Quarantine Station

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Quarantine Station - loznM tlio ICulldlii-fH. A. i^psrccr mcfc Dr....
loznM tlio ICulldlii-fH. A. i^psrccr mcfc Dr. Brown, quarantine c»r, in tlia'city yosterday, who hud somethinp; toscy;.abou5.tiio iiMV" qnnrantino buildings on Pelican island, which ho hud just visitml. le.ports thd tbllovrinp as facts whicb cmno under hiu observation and upon which he hiscondomnution of 'tlio building: Tbc quarant-ino physician's residanco has kitchen, no v/atcr closet »ud no cistern. It four sunftll . rooms, only twelve .-by four- tcou fest, and the walls are .itot .ceiled. pliisterod or lathed, so tbat tho tt- juktio-ss tho wen ther- boarding is till that separates comfort within from tho world without. inferior is* divided into halves by n hermetic partition. -through which there is no door, to puss frctn one couple of the roomu Lo otbor," it K Decessury to go outside und tlie hoosQ.'. Xbere tiro no qunrtara for iho « necessary . to p |rnn the statiun. Tho hospital, which is about two hundred yards distant from the residence, has a 1 cistern and a water- closet, bat no kitchen, no fireplace und no 1 SCiit wharf" extends -to-- tMWQ 'feet water » at moan · tide, 'whicl^- ,nt · low ' tide - will bo inad* ·u_uatft, 'The site of: tho. ·'JB-laottoat on;:;iually t seJectod, wnich was on thi» hill^.bct b in «, ^ollow^ where high such as thiit which swopt ovor tbo island the ti mo of the Houstob freshet lost ·will boat «jjRlnst tho floors of tbe Hiructarc.^ If tU» water should get hiKh't-nough it will tho structeires^rouithoii fouiiclntions, to which thoy arou^Tiot properJO' -secured."- Tho sills bolU?d'to-thfcj-pnos T .bnli n^tin the.Ubual manner. Dr; Brown scys it is wit-) tht* plans and fications that *he finds fault', arid not with Kozcll. tlio coatractQry'who has.uurricd out phins to the letter, cxcspti'^lierc 1m oo.fcho sarco income' partkiu'tars..- '.Ho. thinks ' . tho- btfsthnswpff. 'been ·doius.-.which could,. n done \viCh '5^S(X);-far from it. y tbo bniltllnc tbLs fisasori mihout'itlitf.usA'pf a tug:. He was anxious to sob Dr. Rnthurford. yestarduy, but l'a.\Jed, us ho left for Houston oy ua oorJy train. ^^^^ LOST

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 23 Oct 1879, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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