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February 23, 1895

THE STREETS OF NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1895;XXIV(8):290. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430080032010

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Abstract

The experience of New York City in the matter of street cleaning has well demonstrated the great advantage to the public, of securing competent and thoroughly qualified men for the conduct of technical departments of municipal governments.

The reform Mayor of New York, Mr. Strong, could have selected no one better qualified for the street cleaning department, than that well-known sanitary engineer, Geo. E. Waring, Jr., formerly of Newport, Rhode Island, and now of New York City, an active member of the American Public Health Association.

Already in the business portions of the down town district, the paving stones have reappeared, the gutters have been cleared, and Broadway presents a clean and tidy appearance quite to Bowling Green.

We are assured that the adjacent districts will soon feel the refreshing effects of the Colonel's scrubbers as soon as possible. In the meantime those of us who have occasion to watch

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