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Nature volume 88, pages 598599 (29 February 1912) | Download Citation



THE smoke nuisance, like certain other public abuses, is rapidly approaching the acute phase which seems necessary before the patient town dweller changes his tone from an inarticulate murmur to a muttered complaint sufficiently loud to awaken the slumbering authority to a sense of his duty.


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    The Sootfall of London (The Lancet, January 6, 1912.)

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