Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

TYPHOID IN WELLINGTON.

[From Our Parliamentary Reporters

WELLINGTON, July 29.

The prevalence of typhoid fever in Wellington is causing a feeling of uneasiness and alarm. The ' Evening Post' says :—" A great many people think that the poison is conveyed in the milk. It is said that there are dairies around Wellington in anything but a sanitary position or condition, some being near to fellmongeries or slaughteryards, and the cows belonging to others habitually drinking foul water contaminated by drainage from these places. The capacity of milk for conveying the typhoid infection under such circumstances is well known. We are not quite eure as to what power (if any) local bodies may have to inspect dairies and their surroundings, but U there is any legal power of inspection it should at once be exereised and a full report obtained, so that if the dairies are a source of danger they may be reformed before any more valuable lives are sacrificed to typhoid fever. If the infection does proceed from this source it ought not to be difficult to establish the fact. B

I Mr James Falton desires me to say that hia family feel deeply grateful for the numerous expressions of condolence received during the past few days in connection with the loss of his son. The hon. member for the Taieri has been Bimply flooded with sympathetic telegrams. [Pee United Pbkss Assooiaiion.] WELLINGTON, Jdly 30. Captain Savill is improving in health. Lord Cranley, who left for Nelson on Thursday, is indisposed. His Excellency received a message from his son's medical attendant to the following effect:—"Lord Cranley has had a feverish attack, but symptoms do not at present denote typhoid." It is hoped that it is only a relapse from his recent convalescence from jaundice,

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

https://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/ESD18890730.2.18

Bibliographic details

TYPHOID IN WELLINGTON., Issue 7972, 30 July 1889

Word Count
294

TYPHOID IN WELLINGTON. Issue 7972, 30 July 1889

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working