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Influenza Encyclopedia

ï~~m DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WELFARE MONTHLY BULLETIN ISSUED BY T,THE HEALTH DIVISION C. C. SLEMONS, M. D. Health Officer. GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. August 1918 DEPARTMENTS Medical Examiner of Schools.....................E. W. Schnoor, M. D. Bacteriological Department...... Alden H. Williams, M. D., Bacteriologist. City Physician.......................A H Edwards, M. D. Tuberculosis Sanatorium....,....Margaret Anway, R. N. Superintendent Isolation Hospital.............Margaret Anway, R. N. Superintendent Meat & Milk Inspection Department..... M.H.Sheffield, Chief Inspector. Plumbing Inspection Department........Henry Griffin' Chief Inspector. PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS AND OTHER STATISTICS -c 0) 0 -D 0 O 0 0. 0 a) 0. A c.0 a) 0 (a) a) 0 ') a3) 0 ~0 a) 0. 0 a) 0 a) 0. C) -C a) a) -Ct Population, 1917...................... 135,000 Death Rate per 1,000................... 14.05 Area of City in square miles............. 18.25 Area of City Parks in acres.............. 398 Value of City Parks, 1917.......... $1,166,967.00 No. of railroads entering city.......... Miles of street railway-Electric........ Interurban electric roads.......:....,.... Miles of streets................... Miles of improved streets................ Miles of unimproved streets.......... Miles of water mains laid............ Miles of water mains laid by private Co... No. of fire hydrants............ 5 75 3 317.187 223.894 93.293 235.286 22 1,919 Cubic feet capacity of gas storers....... 4.575,000 No. of eIgctric light companies-1 private, 1 city. No. street lights.......................1300 Boulevard Lights..................... 2600 No. telephones used in city....... 27,266 No. public and private hospitals......... 10 Newspapers.....................3 daily, 29 weekly Total assessed valuation, 1917..........$172,801,790 Public works, value....................4,901,040.00 Schools......Public 42, Private 6, Parochial 21 School Census between ages of 5 and 20. '32,100 Enrollment in Public Schools............18,270 Clearing house business, 1916...........$227,507,740 Factories............................... 811 Prominent Hotels.......... 12 Churches............................ 133 Public Library, volumes................170,383 Value School Property........,..........$2,888,271 Banks................................. 110 Total Savings......................$22,243,837 Number Depositors................... 86,659 Gallons capacity of pumps per day......35,000,000 Average daily consumption for 1916-7 11,732,660 gal No. miles of public sewers.............. 223.458 No. miles of gas mains................... 227 Bonded Indebtedness.................$4,870,600.00 Tax Rate.............................. $16.339

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