Image from page 211 of “Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws ..” (1907)
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Title: House and health a family guide containing two thousand recipes and valuable ideas on the developing and care of the house in harmony with sanitory laws ..
Year: 1907 (1900s)
Topics: House economics
Publisher: Mountain See, Cal., Portland, Ore. [and so on] Pacific press publishing co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Basis
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OES Clean out each spot where water stands.** Dispose of previous tin cans, bottles, or what not, so that rain can not probably be re-tained. * View your roof gutters. Empty your ram oarrels of water every single week, or display them closely with fine-meshed wire on prime. Modify the water every day in a drinking-pan fordog, cat, poultry, or bird. View the watering-trough near your secure. Fill holes in a tree withsoil packed tight, or withcement. In other phrases, get ridof, or coat with kerosene, allstagnant, standimg water, and you will get rid of mos-quitoes. If you have a enjoying fountain, put minor fish, likeminnows or goldfish, in the water and they will consume themosquito larvas. If you have a sluggish brook or a stagnant pondnear your home, spray kerosene or coal-oil on the surfacethis can make it extremely hard for the wigglers to breathe whenthey come to the surface, and they die. The coal-oil ap-plication is only needed at the edges, and is good onlyso extended as the oil movie is unbroken. •
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Uncovered Rain-Barrels Pests 205 Persistence is a plaster for all sores. If you want to curiosity your neighbor or your com-munity in this function, get into touch with the AmericanMosquito Extermination Society, which is carrying out most ex-cellent perform on a big scale. A line to its secretary,Henry Clay Weeks, at Bayside, Prolonged Island, New York,will bring a response to any 1 who wants to exterminatethe mosquito in a community or in a community.—/. Horace McFarland, President of the American CivicAssociaton, in Ladies Property Journal, June, 1905 A CRUSADE IN HAVANA Mosquitoes have been eradicated from Havana bydrainage of damp areas, elimination of receptacles for stand-ing water that otherwise might be a breeding-spot for thepest. Grownup mosquitoes in rooms or buildings had been de-stroyed by formaldehyde, or by the fumes of burningsulphur, or burning pyrethrum powder. This warfare hasdestroyed all sorts of mosquitoes, specially the stegomyiamosquito, that is the sole agent by which yellow fever is
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