Clipped From The Deming Headlight

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depended came United audience part appar than they than Deming treatment hear him that a of to the more have the thousands people oVer of Dem and * * * * MENACE TO HEALTH IN SODA FOUNTAINS By N F Chapman, Citj Health Officer The common drinking cup on the trains has gone, to return, but the common drmking glass remains of the soda fountains in New Mexico as a constant to the health of each community AS the warm^ays summer come the soda fountains will be patronized increasingly larger number of people, and with a tionately increasing menace to the public health An examination under the microscope of one washed soda water glass has shown in the invisible ing which covered it both inside and outside more 20,000 human cells and bits of skin C'mging to a one of these cells there were counted 150 germs total germ population of the glass was estimated at 000, representing a dozen serious diseases The glasses at the average soda fountain do not a real cleaning They are given a "lick and a Yet the fountains serve indiscriminately all who stand before them, and the same g'ass passes from lip to throughout the day Tuberculosis, diphtheria, whooping cough, venereal diseases, infantile paralysis, and many other communicable diseases can easily be spread -il. i -... . a ...» L _2 The soda fountains in and near the training camps been placed under the strictest sort of regulations protection of the health of the soldiers in training rules provide for the sterilization of the glasses, or, lieu of stenhzation, the provision of individual paper tamers Either method is safe and inexpensive The leading fountains in several of the cities of Mexico have adopted the individual paper container will do so, or else provide a method of sterilization their patrons demand it * 4 * *

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  1. The Deming Headlight,
  2. 10 May 1918, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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