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On Saturday, July 22nd at 12
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Oaa Mrtnnar Into—fir Engine, Two One
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TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER.
Satardaj, Jnly 22, 11 o'clock noon. At City
il D. Tucker
Mayor of Town of Laorinbnrs
Childses Warn City.
Hew York elty la stru^-gling against
an epidemic of Infant) u. paralysis,
tHar ljWO cause o< thv u£S£K3s
oulady have bcon repo> -ed sinus July
5 and more I'nan 300 hikiren have
died. Health authorities of nation,
rata and elty, aroused by tha menace
not only to ths 1^00,300 babies of the
metropolis but to the whole United
States, hava joined forces la a heroiv
battle against the scourge. Already
a score of uthe.- states Ware reported
AIM victims. So far, however, tha
dUaaee hai been confined largely to
tho New York district, and cases out
side of tho greater city hava been
scattered and few in number.
Yet the danger to other parts of the
reentry has been greatly increased by
the exodus of frightened parents wits
their children to talaVui towns and
rittos. For several dare there people
hava been crowding the New York
ferries and railroad stations ia an ef
fort to escape the epidemic. It Is es
timated that fully 50,000 children of
tW more well to do hare toft New
Yeek eky dona* the last tea dsn.
The Uni tom Bureau of Public
Health ia irful that tha dread
infantile imiaows, now raging .with
»oci) disastrous effect in Now York
eky, wttl spread to North Carolina, it
was said by officials of the bureau to
WUh it Is true, they admit, that
earns eases have barn reported south
of New York, there hare always kata
sporadic instances of the disease oc
curring so that the isolated cases are
attributable to ordinary conditions
mare than to spreod of tha disease
frmn the infection in New York elty.
Coeos hava ocenrrad here and there,
and will contlnae to occur bore and
then, but they may hare no connec
tion with the New York outbreak.
A number of the moet skilled sur
geons in the Public Health Service
hare been sent posts haste to New
York toi aid in preventing the spread
nf the disease and also to make eal
donigogieal studies 'as to why the
disease haa spread almost beyond
bounds. The officials of tha public
health service frankly admit that its
surgeons do not know anything like
as much ajout this disease aa they
doaire, and will endeavor to gala more
knowledge of it from the New York
This disease whose real name ia
polio myelitis, la not peculiar te ths
child alone. Grown persons are sub
ject to it, sad may carry it. It is.
bow ever, more especially a disease of
children, and tho epidemic in New
York ia particularly virulent among
those undor tha ago of aoren. The
Now York epidemic haa the highest
death rate of any that has earn* un
der the observation of the public
Infantile oarelvaia. asmrdtnw to Uu
buPM official*, ia M a new disease.
It has baan recognised lor many
years, bat in as epidemic form it has
o*m run. It did apt appear in,the
torn of an epidemic until 1987. Since
then aad up to 1910 It appeasijf.bi
the form of aa epidemic, (a the Jtfjgw
ing States: • “
Connecticut, 1910: District of Co
lumbia, 1910: Florida. 19121 QUhois,
1909; Iowa. 1908-1910; Kansas. 1900
1910; Massaehuiatta. 1907, 1900 aad
19W| Michigan, 1907-1908; Mbmssota.
1908;, 1909 aad 1910; Miaaoarl, 1908;
Nebraska, 1909; New York, 190?'
1919; Oragoa, 1910; Pennsylvania.
1910; South Dakota, lOloTvtiilnJa,
1900-1910; Washington, 1910; WU
An official of the PabUc Health
Service mads tbs following statement
‘eatehiag.’ Tbo germ ia ordinarily
carried ia tba mouth aad aaaal dis
charge of Infected person*. Tbs dto
ease amy occur in mfld aad anreeog*
aiead form, and those affected may
become carrier* aad spread the infec
tion to ether*, while they at* suffer
ing with only e haadaph* or alight fe
ver. Healthy puraowa emaiag to coe
taet with thoee affected may atoo car
ry the dhma* aad spread it.
"Fever la parfcape the meat eon
stoat single symptom, although it
ssoma fairly wail established that
aosne cases ran their nourao without
fever. The rise ia Saaafiarutars to
amlfar wddov. mdriBc it*
the ftrst day. Tba fever may he o
u« to b« mi
oin alto do naeh
to prevent deformities, onlrecUou,
•to. He can bring about deformity
in tbo moat correct position of the
limb. Meat casts of deformity im
prove even after months of treatment,
ao effort* along this lias should be
continued for several years."
We have long bom seambiug for
voags to sing at conun unit/ mooting*,
vhltu would sound tbo note of co
operation. We have found them I
Tim U. 8. Bursau nf Education at
Washington, D. C, will send you cop
ies of flva community center songs,
free of charge, if you will writs and
ask for than*.
These songs hava been written es
pecially for community meeting*.
They are: It's A Short Way to tac
School kounc, (sang to (be tun# uf
Tipperary), Neighborhood (sung to
toe tuna of Die Wacht am Rhein),
The Fellowship of Folks (sang to tbs
torn of Auki -Lang Sync). Heart and
Hand, and This Good Common
Ground. Write and get them!—Uni
varsity News Letter.
Drtvoa Oat Materia, Bangs up System
the0*4 teneileid assrrsl »tni|Sns( taste.
oaom raancuma earn roam, dims eat
**•*••*- T-t-* intiinsd ■edv*na«»smttJI
i| Mn. Jay McOea. of Slepb
aariDt, Tons, mats "Par
I also (9) years. I suffered with
womanly trouble. I had ter
I my back, etc. it teemedaa tf
II would <he, I suffered am At
last I decided to try Cards!,
ttm woman's tonic, and it
helped mn right away. The
kdl treatment not only haiped
am, hat it cared am.**
lb Wtman'j Tab
n Cardui heipa woman in Mam
u af greatest need, because *
li aaaMaa Ingredients winch act
HI Sgedhemby. yet gently, an Mm
D weakened womanly organa.
H So, if you (eel itisrnarm il
J9 Mot, out-of-sortf unable ta
- your household woihron
Il account of yota condition, slog
il worrying and girt Casdal a
il trial. H has helped thoeaaadi
U af twoman.—why not yon?
0 Try Cardui. . B-71
C—tie Hayne Roed
MoChere ahauM taka a vocoder
ffcm cake and paarry baking
Serve Rood lea cream- you can
Ret the bait any dmefiroTO any
■ -VELVET KlNDfde^af.
try a Today!
“The'Yeleet Kind” Ice Cream h Id bv
THE MODEL PHARMACY
Save for the Child Until he can
Save for Himself -
Laculcate the precepts of saving in the child. Mid when
he *[?w* »P he wffl not depart from it I START A
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