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The prevalenoe of bydatid diseaie m and i ground Dunedin was reoently brought undar the notice of the City Counoil by Dr Gordon Macdonald, who euggested aa remedies to eheok the spread of the diseaie, that the tax on dogs should be considerably inoreased, (^ffi^imala^being the fans e( origio of the $ieaße^ .that public Kbattoira '» itiduld be ireeted ) and that a system of filtration of the water supply should bs adopted. D|r Maoflonald met the gabitary Committee of the pity Oodnoil a few days ago an^ elaborated WggggißU'pna.' $q eonplflgidriwaa arrived at py fee committee, bat we understand that seTexal obstacles m the way of oarryiDg out thS BQggeßtiofifl Were indioated- It was pointed oat that the amount of the dog tax was limited by tho legislature to 10s, and it was urged that a system of filtration would be useless if it were true, as tjad feeeri etated, |ha»'iKa.;gliFins;;of the diaeMe were, oarrfed •Jboot »d w e sir. With regard to the auggt etlon that the oase may" be met by a provision m •he proposed Munioipal Corporations Art Amtafmeni Bill to theeffabt that all Cattle •ialJ fW ■QbTtet to •x*miQ*t'W- V*M t°

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 14 June 1889

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 1 Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2148, 14 June 1889