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Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXX

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-27 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 2Prisoner Had the Smallpox.

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).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXIX

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-26 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 11Two Cases of Smallpox.

Edgar and Hazel Hawkins, whose father, Bert Hawkins, was sent to the contagious pavilion of the City Hospital several days ago suffering from smallpox, have both taken the disease and were removed to the City Hospital.

“Two Cases of Smallpox,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 26 April 1900, p. 11, col. 7; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXVIII

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-25 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 8Quarantine is Raised.

The Board of Health yesterday raised the smallpox quarantine on the following residences: F. Durand, 1125 Nelson street; Arthur Neiger, 807 South New Jersey street; Fred Roth, 1220 South Senate avenue; G. Peterson, 503 Dougherty stree, and H. Kellermeyer, 330 East Minnesota street.

The patients are yet at the contagious pavilion at the City Hospital.

“Quarantine is Raised,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 25 April 1900, p. 8, col. 4; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXVII

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-25 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 4Smallpox Patient in a Dog Pound.

CHICAGO, April 24, – The Tribune says: “Penned in with four dogs and three horses in a small pound behind the Englewood police station, and suffering from smallpox in a malignant form, James Harris, of Spring Valley., Ill., shivered and moaned for three hours last night while he waited for the health authorities to remove him. Meanwhile, before the authorities had taken him in charge, he had entered a dozen stores on different streets, where the disease is dreaded.

“Smallpox patient in a Dog Pound,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 25 April 1900, p. 4, col. 5; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXVI

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-24 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 3City News Notes

Elmer Wright, living on Sherman drive, whose children were some days ago found to be afflicted with smallpox, now has the disease. Dr. Ridpath said his attack was very severe and he things the other three members of the family will also have the disease.

“City News Notes,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 24 April 1900, p. 3, col. 7; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXV

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-19 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 6In Doubt About Disease.

A suspected case of smallpox in a family living on Nelson street was reported to the Board of Health yesterday. Dr. C. E. Ferguson visited the patient and will make a thorough diagnosis of the case this morning, as he was unable to determine yesterday whether it was smallpox or measles.

“In Doubt About Disease,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 19 April 1900, p. 6, col. 3; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).

Smallpox Epidemic, Part LXXIV

Indianapolis Journal - 1900-04-19 (Smallpox epidemic), p. 3Mayor’s Cabinet To-Day

The mayor’s cabinet will meet this morning in Mayor Taggart’s office. It is expected the Board of Health will give some information on the smallpox situation. It was also said yesterday the mayor will discuss the elevated track question before the members of the cabinet.

“Mayor’s Cabinet To-Day,” The Indianapolis Journal (Indianapolis, Indiana), 19 April 1900, p. 3, col. 5-6; digital image, Chronicling America (http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/ : accessed 3 February 2015).