Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
CONNERSVILLE, Ind., April 12. – Casper Schmalz, of Connersville, is stricken with the smallpox. Local physicians diagnosed his ailment as such yesterday, and Dr. Hurty confirmed the diagnosis to-day. All necessary precautions have been taken.
“Smallpox at Connersville,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 13 April 1900, p. 3, col. 5; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).