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6469 We are in a suburb of the town. The sea-shore The bur en carried by this .iegro and the tall palm be'
is only a few rods away at our left, so all these dwelling side him r re picturesque rernif.lers of the low latitude.
houses on the right-hand side of the palm-shaded avenue Thousands of negroes and tadans in this part of the
face the water. western wc:d live mainly on cocoanuts and bananas.
The houses themselves were built several years ago by From Notes of ravc,. 0. copyright by Underwood
the old French Canal company, for the high-salaried of- Underwood.
ficers who had charge of various departments of the \rck.
They are quite simply constructed of wood, with net-
ting instead of glass to fill the window-frames, and, now
that good drainage has been secured, the nmoisquitoes ex- Street of officers' homes, Colon, Panama.
terminated, and an excellent water-supply established,
health conditions here have become as .',d ;. they can
be in a land where tropical heat and exce- ;ve r.iXinCil Rue de maisons d'ifficiers, Colon, Panama.
are matters beyond human controll. I ', rate 1's s
been reduced in a truly extraorinarV d.e- i r f ier n n, lo ,
A. t r GofOl 'Pan .
a period f( three nmoiitlis in n( no t a si .:' deatli ,c-n, o
curred among, 6(000~ Americans on the Isthi .: i. C(, l
like the neighboring Canal Zone, has becei transformed Una chile de casas de oficiales, Col6n, Panama.
by the intelligent energy of the U. S. sanitary autl rities.
The small buildings along the left side of tlhe street are Gata med hem for officerarne-Colon, Panama.
offices where draughting, correspond-ence and miscella-
neous clerical work are done in connection Nwith various
departments of the Canal undertaking and of sanitation. Yala O( .epKHLXb AOMOB'b, IOJIOH', aHaaMa.
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