No Contagious Sickness in Manchester, Conn.

Issue 7 and Volume 66.

No Contagious Sickness in Manchester, Conn. A work that is for the public good is going on in Manchester, Conn., and results already obtained have been brought about in such an unassuming way that few people have realized that the good ends have been reeached. This is the work that is being done by the local board of health with the cooperation of the state board and by the state board in cooperation with the local board. Among the things that have been taken up and on which the state alone has spent $5,000 in Manchester in the past year, is an effort to clear the brooks and rivers in town from materials that are now allowed to empty into them, causing a pollution of the streams, and which has been a menace to the public health, says the Hartford Courant. Two years ago, there was enacted a law making…

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