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The reasons which tend to give to this district such a magnificently reduced mortality,
operate also to make it the most desirable resort in the United States for throat and lung
invalids. And this brings us to the comn/os///on of cli/mal and an analysis of those factors
which go to make that of one part of the world different from that of another.
FACTORS IN THE COMPOSITION OF CLIMATE.
Dly,h/, sullshinie, telm/eratlr l, humidi//' / (/al/lnos5h('re, al//i/le and especially /1ur//i'
fair, are, crudely speaking, the factors entering into climatic composition to be considered
by the pulmonary invalid. - .
A//ll P/i//cal sub/.cts do &b//cr in /1/th (pcn air, when the climatic con-
ditions are such that they can be out of doors. Consumption is far more
common to countries of mnuch winter, the arctic regions excepted, than to r -
those countries possessed of long summers ; not more from
the cold, r sc, than from the long housing indoors to which - '
they are subjected. - "--
Southwest Texas lmay be said to have but a,.
two seasons, Sununer and Fall. The Suimmner
lasts from April till November, and some years
longer, the Autumn lasts from December to
March. By this it is meant that the Winters of
Sarn Antonio and vicinity are but little more tllIan
SAN JOSE, 1730.
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Fisher, C. E. Queer, Quaint Old San Antonio: Its Climate in Throat and Lung Diseases, book, 1895; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth143545/m1/10/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries.