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Deborah Sanitarium to Appeal from Board F Health Decision

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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

The Supreme Court of New Jersey may be called upon review judgment of the State Board f Health last week when it denied an application to build the new Deorah Sanitarium for Consumptives in Hopatcong Borough, according to a statement issued yesterday by City Tax Commissioner Louis A. Fast who represented the Deborah Society at the two hearings before the Health Board.

Mr. Fast, in his statement, brought out that satisfactory evidence was offered that he new institution would be built in accordance with the lattes methods, that special safeguards would be used in order to insure the health of the surrounding community and furthermore that “the establishment of such institution would not have a serious detrimental effect on the reputation of he community but that rather it would have a reverse effect.”

“The Courts of New Jersey,” state Mr. Fast, “have held that a tuberculosis sanitarium is not a menace or a nuisance. We feel certain that with the record as it now stands, that we owe it to Society to present the evidence of the findings of the State Bord of Health to the proper tribunal for action. A special meeting of the board of directors of the institution has been called for the early part of next week, at which time it is expected that authority will be given to take this matter to the Supreme Court, where we know that the sinister hands of politicians will have no effect and that the court will see that justice is done.

“Confidently, we expect that the sanitarium will be established at Hopatcong, upon the site so generously donated by Milton M. Unpaged and his associates. We do not believe that the proceedings will interfere with the plans of the directors.”

Mr. Fast cited the fact that T. B. Kinder, reputedly an international authority on tuberculosis sanitary inspected the site and plans and president the evidence showing their practicability.

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