The "Jersey mosquito" seems to be known everywhere and has given our state an unenviable notoriety all around the world. As a matter of fact, the mosquito is no worse in New Jersey than in any other seaboard state having large areas of salt marsh land. In Connecticut, New York, and especially Long Island, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and all the states bordering on the Atlantic seaboard, the same problem exists, and exists as acutely as it does in New Jersey; but the millions of visitors to the coast resorts of this state have been the means of our opprobrious advertisement in all corners of the globe.
Living in an era of intensive research and practical achievement, we cannot appreciate the passive attitude, of accepting pests, such as the mosquito, and other health scourges without an attempt at relief when the methods of relief are practical and efficient. It is not