Ancient Curse Recalled by Lord Carnarvon's Illness

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Ancient Curse Recalled by Lord Carnarvon's Illness - Po-Deposits Mar-'i t whK-h .!.-'tenth to...
Po-Deposits Mar-'i t whK-h .!.-'tenth to few-had to In-1 r.f cott- Ancient Curse Recalled by Lord Carnarvon's Illnessi I Discoverer of Tutankhamen's Tomb 111 Fromj j Insect Bite Superstitious Fear "Voodoo" for j I Those Who Disturb Pharaohs Sleep. SKM-inl fable to tlie- Iol-IiP-l j ami Now York World. illm.t. m-a V.- th. I"r T!" riiiii Pnblihini- rn . 1h. T--rk World j n.l the Post-Pisi'tcb. LONDON. March 21. leading: ' medical authorities of the British forces in Egypt are now- at Lord ; Carnarvon's bedside at Cairo, eom-! batiner the spread of the dangerous I streptococcus infection which has j settled in the cheek of the discoverer , of Tutankhamen's tomb, i Lady Carnarvon, flying" from En-' riand to his bedside, became ill near I Paris, hut. despite her condition, tn- sisted on taking; a train for Lyon.-!, ! where she honed to resume her Jour ney by airplane to Rome. The infectinK organism, w hich. un-: der a microscope, looks like a strins o' microscopic" beads the dread j streptococcus was isolated Sunday.! when Lord Carnarvon's face had swollen ominously foiliivtiiK the bite, of an insect at Assouan a week at?o. j Prof. Fletcher Barrett. associated) v.-ith.Co!. Charles Turner and Prs. i Frank Madden and IVmis JRoeder. J now has charge at the yick man's quarters. I : While scientists approach the problem of treating Lord Carnarvon's j one today although he passed a sat-! malady as a dangerous infection ontyj isfactory night. Word has been re-1 to be checked by the technic of medi-j ceived from Marseilles that Lady i cal experience, students of the occult i Carnarv on has abandoned her air and even staid Egyptolrtgists fear; trip and is proceeding to Egypt by ithe old superstition that misfortune steamer. has come to one who disturbed the sleep of a Pharaoh. Keit I-n1mers Credulous. Even in modern Ixindon, among; men who are agnostic to every creed. are found those who dread the out-j come of Lord Carnarv.n"a Illness be- , aatonin-cause of their Inexplicab'e credulity j in a vo.moo mat is sou-, years o;a. Sir Ernest Budge keener of the - 'i'1"" -itioo " .101.-0 -wt.-jstetns seum. laughed today when asked opinion of the curses and in- aoinoo iiiuuoru .vti inr iiu u y i a .lepartei Pharaoh. He prof essed .- , . . - . j niniseit an apnntic. nut auueu iiiar.;g "these Morie of x hat happens if one touches certain things are cur rent all over the world. Tet. w oman t myseti aisturp a mummy in its tomb. I wouldn't mind mtnd taking some article from the . ioitio. oui as for the mummy itself I'd leave It alone." , Condition of Ixirtl Carnarvon Said to Be SHU Serious, ihe Associated Prwi. CAIKO. March 21. The condition of Lord Carnarvon, who Is suffering from blood poisoning, was still seri- I ! ! ; , -Arnsinger, i , g i - ,th I ; i 1 j

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  1. St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  2. 21 Mar 1923, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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