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These are important but they are
of secondary consideration as com
pared with the question of the health
fulness of the resort and its sani
They do not stop to realize or learn
that typhoid fever is a disease of man.
That the gernrwhich causes it leaves
the body of the person sick with the
disease in his discharges, and that
Tttt'OUT) OAKEN BOCKVr"
(rfteN V.fctS TO THE HtW
when these are taken by a well per
son a second case of the disease is
They do not stop to realize that the
germs of typhoid fever are carried
from sick to the well in water and
food and by flies and the fingers.
And typhoid is essentially a disease
of the country because in the country
the opportunity for the transference
of the germs of the disease from the
sick to well are greater than they are
in the city.
If a well from which the drinking
water is drawn is so situated that
waste water drains into it, then only
too often the "old oaken bucket"
leads to the new oaken casket.
Rickety, old, thatch-covered cow
stables may be picturesque, but
usually this type also is filthy and
often the milk which comes from
cow's housed in them is tainted
tainted with death.
Typhoid germs live in ordinary soil
and in water for several months, so
that there is great danger in living
in close proximity to pools of water
formed by the sewage and. drainage
from stables and barns or outhouses.
Typhpid is particularly to be dread
ed because preeminently it is a dis
ease of youth, by far the larger pro
portion of those attacked by it being
between the ages of 10 and 50. years.
Thus its power for interfering with
the normal busines. sactiyities of thel
community are second to that of no?
other disease. And for every death,
which it causes, it has been estimated
that there are, half a dozen other.?
PRECAUTIONS ' j
The General Manager Are youl
aware the cashier has taken a half J
interest in a yacht? ' J
The Confidential Adviser "No'.?
Perhaps we had better see he does
not become a full-fledged skipper.
AN EXCHANGE, ALL RIGHT, vj
"Pa, what is a stock exchange?" j
"A place, my son, where an out
sider is apt to exchange a stock oil
money for a stocR of experience."!
New York Mail. . 1
PARASOL-VfelL FOR SUMMER GIRL WHO FEARS
SUN AND DOESN'T MIND LOOK11NU SAUCY
Peek-a-boo! We all see you there,
Miss Summer Girl, hiding behind
your new parasol veil.
Thev are fetching: and very becom
ing, those new curtained or veiled
parasols worn with the small summer
hats, and an especially effective arjjt
rangement oi tne vens is mat ue-
signed by Miss Sophie Schauls, the '
girl whom artists and fashion design
ers have called the "ideal American