Cincinnati, New York:
Jennings and Pye; Eaton and Mains,
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to isolate the lepers, segregate the sexes, give adequate medical treatment, furnish them with separate cottages as far as possible, allow all possible outdoor life, and while easing, so far as may be, the sufferings of the victims, effectually prevent the spread of the loathsome disease. This is being undertaken at no little expense, and is, perhaps, the largest single effort of the government to relieve incurable suffering, and protect the public against the
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possibility of contracting a disease which has been a shuddering horror to humanity since Moses wrote his Codes for Israelites. Within a year or two, at latest, this work of national beneficence will be in full working order.
This is a fine tropical climate. But it is still tropical. The white man finds his burden heavy to bear where temperature never falls below sixty, and averages eighty degrees in the shade. He loses his vigor. In a few years it becomes necessary either to leave for a colder climate or spend a few weeks of each year at an altitude at which