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To Keep Cisterns Clear Of Insects

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Parent Issue
Day
16
Month
May
Year
1862
Copyright
Public Domain
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-The 'lier of cisterna ihat ;iro kopt cóvéred through Ihe surmner, Boon le gins to smeil, and if' ilie cover is left open, thousanda of " wigglers," ihe larvco of musquitoo, sppeör, nnd beside tnnking the water disagreeable, snpply mi u bun-da nee of little blund suckors to feed o!i iis during tho oight, a:cl distúrb óur sluinl)' a. Au en v w;iy to pilt an end to tlio " augglers," is to ptnoe a number of Binüll tish, tainnowP, fof es:uTiple, in llio cis ter n. These wlll spaedily devour the insects, and keep thu c'stern olear of ill !-iu-.l!. II' a load pipe m n tho eUtern, ihe fiöh will dio in u duy or tvvo. We were ompelJed to taka nway a púmp f'rom ou ra lor this reason. It wa pump and musqnitoeü, or fish nnd pure water. Tha lattur was preferred.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus