Image from page 364 of "The Daily union history of Atlantic City and County, New Jersey : containing sketches of the past and present of Atlantic City and County" (1900)
Authors: Hall, John F., fl. 1899-1900. cn
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nder why the\- do Udt improve! Every physician here canreport numerous cures and phenomenal improvement in many cases. Sleeplessnights are forgotten and nerve tone improves. Many melancholic cases are aggra-vated by sea air as it is too stimulant. The same is true of mania and insanity.Hysteria may or may not be improved according to cause. Xervous cases may findtheir first night or two restless and sleepless, but this period is rapidly followed bysoporific effects. This class of cases must be watched closely and forced to followcertain strict rules if improvement is expected. \\ith Atlantic City at the very doors of Eastern and Western cities, a typicalsanatorium summer and winter, furnishing pure sea air and home comforts, andpossessing a Boardwalk second to none in the world, why go to the enervatingclimates of the south? When the tonic, stimulant (sedative to some) and alterative■ sea air is free to all, disease should no longer be neglected, when finance is not aleading factor.
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marine Jllgee, nt l,dn„o- to t he -r \- nf tlioiii an ; SI) ( riatc, xve tlu-, |-cf( )n. ss plants, liai .-c 1)C ■tly niariiK- p hints LM -Ml >X*, the many attraeti.ins of the seashore may lie ineln.le,] the sea llur;9 I variously known as sea moss, sea weeils. and marine al^ie. Ac cording- to Professor W. (i. l-arlow theLichens, and sliould not be called sea moss; beautiful that the name sea weed seems inap])roi:)riate, we therefore prefer irspeak of them as algas. The lowest order of the cryptosanis, or tieinto three classes, algs, fungi and lichens. All strictly marine plants belong tothe first of these three divisions. .\lmost everywhere alonfr the -Atlantic and Pacific coasts some species ofalgae may be found, excepting sandy beaches, devoid of rocks, idling or other foot-hold, where there seems to be a dearth of them. In the warmer waters of the Pacific ocean, along the coast of California, thealgae are less delicate in form, but are generally more brilliant in color than
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