Errors in this story, but Lewis W. does survive smallpox

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Errors in this story, but Lewis W. does survive smallpox - SMALLPOX AGAIN OPENS THE SANITARY HOSPITAL L...
SMALLPOX AGAIN OPENS THE SANITARY HOSPITAL L wis W. Tress, Son and Grandson of Supervisors, Suffering From a Well-Developed Case. IT IS NOT ESPECIALLY VIRULENT. Lewis W. Tress, 90S Hemlock street, who had been ill for a couple of days, was removed to the Sanitary hospital last night suffering from smallpox. Brup. tions upon his skin are numerous, but ha is not thought to have an especially; virulent form. Tress is about 30 years old, married, with two children. He is. a son of Supervisor Charles A. Tress, 216 South Second stroot, and a grandson, 'of former Supervisor Lewis Tress, deceased. After! the man's illness had been diagnosed and! he had been removed the room in which! he had been ill was closed and thoroughly disinfected. Other parts of tho housa were also disinfected and it will be under quarantine for the customary twenty-one days. The importance of having a watchman continually on guard at the hospital was well exemplified in last night's case. Cityj Clerk Charles A. Miller was notified afc his home at 8 o'clock of the paiiont and within two hours and twenty minutes, by 10.20 o'clock, Tress had been taken) to the hospital and was resting comfort, ably in bed.

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  1. Harrisburg Daily Independent,
  2. 25 Jun 1904, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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