Smallpox Epidemic, Part LV

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-03 (Smallpox epidemic)Measles Epidemic at Wabash

Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
WABASH, Ind., April 2. – There are fifty cases of measles in this city, as reported by Health Officer Lorin W. Smith, who says the disease is spreading rapidly. Some of those afflicted with the disease are very ill.

Case of Smallpox at Peru.

Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
PERU, Ind., April 2., – Considerable excitement was caused here to-day by the discovery that Clarence Fetro, a freight conductor of this city, has been stricken with smallpox. The house is under quarantine.

“Measles Epidemic at Wabash,” and “Case of Smallpox at Peru,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 3 April 1900, p. 2, col. 2; digital image, Chronicling America ( : accessed 31 January 2015).

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