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SUNDAY MAGAZINE FOR SEPTEMBER 27. 1908
THE United States Government spent six million dollanl
to clean up the Panama Canal Zone. I
The Canal Zone, 10 miles wide, stretching acros-l
the Isthmus, is now as healthy as any similar strip in any»
part of the United States. ?
Havana dirty was the pest spot of the Western Hemispheres
Havana clean is one of the healthiest cities in the world. >
The great inventions and achievements of modern times. ar
secondary in importance when compared with the advance in til
knowledge of the laws governing health. :]
The French failed in Panama because conditions were unfit fir
civilized life. Health failed, life failed and the Canal failed. V 1V 1
secret of health is cleanliness — cleanliness of body and cleanliness,
of surroundings. }
Statistics of great wars of the past 200 years show that ■
each man killed in battle, five men died from sickness or disease?
In the Russian-Japanese war the record of the Japanese *■?
was four killed in battle to one by disease. In no great «*
ancient or modern, was sanitary and hygienic cleanliness practice-!
as by the Japanese. The battle losses on either side were ncj<
materially different; the saving of lite on the Japanese side wasc^
the battle field through hygienic cleanliness.
Wherever authority exists and is exerted for the enforceflKfljj
of sanitary and hygienic laws on a large scale, the most a-U>nishiKj
statistics are obtained ; but, astounding and impressive as tne%
are. they cannot be compared with the results that would tollo* £ .
the intelligent application in the home and in the family of A* ?
simple measures which science and experience have proven to W|
effective and sound in preventing sickness and maintaining propel
\ lactic cleanliness. L
Prevention is better than cure. The practice of hvgieniC|
prophylactic cleanliness protects against disease and prevents tfitf
development of minor causes into serious effects. *.
The standard of a nation's physical and moral lite is &>
termined by its standard of prophylactic and hygienic cleanliness .
The Many Uses of Dioxogen
As a Mouth and Throat Cleanser, Dkmogei bubbles^
tongue, into folds of the cheeks and throat anil wherever subso^j
brush. It kills the germ, disinfects and mechanically removes -£
mouth delightfully, aseptically. hygienically clean.
As a Cleanser of Cuts, Wounds, Sores, Burns, a^^
finds putrefactive matter (pus. decaying tissues, etc.), in whicC «
tissues so that nothing remains to irritate or prevent quick nat^'
As a Cleanser of Skin Pores, Dioxogen disinfects and re^
blotches and other complexion disfigurements. After Shai'tH. I
leaves the skin in a smooth condition, free from smarting andin l^
As a Deodorant, Dioxogen stops bodily odors quickly by J
skin which are producing the odors. Cut off and mail cob
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