Special to the Indianapolis Journal.
SOUTH BEND, Ind., April 26. – George Smith, aged twenty-one years, of Chicago, was locked up by the police last night as a vagabond. This morning the discovery was made that he had smallpox. The station and four officers are in quarantine.
“Prisoner Had the Smallpox,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 27 April 1900, p. 2, col. 4; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).