Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin
Wilson, H. F.
Wisconsin bankers' farm bulletin. Bulletin 36: when "fly time" comes PDF (1.0 MB)
Wheii "Fy Tii'e Comet Ilocent as they may seem, flies annusllY bring us untold wuferig, unbe- lievable loss, and exact an exceedingly heavy tol of human life. DO YOU KNOW That the fly- is the filthiest creature on the face ot the earth? That flies breed in filth, live on fith and distribute filth? That flies distribute typhold fever, summer complaint and posibly -other common disease Including tubesVulOis? That the flies you remove from the cream and syrup may have just come from the vault of your neighbor who Is sick with typhoid fever or tuberculosis? That the fly on the baby's bread and- butter may have jst come from the spittoon or galbage can? That fles caused the death of more American soldiers during the war with Spain than did Spanish bullets? That you can prevent the fly with a little extra cost and effort? "THE TYPHOID FLY' Thousands of people die each year in Wjiconsin of preventable diseaes. All of us need to realize that fies play an irnvetant part in the productim of these needless deads. Flies frequently spread typhoid fever-6o often, In fact, that Dr, Howard, the government entomologfst haS proposed the name "typhotd 11y" fr the common }e fly. The gemn of typhaid fever are so smell that they ae be carried "by the million" on a single fly. The privy vault is especially attractive toi the house ly. It a prlv is visited by a typhoid Patient, a typbid aOnvaleacent, or a tyoid 'carrier" the germs of typhoid fever are almost sure to get onto the Sy and will be car- rled by it to the various places visited. Thi may be the dinner tae, to walk over Ohe brea, ce, sugar, or bbyws lips, or fanlInto the milk. Unwittingty disease is spread wherever the fly goes. The fly may play an Important part In the distribution of other diseases, such as dysentery, diarrhea of children (suibmer comSaintY and tuberculosis. WIERE DeO. FieS CORE FROM ANDB NOW CTw Y Oan ? Flies never entirely disapear although you may seldom or never see one during the witer months. They are aroun4 however, hld in cracks and crevices Waiting for fly tir*5 te- -oe -I With. the W days of Spring. Only the females lwe through the winter, but as they -were fertilized by the males the previous tall, they are r nT Car o1 laying as soon as they find a suitable subtnce where, upon latching from the eggs, the young larvae will be able to secure proper food. Il'e niatw~ls selected for egg laying are deposi of fth and so llng as they coatin~ a certain aouuto( mosure the flies care not bow. 1lthy tMe mw may be. The eV ! 'an, la. gstenlng white, and messure ahout onobft of an UkCh In leth- u sh female may lay several hundred eda. I ag them in . batches d- W or ffie time reqluired for theSe egp1 to 6 m-lli vwry --I I I
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