Punch,  32 (1857), 20.

A Board on its Beam Ends





Public Health, Sanitation, Progress

    Discusses news that creditors have seized the drainage and water-supply operations of the insolvent Rotherham Board of Health. Doubts whether the contractors that the board hired to maintain drainage operations relished this task. Concludes by stressing that it is better for the board to be going too fast than too slow with its drainage operations.

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