Groton, Haddam, Harwinton, Hartford,
Hebron, Huntington, Madison, Mansfield, Manchester, Meriden, Mil-
ford, Montville, Monroe, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Hartford,
New Haven, Norfolk, Norwalk, Orange, Portland, Prospect, Putnam,
Ridgefield, Roxbury, Saybrook, Seymour, Sharon, Sprague, Stratford,
Torrington, Union, Warren, Wallingford, Waterbury, Watertown,
Westport, Wethersfield, Willimantic, Windham, Windsor, Wolcott,
Woodstock — 64.

There were 1397 deaths reported in the State during the month. This
was 396 more than in June, and 25 more than in July, 1893, and 40
more than the average number of deaths in July for the five years
preceding the present.

The number of deaths in the first seven months of the year compared
with the same of each of the five years preceding was as follows :



January,

February,

March,



1374
1069
990



1279
1 106
1309



1953
1276
1304



989 1648 892

948 1089 922

112S 1097 1049



1st quarter,


3433


3694


4533


3065


3834


2863


April,


1 100


1395


1132


1260


1087


1073


May,


981


1224


1147


1171


97S


932


June,


IOOI


982


892


977


90S


925



2d quarter,

July,



3082
1397



3601
1372



3171
1487



3408
1299



2973
1300



2930
1329



The death-rate was 22. for the large towns ; for the small towns 17.3,
and 20.7 for the whole State.

The deaths from Zymotic diseases were 544, being 3S.9 per cent, of
the whole mortality.

The following infectious diseases were reported to this office as
occurring in the towns mentioned :

Small Pox — Kent— 1 death.

Measles — Bridgeport, Cornwall, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Meri-
den, Middletown, New Haven, Sharon, Stamford, Stratford, Walling-
ford, Westport — 4 deaths.

Scarlet Fever — Bridgeport, Colebrook, Derby, Goshen, Hartford,
Huntington, Mansfield, Manchester, Meriden, Milford, Montville, New
Haven, Norfolk, Norwalk, Orange, Portland, Putnam, Seymour, Stam-
ford, Torrington, Waterbury, Westport — 4 deaths.

Cerebro-Spinal Fever — Ansonia, Bloomfield, Chester, Danbury,
Derby, Hartford, Manchester, Middlebury, Naugatuck, New Haven,
Newtown, Orange, Stafford, Seymour, Southbury — iS deaths.

Diphtheria and Croup — Ansonia, Bridgeport, Canaan, Canterbury,
Cromwell, Darien, Enfield, Fairfield, Greenwich, Hartford, Meriden,
Montville, New Britain, New Haven, Norwalk, Putnam, Waterbury,
Windsor, Windsor Locks — 22 deaths.

Whooping Cough — Bozrah, Griswold, Groton, Hamden, Meriden,
Milford, Naugatuck, New Haven, Norwich, Portland, Putnam, Ridge-
field, Stamford, Torrington, Wallingford, Westbrook, Westport, Wol-
cott — 13 deaths.

Typhoid Fever — Bethel, Bridgeport, Cromwell, Cornwall, East
Hartford, Enfield, Haddam, Harwinton, Hartford, Huntington, Man-
chester, Meriden, Middletown, New Britain, New Haven, North Canaan,
Norwalk, Old Saybrook, Orange, Roxbury, Stamford, Torrington, Wal-
lingford, Waterbury, Watertown, Westbrook, Westport, Winchester —
15 deaths.



THE EXAMINING COMMITTEE.

Under the "Medical Practice Act" each chartered Medical Society
of Connecticut nominates a committee to examine candidates for regis-
tration as Medical practitioners. They are as follows :



FOR THE CONNECTICUT MEDICAL SOCIETY.
Committee. Residence. Term of service.

Max Mailhouse, M.D., New Haven, 5 years

H. S. Fuller, M.D., Hartford, 4 years.'

J. W. Wright, M.D., Bridgeport, 3 years.

J. B. Kent, M.D., Putnam, 2 years

L. B. Almj', M.D., Norwich, 1 year.

FOR THE CONNECTICUT HOMCEOPATHIC MEDICAL SOCIETY.

Committee. Residence. Term of service

E. B. Hooker, M.D., Hartford, 5 years.

C. B. Adams, M.D., New Haven, 4 years.

C. S. Hoag, M.D., Bridgeport, 3 years

E. H. Linnell, M.D., Norwich, 2 years

Emily Pardee, M.D., South Norwalk, 1 year.

FOR THE CONNECTICUT ECLECTIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION.

Committee. Residence. Term of service.

Thomas S. Hodge, M.D., Torrington, 5 years.

J. D. S. Smith, M.D., Bridgeport, 4 years

S. B. Munn, M.D., Waterbury, 3 years.'

H. H. Converse, Eastford, 2 years.

Leonard Baile.v, Middletown, 1 year.

The Committee of the Connecticut Medical Society has held four
examinations, at which three candidates for the practice of Medicine,
Surgery and Obstetrics presented themselves. One was passed and
two were rejected. Eight candidates for the practice of Midwifery pre-
sented, of which six passed and two were rejected.

The Connecticut Eclectic Medical Association Committee has held
one examination at which one candidate for practice of Medicine, Surgery
and Obstetrics presented himself but was found not qualified.

[EXTRACT FROM THE LAW.]

" The State Board of Health shall designate when and where " (the
examining) " committees shall hold examinations, but shall call a meet-
ing of a Committee within thirty days after receipt of application for
examination by it. * * * * Each applicant shall have the right to
choose which of the three Committees shall be the one by which he
shall be examined."— Chap. CLVIII, Section S, Public Acts, January
Session, 1893.

The Committee of the Connecticut Medical Society will hold another
examination at the office of Dr. Max Mailhouse in New Haven on the
31st day of August, at 10 o'clock a. m.

The Committee of the Connecticut Eclectic Medical Association will
hold an examination at the office of Dr. J. D. S. Smith at Bridgeport on
the 27th day of August, at 11 o'clock A. M.

The following practitioners have been registered during the month of
July:

Names. Where Registered. Residence.

George W. Brace, M.D., Suffield, Southwick, Mass.

Chas. E. Bush, M.D., East Lyme, East Lyme.

Milton L. Marsh, M.D., Bristol, Bristol.

Jesse T. Duryea, M.D., Darien, Darien

Chas. F. Craig, M.D., Danbury, Danbury.



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